Fried chicken, sweet potatoes and collard greens. No matter how far my mother – Eartha Kitt –  had come from her roots in South Carolina, she was still a southerner when it came to cooking. Those were the foods she cooked the most when I was young. And, rice. I’m not sure why all of […]

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Eartha Kitt, the original Santa Baby.

Long before Elf on the Shelf, Eartha Kitt made famous the song Santa Baby, written for her by Phil Springer and Joan Javits. Follow me on Instagram @simplyeartha, for more Elf and Eartha fun. Lyrics: Santa baby, just slip a Sable under the tree for me; Been an awful good girl, Santa baby, So hurry […]

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