cucumber dill salad

Hmmmmmm…… salads!  Say hi to a very fresh salad that we enjoyed last night.  We were getting a little tired with the same old salad from a bag so I put my creative hat on and put together something different for a change.

tex-mex casserole

  Rain rain go away come again another day month.  Last year we were in an extreme  drought and this summer it keeps raining and breaking records.  It’s rained for one week straight and the forecast is expecting even more rain

mendys summertime margarita

Summer is definitely here and the heat is on! Our household packed up for the weekend and went to my sister’s house outside of Austin to relax and go swimming.  Not only did we get to relax in the pool all day with my niece and nephews but we got to eat ribs and...

cheesesteak sandwich-6

I love sandwiches, YES I DO!!! I can eat them every meal and every single day.  Ok, maybe I am pushing it a bit but I do love them.

cheddar cornbread muffins-5

Usually I only crave certain foods during their respective seasons.  Once again my mother handed me a recipe that she was just itching to make and you know you can’t tell momma NO.  It was this cornbread recipe that she found in a magazine.

turkey meatloaf-6

Well the time has finally come to introduce you to my new site.  Lindsay from Purr is the wonderful creator and designer of the new layout.  I hope you all enjoy it.  I have also created a new category called Out of the Kitchen.  This page will have all posts that have nothing to...

ham mozzarella panini-3

Thanks everyone for the sweet congratulations messages!!!!  We are truly ecstatic at this point and can’t wait to find out the gender in 4 weeks. I keep saying that I have more time to cook now since I don’t feel so bad around food.  The truth is that we are extremely busy with our...

couscous and turkey bell peppers-4

I told everyone that we would be posting a big announcement this week! WE ARE EXPECTING OUR FIRST LITTLE ONE! I found out that I was pregnant when I was just 4 1/2 weeks along.  We are now at 14 1/2 weeks and it has been so hard to keep it a secret to...