sláinte!

sláinte – “Translating to ‘Good Health’ in English, sláinte [SLAHN-chə] is an Irish saying that derives from the Old Irish word slán, meaning “healthy” or “safe”.” St. Patrick’s Day is upon us! I am a very Irish human, and St. Patrick’s Day was always a holiday my family went above and  beyond to celebrate! From…

but first…coffee

Coffee…oh the love I have for coffee. However, a new love that is. Taste buds change as we get older, which I find fascinating, and for me coffee was one of them! Or it was that all of my friends would order french vanilla iced coffees with such a large amount of cream and sugar…

smoothie encyclopedia

I wanted to share, in a more permanent place, some of the smoothies I make often. Others I have saved for a time I may need them, all are easy to make ahead of time, or on the spot! Many of these I have shared on my Instagram stories, however now…you can come find the…

you are more than enough ; i appreciate you ; thank you

Now more than ever I personally feel it is super important to embrace empathy. Beyond that, now more than ever, we should all be reminding those we love, support, and cherish, that we love, support, and cherish them. There is such a stigma attached to being emotional and open about those emotions and I say…

“mama’s recipes” = the best recipes

This week’s post doubles as a special shout out to one of my major inspirations in life…my mama. On this lovely Monday, it is her BIRTHDAY! and what a great way to celebrate then to highlight her here on chefcaseyycasii.com. And y’all are in for a serious treat as I am going to let you…

ward’s berry farm

HAPPY MONDAY! This week I am featuring one of my favorite fall finds. A few years ago, while searching for the perfect place to get both pumpkins for carving, but also a variety of fun fall squash, gords, jams, local grown ANYTHING really…I came across Ward’s Berry Farm. Ward’s was not only one I stumbled…

crockpot = life

My mom has been using crockpots my entire life. To be honest, I truly didn’t always love the meals she made with it, but some were truly amazing. What was so cool to me, was how she could literally throw everything in this one pot, turn it on, and 6-8 hours later…DINNER WAS SERVED. Technology…