2015 A Year in Review. The Most Pinned Posts and Reader Favorite Recipes

Chocolate, Avocados, Margaritas, Lemon Drop Martinis, Grilled Pizzas and more… These are the reader favorites and the most pinned recipes from 2015

While I was looking through the analytics to find the 15 most pinned posts on A Southern Fairytale for 2015, what I found solidified the knowledge that y’all are indeed my people.

Y’all like sweets, a lot, y’all like quotes, music, slow cooker recipes, avocados, lemon drop martinis, and handmade gifts!

I am so grateful and thankful for each and every one of you!  Thank y’all for being a part of this journey, and for allowing me to share my family, our recipes, our lives, and my passion for food and family with y’all.

Without further ado — here are the 15 Most Pinned Posts on A Southern Fairytale in 2015.

the 15 most pinned posts on  A Southern Fairytale in 2015


 Going through the numbers and looking back on the posts made me realize that I (a) need to re-photograph and re-write some of these super old recipes {cough cough}S’mores Pie.. Apple Butter Chipotle Chicken Thighs {cough cough}, but also made me smile, because y’all really are my people….

Starting with number #15 and working up to the #1 pinned post in 2015……

Slow Cooker {Roasted} Chicken

slow cooker roasted chicken


S’Mores Pie 

s'mores pudding pie


This Week in Happiness {Week 22}

embrace the glorious mess quote


Sweet and Spicy Chicken Thighs

Sweet & Spicy Apple Butter Chipotle Chicken Thigsh


Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Balsamic Vinegar Glaze 



Spicy Grilled Shrimp Quesadillas with Smoky Avocado Cream Sauce

Grilled Shrimp Quesadillas


Easy Cinnamon Candy

easy homemade cinnamon candy


Halloween Nutella Puppy Chow

nutella puppy chow


Roasted Cinnamon Almonds

oven roasted cinnamon almonds


The Perfect Lemon Drop Martini

Easy and delicious lemon drop martini recipe | A Southern Fairytale


Rustic DIY Mason Jar Lanterns

DIY Rustic Mason Jar Wall Lanterns


Oreo Peppermint Bark

oreo peppermint bark


Chocolate and Caramel Dipped Pretzel Rods 

caramel and chocolate dipped pretzel rods


This Week in Happiness {Week 3}

My Music


and the most pinned post on A Southern Fairytale in 2015…….


Southern Praline Sauce

praline sauce

Now that we’ve gone through the most pinned posts on the blog this year, let’s talk about y’all’s favorite recipes that were posted in 2015!!  We’ve got chocolate, avocados, sugar, barbecue, pizzas, donuts, beignets, and monkey bread.  I feel like I should be singing… these are a few of my favorite things.


reader's favorite recipes in 2015



In no particular order; here are the Top 15 Recipes from A Southern Fairytale in 2015, as determined by y’all, the readers.

Restaurant Style Frozen Margaritas at Home

Easy, homemade, Frozen Margarita | A Southern Fairytale


Easy Spicy Beef with Broccoli Stir Fry

delicious spicy ginger beef and broccoli stir fry


Carnival’s Melting Chocolate Lava Cake

chocolate lava cake from carnival


Lemon Horseradish Potato Salad

Katie Workman's lemon horseradish potato salad from Dinner Solved-1


Grilled Spinach and Artichoke Dip Pizza

spinach artichoke dip grilled pizza | A Southern Fairytale


Avocado Fries with Homemade Ranch Dipping Sauce

Fried Avocado Slices | ASouthernFairytale.Com


Quick and Easy 3-ingredient Sopapilla Beignets

easy sopapilla beignet


Barbecue Chicken Grilled Pizza with Caramelized Onions 

Grilled Barbecue Chicken, Bacon, Caramelized Onion Pizza


Simple and Delicious Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole

overnight sausage and egg casserole | A Southern Fairytale


Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

simple, delicious, easy chocolate chip cookies


The Triple ‘B’ Avocado Summer Salad

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



snickerdoodles all sugared up-1


Fruity Pebbles Donuts 

fruity pebbles cereal donuts recipe


Grilled Sausage Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes

Grilled Sausage Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes


Butterscotch Pecan Monkey Bread

butterscotch pecan monkey bread | A Southern Fairytale


Thank y’all, again. <3  I started A Southern Fairytale in late 2007, which means that I’ve been writing, sharing, and storytelling online for 8 years now.  Thank y’all so much for supporting A Southern Fairytale and all the sponsors who help make A Southern Fairytale possible.   Each and every pin, FB share, tweet, email subscription, Instagram post, means the world to me <3 I am so thankful for y’all!!

So tell me! What would y’all like to see in 2016?  Do you have a recipe you’d like me to share?  A photography tip? A travel tip?  Talk to me.  I love hearing from y’all!

P.S.  If you’re an email subscriber …. you’ll see a bonus favorites of 2015 showing up in your email soon!  Thank you so much!

CHEERS to 2016! May it be a year filled with joy, blessings, progress, love, peace, delicious food, laughter, family, friends, and moments of sheer bliss.

find the gold Proverbs 11:27 





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