Life

It’s SWEET to be One

One word comes to mind as I celebrate Practically Homemade’s 1st Birthday today and that is THANKFUL.  Words can’t begin to describe the past year.  To say this blog is my baby would be an understatement.  I feel like I have birthed it, nourished it, watched it grow and now I am working hard with […] Read more…

Halloween Brownie Bites

My kids are older now but I remember all too well the last minute panic of needing a school treat.  I can’t exactly remember what grade my Tater was in but it was well past 9 p.m. on the night before his Halloween party that he informed me that we needed to bring something for […] Read more…

In Love with Napa

Last week I was lucky enough to spend a few days in Napa for the World of Flavors conference.  Napa has always been on my bucket list and so to say I was excited would be an understatement.  It did not disappoint, I am in love with Napa!  The weather was beautiful, the setting was […] Read more…

Easter Decoration Inspiration

I am so excited!!  For a couple of years my mom has had a really cool three tier tray that she decorates for the holidays.  For nearly that long I have been looking for one that I think will work in my house.  I guess I am picky but I finally found this one {Emerson […] Read more…

42 things I have learned in 42 years…

It is hard for me to believe it but tomorrow…I am 42.  I don’t feel 42…unless of course…I move my body and then the aches and pains of growing older set in.  There is also the fact that my kids will be 19 and 21 this year…so ya, I guess I am 42.  All in […] Read more…

Meal Planning Basics

I have been asked so many times about meal planning.  How do I do it?  When do I plan?  When do I shop?  Meal planning has became really important to me because I am a girl who likes to have a plan!  When I was a single mom of 2 and owned the deli, I […] Read more…

25 Random Facts about Me

When I read a blog, I always think it is fun to learn a little more about the person behind the post.  It can give a little insight into their web space and how they write.  I try to keep things at Practically Homemade all about food but I thought it might be fun, so […] Read more…