Recipes Archive

  • Healthy Breakfast Ideas: Avocado Egg Bake

    The list of health benefits of avocados is long.....slows aging, nourishes skin, improves nutrient absorption, lowers cholesterol, high in fiber and potassium....just to name a few! So don't ever

  • Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cups

    The temps in Texas this time of year are near 100 degrees, so it makes it hard to remember those chilly fall and winter mornings, wrapped in a cozy blanket, when a bowl of piping hot oatmeal hits

  • Mini Quiche Cups

    My love for quiche, AKA egg pie at our house, runs DEEP! I shared my go to recipe for traditional quiche here.  It was part of a Christmas morning post which also makes me excited for all things

  • July Favorites

    Yes, you read that right...July favorites....on August 15th!  Time (and summer) have just flown!  But July was so awesome, I couldn't miss recapping some of my favorites from the month! But

  • Summer Sips Roundup

    As summer is winding down and kids are heading back to school, I thought I would recap the nine Summer Sips from the last few months!   I hope this summer has been one FULL of fun in the

  • Summer Sips: Watermelon Mint Lemonade

    "A sweet friendship refreshes the soul." Proverbs 27:9 The other night a girlfriend that I don't get to see often enough came over for dinner.  We had fun catching up while my boys did everything

  • Peach Pulled Pork in the Slow Cooker or Instant Pot

    A few weeks ago a couple of girlfriends and I took our boys to a local peach orchard.  We had such a fun day catching up, letting the boys run off some energy and eating some delicious peach pulled

  • Summer Sips: Peach Rasberry Lemonade

    It's July in Texas and well, it's hot...shocking, I know.  Although I've lived in Texas all my life, the 100+ degree temps of our summers are still a jolt to my system every year as my sunglasses

  • June Favorites

    Where did June go?! I seriously feel like it flew!  Already time to recap my favorites for the month! Favorite Book:  I am reading "Uninvited" by Lysa TerKeurst as part of a summer Bible study

  • Fourth of July: Food, Fashion & a Free Printable

    Happy July! In just a few days we'll be cooking out, watching fireworks and partying like it's 1776, so I thought I'd share some food, fashion and a free printable to make your fourth just a

  • Summer Sips: Wine Slushies

    Summer....slow your roll sister!  How is June almost gone? I hope you are enjoying time in the sun with family and friends!  Today's round of Summer Sips is a super easy, refreshing recipe that

  • 5 Summer Essentials

    Last week marked the "official' start of summer on the calendar, but at our house, we've been in full summer mode for about 6 weeks now!  We are loving lots of time outdoors, in the pool,

  • Tasty Tuesday: Salads

    Today I'm linking up with my sweet, hilarious friend Heather, aka Blonde Twin Mom, for another round of Tasty Tuesday!  Since we are in the thick of swimsuit season, Heather and I are making a

  • Manly Moscow Mule

    It's Father's Day weekend and time to applaud all those amazing Dads in our lives!  We will celebrate with my family on Sunday, so I wanted to put together a little cocktail with my hubby, an

  • Lemon Love

    I'm about to drop some decorating gold on you.  Are you ready for it?? Go buy some lemons.  Boom. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that for the last few months I have been sprinkling

  • May Favorites

    I thought it would be fun to start recapping some favorites at the end of each month!  May seems to be jam-packed every year, and this May was no exception! Favorite Book:  I FINALLY finished,

  • Summer Sips: Peach Green Tea

    I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend!  Sickness hit me hard Saturday...probably the sickest I have been in YEARS... but thankfully by Monday I was feeling better and ready to

  • Summer Sips: All-American Sangria

    It's round four of my Summer Sips series and today we're making a super festive red. white and blue sangria in honor of Memorial Day weekend! My hubby and I are kicking off the holiday weekend

  • Watermelon Lemonade Slush

    The next recipe in my Summer Sips series is this watermelon lemonade slush that only requires 3 ingredients! My Logan finished preschool this week, so we are out for summer!  I have to admit I

  • Mom-osa Bar

    Happy Friday! It's time for another round of Summer Sips and since we are headed into Mother's Day weekend I thought I would share this Mom-osa bar along with some free printables! I have done

  • Summer Sips: Strawberry Jalepeno Margarita

    Happy Cinco de Mayo!  I plan to celebrate with queso...more queso...and THIS margarita! I am kicking off a new blog series today called Summer Sips.  Each Friday I'll be sharing a summer drink

  • Caprese Salad Skewers

    Caprese salad is a favorite of mine!  On one of my first dates with my now hubby we had this salad as an appetizer, and it was almost as memorable as his jokes...and I think he is

  • Tasty Tuesday: Desserts

    It's the third Tuesday of the month, which means I'm teaming up with my sweet friend Heather over at Blonde Twin Mom for Tasty Tuesday!  This month's theme is desserts...because with swimsuit

  • Bunny Breakfast

    Easter weekend is here, and we are SO excited to get time with friends and family, yummy food and most importantly, to celebrate that HE is risen!!  To kick off the weekend we had a little bunny

  • Apple Nutella Crescent Rolls

    An apple a day keeps the Dr. away....even if it's smothered in Nutella and wrapped in a crescent roll, yes?  I am part of an awesome moms' group that meets a couple of times a month, and

  • Tomato Basil Chicken Spinach Chickpea Spaghetti

    Tomato Basil Chicken Spinach Chickpea Spaghetti....say that 5 times fast!  I promise you can almost have it made by the time you finish.  I tried to shorten the title, but well, all those flavors

  • Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

    I have been loving lemons lately!  I have them in different places throughout my house, and I seem to pick up a few more every time I hit up the grocery store....I may need an

  • Lemon Chicken Picatta

    My hubby and his brother waited tables in high school at an Italian Restaurant.  He has referenced it many times throughout our marriage because apparently working there made him an expert on

  • Tasty Tuesday: Crockpot Chipotle Chicken Tacos

    It's the third Tuesday of the month, which means today I'm teaming up with my beautiful friend Heather, AKA Blonde Twin Mom, for another round of Tasty Tuesday!  This month's theme might just be

  • Superbowl Snacks

    Are you ready for some football?  The Superbowl is this Sunday, and if I'm totally honest, all I care about is food, creative commercials and watching Lady GaGa kill it at halftime!  Love her or

  • Tasty Tuesday: Crockpot Meals

    It's the third Tuesday of the month, which means today I'm teaming up with my dear friend Heather for Tasty Tuesday!  This month's theme is crockpot meals!  This time of year when the temps are low

  • Cranberry Moscow Mule

    I hope your holiday was FULL of happy!  My four year old is to the age where everything about Christmas is exciting and magical, and that made this year SO fun!  As we head into a New Year this

  • Tasty Tuesday: Christmas Morning

    It's less than a week until Christmas and my girlfriend Heather and I are kicking off a brand new blog series called Tasty Tuesday!  I pretty much feel like this: So, every third Tuesday of the

  • Breakfast Bake: 2 ways

    Saturday morning breakfast is one of my favorite times all week!  My hubby is home with us and we can eat, giggle and make messes with the boys.  This blueberry bake is one that I have made

  • Almond Coffee Cake & Kitchen Gift Ideas

    We got to spend the week of Thanksgiving spoiled by my mother-in-law's amazing cooking!  She is the type of person that when we find something we love at a restaurant a week later she has figured