Posts by: Rachel Weems

Cinco de Mayo!!

Ever since the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces during the 1862 Battle of Puebla, the fifth of May has served as a celebration of Mexican heritage and a welcomed excuse to party!  In the United States, Cinco de…

Green with Envy (Smoothies)

To be candid, the first time my friend told me she’d “tossed a handful of spinach” into the chocolate breakfast smoothie she was sipping… I grimaced.  “There’s spinach… in there?  How are you drinking that?” I inquired, wrinkling my nose…

Puny Patio Makeover

After years of living in little apartments, sandwiched in between other little apartments, I like to consider myself a bit of a small space veteran.  My college roommates and I once had a prized kitchen balcony that sat uncomfortably close…

Spring Pastas

As the world around us is thankfully starting to glow again a sprightly shade of spring time green, there’s no better time to follow suite and spruce up your family’s weekly pasta night with some of the best and brightest…

Get Your Porch Spring Ready!

Judging by the rejuvenating return of sunshine, cheerful chirps of birds and fragrant floral scents floating in the air, we’d say it’s safe to say spring is officially in full swing!  And we’d be willing to bet that (aside from…

The Lighter Side of Comfort Foods

We all know those days… the kind of day that just calls for a little extra love.  And while a hot, home cooked meal can’t replace a bear hug, it sure can soothe the blues!  However, the side effects of…

10 Treats & Sweets to Celebrate St. Paddy’s

Just as the first breath of spring blows through the sticky, Southern air of Savannah, Georgia, the city’s economic heart starts pounding in preparation for what has been reported as the biggest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the country.  Picture…

Dinner in a Flash

During my singlehood, dinner could mean an oversized bowl of Cheerios at 9:00 p.m. and I was good to go.  Sure, my choices weren’t the most fulfilling, but at the time I was more concerned with tackling my to do…

Daylight Savings Check List

While the drudgery of losing an hour of sleep this weekend to Daylight Savings Time looms in the air, why not put a positive spin on the time change and use its arrival as a semiannual signal to refresh your…