Easy, Easier and The Easiest Cranberry Sauce Recipes

Should you kick the can? I am not quite sure, but I think it might be illegal in many states NOT to serve cranberry sauce at your Thanksgiving dinner. Honestly, it also does a lot to really give the table some much-needed pop of color. Think about it: turkey, dressing, stuffing, and casseroles, they are … Read more

Watch Kimberly Schlapman Lend a “Ham”

It seems like country music stars are taking a lot of side jobs these days– Chase Rice is trying to be a kicker for the Colts, Blake Shelton is working at Pizza Hut and now, Kimberly Schlapman (Little Big Town) is working at the grocery store. Or maybe, she’s going undercover at a grocery store … Read more

12 Foods You Must Have on Your Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving day is one of the best days of the year– you can wear pants with elastic, watch football and eat “healthy” vegetables like sweet potatoes that are turned into soufflés topped with marshmallows and green beans that are turned into casseroles filled with creamy sauces. There are a few things that are essential to enjoy … Read more

The Great Thanksgiving Debate: Dressing vs. Stuffing

What do you call America’s most beloved Thanksgiving side dish: is it dressing or stuffing? Much like the whole “soda” versus “pop” versus “coke” debate, people are passionate about this Thanksgiving dish, what to call it and how to fix it. Of course, they are generally divided North versus South. In the North, many people … Read more

5 Things to Add to a Thanksgiving Bucket List

This Thanksgiving, do something that you’ll look back and be thankful you did – something that you can cross off your Thanksgiving bucket list. Your in-laws, parents, or grandparents will be okay without you or your family for one Thanksgiving, or, perhaps they’ll want to come along too.  Either way, here are five great ways … Read more

One Glass Hurricane: Three Great Looks

I love decorating for the fall and winter holidays, but buying new things for each occasion can get expensive. I am excited when I find something that can work several different ways. One great piece to have is a large glass hurricane candle holder for your dining table. Look around (Pottery Barn) and find one … Read more

Eat and Listen: Sweet Potato Pie (and I Shut My Mouth)

Alabama’s song, “Song of the South,” speaks to the hard times Americans faced in the times of the depression and even in the not so distant past. So, what does any card-carrying Southerner do when they are feeling down and out? They eat, of course.  Sweet potatoes at one time were a seasonal crop, but … Read more