A collection of cool and creamy cakes with no baking involved!

9 Icebox Cakes

What do you do when you’re craving cake in the middle of the summer and the thought of heating up the kitchen with the oven turned on makes you cringe?  That’s when it’s time for no-bake cakes to make an appearance.

We’ve had hot temps for a few months, but since it’s now “officially” summer, I thought it was time to share these 9 icebox cakes from my blogging friends to help satisfy your cake cravings.  You could try them all by making one a week.  I’m sure your friends and family would thank you for having a cool and creamy treat ready to dig into.  You know, come to think of it, you might need to make two a week if the first one disappears too fast!

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Southern Plate Suppers

Are you looking for some new supper ideas?  You need to get Christy Jordan’s Southern Plate Suppers magazine.  It’s filled with lots of great recipes to help you out….and will have your family asking for seconds!

This single issue magazine (not subscription) is a re-issue that was available in 2013 and sold out.  It’s brought back by popular demand and only available in stores until August.  I saw it at Sam’s Club and their magazines are 30% off.

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My ten most popular recipes from 2011 to 2016.

Top 10 Most Popular Recipes

With almost 5 years of blogging under my belt, I thought it would be fun to find out what my most popular recipes have been since the beginning and share them with you.   So….I checked my analytics and plugged in a date range of viewed recipes from my first post until now.

Let me know if your favorite made the top ten.  If not, tell me what your favorite is from all my recipes.  I’d love to know either way.

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A second cookbook by Francine Bryson filled with stick to your ribs recipes!

Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen

Do you love down-home country cooking?  Well, hold on to your hats y’all!  There’s a new cookbook out by my friend Francine Bryson.  Her new Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen Cookbook has plenty of recipes to satisfy your comfort food cravings.

And….I’m giving away a copy to 3 lucky readers!

In the introduction, Francine says the book is her “lifelong dream round two” and:

“Recipes in the book are the ones that we Southerners go to when company shows up, when there’s a dinner on the ground, or when the preacher is coming to visit.  I was taught to make great food that sticks with you and meals that get you through a day of hard work. …. the recipes in this book are Southern through and through, the ones people have been asking me for years to share.”

“get ready for lots of full-belly good-food moans, smiles and compliments.”

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A special Easter message.

Joy In The Garden - A special message to celebrate Easter.

We’re just a few hours away from celebrating one of the most joyous days of all time….Resurrection Sunday.

Have you ever thought about what it was like over 2000 years ago to see the empty tomb and turn around to see Jesus standing before you after his death three days earlier?  That’s what happened to Mary Magdalene.  John 20:11-18 tells her story:

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