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Blackberry Jalapeño Margarita

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  Do you like margaritas? We're sharing our new favorite drink - blackberry jalapeño margarita recipe with you today. Summer is here and it's really hot in southern Louisiana. In spite of the heat, you probably remember how I fell in love with this season last year. Of course, we've been spending a lot of…

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The Best Green Beans

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In need of a side dish to cook for dinner? Here's the best green beans recipe and some help on how to cook them. You're probably thinking so what's special about this recipe? I know how to cook green beans! Yet, so many times I find that green beans are under-seasoned and lacking in flavor.…

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Grilled Cheese on The Grill

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Spring is a great time to grill. Do you enjoy grilled food? Well, we've got our very own recipe for cooking grilled cheese on the grill. This recipe is simple and tasty! Spring is here and before you know it, summer will be here too. We love to cook outside during this time of year. Grilling…

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Roasted Chicken in a Dutch Oven

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Do you like baked chicken? I've found roasted chicken in a dutch oven makes a great meal. Let me be honest and honestly say I don't. It has always tasted just okay to me. Nothing special in my opinion. I like food with flavor, and I've never thought that baked chicken had much flavor. Sure,…

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Entertaining with a Galvanized Tray: Coffee to Go

It's been so much fun entertaining with a just a tray and simple snacks. This is our last entertaining with a galvanized tray post, and today we are featuring coffee. Of course, you can always add other snacks if you have it on hand. But, remember, this series was all about keeping it simple. If…

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Ole’ Goodie Salsa

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Do you love salsa and chips but feel like you don't have time to make your own? Try our kid-approved ole' goodie salsa and you'll never buy a jar of salsa again. Taco night is so much fun around here! There is something for everyone to snack on and it's also super budget friendly. In…

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Create the Look: Tea & Muffins

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Entertaining can really be simple. A couple of weeks ago, we started a series of posts to help with entertaining. The last one we shared was the second of three posts about entertaining with a galvanized tray and simple snacks. We featured a very classic and simple snack duo – tea and muffins. If you’re still…

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Entertaining with a Galvanized tray: Tea & Muffins

Looking for an easy way to entertain with just a tray and simple snacks? This article is to give you tips and ideas on entertaining with a galvanized tray, featuring tea and muffins. If you're new to this series, then be sure to go back and check out our first post in this series here. We…

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Create the Look: Wine & Cheese Tray

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Entertaining can really be simple. Yesterday we shared one of three posts about entertaining with a galvanized tray and simple snacks. We featured a very classic and simple snack duo - wine and cheese. It really was fun styling the tray with pretty food and flowers. I surely hope you enjoyed it! If you're still feeling…

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Entertain with a Galvanized Tray: Wine & Cheese

*If you like this wine and cheese tray look, be sure to shop the look here. Entertaining doesn't have to be complicated. Sometimes we think (I think) that we have to provide a big meal and our home has to be perfect for guests to visit.  Entertaining ends up being a daunting task, and then we get…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.