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How to Make Homemade Cranberry Sauce

How to Make Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Have you ever made homemade cranberry sauce?  If not, you’re missing out!  It is so incredibly easy and FUN to make.  No really.  What’s fun about making cranberry sauce?  Well, have you ever gotten your hands on some of those small packing bubbles?  You know […]

Rock the Cradle Breakfast Casserole with Tricia Yearwood and The Bakery Cos.

Rock the Cradle Breakfast Casserole with Tricia Yearwood and The Bakery Cos.

A few weeks ago, my friend Cordia (Founder of The Bakery Cos.) invited Jerry, my parents (Don and Nancy), and I to the Rock the Cradle fundraiser benefiting the NICU at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.  The event was held at the picturesque country chic Loveless […]

Alexandria’s Birthday Pumpkin Pie

Alexandria’s Birthday Pumpkin Pie

Flashback Friday Today on Lakeside Table it’s Flashback Friday!  Last year about this time, my eldest step daughter, Alexandria, turned 25.  How did that happen?  First of all before I go any further, I have to say, I am completely blessed with not 1 but […]

How to Become a Brussels Sprouts Lover

How to Become a Brussels Sprouts Lover

A Recent Poll Do you hate Brussels Sprouts?  If so, you are in excellent company.  A 2008 poll found that they are the #1 most hated vegetable in the United States and Britain.  According to Science Focus 50% of people taste an unpleasant bitterness in these cute little […]

Celebrate Halloween with Spooky Eggs & Witchfest 2017

Celebrate Halloween with Spooky Eggs & Witchfest 2017

I love Halloween!  I love everything about it: dressing up, candy, spooky treats, creepy decor.  You name it.  Keep it fun, light hearted, and creative!  What’s not to love? Spooooooky Deviled Eggs Up top is a little video I put together with Addison (9) and […]

Sushi!!! A Great Meal for Kids

Sushi!!! A Great Meal for Kids

Skip to the recipe: Salmon Maki-Sushi Roll This month my baby turn 18!  Egads, how did that happen???  So please indulge me as I share a bit about his favorite meal when he was just a little guy. Fast Food Sushi When I was a […]

The Ever Versatile Chocolate Mousse

The Ever Versatile Chocolate Mousse

If there is any dessert that under appreciated, it’s the beautifully velvet Chocolate Mousse.  It has got to be one of the best desserts because it is so versatile as well as being smooth, deeply chocolate-y, and rich.   Before we go any further, let’s just […]

Blueberry Watermelon Salad and Yellowstone National Park

Blueberry Watermelon Salad and Yellowstone National Park

This summer Jerry, Carver and I went to Yellowstone National Park.  It was absolutely stunning, a surprise at every turn.  However, when it came to deciding what recipe to pair with this adventure, I have been at a loss.  Although the tourist shops have discovered […]