Celebrate Epiphany

Celebrate Epiphany

Our family celebrates Epiphany, the 12th night of Christmas. Find out why and how we celebrate the holiday.

Southern Hummingbird Cake with Tupelo Honey Cream Cheese Frosting

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js Do you have a favorite cake? Funny enough, I associate a specific cake with each of my siblings. My sister, Tara, is without a doubt "Pineapple Upside Down Cake." It's one of her faves and I enjoy making them for her when I can. My twin bro, Ty, is Coconut Cake. We grew up [...]

A History of Country Easter Egg Decorating: a Pennsylvania Dutch Tradition

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsAn introduction:Today most families decorate their Easter eggs with store bought kits. I know we certainly do! The more advantageous egg decorators may even use natural dyes they discovered on Pinterest. I would like to share with you the history of how my grandparents and great-grandparents decorated Easter eggs with their kids, my dad included, [...]

A Twist on a Southern New Year’s Menu

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsI am a girl who loves tradition. Love it. And apparently y'all do, too! My previous post on the Southern New Year's menu, along with the explanation of why we eat what we do, has been extremely popular. (thanks for that!)And while we will be keeping to tradition this year with my New Year's Day [...]

Atlanta Fall Bucket List

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsOctober, the Southerners' reward for surviving summer. I've never met a Southerner that doesn't like love October. Honestly! Would such a person be human? Despite having 31 days, and sometimes 5 glorious weekends, there never seems to be enough October to go around. Unless I schedule our October days to make the most of the cool things [...]