The Best Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

I’m a Southern gal and that means I’m polite (mostly). I will politely (mostly) decline ice in my smoothies, strawberry or otherwise. The best Strawberry Smoothie recipes do not require ice! Ice is reserved for a Coconut Slush, a rainbow snow cone, or as rocks in my whiskey. Ice in a smoothie? Oh, mah dear, […]

How to Make Breadcrumbs At Home Fast! {VIDEO!}

  Today’s lifehack is one I use all the danged time! Once I realized how easy this hack was, I never looked back. If you’re short of time and can’t get to the store – this method to make breadcrumbs fast works! {Video at bottom of post!} No Breadcrumbs in the Pantry? How to make […]

The Best Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Imma ’bout to show you how to make the BEST Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake. Y’all know OMT! loves her cake. Y’all! Since I had a hankerin’ (Texas-to-the-rest-of-y’all translation: a powerful neeeed) for something cakey, I went looking for a recipe and found this oldie but YUMMY: Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake. I know Texans like to […]

Time to Be Who You Are and Say What You Feel

Time to Be Who You Are and Say What You Feel There is no time like RIGHT NOW. I mean it: time’s a’wastin’. Be brave – it’s time to channel your inner Dr. Suess.   Or, as I like to say: it’s time to lean in. Leaning in has always been a method of growth […]

The Best Zucchini Bread Done Right

The Best Zucchini Bread Done Right! Today we’re taking a look at my two favorite recipes – the very best of the best – and my family’s favs. Oh man, are y’all in for it. Grab the butter, grab the jam, grab yer appetite, cause these tender loaves won’t last long. Today I’m offering one […]

Hands Down The Best Cake Filling You’ll Ever Eat

I’m telling y’all: this is hands down the best cake filling you’ll ever eat! I’m gonna need you to calm yerself before you gaze upon it’s creamy light deliciousness. Ready? GO! Don’t you want to just grab a spoon and hide in a closet until yer done hoggin’ all that cake filling goodness? No? WHAT?! […]

Inexpensive Patio Curtain Ideas

It’s time to manifest your inexpensive patio curtain ideas. You can take the super easy route of plastic or bamboo blinds (we did this), or jump into a fairly easy project of hanging drop cloth curtains (we did this too – and are in love with them still). As in, it will take a few […]

May is Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self!

May is Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self! Each year I like to bring attention to the fact that it’s important to check yourself for skin cancer. Not a particularly fun topic to nudge you about, but a necessary and serious one. That’s what we skin cancer survivors like to do, you know: nudge you! We […]

Joy Bella The Waffle Recipe Maker

My sweet friend, Joy Bella, is a waffle recipe maker extraordinaire and has shared her recipe with me – and now you! How good are these waffles? So. Good. (in my head I read the word “waffles”, I hear: WAFFLES WAFFLES WAFFLES! Waffles are exciting!) I ain’t even kidding. Most any waffles are good. Most […]

Beer Bread Yumminess

Need THE BEST quick no-knead beer bread recipe? I gots ya covered! Take a look at this gorgeous specimen: OMT! loves her some bready carbs, as I’m sure you do – otherwise you wouldn’t have popped in – and this fast bread recipe will satisfy your cravings in about an hour. Bread Bread Bread! Carbs […]