The Good Life
with a Southern Drawl

By myscoop2 — June 25, 2014


Southern Smoothie Recipe (8/13/2018) - Oh what fun to eat seasonal🍑! Who else is enjoying peach season??? The peaches this year are the sweetest we have enjoyed in awhile. Of course they are delicious on their own but for an afternoon perk I made this […]
Best Of Provence (8/10/2018) - We often think of time as passing us by. As we drove passed fields of lavender and poppies, rows of grapevines and olive trees I wondered if maybe we were just looking at it wrong. Maybe instead of thinking of […]
Best of The French Riviera: Saint-Tropez (8/2/2018) - Were you never told St. Tropez is paradise? -Karl Lagerfeld The pastel colored buildings, the narrow streets, the bougainvillea wrapped balconies – the colors and smells of the Mediterranean wind along every cobblestone street of this iconic Mediterranean town. If […]
Olive Tapenade Recipe (8/2/2018) - One cannot think well, love well, or sleep well if one has not eaten well. -Virginia Woolf Nothing is perhaps easier to make than tapenade. You take olives and mash them up or in this case I blended them in […]
Best of The French Riviera: Day 1-4 (7/24/2018) - “Oh Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” I called out of the window of our castle room. My husband had to remind me France already had plenty of cheese. In the medieval village of Eze we had the ultimate pleasure […]
Tomato-Watermelon Gazpacho (7/17/2018) - Happy #meatlessmonday 🍅 One of the differences I have noticed in American and European eating styles is that Europeans tend to eat for taste which means only eating what’s in season. If it’s not flavorful they don’t eat it. I’m […]
Steel Cut Oats – A Go-To Breakfast (7/11/2018) - One of my family’s go-to breakfasts because you can prepare them the night before – Steel Cut Oats. Steel cut oats are a complete source of protein with 7grams per 1/4 cup, contain lots of fiber, and vitamin B and […]
What To Wear To The French Riviera (7/6/2018) - Happy #FashionFriday ! I’ve had lots of reader requests to share my outfit details from my recent France trip, ask and you shall receive;)! One of the most fun parts of planning our travels to the Cote d’Azur aka French […]
Watermelon Chamomile Mocktail (7/5/2018) - Ahhhhh those sticky Southern summers. Looking for a refreshing way to cool off? We toasted Independence Day sans alcohol with these mouthwatering mocktails made in the @vitamix . I cannot remember the 4th of July ever tasting so good. Frozen […]
Summer Garden Smoothie Bowl (6/27/2018) - You might say I’m feeling a bit creative upon returning from the Mediterranean. This morning with fresh local blueberries and blackberries and roses from the garden, I pulled out the @vitamix and tried to create the most beautiful, tasty, healthy […]