Hot Fun in the Summertime

Hot Fun in the Summertime

*FTC DISCLOSURE: This post is sponsored by Wild River Country. All opinions are my very own. Let’s face it. Keeping kids happy when it’s hot outside can be difficult. With the age ranges in my kids- early twenties to pre-school age- it’s almost impossible! We were...
Scarborough Fair Dressing

Scarborough Fair Dressing

Sage from my garden Dressing is something that defines a family. A simple comfort food made from leftover bread to stretch an expensive meal (typically using what type of bread you had available so in the south- cornbread, in the north- wheat bread.) You can almost...
A Sweet Pairing (Recipe & Giveaway!)

A Sweet Pairing (Recipe & Giveaway!)

*Disclosure: I am required by the FTC to tell you that this post is sponsored by the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company  and Josh Cellars Wine for their #asweetpairing campaign.  Of course, I always keep a stash of Ghirardelli chocolate and my hubby is loving the...

On Indy & Windy

Last weekend we took off for my eldest to audition at a college ballet program in Indianapolis.   We were expecting COLD weather and snow, but somehow luck was on our side and the weather was about the same as it was here when we left – about 37 to 34 or...

On Being an “Older” Mom

A question I’m getting a lot these days is “What’s it like?” Meaning: what is it really like to be a new baby mom when you’re over 40? I am so grateful to my friends who came forward when I was pregnant with Aimee and told me “I was...

On Generous Fun (or Holiday Gifts Kids Can Make!)

Disclosure: This is a post in a series of sponsored posts as a Brand Ambassador for the ARKANSAS BETTER BEGINNINGS program.  I believe in their mission and everything expressed will be my own honest opinion! #ARBB How many times have you heard...

On Panamanian Tamales

Check out my post on Arkansas Women Bloggers about Tamales! I’ve done this recipe before on my cooking blog… but I tweaked it to include actual measurements! ¡Buen provecho! 

On Fall Break in NOLA

The end of September/beginning of October my kids had a week off for Fall Break and we took off for New Orleans on a spur-of-the-moment, long weekend trip! The cotton was being harvested on the roads from Arkansas to Louisiana.  I always love seeing the cotton...