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Running a Small Business during a Pandemic

Oh what a change a month can make. Like everyone in the world, I have been watching the pandemic unfold with horror and anxiety. Besides worrying about my elderly parents and the health of my own little family, like most, I have had other unexpected challenges to contend with. We are sheltering in place, my daughter is now being homeschooled, and my small business has almost completely tanked. On top of all this, my husband is a healthcare worker and will likely be on the front lines of the pandemic in the very near future. Worries and strife abound. With …

Lone Star Skillet Pizza + Bogle Vineyards

Lone Star Skillet Pizza + Wine Pairing

Stuck in the house much?! Well now’s the time to brush up on your pizza making skills. I have teamed up with Bogle Vineyards to create a state-themed pizza to match with their delectable wines. Perfectly paired with a glass of Bogle Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, my Lone Star Skillet Pizza features bourbon-infused tomato sauce, BBQ pulled pork, jalapeños, crushed pecans, and Mexican cheese. Bookmark this post to save the recipe and learn more about how you can enter the Bogle Vineyards’ United States of Pizza recipe competition by scrolling to the bottom of the post. LONE STAR SKILLET PIZZA Ingredients: 16 …

Southern Fish & Chips

Southern Fish & Chips

Stuck in the house a bit more than usual? Yeah, me too. Let’s make the best of it with some fun twists on delicious classics. Today with the help of Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets, I am putting a bit of Gulf flair on a British classic. Featuring air-fried okra and garlic aioli, here is my scrumptious “Fish Friday” recipe for Southern Fish & Chips… Southern Fish & Chips Time: 20 min.; Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS: 1 package of Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets 1 lb. of fresh okra 1 tbs. of olive oil 1/4 cup of garlic aioli 1/4 cup …

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3 Tips for Home Ownership from a Poor Millennial

Thank you Lexington Law Firm for sponsoring this post. A high service partner and consumer advocate that will help you fight for the credit you deserve! Millennials are having to re-write life’s playbook. From crippling student debt to poor job prospects, we have quickly become a generation that meticulously plans out every move. And purchasing my first home has certainly been an exercise in smart planning. From shopping lenders, to the down-payment, to home maintenance, it was easy to see how you could get yourself into a bad credit situation (even with the best intentions). But with a few tips …

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How To Give Your Garden A Little Love

It seems that nowadays when it comes to our homes, the inside of our homes seems to get an incredible amount of attention while gardens can often go overlooked. While in the past, having a nice garden was something that everybody wanted, it seems that younger generations may have lost the love for gardening that many people once had. In this post, we are going to be looking at why gardens deserve your attention, why giving them a little something could benefit you highly and then we will be looking at some of the things you may want to add …

Springtime Udon Soup Tasters

Springtime Udon Soup Tasters

Spring is around the corner, so it’s time to prepare! What better way to transition from Winter to Spring than with a delightfully seasonal soup. With the ever delectable Fortune Udon Noodles at its core, you won’t want to miss making my Springtime Udon Soup Tasters. Is it just me or is soup the ever-elusive entertaining dish? Seriously, when was the last time you served or were served soup at a party or holiday gathering? Never, right?! Well, with today’s recipe I am hoping to change that! Featuring delicate seasonal flavors, this Springtime Udon Soup Tasters recipe is sure to …

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11 Smart Ways to Save Money

Photo by Helena Lopes from Pexels We’d all like to have a little more cash in our bank accounts, but when it comes to getting it, we usually look at our salaries, and wonder how we can get it bumped up a little. While there are ways to get a raise — and is, indeed, recommended to ask at certain points — it is not actually the best method. The best way is to reduce the amount that you spend. It’s much easier to keep the money that you have, rather than trying to find more of it. In this blog, we’re going …

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When Kitchen Appliances Are Just Out to Get You!

Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay Back in the day, before we had what is sometimes referred to as ‘white goods’ dotted around our kitchen, life for the busy parent must have been a nightmare.  For older generations, having a big family of 6 or 8 children was perfectly normal, just imagine trying to cook and wash for so many people, with the limited appliances that were available then.  Many Moms today worry about a few days back log of washing and ironing for a family of 4, but with so many helpful appliances available, laundry can be …