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This photo of Chastain Park Amphitheater is courtesy of TripAdvisor Summer in Atlanta means a lot of things, but one thing that is traditional for us is attending a concert at Chastain Park.  We've been going to Chastain since high school, and it's such a fun venue...

JULY 4, 2018!

googleimages It's JULY 4th!   We're hosting a family get-together poolside, and I am going with a casual cookout menu.  I saw this "hot dog bar" menu in Bon Appetit recently, and since there's only going to be 6 of us at mealtime, I'm going with 4 different hot dog...


We spent this year's Memorial Day with precious family.  Our Plan A was to take a trip to the beach but due to an unusual Tropical Storm, we changed our plans and stayed close to home.  It ended up being a fabulous Plan B - boating, laughing, playing games and most...

Birthday Celebrations

I don't normally blog about one dessert, BUT I make cupcakes for my husband's company each month to celebrate that month's employee birthdays (I've made A LOT of cupcakes over the years), but THIS month I made THE most outstanding cupcakes, so I had to share. SALTED...

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I’m a wife, mom, dog lover, blogger and love cooking, blogging, volunteering, antiquing, traveling, reading, and working out – and of course EATING really good food. I especially relish planning and preparing delicious food for friends and family to enjoy.


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