Crock Pot Zesty Snack Crackers

I’ve got two words for you – Fantasy Football. Yes, that crazy competition where people make their own “imaginary” teams from real players in the NFL and score points based on actual performance. I know it sounds goofy, but it’s really a lot of fun. Just to clarify, I don’t play myself, but Mr. A Southern Soul does and he is known as the Commish. For those of you who don’t know what that is, he’s kinda like the head of his league. Which brings me to explain where I fit in…the draft party. zesty crackers close halfWMYes, there is an actual draft of the players for each persons team. For years, maybe about 7 or 8 if I remember correctly, all the guys in the league come over on one special night to pick the best players they can for their team. They have a great time giving each other grief about who they are choosing, cracking jokes about who will win, all the while, secretly hoping they will come out on top. During all this craziness, I pull together a big spread for them to enjoy during halftime. [Read more…]


Breakfast Cupcakes

Whew! The first week of school is in the bag and I must say, it was a good one. Like all high schoolers, my son is very busy with his studies and extra activities which takes a LOT of energy. You know where I’m going with this, right? He needs food. He needs food all the time! Of course, I worry about what he eats, even though he’s not a picky eater, I still get a little uptight about what kind of food he puts in his body.breakfast cupcakes saus overhead1WM [Read more…]


Meal Plan Monday #27

Hey friends! I’m back with my new look and another great MPM. Let’s see what’s cooking…

NEW - Meal Plan Logo (Donya)

Some of your favorite food bloggers from around the web contribute their best recipes to help you plan out meals for your family – while keeping it lively and delicious!

Ready to see which two recipes we’re featuring two recipes today?

Here are two recipes that were very popular on our last edition of Meal Plan Monday!


Chicken Alfredo Bake from Joy In Every Season


Sausage Cabbage SkilletSausage Cabbage Skillet from Julia’s Simply Southern

This week’s featured host recipe is:

whistle stop potatoes

Whistle Stop Potatoes from Southern Plate

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A New Look

Welcome to A Southern Soul and our new look! I am thrilled at how things turned out. As you can see, I’ve updated my page with a much cleaner look but one that still has all the recipes, pictures, links and information from previous posts. There’s also the same links to Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Google+, too.  The biggest change will make life a whole lot easier for you and me is the web address –


The main thing is this, how things look is really a minor part of A Southern Soul. I am so honored that you all stop by to say hello, make my recipes, and share my life with your friends an family. It’s kinda odd that friendship can be made through “the air” but I’ve met some sweet people who have turned into friends all due to finding this little spot.

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So, here we go…another day in the life of little ‘ol me. Thank you friends, for letting me share in your day!

This southern soul is counting her blessings.


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