Caramel Apple Pecan Ice Cream

November 2, 2015

Two things in the food world change for me when fall arrives. First, pumpkin spice lattes dominate my mid-afternoon treats for the next three months. Second, apples are in just about everything I make. Even then I can hardly get enough of them. Apples go with just about anything. The sweet crunch of perfect, raw […]

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Lovely Links

October 30, 2015

First off I need your help – I need you guys to go and vote for me and my little man cooking in the kitchen for the Ben’s Beginner’s contest! CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO AND TO VOTE. You can vote once a day through November 3, and the winner gets some cool stuff but […]

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Protein Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

October 29, 2015

What if I told you there was a way to enjoy some delicious pumpkin chocolate chip cookies without any guilt at all? Not that you ever NEED to feel guilty for enjoying a pumpkin chocolate chip cookie during the holidays, but these bad boys you can have a couple of, any time of day, and […]

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Quick, Healthy Snacks for Busy Moms

October 28, 2015

If anyone ever asks how I’m doing these days my answer is usually either that I’m tired or busy. Or both. Being a work-at-home mom will do that to you I suppose, although if I wasn’t working from home I’m sure I would still be both tired and busy. Because let’s be honest y’all – […]

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Italian Sausage and Cornbread Stuffed Pumpkins

October 26, 2015

Whenever I hear the word “fall,” my mind goes to two things: colorful leaves and pumpkin everything. Atypically as it may be, the pumpkin dreams aren’t always of lattes or pumpkin bread. Those are delicious and certainly staples on our family’s table, but there’s nothing that makes this season as cozy as a good stuffed […]

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Lovely Links

October 23, 2015

HELLO FRIENDS! You guys, we made it again. It’s Friday, it’s Fall, and I’m totally splurging and getting a drink at Starbucks today. Maybe while wearing some black running tights, an oversized sweater, booties and a sassy scarf. It’s about that time, right?   Speaking of running tights (is that what they’re called? I’m not […]

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7 Months Old!

October 22, 2015

This kid, y’all. He is such a ham and I just can’t even handle it!   Seven months has flown by which, if you’d asked me a few months ago, I never would have expected. I know I’ve mentioned it a few times but getting used to two kids was a massive challenge in the […]

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20-Minute Cassoulet

October 21, 2015

Well friends, we have now entered the official Foodie Season of 2015. You know the time that the holidays really start to pick up and suddenly you notice your Pinterest (and Facebook…and Twitter…and Instagram…you get the idea?) feed is packed with holiday recipes to try. Cozy, charming, community-fueled recipes that require time and money and […]

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Comforting Turkey Vegetable Chili

October 20, 2015

This is one of those recipes that I didn’t really intend to share at all. It was Friday night, the witching hour was in full force, and I just wanted to have a meal ready to eat when Nate got home. I think that’s one of the things I love the most about Tex-Mex food: […]

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Building a Better Playground: Part 1

October 19, 2015

I am being compensated to bring awareness to this project, but all words and opinions are my own. Before I met my husband I never had any desire to have children. They were foreign and scary to me; energetic beyond belief and couldn’t hold an adult conversation. Looking back I realize how silly it was […]

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