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Green Tomato Relish

August 20, 2014
green tomato relish

I have a really, really good recipe to share with you today! It’s been over a week since I made this green tomato relish, but I wanted to do a taste test before I put the recipe on the blog. It’s just a point of pride for me to only give you what’s truly good! […]

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Homemade Spicy Pickled Okra

August 14, 2014
spicy pickled okra

Do you love pickled okra but hate to pay grocery or specialty store prices? It really is so easy to make yourself especially since okra is so plentiful right now. And let me tell you, we have plenty of it growing in our garden! We have about 20 plants and for the past few weeks, […]

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Paypal Cash Back to School Giveaway

August 7, 2014

It’s that time of year when a lot of people are getting ready to go back to school. And it can get EXPENSIVE! Last week Leo and I took 3 of our granddaughters back-to-school shopping. By the time we’d bought supplies, clothes, shoes, and new backpacks, we had spent a lot of money! But we’re […]

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Sausage and Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

August 3, 2014
sausage and cheese stuffed jalapenos

Are you looking for an appetizer with a little kick? These sausage and cheese stuffed jalapeno peppers are so savory and are plain addictive. Every since our friend Lisa showed up here at the Crossroads with some of these, we’ve been making them since. The difference between these and the more traditional cheese stuffed jalapeno […]

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My Favorite Room

August 1, 2014
My Favorite Room

Hi there, everyone! Today I’m sharing my favorite room in our home over at Savvy Southern Style. Come on over to see which room it is!

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All Things Creative-Food Edition

July 29, 2014
All Things Food

It’s that time of month, readers, for the All Things Creative party! Ant this month it’s all about FOOD! We’ve gathered our best and most popular recipes to share with you, and you’ll find them all in the links below. But before we get started, I wanted to introduce you to all the incredibly talented […]

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How to Make Terracotta Pot Napkin Rings

July 27, 2014
terracotta pot napkin rings

I don’t know where I first saw these little terracotta pot napkin rings but when I did,  I thought they were so ME! So I bought a pack of these little mini (2 1/2 inch) terracotta pots when I spotted them at Hobby Lobby a few months ago. A pack of 6 of them was only […]

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Using Shutters to Decorate around a Flat Screen TV

July 25, 2014
Using shutters to decorate around a flat screen TV

I have solved a decorating dilemma around our house. We have a flat screen TV mounted above our mantel, and it has always perplexed me how I could decorate around it.  Recently I came upon the solution, and it works like MAGIC! Just use some wooden shutters to frame that big, ole black box! See […]

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25 Vegetable Garden Tips

July 21, 2014
25 gardening tips

Hello everyone! Are you as interested in growing your own food as much as Leo and I are? If you’ve been intending to start a garden and you need a little inspiration, here are 25 different types of gardens that I found on Hometalk. Included in this graphic are traditional row gardens, raised beds, and […]

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