For my own wedding in 2007, I created seed packet wedding favors with wildflower seeds. And then I found myself creating them again and again for various occasions, both happy and sad. The photos shown are of a packet for my Mommom’s memorial service. She was a beautiful lady, dearly missed, and I think sheRead More
There are certain plants that just have a natural association with the South: especially hydrangeas. They remind me of summertime and front porches and a by-gone era. These big, puffy, blooms in shades of white, pink and blue are delicate and beautiful. Perfect for a wedding, bridal shower or baby shower, perhaps with aRead More
To me, dumplings have always meant big, fluffy biscuit like goodness. But to my husband, dumplings are flat strips of pastry. Delicious, yes, but just not quite the same. So everytime I’ve made chicken and dumplings it’s been with the afore mentioned type of dumpling. However, thanks to Pinterest I kept seeing links to “CrockRead More
As a newlywed, this is one of the first recipes I ever made. My husband loved it and raved about it, and I felt like I had found a million dollar recipe! This is from the “Jack Daniel’s – The Spirit of Tennessee Cookbook”. It is truly a wonderful cookbook – full of traditional, southernRead More
Every girl of the south has her own way of making sweet tea. Over the year’s I’ve simplified my method and now am in the habit of making a small 2-quart pitcher each night while I prepare dinner. It’s perfect each and every time and super simple.