Get to Know North Carolina Beef Farms | Got To Be NC Beef

I am proud to be leading a group of North Carolina Bloggers to highlight North Carolina Beef today. Follow the roundup links to learn about 9 farms around North Carolina that raise North Carolina beef! I’m proud to partner with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to bring you this round-up. Thanks […]

9 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes Worth Pinning

Today I have a round up of desserts I’ve made over the last few years. And, as immodest as it may sound, I’m calling it 9 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes Worth Pinning! Feel free to pin this main pin, or pin any of the individual long pins. Each is linked to a pin on Pinterest. 9 Thanksgiving […]

Summer Vegetable Recipes: Making the Most of Summer’s Bounty

Follow my blog with BloglovinIt is currently 846,000F with humidity of 359%. Thank goodness for summer vegetable recipes: most don’t need cooking–or need just minimal cooking–and are served cold or at room temperature. Beat the heat with this round up of 9 summer vegetable recipes, friends! Pin this guy for future reference, friends! 9 Summer […]

New Year’s Eve Party Recipes Round Up: Appetizers, Cocktails and Desserts

My blogging friends are pretty great. When I ask for recipes for round-ups, they are always happy to share. This time, I asked for links for the theme “New Year’s Eve Party Recipes,” and boy did they deliver! One hundred appetizers alone and dozens of festive cocktails and desserts. One hundred ninety recipes in all. […]

Cookies for Santa Round-Up | Printable Letter to Santa

Christmas is a magical time of year. Both the Sacred and Secular traditions place a lot of emphasis on the anticipation of the day and its significance and not just on Christmas Day itself. The Advent Season. Advent Calendars. Twelve Days of Christmas. Even Elf on a Shelf and Black Friday. This year, I am firmly […]

Amazing Ice Cream Round Up for the Fourth (and Beyond)

Ice Cream Tuesday has rolled around again, and I wish I could say I have another ice cream to share with you today. The bad news is that I’m helping to deal with some family issues right now and am staying with my mom and didn’t have time to make ice cream. The good news […]

The Great Thanksgiving Side Dishes Round Up

Hello, friends. I am currently staying with my parents, helping my mom with my dad who shattered his kneecap in a fall last week. Since I am not currently baking or experimenting, I reached out to my wonderful blogging friends and asked for help with a Thanksgiving Side Dishes Round Up. My friends really came through!

There is something here for everyone–starch lovers, leafy veggie lovers, sweet-tart cranberry lovers. So great! I hope that you will take the time to browse through these recipes, and it would make me so happy to know that one or three of them will be gracing your table this year.

I hope to be back to my more-or-less normal posting schedule next week, but I’ll have to see how things go with my folks. Until things are more settled, I am so grateful for my friends in the blogging community who have stepped up to fill this groaning board with delicious side dish options for your Thanksgiving table.

This is like having my own personal cookbook! Huzzah!/span>