• Candy Making 101
  • Sweetest Breakfast Ever

Candy Making 101


Halloween is the ultimate candy holiday. I remember as a kid trick or treating for hours all so I could fill my plastic pumpkin to the top with CANDY! I also have many fond memories of making candy with my Mom. Popcorn balls were a staple around the holidays and learning how to make them [...]

Sweetest Breakfast Ever


Year ago while working in Savannah, I came across candied bacon in a bar. Yes, a bar. Instead of beer nuts they had mason jars filled with sticks of candied bacon. I am not a drinker but I did belly up to the bar and order a Diet Coke just so I could nibble on [...]

Creepy Halloween Treats

Spicy Zombie Dogs 1 package Schwab’s jalapeño cheddar smoked sausage 1 can refrigerated pizza dough Preheat oven to 425 degrees. To make the zombie: cut a 1/4 inch wide slit down the side of each sausage for the arms. Then cut a 1 1/2 inch slit down the center of the sausage for the legs. [...]

Classy Halloween Dinner


It seems like all of the Halloween foods are so gross right now. All of the pictures I see on Pinterest and in magazines is of bloody fingers, wormy foods and even jiggly brains. Now, I love that but sometimes you want to host a less grotesque version of a Halloween dinner. Here is my [...]

Soup and Sandwich Kind of Day


People ask me all the time if I make gourmet dinners every night. Well, NO. I am a mom, wife and working gal who is many times chasing my tail just like you! I do try to feed my family healthy non processed things when we are at home. Now that does not mean gourmet. [...]



Today it is cold, rainy and dreary. Nothing gets me in a better mood than the smell of apples cooking and a big hot mug of apple cider. Simple really. Here are 2 super easy recipes you can make with very little fuss and probably have all of the ingredients in your pantry! Just waiting [...]

Brunch in a Flash


No Fuss Weekend Omelets 8 eggs 1/4 cup milk or half and half various chopped vegetables 1/4 cup Schwab’s ham, chopped 1/3 cup shredded cheese various chopped veggies (green onions, red bell peppers, mushrooms, etc) Preheat oven to 350. Whisk together the eggs and milk. Season with salt and pepper. Spray a standard muffin tin [...]

Oh Alfredo


A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of dining at Alfredo’s in NYC. It was a purely decadent experience! It got my mind thinking about this iconic Italian dish. My enquiring mind made me research just what the origins of Alfredo sauce came from. Was it Italian or American? Well, it is a [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness and KitchenAid Giveaway


This time every year I love to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Not until I recently had to have a more advanced mammogram did I find out that my family in deed had a history. It was not spoken of and came as a shock to me. But thankfully the tests came back perfect and [...]