I first came across these cloth napkins from Leaf Cutter Designs that look like notebook paper in Food Network magazine over the weekend. I thought they were cute, but had to check my emotions when I saw the $32 price tag. Whaaaaaah! And then, today in the miraculous $1 bin at Target I found them… […]

After an awesome start, I had to take a quick break from Foodie Pen Pals to focus on a few work events. I love Foodie Pen Pals – such an easy fun way to connect with others and do you own homemade “of the month club.” This month, I was lucky enough to receive my […]

I made some pickles this weekend. They are so dang easy! I remembered my Grandmother making these awesome microwave sweet pickles. I grabbed some cucumbers at the Marietta Square Farmers Market this weekend (check out the glam bebe taking a sippy cup break at the market to the right), googled a recipe and got to […]

A few weeks back I had the pleasure of judging a kids cooking competition at The Cook’s Warehouse.  To be honest, I was a little scared. What was going to be on the menu? Booger sandwiches? Kids are gross, I know because I have a baby boy and he is often gross/trying to feed me […]

One family recipe you will find at any and all holiday gatherings is our Cranberry Salad. I’m not 100% where it originally came from, but the copy we prepare it from came from my mom in my maternal grandmother’s handwriting. As my Mom’s birthday was coming up, I knew I wanted to do something with […]

Whatever you call it – I ate one today!  Have no idea what I’m talking about? Read this.  I’ve been hot on tracking down my own cronut to try for about a month. My sleuthing has included:  gently mentioning to my pasty chef friends (please make me one, please  make me one) asking my friend […]

I LOVE the Cracker Barrel Country Store. I’ve said it. I mean it. The store is crazy well curated. There is an eclectic mix of practical items, seasonal decor and always something new you’ve never seen before. Need to buy a gift for someone “difficult to buy for” or that you just don’t know what […]