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Halloween Recipe Roundup

Halloween is less than a week away! If you’re scrambling for a recipe for this weekend’s Halloween gathering or just want to make something festive, here are some of my favorites for this time of year! Savory   Little League Chili                 The first time Carrie Morey joined

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Potential Realized

Hi again! My name is Victoria Kirby and last Spring I was the Culinary/Special Projects Intern for VeryVera. After those five months spent with the company, I moved back to Auburn, Alabama to start my first job out of college! When I began job searching, I considered many things. I considered all the positions I

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Organization is the Glue to Crafting My Success

The first week of October is National Get Organized Week, and to celebrate, Vera is sharing about one of her favorite organizational tools–the planner! If you have ever worked for VeryVera, you have been introduced to a planner. When I say “Planner,” you may be referring to my experience in events, but I actually mean

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Come to the Table

“Come to the table.” How often did I hear those words growing up, and as a mother, how many times have I said those words to my own children? On a Saturday evening this summer, I sought to honor the lady who spoke these words so many times. My mother, Ruth McBrayer Roberts, will turn

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Advice for Young Professionals

Hi! I’m Emily Yates, Creative Director for VeryVera. I do the food photography you see on our website and produce the Vera’s Corner segment in every show. On August 17th, I will celebrate 3 years with VeryVera. The above picture is from my first day on set! Recently, an academic advisor from the University of

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Hi! I’m Caroline McCully. A year ago around this time, I wrote my first blog for VeryVera. I was an intern, fresh out of my first year of college, and everything was new to me, from sending professional emails to having my own desk. I arrived at the Cottage armed with my laptop and my

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A Cinco de Mayo Party

Cinco de Mayo is just a few days away! In Episode 2 of Season 6, we shared a few recipes and presentations ideas that are perfect for your Cinco de Mayo celebration! Here are our tips to make your party a success: 1.) Remember the history! It’s always a good idea to have some idea of the

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Of Potholes and Possibilities

Who would’ve ever thought VeryVera and Indianapolis would go hand-in-hand? We’re so excited that The VeryVera Show is taking off in Indianapolis on WISH-TV, and we’re equally excited that Park Tudor School has taken VeryVera Cooking Camp for summer 2018. Recently, Vera and I (Emily Yates, Creative Director) made the trip to Indy to officially

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My VeryVera Internship Experience

VICTORIA KIRBY

Hi! My name is Victoria Kirby and I have the pleasure of interning as the Culinary/Special Projects Intern with VeryVera this semester! I came all the way from Auburn, AL, where I am receiving a degree in Hospitality Management from Auburn University. I started my internship with VeryVera because I knew I wanted to get

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VeryVera on Draper James

You know who Reese Witherspoon is, right? If you’re an American (especially a Southerner) between the ages of 0 and 100, you should’ve answered “yes” to that question. Well, I’m so excited to be featured today on the blog for Draper James, Reese’s fabulous clothing line! I’m sharing my recipe for Red Velvet Cake, an

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Sponsor of the Month: Star Granite Interiors

My February Sponsor of the Month is a family-owned Georgia business that I’ve absolutely loved partnering with–Star Granite! The Star Granite team were the helping hands that took the measurements and installed our gorgeous countertops and backsplashes. Throughout our entire renovation project, they were so helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable. The day they showed up to

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Valentine’s Scratch-Off Card

Our February Saturday Campers had a blast making these too-cool scratch-off Valentines! Keep reading to learn how to make your own! Supplies Valentine card sheets Markers Clear tape Small dish ¾ tablespoon dish soap 1 tablespoon metallic paint, gold or silver Paintbrushes Instructions Click here to download the Valentine card template. Print on white cardstock

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Brotherly Love

This weekend we celebrated Ward Wingfield Stewart’s 1st birthday. Ward is Catherine’s maiden name and Wingfield is mine. I’ve had fun watching him grow this year alongside his brother, and I have often reminisced to when his dad, Daniel, and his older brother, John, did the same things and had completely opposite personalities. The closeness

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January Sponsor of the Month: Cambria Quartz

Introducing our January Sponsor of the Month: Cambria! Cambria was started in 2000 when the Davis family, already successful in the dairy industry, got the opportunity to enter the quartz processing business. Since that time, the company has expanded its facilities and its collections to give you endless options when remodeling your kitchen. We first

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DIY Champagne Glass Cupcake Tower

In our New Year’s Eve episode, we share a fabulous presentation piece for mini cupcakes that can be used for any small bite you want to serve for your NYE party! Supplies needed: Gold paint/paintbrushes 15 plastic champagne cups (will hold 15 mini bites) Hot glue Paint the rims of each champagne cup with gold

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December Sponsor of the Month: Hershey

Our December Sponsor of the Month is Hershey! We’re so excited to feature America’s favorite chocolate company this month, because who isn’t stocking up on cocoa powder, chocolate chips, and Hershey’s Kisses for all their holiday baking? We began our partnership with Hershey after making a connection during Masters week in Augusta. We reached out

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November Sponsor of the Month: SubZero-Wolf

Since this is the month of Thanksgiving, we want to express our gratitude for our show’s overall sponsor: Sub-Zero and Wolf. SubZero-Wolf became our sponsor at the beginning of Season 6 and told us they were going to fully outfit our studio kitchen with their appliances. The first day we filmed at the studio with our

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When Life Throws You Curveballs…

Life really throws some amazing curve balls. Believe me, I’ve had some that have sent me sailing into left field, but this week I caught one square in the middle of my oven mitt! Having been asked months ago to do a simple cooking demonstration for high school students that come to a local Boys

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