A Southern Ladies' Lifestyle on Entertaining, recipes, travels and more
December 2014
#French martini

Welcome back friends. I hope you had a marvelous Christmas. This will be the last post for 2014 and I thought, why not close this chapter with a toast to all of my followers. You are so special to me

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#peace

To all, I pray you have a blessed Christmas surrounded by the real purpose for this celebratory day! Take a moment or two to step away from your crazy busy lives and enjoy the love of family and friends. Pause to thank

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#chocolate pretzel recipe

The combination of sweet and savory is so satisfying to the taste buds. It’s like having a Hershey bar layered between two potato chips. Here is a great recipe with the same idea and a bit more sass. This recipe is super easy to

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#mixed fruit

I’m out partying again. I tell you this holiday celebrating is so much fun and all I do is show up with a hostess gift (tip for increasing your invites) in hand and I receive the best pleasure of all, great food, conversation and

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  Here is a twist on the all-time favorite cookie bar, The Chocolate Brownie. I love chewy chocolate and brownies are chocked full of moist goodness. Now I’ve discovered that same pleasure in a golden brownie bar recipe that I

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#petit fours

I’ve been a busy bumble bee during this holiday season, buzzing from one Christmas party to the next and having super fun being a guest instead of a host. I just love seeing my friends entertain in their homes and

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#persimmon bread butter bell

I have been searching for a Butter Bell ever since I was introduced to the amazing idea of having spreadable butter readily available to slather on a slice of bread. The original Butter Bell was introduced to the masses by the

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#oxtail stew

My hubby has become a great crockpot cook since I have banned him from cooking on the stove.  After several attempts to burn down the house, I make sure I keep him supplied with his own crockpots and utensils, that

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#poinsettia ribbon

Hi Folks, thanks for dropping by during this festive season. I’ve been featuring different areas of our home decked out for the holidays and today, Queen Cleo and I are hanging out in the entry. We forgot to sweep off the

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#gingerbread recipe

Hey Folks, welcome back to my kitchen and say hello to my gingerbread family. I’ve been collecting and decorating my kitchen with gingerbread for over twenty years and I just love those little brown boys and girls because they are just so

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