february

Jessica

Beautiful Dreamers

I often wake up in the night. Usually around 3 a.m., with no alarm screaming and no child tugging on my bed covers, I…

DukeDutchess

Duke and Dutchess A Love Story

A winter wind whips across the parking lot of HOPE Humane Society in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on this Friday afternoon. Twigs skitter, a wayward…

Recipe

Slow Cooker Cajun Stew

Ingredients 1 lb. andouille or kielbasa, sliced into ½-inch-thick rounds 1 red onion, sliced into wedges 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 celery stalks, coarsely…

Drink

Razzle Dazzle Martini

Ingredients  For the raspberry juice 2 cups frozen raspberries  1 ½ cups water For the cocktail 2 oz. raspberry juice 2 oz. raspberry liqueur…

DIY

Snuggle UP!

The weather outside is frightful, but it’s so delightful under this warm, cozy blanket, big enough for two. Make one for yourself, or someone…

SouthernLit

I Should Stay

If you’re not in love as Valentine’s Day approaches, you shouldn’t work in a candy shop. But I do, and today the parking lot…