Easy Southern Dessert: Mini Blueberry Cobblers

I take a lot of pictures. Especially of my kids and food. I think my interest (obsession?) with capturing ever important aspect of my day-to-day started in the middle of a perfect storm. Image: Courtesy of The Frugal Flambe ...more
Yuuuuummm!  That looks fantastic!  The picture itself is making my mouth water.more

Recipe: Cucumber Avocado Salad

It feels good to be knee-deep in summer, doesn't it? The gratuitous amounts of sunshine, the smell of fresh-cut grass, laughter of little ones wafting through open doors and windows....more

Recipe: Happy Butter Cakes

Food makes me so happy....more

Recipe: Potato and Asparagus Frittata

Last week, I spent a few paragraphs marveling at the wonder of summertime, and finished up acknowledging that summer isn't all it's cracked up to be sometimes. For example, I started potty training my two year old this summer. There's nothing that makes me feel less in control or more stressed than trying to convince an ever-more independent person that it is, indeed, more convenient to pause playing to go sit on a toilet that it is to just void in a diaper. "LOOK! Here's some candy! Isn't this fun?! SAY IT'S FUN."...more

Recipe: Grilled Lemonade

You know, sometimes things don't work out as we planned. It's part of adulthood, right? We have a handful of choices when things go wrong.We can: A) cry, B) give up, C) surge onward, D) lots of other options that don't fit into my blog post theme, thus not worth mentioning....more

Recipe: Kale Chips

Settling into a new home takes a while. First you have to move everything you own into the new residence. Then you go through your new cupboards, closets, nooks and crannies and decide where to put everything. All your stuff, that had found their places in your old home, must now find their places in your new one. ...more

Recipe: Homestyle Ranch Dressing

My name is Shellina, and I am a food mediaholic. I want it all; the TV shows, the blogs, the magazines, the books. My husband has taken to rushing through check out lanes in grocery and hardware stores, (where, actually, I've found the best magazines without the distracting buzz of rag mags), in an effort to protect his wallet from my insatiable need for more reading material. It doesn't work, but he tries. It's commendable, really. Even more so is the little smile and shrug he gives the checkout lady as she scans another five magazines and slips them into our bags. He's a good man....more