Salad Sundays: Glazed Fruit Salad

Glazed Fruit Salad

It is very possible every one of you have had this fruit salad before, whether you remember it or not. If you do not remember it, then it’s likely your mother put it on your plate when you were 3 years old at your church potluck or family barbecue. In other words, this is an […]

Kid’s Kitchen: Homemade Rock Candy

Homemade Rock Candy

Rock candy… Does that spark some favorable memories for you?  If you follow me at all on Instagram, you are probably tired of seeing my posts about rock candy.  Judah and I have been making different colors for the past several weeks.  Yes, weeks.  Although the method is easy, the waiting time is one week […]

Simon is 2 Months Old!

Judah Simon 2 Month

Simon is growing so quickly! How can I slow down time? #nevergrowupsimon Last week he had his 2 month check up, shots and all.  We actually have to go back tomorrow for more shots, because I have this idea in my head that if my baby is given more than two shots during one visit, […]

Spaghetti with Bacon, Broccoli and Brown Butter Mango Sauce

Spaghetti with Bacon Broccoli and Brown Butter Mango Sauce

“Bacon, Broccoli, Brown Butter”… That’s a whole lot of delicious B-words!  When the Mango Board sent me a few mangos, I decided to make one of their recipes and then create one of my own.  It is National Mango Month, so I wanted to share this with you before the month was over. Can you […]

Austin, TX: BlogHer Food Conference 2013 – Part 3 (Final)

Dole Luncheon

(If you missed them, click here for parts 1 and 2 of my trip to Austin, TX for the annual BlogHer Food Conference.) Saturday was the last day of the conference.  We knew we had to make the most of our final day in Austin, so we woke up a little earlier than usual and […]

Baby Jogger City Mini GT Stroller Review

Baby Jogger City Mini GT Stroller Review

Baby Jogger offered me a discount on their City Mini GT stroller, however, the opinions expressed are genuine and I really do love my stroller!  Before approaching Baby Jogger about a review, I took time to research all of the strollers out there and this one excited me most.  I am very happy to share […]

Brussels Sprouts with Mango and Bacon

Brussels Sprouts with Mango and Bacon

Yesterday, I mentioned in my BlogHer Food recap that I attended a cocktail party hosted by the National Mango Board, and that my favorite dish served were the Brussels Sprouts. They actually mailed us a copy of the recipe, along with some fresh mangos, so I made the exact dish with our dinner the other […]

Austin, TX: BlogHer Food Conference 2013 – Part 2

BlogHer Food Photo Booth

(If you missed it, click here for part 1 of my trip to Austin, TX for the annual BlogHer Food Conference.) On Friday, we had another lazy morning start and it was once again lunch time before we knew it.  We were crazy for thinking we could get into Franklin Barbecue for lunch. These people […]

Austin, TX: BlogHer Food Conference 2013 – Part 1

BlogHer Food 2013

Last week, my family and I headed to Austin, TX for the annual BlogHer Food Conference.  Even though I’ve been blogging for 6 1/2 years, this was my first year attending.  Can you believe that!?  The weekend was filled with fun, laughter, friendships and tons of AMAZING food! I have SO many photos to share, […]

Slice ‘n Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

Slice and Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

Have you ever tried typing with a bandage at the tip of your right pointer finger?  That’s what I’m doing right now.  So, if you see tuypo typos, please excuse me as I tru tru try to hit just one key at a time.  Thjs This reminds me of an old Fresh Prince and DJ […]

Reader Appreciation Giveaway: $500 Amazon Gift Card!


A few of my blogger friends and I decided to get together and show a little bit of appreciation for you, our faithful readers.  🙂  How does winning a $500 gift card to Amazon sound to you??  Just imagine what you can buy!  If you’re a kitchen gadget lover (like me) how about one, or […]

Angel Food Cake Waffles

Angel Food Cake Waffles

Summer weather is here and it’s hot hot hot!  We decided to join our neighborhood gym, which offers a summer membership so we can use the pool.  I won’t use the gym, but our family will use the pool.  What I didn’t know when we joined is that the pool doesn’t even open until 10:30AM!  […]