• New Year’s Day Black Eyed Peas

    December 31, 2014Danita

    Different countries around the world have traditional foods that are eaten on New Year’s Day, usually believed to bring good luck and prosperity for the New Year.   China, Japan and other Asian countries eat long noodles.  Cuba, Spain and Portugal enjoy pork.  In the Philippines and Europe round fruits.  In Turkey it’s the pomegranate….and…

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  • Christmas Time is Here

    December 7, 2014Danita

    Today, I’m just sharing a brief recap of what we’ve been up to and what to expect this week… We have a hard and fast rule here at the Carr home….We DO NOT start celebrating Christmas until AFTER Thanksgiving!  Don’t get me wrong, we LOVE Christmas.  Christmas and Easter represent the two most important events…

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  • Apple Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

    November 19, 2014Danita

    Sweet Potatoes have recently become “popular” everywhere, but in the South folks have been eating them since they were knee-high to a grasshopper.  Interpretation: All their lives.   When we lived “up north” we would go on vacation in the fall.  We’d always go South to visit family or friends and thankfully, it was usually…

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  • Easy Weeknight Dinner with Manwich

    September 15, 2014Danita

    This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Family dinners are an important part of life at our house.  We try very hard to put aside distractions and sit down to dinner together each night.  But, on Wednesday evenings, we have fifteen people at…

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  • Southern Fried Chicken

    July 28, 2014Danita

    I’ve mentioned before, I grew up in the South…the Deep South, where they drink Sweet Tea and eat Southern Fried Chicken!   As a child I spent lots of time with my grandparents.  Like most people of that generation they were very active and enjoyed doing a wide variety of things.  A favorite weekend activity…

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