Planting Roots – A Rocky Start

Planting Roots

When we came to Alabama last year, we knew that this area was the location that we would – after two plus decades of army life – finally retire and begin to put down some roots. Now that we have been here more than a year, we are taking the next step. Dum…dum…DUMMMMMM……… House hunting. […]

Spending Time in Tennessee

Spending time in Tennessee

This weekend we headed northeast to Tennessee to visit the in-laws. Since we last came to visit, a new member of the family joined them. Meet Silas. He’s named after a famous uncle. You know the one. {Quack! Quack!} Silas was determined to jump down on my shoulder.

Cake Decorating Tools


Today I am sharing the second subscription box from My Cake Decorating. This is a monthly subscription service that helps you learn tips, tricks & techniques for decorating your baked goods. The second box came with a binder for holding all of your how-t guides. Reusable piping bags. A selection of tips. Letter cutting kit. […]

Butternut Squash Soup & a Crockpot Giveaway!

Butternut Squash Soup and Crockpot Giveaway!

Have I ever mentioned how much I love using my crockpot? I love using my crockpot so much, that I actually own 5 of them! Yeah, you read that right. Five crockpots. Each of those five crockpots is different and serves its own purpose. Though very soon my number will be dwindling to a mere […]

Where Were You? | #OperationInTouch

Where Were You?

That’s a question that is circulating all over the internet, the news, and conversation today. Where were you? Where Were You? @FoodieArmyWife #NeverForget911Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule There are certain events in our lives, that we always remember where we were when they happened. In 1986, I was in gym class, when the principal […]

My Cake Decorating


This week I received the introductory kit from My Cake Decorating. It is a monthly subscription to help you with learning to create beautifully decorated treats for your friends and family. Each month’s shipment comes with new tools and new guides for learning additional techniques for cake, cookie & treat decorating. The introductory kit that […]

Steak Quesadillas #WeekdaySupper


Today I am sharing a great simple recipe with you – steak quesadillas. You’ll need: 1 pound flank steak 1 teaspoon all-purpose seasoning 1 red bell pepper 1 red onion 2 cups shredded Monterrey Jack Cheese 1 cup guacamole 6 flour tortillas   To begin, slice your flank steak into thin slices. Sprinkle with the […]

#SundaySupper fun with Tantalizing Trays


This week the Sunday Supper team is teasing your taste buds with tantalizing trays of goodness! Entertaining season is just around the corner and we are getting a head start on the recipes for you. This week we are bringing you… Savory Heirloom Caprese Salad from Shockingly Delicious Coquilles St. Jacques from Nosh My Way […]



Last week someone from a local farm posted in a local Facebook group that they would be selling 25 pound cases of tomatoes for $16 – well, I couldn’t pass up a good deal on locally grown goodies like this! So I ordered two cases. Fifty pounds of gorgeous tomatoes! So today was the pick-up […]