Mango’s Cantina & Grill

Another Mexican restaurant has recently opened in Leeds, AL. This one has opened in a place that several other restaurants have been in that haven’t stayed. I really hope that this one stays open as the food was good. We went on a Friday night and since we had worked late we had to wait…

No Bake Oatmeal Cookies

One of my favorite cookies is the oatmeal no bake cookies. I sometimes buy them in the deli section of the grocery store. I don’t buy them often because Jeff doesn’t like them and I eat them all myself. During the holidays I made them to take to Christmas with my family. They were of…

Buc-ee’s!!

The 2nd Buc-ee’s has opened in Alabama. This one is located in central Alabama right outside Birmingham in the city of Leeds. Have you visited yet?? We’ve seen a lot of posts on social media of visits that have been made. The store is 53,250 square feet. There are 120 gas pumps. They have large…

Farrelly’s

Recently we visited a new restaurant in Hoover. We’ve been in this building before for another restaurant. It was originally built as a bank and still has the vault in the building. Now the restaurant is known as Farrelly’s. We went on a Saturday morning and had to order from the brunch menu. I went…

The Purple Stuff

Do you have a recipe that reminds you of your childhood? Over the holidays I had a Facebook memory that reminded me of one. Sonya and I love what we always called “the purple stuff”. Growing up we had an aunt that made it and we didn’t know what it was so we always called…

Peanut Butter Cookies

For my family Christmas we decided to just do finger foods this year. I made homemade peanut butter cookies which are easy to make and they were a big hit. I use a really easy recipe that I got years ago from someone at church. 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg Combine…

Barbecue Stop

With Covid-19 it’s been awhile since we tried a new restaurant. But we have tried to get back to finding new restaurants, working thru our list of places that we’ve yet to visit. We have had the Barbecue Stop at Clay on our list for quite some time. We decided on a VERY cold Saturday…

Chocolate!!! (Sky Bear Confections)

I’ve been following Sky Bear Confections on social media that was coming to Trussville that is all things chocolate! I needed a sweet snack while we were in the area and decided to give them a try. They have a display case of all kinds of chocolate truffles and some of the most delicious melt…

The Casual Pint

Recently while in the Hoover area we saw a place at The Grove shopping area that we added to our list of places to try. We decided recently to give them a try. Turns out this is more of a pub/bar than a restaurant. They don’t have sweet tea other than possibly in a bottle…

Get Outside – Chattanooga Zoo

With having been social distancing and not having a vacation we decided to take a weekend trip to Chattanooga, TN. We’ve been there quite a bit since it’s just a 2 hour drive from home. So we’ve done almost everything. So we started looking for anything that we had not done and we came across…