Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1950 Charleston Shrimp Pie

I was really happy when a good friend of mine lent me a few vintage Southern cookbooks. Moving to Atlanta, almost four years ago, I didn't realize how much of a change it would be. In my mind, Virginia was already the South, but Georgia is a whole new ball game. While we haven't had… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1950 Charleston Shrimp Pie

Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 50’s Shrimp Salad

Y'all, I'm starting a new blog post series! I love old books in general but there's nothing I like more than browsing through old cookbooks and imagining people, way back when, using them in their own kitchen. With this in mind, I decided to go through all the old cookbooks I could get my hands… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 50’s Shrimp Salad

Meal Prep

The Home-Cooked Meals Victory!

This week was our first week back together. Jeff was staying home (woot!) and I decided to plan a whole week of dinners, which had not happened in quite a while. So here's what I had planned...and I am proud to say I stuck to it all! Monday: Caesar Salad Alright, technically, this one didn't… Continue reading The Home-Cooked Meals Victory!


Successful Dishes from the Past Week

And the attempt to live a Paleo lifestyle continues! Despite the occasional cheat meal (once a week or so), I'd say that we have been doing really well. Even our cheat meals tend to be something that we make that simply isn't following the Paleo guidelines, instead of going out and breaking our budget as… Continue reading Successful Dishes from the Past Week