Today is my last day in the South. Well, maybe not my last-ever day, but my last-for-the-foreseeable-future day. So today, I'm celebrating a bunch of things that I love about the South, and I hope these bring a smile to your face too!
Every once in a while, I get a girls’ night out. A couple Fridays ago was one of those nights. There was a wine and good food potluck at a fellow military spouse’s house, and since I had peaches in the freezer that I needed to use before we move, and since SuperHubby and I lived
Sometimes I have these crazy, wacky dreams. Dreams where I’m an intergalactic princess or where I’m flying just by flapping my arms, or sometimes where I’m flying in inflatable airplanes and being shot at but where I know I’m safe because I can control the bullets with my mind.
Since it's Pi Day, and since Jackson fell in love with his Anna Grace's pie almost as hard as he fell in love with his Anna Grace in Southern Fried Blues, today, I present to you…
First thing y'all need to know…
Anna Grace doesn't put bacon grease in her pie crusts.
We're supposed to get a snow-slash-sleet storm here in Alabama today.
The polar apocalypse is upon us.
But seriously, snow days are no cause for panic. Here's all a Southerner needs to know to survive this:
1. THE WORLD IS ENDING!
(Just kidding. Get out there and have some fun in this
It's been a year, and everyone is making their lists.
So far, we have…
It's not too early to start talking about pies for Christmas, is it?
Because I can't wait to make this pie again.
It's not too weird to admit I made the pie because it just happens to be the favorite pie of Jackson Davis, hero of Southern Fried Blues, either, right?
Corn bread is one of those things I never gave much thought to. You buy the Jiffy mix, follow the directions on the box, and poof! Cornbread.
Then I moved to the south. And I listened to more country music. And I realized I was quite possibly missing something.
And its name was cornbread.
Last spring, we stopped in Nashville over spring break and had dinner with friends at a Chinese restaurant, and I got super excited because they had banana pudding. You know the kind, right? With pudding and Nilla wafers and bananas? That’s like milk and fruit and healthy cookies (vanilla’s