My “Clean Eating” Journey Continues!


Hi friends! Several of you have emailed me about my "clean eating". Am I still doing it? What am I eating? I also posted this picture of a green smoothie on instagram and you asked for the recipe. So here's my update and a recipe! First, yes I'm still committed to "clean eating".  Clean eating can be different for everyone but for me, I'm trying … [Read more...]

My “Clean Eating” Journey

My "Clean Eating" Journey

Good morning friends!! I pray you had a safe and wonderful 4th of July weekend. We sure did, and now my husband and I are on a little vacation. We're at a hotel somewhere in Indiana, close to Chicago. We're going to be staying in Michigan this week and I'll be sharing some of our trip with you. Today I wanted to let you know how my first week of … [Read more...]

Our Cleaning Eating Journey

Our "Clean Eating" Journey

My daughter and I (along with our very reluctant husbands) are starting a new adventure on Monday. I'm not sure how I feel about it. I have mixed emotions. Here's one of the reasons I'm starting this new adventure. I get a lot of emails from you all with questions like, "What do you do to stay in shape?"  "Do you diet, exercise, etc." And I … [Read more...]

Delicious Cheese Danish

Delicious Cheese Danish

Good morning! I'm headed to the Bloggy Conference this morning but I wanted to share this delicious cheese danish recipe with you. It's now only delicious but it's easy and that's always a winner for me! Ingredients: 2 cans ready to use refrigerated crescent rolls 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese 1  cup sugar 1  teaspoon vanilla extract 1 … [Read more...]

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Banana Bread

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Banana Bread

Every once in a while I find a recipe I love and I want to share it with you. This Blueberry Greek Yogurt Banan Bread is that kind of recipe. Truthfully, any recipe that uses greek yogurt, I want to try. I love greek yogurt and it makes this bread so moist. I always want to give credit where credit is due and I found this recipe on the … [Read more...]

Chobani Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Greek Yogurt pancakes

I've been wanting to try a recipe for pancakes that I saw on the side of my  Chobani 0% Vanilla Greek Yogurt.  Colt Allen stayed the night with us on Friday night, so Saturday morning was a perfect time to try out these pancakes. I don't know if I've told you but I'm in love with Chobani greek yogurt! I can't get enough of it. I have to … [Read more...]

Easy Peasy Summer Dessert

Easy Peasy Summer Dessert

Okay, I have to confess, I don't spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Don't get me wrong, I love to eat, I just don't love to cook. There in lies the problem. When I grow up, I want to be The Pioneer Woman (well, I'm not sure I want to live on a ranch) but I don't think it's going to happen. My husband is keeping his fingers … [Read more...]

Summer Pasta Salad

Summer fun

Good morning! I hope you had a great holiday weekend. I say~~let summer begin! I'm ready!  We had a cookout at my Dad and stepmother's house yesterday and I took this delicious pasta salad. It's an easy and perfect side to all your cookouts during the summer months. Summer Pasta Salad   Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) package … [Read more...]

Yummy Pretzel Treats

pretzel treats

Good morning! We had a busy and beautiful weekend. The weather has been gorgeous! This time of year we watch a lot of basketball and we love cheering on our Kentucky Wildcats. Colt Allen got into the spirit too~~He loves those Cats! On Saturday, we were blessed to celebrate my mother-in-law's 84th birthday. We had a wonderful … [Read more...]

Yummy Appetizer~Mini Sausage Cups

Hey Friends! Today I wanted to introduce you to a blogger friend of mine. Amanda and I met last October and she is such a sweet lady that I wanted you all to meet her too! Hello! What an honor it is to be guest posting today at Walking in Grace and Beauty!  I'm Amanda from My Heart's Desire Blog where you'll find food, … [Read more...]

5 Things I Love About Fall


Fall has certainly arrived in Kentucky! We've had cooler mornings and evenings and a few more rainy, cloudy days. I'm trying not to lament summer too much so I've decided to remind myself of the things I love about Fall. So here's my list: 1. I love the changing leaves. Driving around Kentucky, especially the horse … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

Okay this is a splurge!! If you're looking for something absolutely delicious...........this is it!! This bread pudding is out of this world! I made it for my family and everyone loved it!! Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce 1 loaf round Hawaiin bread1 stick butter (melted1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips2 1/2 cups fat free … [Read more...]

What Do I Really Crave?


It's that time of the year........bathing suits and shorts. This is when I get serious about losing a few pounds that showed up over the winter months. January is when most people start getting into shape but I'm never ready then. It's still too cold and dreary and I'm a procrastinator by nature. So now I'm getting serious! Vacation is just … [Read more...]

Wanda’s Kitchen…..Delicious Caramel Corn

Caramel Corn

It's Valentines weekend so why not make your family a sweet snack. My sister-in-law made this a few months ago and I loved it (which is surprising because it's not chocolate!). Warning: it's addicting and it's hard to stop eating it! Here's all you need: 1 bag MIKE-SELLS Popcorn 2 sticks butter 1/4 cup Light Karo syrup 2 cups … [Read more...]

Baby it’s Cold Outside-Homemade Pimento Cheese

Homemade Pimento cheese/

Since it’s snowing and cold outside I thought it would be a great night to fix some vegetable soup with pimento cheese sandwiches. I love soup especially on a cold night. Mom had an easy vegetable soup recipe that I use. My sister, Traci put the recipe on her blog back in October. If you would like to have it you can go here. Here’s what … [Read more...]