Perfect Prime Rib Recipe

This prime rib recipe results in the perfect prime rib every time. Perfect for the holidays or special occasions. With step by step tips! Prime rib is one of those dishes that takes center stage no matter when you serve it. Rightfully so, too. Also referred to as standing rib roast, it is beautiful served…

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The Nutcracker

I absolutely adore the traditions my family follows at Christmas. We were blessed that Sam is a traditionalist, too. Or maybe we’ve created a monster! If we even think of not doing something the way it has been done in years past, he is quick to remind us and prompt us to get back in…

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Mocha Punch Recipe

This mocha punch recipe is delicious served hot or cold! The perfect punch for all sorts of special occasions or when entertaining. This past summer, I helped host a bridal shower for a friend of our family where mocha punch was served. I sort of embarrassed myself when I had my first sip. I’m not normally…

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Southern Breakfast Casserole Recipe

This Southern Breakfast Casserole recipe is a delicious make ahead breakfast idea! So light and luscious, this breakfast casserole makes a family favorite meal! My mother has always been a wonderful hostess. She has the gift of welcoming guests and immediately making them feel right at home. Growing up, I was always amazed at how she…

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Southern Living’s Robbie Melvin’s Essentials

Southern Living’s Test Kitchen Director, Robbie Melvin shares his top essentials for his home kitchen and tips for no-fail holiday entertaining. I first met Southern Living’s Test Kitchen Director, Robbie Melvin in 2013 when we both judged the Cornbread Festival and we’ve since crossed paths on numerous occasions at southern food related events. Robbie’s warm personality and…

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Coconut Macaroons Bars Recipe

Coconut macaroons bars are like crisp, crunchy, and chewy coconut macaroons on a buttery shortbread crust. I made these bars to take to my mother-in-law’s this past weekend for lunch. Since that side of the family has grown with three weddings over the last three years and half of the grandchildren being college-aged or older,…

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Heritage Frosting Recipe

This Heritage Frosting Recipe has been one that has topped Red Velvet Cake in my family for as long as I remember. Heritage frosting includes ingredients and is made a bit differently from how you might think of a frosting, but definitely don’t let that scare you away from making this wonderful frosting recipe. Heritage frosting…

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Turtle Candies Recipe

Homemade turtle candies make a delicious treat! This simple recipe uses five ingredients and comes together quickly! Great for gifts! It’s the last week of our homeschool co-op until after the first of the year and I think we are positively, without a doubt, absolutely ready for the break! Studying for midterms, finalizing projects, and…

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Him

A collection of gift ideas for the special guy in your life! As much as I enjoy picking out gifts that I would personally love, I think my favorite thing to do is to find gifts that I think the men in my life will love to receive! My husband always appreciates the simplest of things:…

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