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Advice for New Bloggers from The Foodie Army Wife

My Blogging Journey Way back in the stone ages of the internet, I had this thing called a “WebTV” and I would surf the internet, participate in chat rooms and all sorts of basic internet fun – on my tv, right from my sofa with my wireless keyboard. It was a great fun and my […]

2015 Printable Blogging Calendar

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It’s here! The 2015 Printable Blogging Calendar! Last year I made available the calendar that I keep in my binder for planning out my posts on my website. I received a great deal of positive feedback from other bloggers about this, so I decided to go ahead and do it for next year as well. […]

2015 Food Blogging Conferences

Food Blogging Conferences 2015

Earlier this year I attended my first Food Blogging conference – Food Blog South – which was conveniently right here in Alabama. Not only was I able photograph my food at the table without people looking sideways at me – Not only did I have a whole weekend to myself in a posh hotel room […]

Homestyle Coleslaw

Homestyle Coleslaw

Even those who claim to hate all coleslaw, find themselves asking me for this recipe. Most recently this occurred at my daughter’s wedding, where I served my “famous” Carolina Style BBQ Pulled Pork as the main attraction. I’ve been making this slaw for years, yet for some reason I never remember to take photos of […]



I know, you are probably thinking “What the heck is NaBloPoMo?” It stands for “National Blog Posting Month.” It is a challenge to write a blog post each week day for the month of November. BlogHer offers writing prompts, writing “classes” and twitter chats to encourage and inspire bloggers to meet that challenge. I already […]

Date Night at Bonefish Grill


This week the hubby – Jeff, and I went out with another couple – dear friends Wayne & Stephanie – and we visited Bonefish Grill to try out their Fall specials. I sipped on a lovely fresh apple martini while I perused the menu.