Unwind on Dauphin Island

Grill man and I decided to sneak away. Too busy at work for a full on vacation so we compromised and chose a close spot. Off to unwind on Dauphin Island? What? Why? Dauphin Island would allow a working vacation since we were too busy to go too far away. Good place to sneak away to relax and avoid summertime crowds.

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Mimi’s Celebrate Summer Menu Before It Disappears

In a panic, I realized that the time had come.  What? The first early warning sign is children returning to school. Where did the time go? Is Summer nearly over? Truly it was time for Mimi’s Celebrate Summer Menu Before It Disappears. Continue reading “Mimi’s Celebrate Summer Menu Before It Disappears”

Seasoned Ahi Tuna Steaks Sear Then Flip Recipe

Seasoned Ahi Tuna Steaks Sear Then Flip Recipe, really is that easy. Ahi tuna delivers on taste and if cooked this way delivers a fast meal. Head to your local fish market and buy fresh tuna if this is an option.  Large grocery chains sell Ahi tuna steaks flash frozen, individually wrapped and is the next best thing if your grill man doesn’t fish. Continue reading “Seasoned Ahi Tuna Steaks Sear Then Flip Recipe”

Yes, Snake Bitten in Fairhope

Believe it or not things like this only happen to me. Or at least it seems that way. How many times have you heard someone say “Yes, Snake Bitten in Fairhope”? For that matter I only know of one person that has ever been snake bit. Continue reading “Yes, Snake Bitten in Fairhope”

Busy Mom’s Beckon The Bacon Frittata Recipe

Certainly, it is no secret if you’re a Mom, life is busier than even you can believe. Between care giving, housekeeping, laundry and other Mom duties life is hectic. You’re crazy busy even before you start buying groceries and contemplating meals. Busy Mom’s Beckon The Bacon Frittata recipe may be your answer to breakfast or lunch. Continue reading “Busy Mom’s Beckon The Bacon Frittata Recipe”

Can you slice, dice and whip it good?

I watched an Epicurious video on 50 people attempting to chop an onion. The video made me laugh and then made me sad. It left me puzzled and wondering how many people know how to chop an onion? Or how many people know how to cook? Can you slice, dice and whip it good? Continue reading “Can you slice, dice and whip it good?”

Join Fairhope Paddle Group

Join Fairhope Paddle Group for our Summer weekly paddles in Mobile Bay. Bring your board or kayak and meet us on the beach. No fees. No drama. Jus’ paddlin’. Continue reading “Join Fairhope Paddle Group”

Mimi’s Sage Advice

As I move into the next phase of Mimi-ness I am trying to be mindful of valuable advice that has been shared with me.  Advice so good that I want to call it Mimi’s Sage Advice.  Advice is often thrust at us from a host of different directions.  Sources come in different shapes, sizes, colors and amalgam to be sure. Continue reading “Mimi’s Sage Advice”

Mimi’s Kickin Corn and Rice Casserole

Mimi’s Kickin Corn and Rice Casserole is the perfect side dish to serve with a favorite Summer BBQ.  Recipe is easy to make ahead and bake as needed.  Creamy sauce wraps around the corn with rice and hits your mouth with a hint of bacon.

Casserole recipe includes cayenne, jalapeño and chipotle chile powder to give it a kick that delivers. This trio of flavor allows for easy adjustment depending on your preference for spice. Continue reading “Mimi’s Kickin Corn and Rice Casserole”

Plan a wine tasting with friends

Food and wine fall under the pleasures of life to enjoy. Whether your group of friends fall under the wine connoisseurs or “Wine for Dummies”  host a tasting . Plan a wine tasting with friends to share a relaxed evening enjoying wine and food wrapped around the desire to learn more about wine. Continue reading “Plan a wine tasting with friends”