cake of soap iced with lotion

indulge in cake {everyday}

Completely digging this almond soap by Sappo Hill that I picked up recently from Whole Foods… and loving it with my all time favorite lotion, Gold Bond Ultimate with Aloe. It’s as if buttercream frosting were bottled as a moisturizer. I know it sounds sort of Nana and all but it completely works. {and who […]

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Empire Rug

mad for chocolate mint

two scoops, please 1.) DL Rhein Zebra Chocolate Pillow 2.) Marc by Marc Jacobs Army Watch {delicious} 3.) Diane Von Furstenberg Bikini 4.) Essie Nail Polish in Pretty Edgy 5.) John McLeod Walnut Cutting Board 6.) Elena Mint Ring by Towne & Reese 7.) Callebaut Couveture 8.) Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap 9.) Mary McDonald’s Empire […]

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southern veg plate staple {mac & cheese}

the basics the recipe Macaroni and Cheese Makes 8 to 10 servings Total time: about 55 minutes, give or take a few {expect my take, sans eggs, to be creamy as opposed to its custard-based counterpart} 1 (16-oz.) package cavatappi pasta (it’s also sold as corkscrew & cellentani pasta) 1 (8-oz.) block extra sharp white […]

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{lemon} zest for life

add a little sunshine to your everyday 1.) Nixon Watch 2.) Prada Sunglasses 3.) Kate Spade iPhone Case 4.) Alexander McQueen Snake-Skin Clutch {dreaming here} 5.) Jill Rosenwald Vase 6.) Adidas Adizero Feather Running Shoes 7.) Cycle Force Tour de France Bike 8.) Microplane Grater 9.) Poppin Stapler {affordable happiness} {music to your ears: “The […]

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies with Buttermilk Glaze RebeccaGordon ButtermilkLIpstick

milk & cookies: southern conversations

Valentine’s Day timeless southern tea bread… meet sugar cookie cut-outs Lemon-Poppy Seed Cookies With Buttermilk Glaze makes 8-ish (4-inch) cookies here’s what you do one beat these ingredients w/ an electric stand mixer until creamy & smooth 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp lemon zest 1/2 tsp vanilla two add these ingredients […]

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hello, my friends! It’s so great to see you here…

And it’s the little things in life that count most. I believe the ordinary days are the most beautiful. I want you to drop by unannounced whenever you’d like as good friends often do. I’m here to share with you all of the things I’m so deeply passionate about like the recipes that make you […]

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glitter makes the world go ’round

Something completely delicious coming soon… patience, my friends. I’ve been waiting for you, too. download it “I Will Wait” Mumford & Sons {watch the video on YouTube… video & song uploaded by MumfordAndSonsVEVO} Be sweet.

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Million Dollar Band

alabama crimson tide bcs champs

Every well run organization knows that winning begins with passion. Discipline and determination not only from the coaches and players but also from the fans are the means by which great things will always happen when everyone works together as a team because being a part of something bigger than yourself is truly the only way […]

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Terry and Nick Saban

for the love of the game day…MS. TERRY SABAN {part 2}

tidefan fare presents say what? wednesday’s When compiling fun facts for Southern Livings The Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook, I had the opportunity to ask Ms. Terry and several other football notables a few questions in regards to Southern food and game day in general. There wasn’t room to run it all in the cookbook but […]

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Barbara and Vince Dooley

for the love of the game day…BARBARA DOOLEY

tidefan fare presents say what? wednesday’s When compiling fun facts for “the fans” for Southern Livings The Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook, I had the opportunity to ask several notables a few questions in regards to Southern food and game day in general. There wasn’t room to run it all in the cookbook but I thought […]

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