My husband and I celebrated our first Valentine's Day back in February of 1993. We were seniors at Lower Richland High school and had been dating for about four months. My mom said I could invite him over for...
A little birdie told me January is National Soup Month. Soup is the one dish that I seriously eat all year round. I don’t care what the temperature is. I. Love. Soup! For me, soup is an instant mood...
This is the first week that I have felt the fall season upon me. The weather is cooler, leaves are changing, pumpkins are appearing outside the neighborhood, and I can finally convince myself to buy that Halloween candy. With the...
I had every intention of sharing an awesome Halloween cake that bled raspberry filling today. Unfortunately, I created my own episode of a Nailed It and uh...”nailed it.” This cake was so ugly it could not be photographed and...
My last name is Starbuck. No, I'm not kidding. When I met the man who I now call my husband and he told me his name, I didn't believe it either. I immediately wondered if I had crossed paths...
As a first time mother of a 9 month old, it goes without saying that my mornings before work aren't as... let's go with 'smooth"... as they used to be. Allow me to elaborate: Pre-mom Mornings: Alarm goes off -...
The endless stream of invites to summer barbecues and cookouts often has me reaching for easy recipes to make in a hurry. A recipe that my kids can make virtually all on their own is a definite benefit. Like...
My name is Katie and I love dessert. There, I can admit it. There is not a brownie I don’t love nor a chocolate chip cookie I won’t sample. Do I want a donut? You better believe it. But there...
The dreaded question: What do we want to eat this week? Almost as soon as the question leaves my lips, I can hear my husband groan. As much as we both love eating, meal planning always seemed like a...
Family picnics and time with friends is the universal way to celebrate during Memorial weekend. The school year is drawing to a close and summer is so close we can almost TASTE it! Add children to the mix and it...
Every year on the 5th of May, tacos and salsa take over the country. Cinco de Mayo, the day we celebrate the Mexican holiday commemorating the country's victory at The Battle of Puebla, is also the day for really great...
Whether you're new to South Carolina or have spent your entire life here, you know we count the minutes until spring arrives. The second the temperature drops below 70 degrees in October, we're ready for our "warm" weather back...
Strawberries ... my family’s most favorite fruit, and really, their favorite treat of the entire spring! We love all kinds of berries, but strawberries are the best, especially the ones that are locally grown and oh so sweet. After living...
Here's how to make a super easy bunny cake with your littles this Easter. This has been a tradition in our family for years. I used to make them with my mom, and now my little girl looks forward...
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