Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving I have much to be thankful for, and I’m sure you do too. As we gather around our dinner tables with family and loved ones, I hope you join me in reflecting on the many blessings we’ve been given and remember to help those who may be less fortunate. In fact, one of…

Halloween Bark Candy

Halloween for me may hold a different meaning than most others. My memories are a pot of soup on the stove a warm cozy feeling in the air, no fright or monsters, but a charged atmosphere of excitement with family and friends. Making popcorn balls with my mom and visiting neighbors who were excited to…

Homemade Organic Pumpkin Creamer

4 tbsps organic pumpkin purée 1 cup organic whole milk 1 cup organic heavy whipping cream 1 1/4 tsps cinnamon 4 tbsps organic maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract Whisk milk, cream, syrup, cinnamon and pumpkin together over medium heat. When it begins to become steamy remove from heat and add vanilla. Use a strainer…

Golden Apple Cake

This recipe I started making when I was in College. I worked in a gourmet restaurant that was open for lunch only, we also did quite a bit of catering. One of my jobs was making desserts. This cake flew out the door, people would order a whole cake for birthdays and Holidays it was…

Apple Muffin Recipe

I love apple season, we enjoy a road trip to a great apple orchard. Frozen apple cider and a fried pie, oh my! But for everyday living we try to eat more healthy and this easy healthy muffin recipe is so yummy, great for breakfast or snack. I hope you will enjoy, try with a…

Tweaked

I love fall and to me as soon as September begins, it’s fall y’all! Nothing says fall like “pumpkin”! So last weekend I grabbed Sweet Daddy, aka my husband, we went to the store, picked up a few items, came home, put some music on, and headed to the kitchen. I decided to tweak my…

Tennessee Peach Grilled Pork Chops

My grilling recipe today is so delicious and a must try. This recipe was given to me last year from a fellow Tennesseean. Not sure if it was his or was passed on to him from someone, but either way it is the bomb! Truly southern with a sweet tea brine, some Tennessee Honey Whiskey,…

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….

Easy Steps for a Healthy Spring!

With the weather clearing and days lengthening, it’s the perfect time to go outside and feel the new energy of spring. Here are a few easy suggestions for creating some new beginnings this spring. Take a two-week break from alcohol, caffeine, sugar or nicotine as a way to cleanse your body. Adjust your diet and…