• DIY Crafts,  Drinks

    DIY Simple Syrup Gifts

    Happy Monday friends! I hope you are all having  a relaxing, cozy, and warm Christmas season so far. I don’t know about you, but between the cold temperatures, cloudy skies, Hallmark Christmas movies, and the twinkly lights on my tree, I do not want to get off my couch, and much less do I want to think about the list of to dos and present buying I have to complete in the next few weeks. However, there is one thing I have crossed off my checklist: DIY gifts for family, friends or coworkers! Every year I love to make a little something for the people that are important to me.…

  • Food

    Nana’s Buttermilk Biscuits

    If you asked me what I would want as my last meal on earth, Nana’s buttermilk biscuits definitely make my top five. In our family, we all beg for these biscuits when we go to Nana’s, and no trip to her house is complete until we she whips us up a batch with a side of milk gravy and Conecuh sausage. My mouth is just watering thinking about them. In typical grandmother fashion, when we asked Nana for the recipe she answered “ Combine two cups of self-rising flour, some buttermilk, and a little bit of oil until it’s the right consistency.” Well… needless to say it has taken quite…

  • Food

    Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

    Did I have you at bacon wrapped? I would think so! These bacon wrapped green beans are the perfect side dish to any holiday (or just dinner in general!). They are really easy to make, super tasty, and look really impressive. They’re the perfect addition to dress up any meal. The green beans get a little crispy on the ends and are full of delicious bacon flavor. We had these for dinner tonight, and with a mouth full of beans, Brett turned to me with an endearing look and said “I love these bacon green beans.” Add these to your next holiday table, and I promise you’re sure to wow…