The Bacon, Blue Cheese, Basil, Avocado, Tomato Summer Salad

The Triple ‘B’ Avocado Tomato Summer Salad

The Triple 'B' Avocado Tomato Summer Salad just might be my new favorite summer salad; it combines some of my favorite summer ingredients, comes together quickly, and is a delightful complement to any grilled main dish.  Basil, Bacon, Blue Cheese, Avocado, Tomato Summer Salad  Fresh basil leaves, ripe California Avocados and juicy tomatoes are one of my favorite snacks; … [Read More...]

Butterscotch Pecan Monkey Bread | A Southern Fairytale

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 96}

I’m going to distract you from the last week of non-posting with MARGARITAS and Monkey Bread! Butterscotch-Pecan Monkey Bread, to be precise.  It’s Monday, which means it’s Mouthwatering Mondays and time to talk about a few of my favorite recipes that were linked up last week – this week’s favs are packed with flavor, lots… 

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Caramel butterscotch pecan monkey bread

Butterscotch Pecan Monkey Bread

Caramelized Sugars, crunchy pecans, hot baked bread dripping with butterscotch and served piping hot – for breakfast. Are you intrigued? This is Monkey Bread‘s decadent southern grandmother – Sassy, Classy, and Irresistible …  

frosty homemade frozen margaritas | A Southern Fairytale

Restaurant Style Frozen Margaritas

Today is Cinco de Mayo, which for many people is just an excuse to drink Frozen Margaritas and eat guacamole.  If, however, you’d like to know the REAL reason that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration, and no, it’s NOT because Cinco de Mayo is the Mexican equivalent of the 4th of July, read this…. 

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May the Fourth Be With You

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 95}

Happy Monday, and it really is Monday, because I am WAY behind due to the sheer awesomeness of the Mom 2.0 Conference and re-entry is hard, y’all. It’s Monday, which means it’s Mouthwatering Mondays and time to talk about a few of my favorite recipes that were linked up last week – this week’s favs… 

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phoenecian sunset at relish

What a Get Away

I Flew into Arizona yesterday to attend the Mom 2.0 Summit, and not only was my roomie and kindred spirit Laura waiting for me at the airport, but this was the gorgeousness that greeted us at The Phoenecian .   Hello Heaven.  Laura, Jyl, and I worked out at the fitness center, and then rallied for dinner… 

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Put on Your Brave Girl Boots sign by Brave Girls Club

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 94}

Happy Monday, y’all!!!  I leave for Mom 2.0 Summit tomorrow and I feel like everything should be in all caps with exclamation points everywhere!!!!  I’m excited to speak on a panel sponsored by Nesquik about kids’ nutrition, and how we handle it in our own homes with Laura Fuentes of Momables and Lisa Leake of… 

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overnight sausage and egg casserole | A Southern Fairytale

Simple and Delicious Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole

One of the reasons that I love this sausage and egg breakfast casserole is that it’s easy, it’s delicious, and it can be made the night before!  It doesn’t hurt that the blending of the spicy sausage, the creamy eggs, and the rich, sharp cheese makes for an incredibly delicious, mouth-watering meal.  Seriously y’all your taste buds… 

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granny's sock it to me recipe card

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 93}

Happy Monday, y’all!  Hope your weekend was delicious! Ours was filled with celebrating what would have been my Granny’s 95th birthday by trying to perfect her elusive Banana Pudding Recipe – she was famous for it, and I can tell y’all that my neighbors are enjoying the recipe testing of this one. What Southerner doesn’t… 

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Granny's Sock it To Me Cake | A Southern Family Tradition | A Southern Fairytale

Granny’s Sock It To Me Cake

One of the first cakes that Granny made for Nathan was her Sock It To Me Cake. I’m pretty sure he asked her to marry him after the first bite. Granny would have turned 95 today. Mary Cecil Trew {Granny} April 18, 1920 – April 16, 2014 Granny was everyone’s Granny.  Every single one of… 

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mouthwatering monday collage

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 92}

Happy Monday, y’all – sorry this is running a bit late.  I had an SD card corruption this past weekend and I spent an inordinate amount of time trying to recover the images that I hadn’t yet transferred to my computer.  In order to do that – the software that I found (Wondershare Data Recovery) recovered… 

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Fried Avocado Slices | ASouthernFairytale.Com

Avocado Fries with Homemade Ranch Dipping Sauce

Do you love Avocados?  Do you love dip-able, delicious food? Do you like crispy, crunchy, creamy, mouth wateringly, crave-worthy foods? If the answer is no… why are you here? Obviously, since you’re on my blog, the answer is yes, and I know that you’re going to want the recipe for these ridiculously delicious Avocado Fries. How… 

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mouthwatering mondays collage

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 91}

Happy Monday, y’all! What a delicious and busy weekend we had.  We took the kids to the Shell Houston Open where we laughed, watched super-star golfers, helped donate to some wonderful charities (which is what the Shell Houston Open does), ate some yummy food, talked, made memories and enjoyed some family time.  Saturday, we worked around… 

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Wish upon a star

I Wish You May, I Wish You Might

Never stop wishing on stars, Always believe in magic, and never stop being in awe of the everyday beauty of the world we live in  

Time Hop App then and now

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 90}

Happy Monday! It’s been a crazy, wonderfully full, sports, friends, crawfish boil, sunshine-filled weekend for us; how was your weekend? I love my TimeHop app – and this weekend my heart melted when the picture from 4 years ago popped up! My little Monkey was so small and adorable in his cowboy boots.  He used… 

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