Savory Summer Side Dishes

Summer is all about simple, fresh and quick meals! The sooner I can get out of the kitchen the better. Dustin typically handles the grilling while I take care of the side dishes. The Phillips family has narrowed down some of our family favorites that we plan on making all summer long.  Continue reading “Savory Summer Side Dishes”

Food, Life

Summer Treats to Keep Cool

This week the weather in Kentucky has been very summer-like and I am loving it! Some of my favorite things about summer are the clothes, the outdoor activities, and the food! I’m looking forward to homemade popsicles with my girls. We have narrowed down our favorites to make this summer. Continue reading “Summer Treats to Keep Cool”

Food, Life, Motherhood

Soccer Snack For The Win.

My girls are my world and I take an immense amount of pride in how Dustin and I raise them. If you asked Isabella, “What does momma tell you every day?” she would say “be the best me I can be.”

I use that exact phrase in every aspect of my life, work, home, cooking, cleaning, driving, being a momma, being a wife, being a friend, anything! Thank goodness Pinterest came around and has a million creative options for me to be the best!

This weekend I had the pleasure of being snack mom for Isabella’s soccer team, so I, of course, headed to Pinterest for some inspiration. Since it was an 8:30 a.m. game we have decided to go with “Banana Split Bites“. A nice refreshing fruit snack after a hard fought victory! Continue reading “Soccer Snack For The Win.”

Food, Life

Refreshing Mint Juleps

mint-julep-illustration (1)Daniel Boone once said, “Heaven Must Be A Kentucky Kind Of Place!” When a place is known for rolling hills, thoroughbreds, and bourbon is there really much of an argument?

The most exciting two minutes in sports takes place in Kentucky each year on the first Saturday in May. This iconic horse race has been taking place in Kentucky since 1937. In 1938, Churchill Downs began promoting the mint julep in association with the Kentucky Derby, and the rest is history. Continue reading “Refreshing Mint Juleps”