• Beauty,  Humor,  Just Plain Southern

    43 Things Only Girls With Curly Hair Understand

    43 Things Only Girls With Curly Hair Understand Living here in the South, in case y’all didn’t know, it’s HUMID! Not just a little humid, it is tropical rain forest humid. For those of us with curly hair (that would be me) this is not conducive to a “good hair day”. People have told me for years to “work with what you have”, meaning if you have curly hair you should embrace it and wear your hair curly. For me, this means that I should just realize that I will never have a good hair day until that one or two days of the year where the humidity is below…

  • This is a delicious recipe that will help you not only eat more veggies but will also quell those cravings for those deep fried, diet busting, Buffalo Chicken wings. | Super Bowl Food | Healthy Snacks | Bar Food | Healthy Eating | Two Southern Sweeties | #healthyrecipes #healthysnacks
    Appetizers,  Health,  Recipes

    Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

    Two Southern Sweeties Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites Have y’all seen how Cauliflower has become the new go to for healthy eating? There are recipes for everything cauliflower… Honey Garlic Baked, Parmesan Roasted, General Tso’s, Riced, Mashed and of course Buffalo. I have been trying to get more veggies into our diet and since Tom and I love cauliflower and anything Buffalo flavored, this was what I decided to try. I was a bit skeptical that it would actually be good because I am so used to eating Buffalo Chicken Wings, I just didn’t see how this was going to satiate my craving for them. Well………….. I was so wrong!!! This…

  • Recipes,  Side Dishes

    Foil Packet Potatoes

    Foil Packet Potatoes Quick and easy potatoes that cook right along with your meat on the grill. No need to heat up the house. When you are enjoying a beautiful day outside on the deck or in the yard, who wants to have to go inside to cook dinner? Well now, you can stay outside with everyone else. These potatoes make it easy to cook your entire meal on the grill, not just your meat or fish. We just had a beautiful deck put on our house and I definitely didn’t want to go inside to have to cook dinner. Truth be told, I will probably be living on the…

  • Derby Style Pie is a traditional recipe at Kentucky Derby time. A pie of chocolate nuts and Bourbon | derby pie, run for the roses | Kentucky Derby Recipes
    Dessert,  Just Plain Southern,  Recipes

    Derby Style Pie

    Derby Style Pie Unfortunately, the Kentucky Derby has been postponed this year due to the Coronoavirus. It will be run in September instead of May. But….that doesn’t mean that we can’t still enjoy his wonderful Derby Style Pie. When I was growing up, my Mama and Daddy had race horses.  Now they were pretty good, but of course never made it to the “Derby”.  My parents loved going to the track to watch our horses run. Heck, my daughter Brianna, was just a baby when we would get her all dressed up and go to the track to watch the horses. Needless to say, the Kentucky Derby was sort of…

  • It's time for flip flops, sandals, strappy heels again. Take the Open Toed Shoe Pledge. Womens shoes, womens sandals, #sandals #flipflops #womensshoes
    Beauty,  Humor

    The Open Toed Shoe Pledge

    The Open Toed Shoe Pledge Alright Ladies, it’s that time of the year again.  For y’all  here in the South, this is a year long thing. Just a friendly reminder!! Please raise your big toes and repeat after me: (The Open Toed Shoe Pledge)… As a member of the Cute Girl Sisterhood, I pledge to follow the Rules when wearing sandals and other open-toe and open heel shoes: I promise to always wear sandals that fit. My toes will not hang over and touch the ground, nor will my heels spill over the backs. And the sides and tops of my feet will not pudge out between the straps. I…

  • Egg-Straordinary Easter Egg Tutorials
    Easter,  Holidays

    Egg-straordinary Easter Egg Ideas

    Egg-straordinary  Easter Egg Ideas Do y’all remember the days of using food coloring to dye Easter eggs? Then there were the little tablets that were dropped in hot water. A bit later came the tablets that would be popped into some white vinegar and cold water. Ahh …. those were the days! Well these days you have so many choices and it has become an art rather than just a tradition for little kids keep. We have collected a number of photos and tutorials below. We would love to have you share your pictures and egg decorating tips and tricks with us. Let us know if you try any of…

  • Perfect hard boiled eggs cooked either on the stove top or Instant Pot. Easy peeling, Easter, Deviled Eggs, Baking Soda, #eggs #hardboiledeggs
    Appetizers,  Breakfast,  Easter,  Holidays,  Recipes,  Tips

    Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

    We will show you how to make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs both on the stove top and in the Instant Pot ( pressure cooker ) With Easter just around the corner, I thought I would share with y’all my way to have perfectly cooked hard boiled eggs. I absolutely LOVE eggs, especially hard boiled ones. They are wonderful for a quick morning breakfast or for an easy, healthy snack. I have tried just about every trick and way of cooking these little beauties, and there are a LOT. Today, I’m going to share with you how I cook them both on the stove top and in the Instant Pot! They…

  • This Super Simple Slow Cooker Beef Stew is quick, easy and a family favorite Just pop it all into a Crock Pot and Set it, Forget it, Enjoy it. #crockpotrecipes #beefstew
    Entrees,  Recipes

    Super Simple Slow Cooker Beef Stew

    Two Southern Sweeties Super Simple Slow Cooker Beef Stew { Our blog posts contain affiliate links. These don’t cost you anything, but they allow us to continue running this site and providing free content for our readers.}  It’s a bit chilly here in North Carolina right now. These are the perfect days for a nice hearty dinner done in the crock pot. This stew is not only easy to make but it will keep your family, yes even the kids, coming back for more. This beef stew recipe absolutely has a kick and more vegetables than your kids will ever guess. This is awesome with a hearty crusty bread. Our…