3 Common Misconceptions That Are Preventing Your Blog From Growing

What else can I do? Readers, I have recently been thinking about blogging and realized that there are many misconceptions bloggers have that could be ruining their success. As bloggers, we constantly hear the same advise over and over: create great content, have clear photography, and communicate with your readers. Yet many of us bloggers…

Taco Salad Bowls

Tex- Mex food In my house, we eat taco salad almost weekly because it is that good. Perhaps this is because my mom often cooked Tex-Mex food when I was growing up, or maybe living in Texas and being constantly surrounded by good Tex-Mex keeps this style of cuisine on my mind. Anyway, I had…

Red Lobster – A Critique

Celebrations: There is no better way to celebrate special occasions then with fine foods, conversation, friends, and family. In fact, almost all special days have celebratory foods linked to them, namely Thanksgiving and Christmas, and in my house, birthdays. My birthday was last weekend and my husband made sure we celebrated. He invited all of…

Savory Sweet Potato Fries

I had never cared much for sweet potatoes until recently. This was because the only way I had tried them was in a casserole with brown sugar. I never liked that. I do not like to combine sugar into my main course. While some people like to add sugar to meats and stews, I prefer…

15 Things To Do This Fall

It is officially Autumn now and I’m beginning the season with my first fall post. I have been anticipating fall for quite some time and my excitement has been growing as  I have begun watching other bloggers fall posts pour in. I love fall so incredibly much. It is a magical time. Fall leaves are…

4 Insights About Blogging

Readers! I have been blogging for about 6 weeks now and it has been wonderful, and challenging. I have already learned many things about blogging that I did not know before I started. I have also begun learning things about myself through my blogging journey. I have been wanting to write a post about blogging,…

Think About Media

Last night, I was baking the brownies when I discovered I was out of vanilla. Not a big deal, brownies can be made without vanilla. However, I really like the flavor vanilla adds to sweets so I was quite disappointed. On a whim, I picked up my phone and asked google what substitutes you can…

Lydia’s Warm Sandwich

Readers! My husband, my blog, and I have taken a trip to a small town near Nashville, Tennessee to visit my big sister and my brother-in-law for the Labor Day holiday. My sister, Lydia, and I have always been close so I have been greatly looking forward to this visit. As a very special guest to…

Rainy Inspirations – DYI Floating Shelves and Wood Stain

I’ve been in a creative, and interior decorating, mood for a while now. One reason I enjoy decorating my home is that it almost always involves projects, and with all the rain, it has been the perfect crafting weather. I find rain very inspirational and two of my favorite ways to enjoy rain are rain…

Quesadilla Revelations

I absolutely love quesadillas and the way they have crispy edges and warm cheese melting out the sides: a plethora of rich, spicy, flavors. Add a little dab of sour cream, and you are set. Quesadillas are a glorious invention. As you might imagine after reading my description, I frequently make quesadillas for dinner. However,…

Try Something New

I was inspired to write this post after my recent trip to the Asian store, H-Mart. It started when I was craving my favorite food, potstickers, so my husband, my friend, and I, made the 40-minute drive to satisfy our longings. We were extremely successful. I always enjoy going to H-Mart because every time I…

Blogger Recognition Award

I am honored and excited to have received the Blogger Recognition Award! I was nominated by myspiritedlifestyle.com. Go check her out, she has great tips to offer! Why I began blogging I have already written the story of how I began blogging on my “about” page. You can visit it to read more. However, here…