The BEST Turkey Brine Recipe… Take Two

This year, I am lucky to be taking a break from cooking a full Thanksgiving Feast as we will be with my Dad for the day.  Cooking for a big family meal can be stressful to get your timing right and make sure that you have food hot and ready all together,  but I kindContinue reading “The BEST Turkey Brine Recipe… Take Two”

Miss Mary Mac’s Tea Room Mac and Cheese

  Ok, so I have had a lot of requests for this recipe.  I originally fell in love with the mac and cheese at Miss Mary Mac’s Tea Room in Atlanta.  Seriously delicious, so this is my take on the recipe.  I’ve been making it for at least ten years now so it’s changed aContinue reading “Miss Mary Mac’s Tea Room Mac and Cheese”

The BEST Turkey Brine Recipe…

So it’s here, Thanksgiving is tomorrow and preparation is in full force.  For the last several years I have been testing out various brining recipes.  Last year, I came across this one.  It either came from one of about three sources.  My co-worker Adam, The Pioneer Woman, or Southern Living.  I hand wrote the recipeContinue reading “The BEST Turkey Brine Recipe…”


Here is the final before and after of my One Room Challenge TM.  To find out the full reveal and posts, you can check out the full six weeks of posts here. WEEK ONE |  WEEK TWO  | WEEK THREE  |  WEEK FOUR  | WEEK FIVE  | WEEK SIX          

One Room Challenge – Final Reveal

Well here we are and we can all breathe a sigh of relief, right?  The time has come for the big reveal of my renovated/completed Living Room as part of the One Room Challenges TM Linking Event. The last six weeks have been interesting. I’ve gone from being super motivated to complete a space that hasContinue reading “One Room Challenge – Final Reveal”

One Room Challenge – Week Five

I am beginning to feel a little nostalgic coming into week 5 of the One Room Challenge, brought to us all by the fabulous Linda of Calling it Home. Partly because, well the majority of everything is complete; leaving me mostly with styling and photographing the space for the big final reveal next week.  ForContinue reading “One Room Challenge – Week Five”