• Main Dishes,  Recipes

    Don’t Make Decisions in a Hurricane – Make Hash…

      Hurricane Florence is heading straight for us.  Thankfully, the hurricane has come down from a near Category 5 to a Category 2.  Living near Myrtle Beach, SC, it is strange for our entire coastline to be evacuated.  No one is on the roads.  Thankfully, my husband & I do not live in an evacuation zone or a flood zone, so we are prepared to weather the storm with no power.  What’s interesting about this storm and every hurricane, is that I am reminded of what is important.  I often tell my friends – don’t make decisions in the middle of a hurricane.  The Governor of SC in all of…

  • Life Post,  Recipes

    I’m Not Perfect & It’s Okay…

    Hi! My name is Samantha & I am not perfect.  SHOCK! I know! It is hard for me to come to that realization, too. But, man, there is such freedom in that knowledge.  I am not perfect, I don’t have to be, & IT IS OK! With today’s social media, the Kardashian #perfection, & everything we see in the media, it is easy to try to strive for perfection in every area of our lives – our hair, our makeup, our education, our finances, our homes, our mom skills, our workout routines, and even our cooking.  Well, let’s set this straight – YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE PERFECT – YOU…