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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 love a good old fashioned banana pudding?  I also made her Sock … [Read More...]

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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water fairy princess

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 89}

Happy Monday {ish} Hope you’re having a wonderfully, delicious, delightful, and decadent day!  We’ve finally gotten some gorgeous weather down here and it’s had us stretching our legs and lifting our faces to the sun. The grill’s been heating up with spicy grilled shrimp quesadillas, steaks, poblano burgers and more… but what y’all have going has my… 

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powdered sugar and funnel cakes | A Southern Fairytale

Easy Funnel Cake Recipe

Whenever we go to the rodeo, the fair, the boardwalk – my kids want funnel cakes. Fluffy, crispy, chewy, sweet, powdered sugar dusted fried swirls of awesomeness. I had no clue that funnel cakes were so simple to make, or so much fun to make… let’s just say that now that I know, there will be lots… 

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chewy brown sugar chocolate chip cookies

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 88}

Happy Monday!  Are you recovering from Spring Break like us, or just starting yours?  We’ve devoured about 4 dozen of these brown sugar chocolate chip cookies over the past week, and it’s time for me to get back into running and working out to make up for it!  They’re so worth it, though. Y’all are… 

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Soft and Chewy Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sometimes you just want a perfectly delicious, yet simple – chocolate chip cookie – a crisp around the edges, chewy in the middle, chocolate chip cookie. If you’re anything like Princess – you want one without frills – no additions. no fruit. no silliness.  Just sugars, butter, vanilla, chocolate chips and happiness. A couple months ago… 

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Beef and broccoli stir fry veggies simmering in the wok

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 87}

Happy Monday, y’all.  We’re on Spring Break this week and while the weather isn’t cooperating, my kitchen is.   We’ve made stir fry,  some incredibly delicious basic chocolate chip cookies (at Princess’ request) I’ll be sharing the recipe this week, and we have grilled up some of our favorite poblano burgers I’d love to hear… 

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delicious spicy ginger beef and broccoli stir fry

Easy Spicy Beef with Broccoli Stir Fry

I adore stir fry.  I have a passion for tossing veggies, spices, and meat in my wok until the steamy, spicy, fragrant aroma has taken over my kitchen and the veggies are bright and crisp, the meat savory, tender, and spicy.   I could eat stir fry every single day – especially when it’s packed with chili… 

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Carnival's Molten Chocolate Melting Cake

This Week in Happiness {Week 28}

Happy Friday, y’all! How was your week?  I guess I should say weeks, since I missed last week.  Sorry, I was so busy playing catch up from the cruise, and I was barely on the computer at all!  We have been playing with some delicious recipes, though.  Cookies, cakes, and stir fry oh my!!!! There… 

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Delicious smoked turkey leg recipe from A Southern Fairytale

Rodeo Style Smoked Turkey Legs

March means it’s Rodeo Season in Houston! Bring on the boots, the food, the music, the food….. When Nathan and I think about rodeo foods, we immediately think of smoked turkey legs. Juicy, fall off the bone tender, crispy, crackling skin, melt in your mouth delicious smoked turkey legs. Have you ever smoked a turkey leg?… 

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