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Welcome to A Southern Fairytale – I’m Rachel!

I am a writer, speaker, recipe developer, photographer, mom, wife, boot-wearer, a fan of spicy foods, chips and salsa, belly-laughs, and hugs.

When I’m not in the kitchen, or hanging out with friends and neighbors, you can usually find me volunteering at my kids’ schools, substitute teaching, getting inspiration for recipes from restaurant menus, farmers markets, and Granny’s recipe cards.

The view through my camera lens inspires me to capture and create memories each and every day.

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20 No Churn Ice Cream Recipes to Make This Summer

One of the simple pleasures of summer is making homemade ice cream. With these 20 no-churn ice cream recipes there’s no need for any fancy or complicated equipment! You’ll still get that rich homemade taste even without a churn from these delicious summer-inspired flavors. Take advantage of summer fruit flavors like blueberry, key lime, lemon,…

20 Mason Jar Hearty Salads
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20 Hearty Mason Jar Salads

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I am the editor, publisher, prep cook and chief dishwasher of A Southern Fairytale, a food blog and journal of my happily ever after, Southern-style with my Harley ridin’, DIY handy-man husband, and our two 8th generation Texan children.