RealHomeMatters

Not only am I a licensed real estate agent in Georgia, I also consider myself a home and lifestyle consultant. Our homes are sacred places where we can escape to find peace and contentment with our loved ones. I'm passionate about helping others to buy and sell their homes, but also providing tips and advice to help them create their unique living space. And, yes I'm also a foodie -- food is the quintessential connection to making you feel like "There's no place like home!"

Healthy Holiday Appetizers

The holidays can bring more than just happiness and joy; extra pounds can become an uninvited guest. If you’re hosting holiday parties, help your guests eat healthier by serving healthy holiday appetizers. One of my favorite appetizers is a smoked salmon and cream cheese spread. This appetizer is very easy to prepare, and always gets […]

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Pleasurable Peppers

Now that the nest is just about empty, I cook my most extravagant meals on Sundays. Well, not exactly extravagant, but I spend more time on Sunday meals than I do during the week. My husband loves my stuffed peppers, so I decided to make his favorite today. Stuffed peppers is a very easy meal […]

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Double-Take

Every Thanksgiving, I bake one of my family’s favorite dessert: butternut squash pie. I usually make two pies, but this year, because the pies turned out so well, I baked a third pie. I try not to eat a lot of sweets, but it’s so hard to have just one, or maybe two, slivers of […]

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Leftover Makeover

I love cooking Thanksgiving dinner for my family, but I hate trying to figure out what makeover to give my leftovers. This year, I’ve decided to make turkey soup with rosemary dumplings. I don’t usually prepare my daily meals using a recipe, so I’ll wing it and go with the flow. There was plenty of […]

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Healthy Made Simple!

Eating healthy isn’t complicated. In fact, you can prepare very healthy meals using simple ingredients, such as vegetables. The other day, for dinner, I made grilled eggplant sandwiches topped with sauteed red and green peppers, and onions. Along with my sandwich, I had a cup of tomato and basil soup. Mmm! delicious!

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