100 Reasons Why I’m Not A Cowgirl


~~~~Day 2~~~~ 100 Reasons Why I'm Not A Cowgirl July 29, 2013 Hey everyone! Well guess what? When I woke up this morning it wasn't a dream. Darn. Time to move on and make the best of it then! Thank you so much for your prayers, they have DEFINITELY been felt. As a lot of you know, I was in an accident while horseback riding with my family -Thank goodness it was me and not the kids! I ... Continue Reading

Mustard Slaw (from the SouthernPlate Mag!)

Mustard Slaw from SouthernPlate Magazine

You are welcome to share this image on your facebook page or pinterest! Today I'm excited to share with you a recipe from the Southern Plate magazine, which is available for a very limited time! Be sure you look for it at news stands near you or order online with free shipping by clicking here.  This is a deliciously crunchy and refreshing slaw that will be the perfect accompaniment for ... Continue Reading

Muddy Diet Dr Pepper

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It would be awesome beyond belief if you could pin this to your pinterest boards!  Public Declaration time: I've become an addict. Alright, I Can live without it but I don't want to! It all started when I made friends with these two sweet ladies who share my love of fun non-alcoholic drinks. We ended up in the middle of a cherry orchard in Michigan at a lovely dinner where they were serving all ... Continue Reading

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake SouthernPlatecom

I swiped this recipe out of Mama's book of recipe clippings and I gotta tell ya, this is one of my new favorite cheesecakes! Earlier this week I called up Mama to describe the cheesecake to her and here is how our conversation went: Me: You know those really good cheesecakes you buy frozen at Sam's Club? Mama: Christy, most people wouldn't consider frozen cheesecakes from Sam's Club to be ... Continue Reading

Cowboy Pizza – And Taking Inventory When You’re In Over Your Head

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If you are on Pinterest or Facebook and could use one of those buttons above, I'd sure appreciate it! Today I'm going to show you how to make a Barbecue Chicken Pizza that will make your taste buds yodel! It comes together quick as a wink, too, whether you use my homemade pizza crust recipe or store bought. But before we get started with that, I'm gonna chat with you a little bit about what ... Continue Reading

Homemade Stuffed Pizza Crust


Making a homemade pizza crust is really an easy thing to do, but some people are intimidated by it. Others just see no reason to make it simply because there are some great pre-made ones in every grocery store - I often opt for those myself so I totally see your reasoning (Judgement will not be forthcoming from my neck of the woods!). But on the off chance you ever want to make a homemade ... Continue Reading

Why Y’all Should Come To Y’all Connect!


Get your tickets while they are still available by clicking here.   Birmingham, Alabama  July 23, 2013 Something big is happening in Birmingham, Alabama next week and if you have any kind of work that takes place online: whether you blog, take part in social media, or are into digital marketing, you need to be there. Y'all Connect is the biggest social media conference in the Southeast ... Continue Reading

Caramel Banana Pie (Banoffee Pie)

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If you're on Facebook or Pinterest, I'd sure appreciate it if you could use one of those little buttons above!  This pie is traditionally called a Banoffee Tart, but if I put that in the title many of y'all probably wouldn't know what on earth I was talking about - I know I wouldn't have! Besides, it is a caramel and banana pie, so that works too. Remember, there is not a single section of ... Continue Reading

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Stovetop Mac and Cheese from Southern Plate Magazine - available for a limited time!

 Today I'm thrilled to be sharing with you a special recipe from the Southern Plate Magazine! Feel free to post this on facebook, pin it, share it with friends, and print it! Don't forget to pick up your copy of the Southern Plate Magazine soon as it is only available for a very limited time. In it, you'll find 20 full menus, over 80 exclusive recipes, with a photo of each recipe! You can find ... Continue Reading

Old Fashioned Egg Creams (Eggless…weird, I know)

Old Fashioned Egg Creams

This past weekend my in laws came from Georgia to visit with us over the holiday weekend. The kids had a great time with their grandparents as they always do. My mother in law brought me several recipes she'd printed out for old fashioned fountain style drinks and I couldn't resist playing around with them! My son and I instantly fell in love with a wonderful concoction known as the Egg ... Continue Reading