Southern Living

with Lauren

I don't have an accent, y'all do.

Tennessee Raised, Currently Bama Living.

Nomad coach's wife staying rooted in my Southern Lifestyle.

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July 16, 2018

Y'all, my family loves cajun food. Like eat it every chance we get kind of love. Gumbo, jambalaya, boudain, étouffée... GIVE. ME. IT. ALL. When we lived in Missouri a few of the coaches and their wives were from Southern Louisiana, it's here where I learned the difference in "cajun food" and real cajun love grew deep and I soaked up as much knowledge from them as I could. 

When we moved back to Tennessee we really started missing our almost monthly cajun cookouts with that football...

July 2, 2018

Deep sea fishing requires 3 things:

1. A strong stomach (the smell isn't great and sea sickness is real), or sea bands - these are amazing! I can handle almost anything with those on! Side note, also great for pregnant ladies! I have these.

2. Stamina for heat. We went on a smooth water day which is great for sea sickness, but the counter is no breeze! We did an eight hour trip this time, and even though the cabin is air conditioned, reeling in/fighting with a 20+ pound for hours on in is exhausti...

June 21, 2018

You. Read. That. Correctly.

Do you ever find yourself in a cooking rut? I do! Chicken, Beef, Chicken, Pork, Chicken, Chicken, blah...blah...blah! No matter how much I try to spice it up, I find myself going back to the basics and getting sick of it! That moment of "I MUST COOK SOMETHING NEW!" is when I typically find my best recipes. 

I'm no chef, so I'm not necessarily great at making things up, but I am great at getting ideas and making them my own. And that's just what I did with my latest crea...

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