Cara Pearson: An Intro to Essential Oils

Eeee! Insert super hero girl scream here! Peeps, I’m so incredibly excited to welcome my Mississippi bestie to the blog, also known as SuperGirl. We met at Blue Ridge three years ago and became instantly inseparable. How could we not? She’s the Monica in my FRIENDS post, and identifies herself as That Bedford Gal. BEDFORD. I mean, you know. #wonderfullife #itsasign. Yeah, we have a lot in common and one is our passion for living great. So when I pressured her she agreed to blog once a month on essential oils I could hardly contain myself! Welcome to CEO: Cara’s read the rest. . .

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What’s on My Plate? You decide!

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

Hey, peeps! I’m gonna try something a little fun and participatory.

The Unemployment Cookbook: What's on your plate?

The Unemployment Cookbook: What’s on your plate?

So, I’ve decided part of my new meal plan should include recipes from The Unemployment Cookbook so I can also do a foodie blog. I know, I know . . . DUH. But I guess I’ve been so focused on writing NOLA and keeping a clean house (insert sarcastic laughter here) that I didn’t give much thought to it.

And then it hit me. It hit me like a sweet tea on a humid day. Like … read the rest. . .

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Five Things Friday: My Happy Planners

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

Frankly, My Dear . . . : Five Things Friday

Frankly, My Dear . . . : Five Things Friday

Okay. So, I guess we knew this post had to happen sooner or later, right? Y’all know my love for Happy Planning. I mean, from the day I brought my first one home I started telling you about it. Remember 2017 Prep: My Happy Planner? And Hobbes’ Mexican Chicken Meatloaf?

I laughed at the groups on Facebook. I saw ridiculous posts of women with four and five planners and entire shelves devoted to the art of the plan.

“No,” I told myself. … read the rest. . .

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Recipes: Freedom Cupcakes and Patriotic Kabobs

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

[Originally posted July 4, 2013]

For you new followers out there, thanks! This repost from a few years ago is still quite popular, and I didn’t want you to feel left out.

Happy Fourth!

What better way to celebrate a birthday than with delicious cupcakes? And what better celebration than the birth of our nation?

I wanted to do something fun for the Fourth of July that would inspire you into your own kitchen with a touch of creativity.

FREEDOM CUPCAKES

Red, White, and Blue Cupcakes with white topping and red and blue sprinkles

Freedom Cupcakes

Looks great, right? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet! And the recipe? Easy-peasy.… read the rest. . .

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Recipe: MoJo’s Creole Meatloaf

Recipe: MoJo’s Creole Meatloaf

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

Who says y’all have to be in New Orleans to celebrate Fat Tuesday?

MoJo's Creole Meatloaf

MoJo’s Creole Meatloaf

Y’all know my love for all things NOLA, right? The food, the parties, the spices, the food. Oh, did I say that already? C’mon. You know it’s worth mentioning again.

“It’s all about the food.
It’s always all about the food.”

~Rain [NOLA]

And y’all know my two favorite food companies are Zatarain’s and Winco, right?

And since tomorrow’s the end of this year’s Mardi Gras, as promised here’s this month’s meatloaf recipe. … read the rest. . .

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