Jaime is a digital journalist for CBS by day and a food blogger by night. In her spare time, you can find her drinking copious amounts of coffee, eating her way around Birmingham, or Instagramming too many pics of her American Eskimo Dog, Grits Carlton.

These Holiday Potluck Recipes Will Wow Everyone

Holiday potlucks can be so tricky to navigate, y'all. I once went to a potluck dinner where there were only mysterious, gray foods in casserole dishes. There were zero proteins, drinks, or desserts — which is all to say the dinner was a total bust.…
By Jaime Ritter

I Tried To Have The Cheesiest Valentine's Day Ever

Valentine's Day has never been my cup of tea. Cheesy, cliche Valentine's Day date ideas make me cringe, not to mention the fact that I've never really had much luck when it comes to love on this holiday. I don't know if it has something to do with a…
By Jaime Ritter

20 Easy Recipes To Make For The Super Bowl

Whether you are rooting for the Carolina Panthers or the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl this year, one thing everyone can agree on is that no game day party is complete without some delicious and easy Super Bowl recipes. The Super Bowl is one of…
By Jaime Ritter

20 Little Ways To Feel Better After A Bad Day

So you've had a no good, terrible, very bad day, and you just want to make yourself feel better right away (corny rhyme totally not intended there). Trust me, I get it. Bad days are the worst, and after a bad day, you probably just want to crawl…
By Jaime Ritter

20 Healthy Snack Recipes To Try In 2016

So, you've made it your new year's resolution to eat healthier? You go, Glen Coco! Eating good-for-you foods that are still delicious can be tough, but finding the right healthy snack recipes to make and later munch on during the day definitely…
By Jaime Ritter

10 Last-minute Resolutions To Make This Year

It’s that time of the year when people start making New Year’s resolutions — and even though we’re already a few days into 2016, there are some last-minute New Year’s resolutions you can make today to make sure this is the best year ever (insert…
By Jaime Ritter

What Should Your 2016 New Year's Resolution Be?

It's the beginning of 2016, which means it's time to make your annual list of new year's resolutions. Looking for a little inspiration myself, I decided to see what everyone had planned in the "self-improvement" department this year. So, I presented…
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20 Gifts Under $30 To Get Your Favorite Guy

I am convinced that the hardest part of the holiday season is finding the perfect gift for your favorite guy, especially when you've put it off until the last possible second. When it comes to me, I'm pretty simple — buy me something pretty,…
By Jaime Ritter

22 Hilarious Secret Santa Gifts Under $20

It's that time of year again — no, not Christmas or Hanukkah — Secret Santa gifting season! Secret Santa can be super fun, but finding funny Secret Santa gifts under a certain price point can be, uh, super stressful. Add in the fact that you most…
By Jaime Ritter

15 Signs You're Obsessed With The Holidays

If you are completely obsessed with the holidays like I am, there are certain things you know to be true. Like, for instance, you still hate the gap-toothed jerk in the second grade who tried to tell you Santa isn't real. But, like your mom said,…
By Jaime Ritter

11 Genius Thanksgiving Hacks To Save Your Sanity

If you have been roped into making Thanksgiving dinner for your family or friends, or are planning on hosting your first Thanksgiving at your place this year, there are certain food shopping and cooking hacks you need to have in your arsenal before…
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Make An Entire Thanksgiving Meal In The Microwave

Thanksgiving is delicious, and the more dishes you have the better, but making all those sides can take a lot of time, not to mention space in your oven. That's where these microwave Thanksgiving recipes come into play. Along with the invention of…
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How To Host A Legendary Friendsgiving

At some point in your life, your friends have probably felt more like your family than your actual family, so why not host a Friendsgiving party instead of the traditional Thanksgiving feast, and gather some of your favorite people around the table?…
By Jaime Ritter

11 Actually Creative Costumes For Couples

I'm a huge fan of Halloween, but I think that couples costumes usually tend to lack creativity. Seriously, some of them just seem so overplayed — I feel like I see the same ones on Pinterest every single day. I'm looking at you, doctors, nurses, and…
By Jaime Ritter

20 Desserts To Make With Halloween Candy

Before we dive into desserts you can make with Halloween candy, it is time to give credit where credit is due — trick-or-treating. One thing that Halloween-obsessed people know to be true is that trick-or-treating never gets old. What's that, you…
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15 Work-Appropriate Halloween Costumes

When you are totally obsessed with Halloween, you want to find an excuse to rock a costume all day long, no matter what you have going on that day. Oh, you have a 10 a.m. budget meeting? Not a problem, because you have a whole host of…
By Jaime Ritter

How To Make An Entire Meal Using Halloween Candy

Halloween candy is pretty great any time of the year, but is there really anything to do with it besides eat it by the handful? After doing some serious journalistic digging (I got my college degree for this, y'all), I found that you can, in fact,…
By Jaime Ritter

20 Tacos You Should Eat On National Taco Day

Are your stomachs rumbling? They should be — Oct. 4 is National Taco Day! Whether you like to eat yours with grilled veggies, fried chicken, fish, or chocolate (hey, this is a judgement-free zone, and also Choco Tacos are the bomb), this is the day…
By Jaime Ritter

10 Signs You're Completely Obsessed With Halloween

Oh, Halloween, I love thee. Let me count the ways — you're creepy, you're spooky, you allow me to dress like a vampire or Tina Fey, and get rewarded with candy from strangers. Even though I'm not six anymore, I'm still pretty obsessed with…
By Jaime Ritter

5 Guacamole Hacks Avocado Lovers Need To Know

Happy National Guacamole Day! If this isn't one of the best national holidays of the year, I don't even know what is. An excuse to eat amazing guacamole recipes, munch on chips, and down pitchers of frosty margs? Yeah, count me in. These…
By Jaime Ritter