• Tequila Sunrise Mimosa
  • Skinny Vegetable Frittata
  • Mariners Martini
  • Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas
  • Strawberry Beer Lemonade
Tequila Sunrise Mimosa made with tequila, champagne, orange juice and grenadine.

Tequila Sunrise Mimosa

Lord have mercy.  I am here to tell  you… this is the best mimosa I’ve ever had.  No freakin’ lie.  This Tequila Sunrise Mimosa is gonna rock your next brunch.  I promise. I can’t take ANY credit for this drink.  None whatsoever. My best friend in the whole world came up with this drink.  Her…

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Skinny Vegetable Frittata – You can’t go wrong with this easy and healthy egg white frittata made with your favorite veggies!

Skinny Vegetable Frittata

Guess what?  You DON’T have to sacrifice taste when eating healthy.  I’m here to tell you this EASY Skinny Vegetable Frittata made with egg whites is gonna rock your world. I normally don’t cook with egg whites a lot, but a lot of you said you were looking for healthy, easy recipes.  Well here you…

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Mariners Martini

Mariners Martini

I think this is the most exciting blog post I’ve done… so bear with me while I ramble on and on.  ‘Cause I am.  This cocktail for the week is solely dedicated to my hometown high school and their basketball team, the ECHS Mariners in Beaufort, NC.  My boys won the freakin’ NC STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. …

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Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas

Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas

This is a lovely TAKE TWO on this post!  I thought I was soooo going to win you over on this simple and quick to prepare Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas recipe… but I failed epically. Not that this recipe didn’t turn out awesome… IT DID. I just had it in my mind that I was…

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Strawberry Beer Lemonade

Strawberry Beer Lemonade

What happens when you have leftover strawberries?  Hmmmm… let me think about that.  NOT. You make something fruity with booze in it, of course!  This past weekend I had the honor of preparing and photographing the 3 winning strawberry recipes in a recipe contest for Our State Magazine sponsored by Lowe’s Foods.  How cool is…

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Crock Pot Balsamic Pork Roast

Crock Pot Balsamic Pork Roast

See???  I told you I had another crock pot meal for y’all.  And I ain’t tryin’ to be cocky… but this Crock Pot Balsamic Pork Roast is off the chain. This tender and juicy pork roast in a sweet balsamic sauce had been cooking all day when I got home.  My side door enters the…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Dip

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Dip

I told y’all I was coming back.  This recipe and post is dedicated to PROGRESS. WORD.  If you know me personally, you know I’ve been through a lot of stuff lately.  My dog (child) died, I am in the middle of a divorce, I moved into a new home, started a new job… the list…

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Chance

The Life of Chance

I’ve taken a little break from the blog recently.  On December 28, 2014, I lost my best friend and companion of almost 12 years, Chance.  Thank you for all of the nice emails and messages checking on him during his battle with kidney cancer, it meant the world to me. This is Chance’s story. It…

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Cranberry Bourbon Martini – Cranberry juice, honey, lemon & bourbon come together to create the perfect holiday cocktail!

Cranberry Bourbon Martini

I saved this post for a festive Cranberry Bourbon Martini I recently made for Christmas day.  Not just because it’s Thursday, either. Because it’s probably one of the best Christmas presents ever. I started working as a food blogger with Our State Magazine early in the year creating monthly cocktails and recipes using locally (North…

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Food Photography Tips: Photographing French Toast Casserole

Food Photography Tips: Eggnog French Toast Casserole

This is my second post in a series of Food Photography Tips where I show you “behind the scenes” of how I photograph my recipes.  Today I’m sharing how I photographed an Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole. Luckily I had plenty of time to work with photographing this dish… it doesn’t work out that way…

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