Art, Beauty, Landscape, Nature, Photography

Friday Photo

Happy Friday!  I’m really bad about doing posts on Fridays so I thought I would start a Friday Photo series.  Just a short post and a picture that I really like.  Some of these may be photos I have found on the internet, some may be mine that I like, or some may be mine that I ask for some critique on.  Who knows!  The photo above however, is not mine.  I wish it was.  This photo on Pinterest and was done by this person here.  Check out more of their photos, they have a lot of great ones!  I love the mood of this photo.  I love that you are looking at somethings small and detailed against something big.  And I especially love the way the colors are picked up in the dandelion.  Enjoy the photo and have a great weekend!

Cooking, Food, Knoxville, Life, Love, Personal, Photography, Recipes, Uncategorized

Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes and Spicy Maple Butter

That’s right, TWO dishes this week.  Just because I love you that much.  Maybe you’re having trouble trying to decide what to make for dinner, well here are two of your meals right here on my blog this week.  Now, this dish sounds more like a Sunday lunch to me, but it was actually pretty easy for dinner and just the right amount with a little left over.

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Dish-o-the-Week: Steamed Dumplings

I know that these little guys just look like lumps in this picture but I promise they are really good.  They are surprisingly easy, although they do take a little bit of time just to assemble.  But they are well worth the effort.  Steamed dumplings are one of our favorite things to get when we eat out and it was nice to make them at home!

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Art, Knoxville, Life, Love, Personal, Photography, Portraits

People Pictures: Exercise 3

In Exercise 3 of Chris Orwig’s, “People Pictures,” we explore finding your style.  This sounds really easy up front, but it’s actually very hard to vocalize what your style is.  I once again definitely suggest checking out this book.  It’s been really fun and helpful to explore.

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Deep South, Holidays, Home, Knoxville, Landscape, Life, Love, Mountains, Music, Nature, Personal

10 Reasons Why I Love Spring

Spring has sprung here in East Tennessee and I am thrilled.  The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and the windows are open.  It’s pretty awesome.  So here are my top 10 reasons why I love spring.

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Dish-o-the-Week:Cinnamon and Sugar Donuts

I can tell your mouths are already watering just after reading the title.  I have good news, no no GREAT news!  Not only is this recipe super mouth watering delicious, but it’s also very easy to make.  As in, I made this at 6AM and only slightly burned a few.  So it’s gotta be easy.   Continue reading

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Top 10 Pins

That’s right folks! It’s that time of the week when I give you might top 10 pins from  My first choice is the photo above.  It just looks serene and fabulous.  I would love to go there…like…right now.

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