Happy almost Valentine's Day! (Whatever that means to you... I know some people live and breathe for the romance while other people would rather kiss a frog than look at a red roses.) Mom and I just got back from California, and I wanted to share our trip with you! I have recipes and house … Continue reading Recap: Palm Springs + Joshua Tree, California
As someone who does a weekly meal plan, I'm always glad to see what others are cooking. I pull recipe ideas from all over and am the queen of using what I've got in the fridge. While I can't classify my cooking as paleo, vegan, 100% clean, etc... I am relatively mindful when it comes … Continue reading Recipe Roundup
One of the highlights of my December has become hosting my best friends and their kids for a sugar cookie extravaganza! Before the main event of decorating cookies, the kids destroy the playroom while we drink coffee and munch in the kitchen... This year even included a Jingle Bells sing-a-long at the piano! It is … Continue reading Christmas Sugar Cookie Brunch
*Thanks to everyone for your encouragement and feedback on my previous post. I meant every word of it, and still do... It's always funny to me how 24 hours changes things. Yesterday, I felt like Socrates penning his dissertation. Today (I have my kids back from their grandparents' house and) I feel like Dale Jr. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Menu Inspiration
That's probably not something you'll hear from anyone who puts any kind of time and energy into their blog, and you're maybe a little confused. You can't know how many times over the past few months I have tried to write this post and then deleted it. I'm getting super tired of doing that, so … Continue reading You Might Need to Stop Reading My Blog.
Wanna know what to do on a rainy Thursday during strawberry season? I'mma tell you... Make the most delicious strawberry jam. I hit the jackpot when it comes to in-laws. My mother-in-law, Denise, can cook anything. As long as I've known her, there is always a jar of homemade strawberry jam on her table. And, y'all, I'm pretty sure … Continue reading Nana’s Homemade Freezer Jam
Some of the recipes I post are healthy, and let's just be clear that this is not one of those. This is "It's 5:51pm, my children still need baths and food, my lawn-mowing husband is going to be inside in 20 minutes, I spent an hour talking to the neighbors when I could have been fixing … Continue reading Chicken Taquitos: To the Rescue!