summer

Nikki Beach Watermelon Mojito

Ingredients 2 oz. vodka 1 c. fresh watermelon juice 1” fresh ginger 1 piece of watermelon 2 tsp. sugar 12 fresh mint leaves 1…

Make Time for Memphis

When I visited Memphis a few years ago, I stayed at the Peabody Hotel and saw their famous ducks march into the grand lobby…

Savory Summer Slaws

Slaw is a summer staple in the south. It’s the perfect side dish for many meals and great for potlucks or summer BBQs. I’ve…

Blueberry Bliss

Ingredients 1 ½ cups fresh blueberries ¾ cup sugar ½ cup water 2 cups gin ¾ cup lemon juice (about 4 lemons) 2 cups…

Welcome, Y’all!

Welcome guests with this gorgeous DIY burlap wreath! My mother-in-law bought my burlap wreath for me a couple of years ago ñ I love…

The June Bug

Ingredients 1 oz. Midori liqueur ¾ oz. Malibu rum ¾ oz. banana liqueur 2 oz. pineapple juice 2 oz. sweet & sour mix Maraschino…

Homemade Ice Dreams

The sound of an ice cream machine churning away sends me straight back to my childhood. My favorite was a simple recipe combining soda…

The Growth of a Gardener

My mother has a green thumb. She can grow anything. When I was a kid, she would do things like buy me purple rose…