Old Fashioned Southern Apple Dumplings

I’ve become a little obsessed lately with spiral-bound cooking, which is cooking from the self-published cookbooks that every self-respecting Junior League and Ladies’ Circle in…

10 Things I Wish I Could Tell My 18-Year-Old Self

So, my last blog post was about some of the ways I was actually wiser at 18 than I was when I supposedly “grew up”.…

Five Things I Did at 18 That I’m Going to Start Doing Again

I was driving down the road the other day when a snippet of “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going” from Dreamgirls came on the…

5 Great Life Lessons From Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra finally left the game last Tuesday, Sept 22, the same day he had his Major League Baseball debut 69 years earlier. Hearing about…

Good for the Body and Soul: Vegetarian Baked Ziti and Eggplant and Onions

It hit 85 degrees this weekend in Atlanta, but I stubbornly cling to the idea that fall is here. My body certainly thinks so; I’ve been…

Improving My Style with Stitch Fix

Fall is always a time for new beginnings for me and I’m frequently inspired to take on new projects and try new things. As you…

Filling for Fall: Mushroom Lentil Soup

Fall often doesn’t come to Atlanta until well after the official start date so I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the cooler temperatures we’ve had lately.…

Biking the Atlanta Beltine

A few years ago I told a friend that Atlanta was a great place to live, but I wouldn’t want to visit here. That’s changed;…