Beef and Cheese Enchiladas

My baby turns 10 months tomorrow.  I know it’s cliche to say, “Where did the time go”, but really where did it go?  He’s busy closing and opening doors, begging for adult food in BIG bites, trying to climb stairs and then when he really wants something he uses these sweet words “mama” and...

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Muffins with Peanut Butter Icing

A couple of weeks ago I ventured to a couple of area farming communities down the road to attend the first ever 2-day event for The Texas Peanut Producers Board Tour in Lubbock, TX.  Growing up I was aware of the cotton fields surrounding the city and occasionally spotting a vineyard, but never gave much...

Slow Cooker Turkey Lasagna

I have a deep, profound love for my slow cooker.  Just within the last year, I’ve been trying to get it out weekly or biweekly to help with the cooking while we are busy with kids and work.  It’s usually the same ole’ soups, stews or Asian Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs that get added...

5 Minute Coconut Rice

A month ago we were dining along the sandy beaches at the Victoria House in Belize.  Surrounding the main resort were huge coconut trees giving off shade and providing the locals with fresh coconuts that would fall daily.  We soon noticed that the locals not only incorporated these coconuts into drinks but used them...

Blueberry Nut Shake

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. All opinions are 100% mine. The start of school is quickly approaching and we are still trying to incorporate some last minute summer things into a span of 4-5 days.  Late nights, hanging with friends, backyard grilling, riding bikes around...

Seeker Wines

My life recently has been nothing short of chaotic with three trips back to back which involved seeking babysitters, pumping for the baby and getting ready for school to start back up.  Trying to come up with spontaneous activities or a summer bucket list is hard to do let alone complete everything on it....

Hatch Chile Hush Puppies

Make these Hatch Chile Hush Puppies for your next fish fry.  This recipe was developed on behalf of United Supermarkets. Hatch Chile season is officially here!  Every year I patiently wait for the signs to pop up at my local United Supermarket displaying the freshly roasted Hatch Chiles.  There is nothing better than a big...

Beef Fajita Soup

Need a quick meal for dinner?  Try this Beef Fajita Soup tonight. In exactly two weeks the schools will be bustling with anxious kids just ready to see their friends and ready to get on with the school year.  As a parent, I’m just as excited because that means more time to get things...