Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Southern Side Dishes for Thanksgiving


Arkansas Green Beans {NancyC}



Southern Fried Corn {Add A Pinch}



Classic Green Bean Casserole {Mad in Crafts} 



Deviled Eggs {The Finer Things in Life}

Easy Deviled Eggs Recipe


Baked Macaroni and Cheese {Southern Plate which happens to be one of my FAVORITE blogs ever}

Baked Macaroni and Cheese | Southern Plate! Reminds me of the Mac and cheese my grandma made, very stringy and so good...she baked it so it got crunchy on the edges.


Perfect Mashed Potatoes {Favorite Family Recipes}

Perfect Mashed Potatoes







 I will add more, I just wanted to share a few of my faves with you for now! Hope you all have a truly wonderful Thanksgiving!!!

Monday, July 7, 2014

Firmoo Eyeglasses Review and How to Get A Free Pair For Yourself



I was recently contacted from the sweetest lady at Firmoo eyeglasses offering me a pair to review! I was more than happy to accept this opportunity! (Little did she know, her email was totally a blessing and answered prayer, because I stepped on my glasses and broke them a little while back!)

  I was very impressed when I visited Firmoo.com to select my frames. They have a very large variety of high quality glasses to choose from for men, women, and children… classic wire frames, super-cute fashion frames, even sunglasses! You can also order fashion frames with clear lenses if you just want a pair to accessorize an outfit.

      After uploading a photo of myself to Firmoo.com to virtually “try on” several different pairs, I finally decided on this gorgeous pair.



  I think they are very classy, yet fashionable. The process to virtually try on the frames was very simple and user-friendly. It had not been very long since my last visit to the eye doctor, so I was able to go and pick up my prescription to include when placing my order.

  Just over a week after placing my order, my glasses arrived in the mail! I was pleasantly surprised at how quickly they arrived and instantly knew I had selected the perfect pair! This pair retails at $39.00 at the Firmoo website and the quality of the lenses and frames is that of a much more expensive pair! They came with a sturdy protective case, drawstring bag, and a soft cloth to clean them with.











  They match my vision needs perfectly and I think they are the perfect way to dress up a casual outfit like in the pic below when I took my niece out for an evening at the park. I have received so many compliments on them!



  I hope you’ll check out Firmoo for future eyeglass needs. I have a feeling you will be very impressed! I know I am. Right now at Firmoo.com you can get your first pair FREE!!! Just follow this link! How awesome is that?! I hope you guys have an absolutely fantastic week!! 


Disclosure: This review is my personal opinion only.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Patriotic Berry Punch Bowl Parfait

Hi everyone! Happy Memorial Day Weekend!!! How in the world ARE you guys?! Hope you’re all doing well and having a wonderful holiday weekend! Today I’m sharing what has become one of my favorite desserts to whip up and it just happens to be patriotic colors, so its perfect for your Memorial Day gathering!
Y’all! Its SO easy and SO delicious!
Soooo here’s the recipe:
Angel Food Cake cut into approximately 1 inch cubes
Strawberries rinsed and sliced (2 pints)
Blueberries (Large container)
Cool Whip (Large Container)
Strawberry Glaze
Large Punch Bowl

Ok, so here’s all you have to do…
Just basically layer the ingredients in your pretty punch bowl in this order: 
Using a knife cut your Angel Food Cake into cubes. Place one layer in bottom of punch bowl.  Then add a layer of blueberries and strawberries. On top of your berries add strawberry glaze. Spread a good inch or so of Cool Whip on top. Continue layering in this order until you have reached the top of the bowl. I like to save  some berries to add to the top to make it look pretty. Smile  There ya have it… that is ALL there is to it!! I told you it was easy! Winking smile  Just refrigerate for a few hours and serve! Hope you all enjoy this as much as I do!
Here are some photos of the recipe process…
Happy Memorial Day!!! Smile 

Monday, February 17, 2014

The Winner of the Icon Wall Stickers Giveaway is…

Number 3 Tracy B Niles!!!! Congrats Tracy!!! Email me within the next 3 days with the prize you selected!!!

Hope y’all have a wonderful day!!!

Thursday, February 13, 2014

10 Smoothie Recipes



 Hey everyone!!! Hope y'all are having a fantastic week! There has been lots of snow here in Alabama! Fab week, but lots of snow... Anyways, it seems like every time I get online lately one of my friends has posted a pic with a fun new smoothie recipe! Needless to say now I have been craving one! I mean like really! A smoothie is one of my favorite healthy treats that I LOVE to enjoy for breakfast or for a snack! They are quick, easy to make, and give me loads of energy! Seeing all these smoothie pics on Instagram lately has gotten me in the mood to find some new recipes and I wanted to share them with you guys also! :)
You can get creative with any of these to your own like! Add Spinach, protein powder, chia seeds, even pasteurized egg whites (the ones in the carton... be sure the label says they are safe to eat without cooking!), whatever you like!

Raspberry Coconut Smoothie from The Gracious Pantry
Eat Skinny Smoothie from Something Swanky
Cherry Berry Smoothie from Kitchen Meets Girl
double chocolate cherry smoothie 3
               Double Chocolate Cherry Smoothie from Bran Appetit
Blueberry Smoothie
Blueberry Banana Smoothie from Vegan Yumminess
Banana Oatmeal Smoothie from Do It and How
Berry Almond Smoothie Recipe
Berry Almond Smoothie Recipe from What's That Smell
Pina Colada Smoothie from Paula Deen
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The Perfect Vanilla Pumpkin Smoothie from baby savers
Strawberry Spinach Smoothie tall
Strawberry Spinach Smoothie Recipe from Natasha's Kitchen
Don't these look SCRUMPTIOUS?!?! I think I wanna try the Raspberry Coconut Smoothie first!!!
Sooo tell me.. what's YOUR favorite smoothie recipe? :)
Oh, and in case you missed it, I have a fab giveaway going on at the blog this week! Go here for a chance to win your choice of a gorgeous Icon Wall Sticker to decorate any room in your home!