A Southern and an Italian

Vinegar I must say you bring me great enjoyment…but have I really known true balsamic vinegar?  The answer is no. One evening my neighbors, Roberto and Flo, invited us into their home. Well let me lay some ground work first. We just moved a couple of months ago and we have been so blessed with…

Heavenly Chocolate Ice Cream

In keeping with my easy ice cream blogs from the last few weeks, today I’m going to share an easy chocolate malt ice cream recipe. I love malt, when I was a kid I would dip my ice cream cone in malt, yummy 👅. So I have taken this easy, full proof, ice cream recipe…

Reindeer Mix

Here is a recipe that I have been making for many many years, it is a great snack and very addictive, thus the reason I only make it once a year! Lol. You can substitute with your favorite nuts or cereal etc, to make it your own, I have found this is a perfect blend…

Independence Day

Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle weighed a resolution that would declare their independence…

My Home

We all know Nashville is known as “Music City” and boy do we live up to that name. Music is everywhere in Nashville and if you are fortunate enough to live here, you know we sometimes tend to take it for granted. I love Nashville, the sights, sounds, smells, energy, and vibe of the city….

Healthy Eating

I have always wanted to ask a nutritionist questions about what I needed to do to eat healthy. You do not have to look far on the internet to find out what they are saying. Here are some things that they will probably tell you. Eat Real Food If you pick up a container of…

Holy Basil Benefits

Holy Basil is great for reducing depression, stress and anxiety. It promotes health and wellbeing and protects the mind and body in a very positive way. It is an adaptogen, meaning it brings balance to the entire body and protects it from stresses of all kinds. It increases strength, stamina and endurance and allows the…

Texas Dressing

Texas Dressing Ingredients: 1 package of Mexican style cornbread mix 1 can of cream style corn 1/2 cup of chunky picante sauce 1 medium onion chopped 2 tbsp softened butter 1 large egg lightly beaten 1 3/4 pounds of yellow squash sliced Pinch of salt Pinch of pepper Directions: Place squash and chopped onion in…

Spring has Sprung!

It’s here, time to break off that cocoon of winter. It’s time to plant flowers and mow the yard. Let the pastel colors fill our trees and green overtake all the brown that has surrounded us. My thoughts are on picnics in the park and grilling with friends. Yay, capri pants and flip flops, painted…

Holy Basil Benefits

Holy Basil is great for reducing depression, stress and anxiety. It promotes health and wellbeing and protects the mind and body in a very positive way. It is an adaptogen, meaning it brings balance to the entire body and protects it from stresses of all kinds. It increases strength, stamina and endurance and allows the…

Christmas Free Events December 22-31, 2014

Christmas Free Events December 22-31, 2014 Here is a list of FREE Events in and all around Nashville for each week of December. Below you will find events for December 22-31, 2014. This a great way to get out and celebrate the Holidays and be a part of your community. Most events are free but…