Former Cooking Show Host Paula Deen Poses with Her Handsome Sons: ‘No Greater Gift Than Family’

Former Food Network chef, Paula Deen is best known for hosting the cooking show “Paula’s Home Cooking.” She is also known for being extremely family orientated and regularly championing their importance in her life.

In 2004, Paula married Michael Groover, a tugboat captain in the Port of Savannah, Georgia. She had been married previously and already had two children, Bobby and Jaimie, from the first marriage.

She is extremely close to her sons. Her relationship with Michael is also extremely strong and fans often swoon over her seemingly perfect family.

Paula Deen with her husband and two sons | Getty Images

Paula Deen with her husband and two sons | Getty Images

In the midst of the festive season, Paula took to social media site Instagram to share a sweet snap taken during their family celebrations. She wrote:

"There's truly no greater gift than family! 

@deenbrothersofficial #pauladeen #family #deenbrothers #gift #christmas"

In the picture, Paula stood smiling brightly at the camera. Her sons Bobby and Jaimie stood on either side of her looking just as happy as their mother.

"I know how your heart feels with joy when you’re with yours."

Behind them was a huge decorated Christmas tree. They were surrounded by gold, cream and blue Christmas decorations.

Fan comments on Paula's post | Instagram: @pauladeen_official

Fan comments on Paula's post | Instagram: @pauladeen_official

The sweet post was liked over ten thousand times. Many fans also took to the comments section to share their thoughts. One wrote:

"I have a son of my own! I know how your heart feels with joy when you’re with yours. Merry Christmas!"

More fan comments on her post | Instagram: @pauladeen_official

More fan comments on her post | Instagram: @pauladeen_official

Besides meeting up for family functions, Bobby and Jaimie also work with their mother. Both boys followed her footsteps and work together to create cookbooks and run the family restaurant.

Jamie is a businessman, entrepreneur, and author. While Bobby hosts a cooking show and appears on cooking competition shows. 

Celebrity chef/TV personality Paula Deen (C) poses with sons cook/TV personality Bobby Deen (L) and cook/TV personality Jamie Deen at 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 21  | Getty Images

Celebrity chef/TV personality Paula Deen (C) poses with sons cook/TV personality Bobby Deen (L) and cook/TV personality Jamie Deen at 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 21 | Getty Images

They've teamed up with their mother to open restaurants as well. Bobby has also made Paula a grandmother to his triplets; two girls (Olivia and Amelia) and a boy, Linton. Fans can't help but wonder if the little ones will also join the family business one day.

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