Category: Food

  • My Weight Loss Journey [Phase 2 of ?]

    Today marks the one-year anniversary since I started my crazy diet. Starting weight: 223.2 Today’s weight:  181.8 Total Loss:       41.4 pounds You can see the major drop starting in August of 2012. I hit my goal weight in October of 2012 and have been maintaining ever since then. My lowest weight was […]

  • Wonderful Pistachios: Should You Buy Them In The Shell?

    I’m a sucker for a good deal, so when I see delicious food at Sam’s Club, I have to resist the urge to stuff it into the already-packed shopping cart. But the last time we went to Sam’s, I saw that Wonderful Pistachios (the brand, although they are inherently wonderful) come in a 3-pound bag […]

  • My Weight Loss Journey [Phase 1 of ?]

    August 12, 2012: The day I decided my life needed a big change. I came home from the beach on August 11th and I had just lived through a week of not feeling comfortable with my own body. I was surrounded by pools and the ocean but I never felt like I could take my […]

  • Paula’s Home Cooking

    “This is some sho’ enough good eatin’ ya’ll.” ~ From episode “Southern Favorites” How can you go wrong with an amazing southern cook like Paula Dean? I think she uses more butter and mayonnaise than anyone else in the world. In this episode she made the following: BBQ Pork Sandwich Corn Fritters Traditional Southern Deviled […]