Blueberry Muffins make me smile.

Countless mornings, the smell of Blueberry Muffins would sweep it’s way through the house while growing up. It’s a smell that no candle can duplicate. The candle can’t duplicate the sound of the timer going off. It can’t duplicate the distinct sound of a pan scraping across the oven rack as the hot pan is…

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Do failures actually exist in the kitchen???

Don’t be fooled by the pretty pictures, and the yummy recipes I put up on the site. I am a normal person, that has the occasional failure in the kitchen. But, are they ever really failures? Or, are they opportunities to learn and improve your methods in the kitchen? Last night, I attempted to make…

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Sundays with Friends: Corn, Fritters, and LOVE

Today’s “Sundays with Friends” comes from a very special woman in my life….Mom.  I told her recently that I wouldn’t change a single thing about any situation we have ever been in together, because I knew as long as she was there, everything was going to turn out alright.  She has done and continues to…

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My Incredibly Happy Mind, Body, Soul, and Palate

We all get to the point where we just need a break. It can be a variety of things that break us, or it could be just one. Sometimes you feel like you have it all together, and then something reminds you that you don’t. It’s those times that you need to get away and…

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The Sara Series: Formato’s Dessert

The cutest little foodie is back! In this clip, Sara’s momma is sitting off camera to her right. Sara talks about the dessert at Formato’s. She also talks about her favorite flavor of cupcake…blueberry. The funny thing is when Sara calls out her momma for not buying her any lately. Sara quickly bounces back with…

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The Sara Video Series: Have you eaten at Formatos?

Let me introduce you to Sara. She is four years old. A very tall, cute and smart four year old. She’s the hub’s little sister, and quite frankly may be the smartest of the two (I jest, I jest). *smiles* Youth is knowledge and clarity. You’re not jaded, you haven’t been disappointed in life, you…

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Gifts from Angels…

I’ve been blessed with a wonderful mother. We all know that by now. Even better is when I am blessed by my mother’s friends. There is this friend of Mom’s that I don’t know anything about. Well, I know what Mom has told me. I know she reads my blog, and I know she will…

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Apples for Strawberries

There’s always those moments in life that you don’t want to repeat. Then there are the moments in life that you would repeat over and over again. This past Wednesday was one of those days. As you may have already realized, I went to pick Strawberries this past Wednesday. I don’t ever remember doing this…

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Sopping the Jam!

(Thanks to the wonderful tech support staff at WordPress I am up and going again.  Gotta love IT!  This post was originally intended for last Saturday morning.) Let’s Jam! No really, let’s make some jam! As I sat last night surfing YouTube for music, jamming out myself – I know, an exciting Friday night for…

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Never made from a mix, always from scratch…

I do have to give my apologies first hand.  I will not be posting my grandmother’s recipe for Banana Pudding on here.  I am sure there are many that are like hers, but I am pulling the “It’s a secret” card on this one.  It’s the one thing I have of my grandmother’s (this isn’t…

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A love letter to Louisville with a side of pie…

I’ve been planning this post for a while now.  It involves places, food, and wonderful people that have touched my life.  Yet, I haven’t been able to exactly figure out how to transcribe the words to express the love I have for the aforementioned items in my head.  But, today I am going to try. I’m…

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Easter, Farm-Fresh Eggs, and a Cow named Lucy

As Easter approaches, I am easily reminded of Easter’s past.  The joy of the Easter dress shopping for church.  The excitement of wondering what the Easter Bunny was going to bring you on Easter morning.  The cravings for all of the chocolate you knew you were going to get your little paws on during the…

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