Florida Steps Up to Help Protect Our Children’s Identities

Now there is a way to protect your children's credit before they are adults

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you ever had someone steal your credit card number? Do you watch your statements each month to make sure there is no unusual activity in your accounts? Did you […]

Apple Pie Granola

Apple Pie Granola: pecans, dried apples and cinnamon make this granola a special way to start the day.

Apple Pie Granola: pecans, dried apples and cinnamon make this granola a special way to start the day. In November, I cannot get enough apples.  I eat a fresh one topped with peanut butter every single day while they are in season.  I supplement that regiment with pies, crisps and cakes, but those are mostly […]

Pimento Cheese: a Southern Favorite

Pimento and Cheese: a Southern Classic

Pimento Cheese is a classic Southern dish that can be used as a dip, a sandwich spread or even as a topping on potatoes or burgers. Although this is a basic dish with two main ingredients, oddly enough, there are as many recipes for pimento cheese as there are cooks.  Some people like it creamy, […]

Pumpkin Pie Banana Pudding #ThankfullySweet #Ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This #thankfullysweet fusion of Pumpkin Pie and Southern Banana Pudding is a one-of-a-kind Autumn dessert that will have you sittin’ up and sayin’ “howdy, ya’ll!” One of the interesting things I noticed upon moving to Florida three years […]

Easy Garlic Knots

Easy Garlic Knots made with refrigerated bisuit dough

Easy Garlic Knots are just the ticket for weeknight dinners or for last minute holiday gatherings. It’s easy enough to slice up a loaf of bread and slap some butter on it, but when you want to impress your diners, you want something a little more special…like these easy Garlic Knots.  No one will know […]

Frozen Fruit and Vegetables Make Frugal Sense

Roasted Balsamic Broccoli and Mushrooms #frozenvegetables #easysides

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Frozen Food Foundation for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. The University of California, Davis, in partnership with the Frozen Food Foundation, conducted a study that revealed that frozen fruits and vegetables are most often (or generally) nutritionally equal to – and in […]