Posted in April 2012

The simplest Strawberry Shortcake Ever

I know, I promised another crock pot recipe.  And I have another big winner for your slow cooker.  But…it’s strawberry season in North Carolina, and I am easily distracted. I want to share with you the very best, easiest in the world, shortcake “recipe”.  (I use the term “recipe” loosely, because it’s more of an … Continue reading

Cowgirl Chicken in the Crock Pot

Day one of crock pot dining brings us “Cowgirl Chicken”.  As promised, this is a recipe that was tried and enjoyed by two adults and three picky children.  And for the record, this particular recipe wasn’t just “enjoyed”, it was devoured! In case you did not read the previous post, here’s the criteria our family … Continue reading

The Crock Pot Challenge

Here in the south, we are smack in the middle of baseball and softball season.  Dixie Youth, Cal Ripken, high school, middle school, Optimist, Little League, Rec League, USSSA, you name it, it’s in full swing.  And if your family is anything like ours, you are consuming your fair share of concession stand nachos, drive … Continue reading

When Pinterest Inspiration goes Wrong…

I’ve been a member of the online community “Pinterest” for a number of months now.  And while I admit, the inspiration I draw from other people’s boards is amazing, there are quite a few “flops” too.  Take for example the White Chicken Enchilada  recipe that is pinned everywhere I turn, and billed as “the best … Continue reading

Dirt on the Ball Field

I was inspired to write this post after a recent evening at the ball field.  As a sports photographer and the mother of athletes, I have spent countless hours at athletic events; T-Ball, soccer, football, baseball, softball, cheerleading and even some time with track and field.  When  my youngest came along, it made for an … Continue reading