Princess Hair-bows!

It’s moments like this where I secretly hope that I have a little girl one day… I found these bows at an antique mall in Homewood, AL! All the packaging says is “Beckers.” If you have more information on the artist, please let me know in the comments below. Call Homewood Antiques for ordering information. […]

A lost kitten, a 3-year-old and a kind heart.

What’s cuter than a kitten? How about a 3-year-old holding a kitten? Now… (wait for it)…. how about a good-Samaritan-3-year-old holding a rescued kitten that was just minutes away from dying in a parking lot from heat stroke? (aside) Sometimes I come across moments like this that are so sweet, and so heartwarming, that I […]

The Melted Banana Trick!

I learned this trick from Chocolate Covered Katie! If you want to naturally sweeten your oatmeal without using sugar, simply MELT a banana and stir it in! When you melt a banana, it caramelizes slightly.  It’s the perfect way to sweeten oatmeal. You should try it. I heat up a whole banana for 1 minute […]

Popsicles— the new cupcake?

During these hot summer months, you might crave something cold and refreshing… like a popsicle. That’s where Suzy Naumann comes in… Naumann is the owner of Pop Culture; a gourmet Popsicle business with a flair for local flavor. When I first met Suzy, she climbed out of a vintage baby blue Volkswagen Beetle with her […]

Papa Murphy’s cookie dough PRO TIP!

Apparently you can EAT Papa Murphy’s cookie dough straight from the tub because it’s pasteurized and doesn’t have any raw egg in it?!? GAME CHANGER. ;)~ I learned this tip when I did a story on Papa Murphy’s heart-shaped pizza’s for Valentine’s Day. The manager says people come in and just order the cookie dough […]

Funfetti Cake Batter Dip

This is one of those recipes that I always see re-pinned on Pinterest…. I finally decided to actually MAKE IT!! And it turned out great… Original recipe HERE. Husband approved!! If you make it, let me know what you think. It’s pretty good! 😉 For a 1/2 cup of the stuff (that’s a lot!) is […]


If you are in the mood for something SWEET, CRUNCHY, STRAWBERRY-EY and HEALTHY then this is the salad for you! Strawberry-Romaine Salad 1 head romaine lettuce – washed and torn 1 pint strawberries – washed and sliced Dressing : ¼ cup red wine vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil ¼ to 1/3 cup sugar ½ tsp […]

Revised Laundry List of Modern Student

Dorm life, debit cards, classes, meal plans and laundry are only a few responsibilities living on the checklist of topics to discuss before freshman college students embark on their new lives. Ms. Mary Knight, working at the Fluff and Fold in Martin and Stockard at The University of Mississippi, makes college life easier by doing […]