Grilled cheese…the ultimate comfort food! I love a good white bread, American cheese grilled cheese with a warm bowl of tomato soup. It’s the perfect rainy day food. I also love to try more “grown up” versions of grilled cheese. I like to try out different cheese, sauce, and meat combinations. One rainy Saturday, I … Continue reading Chicken Bacon Ranch Grilled Cheese
One of the few things (and I mean few things) I miss about working full time, is the amazing “food days” we would have at the office. I was fortunate to work with a lot of women who loved to cook. Almost every month we would have a “food day” where everyone would bring in … Continue reading 3 Day Coconut Cake
Every night after I put the boys to bed, I sit down on the couch to unwind. I watch the news or scroll thru Pinterest (ok, scroll thru Pinterest while occasionally glancing at the TV). Then without fail, my brain tells my stomach that I have to eat something sweet. You need a bowl of … Continue reading Vanilla Almond Milk Steamer
I see you tired, overworked mom. I know that after putting in an 8 hour day at work, picking up the kids, and taking them to practice, the last thing you want to do is come home and cook. It’s so much easier to swing by your favorite fast food place on the way home. … Continue reading How To Stop Eating Out and Save Money!
I grew up in rural Tennessee. My childhood was spent playing in creeks, riding bikes down dirt roads, and naming all the stray dogs and cats that would show up at our house. (By the time “Girl Dog” came along, we had officially run out of original names). I’m very much a “Southern” girl but … Continue reading Traditional Southern Fudge Pie
Are you thinking about selling your house but, the very thought of getting it ready makes you break out into hives? Are you wondering how you’ll get that Sharpie off the walls? Has Rufus pooped one too many times in that same corner of your closet? I get it. It can be a stressful time! … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways To Get Your House Ready To Sell
Note: I will be updating this post every month to share with you my progress. Be sure to check back for updates! Have you been thinking about starting a blog? Do you constantly hear about bloggers making thousands of dollars every month? Do you wonder if it’s actually true? Well, I am about to give … Continue reading Can You Really Make Money Blogging? Here’s The Truth.
Minimalism is all the rage right now. I see tons of blogs, pins, tweets, books, etc. about living with less. I keep hearing about the Marie Kondo method…If it doesn’t spark joy, then get rid of it. Most Americans have so much stuff and we don’t even realize it. We have to buy bigger houses … Continue reading Declutter and Organize Your Entire House in 5 Days
As I have mentioned in previous posts, my husband is from Mexico. He typically abhors any “Americanized” Mexican food. You know, the kind where you just throw some taco seasoning on it and call it Mexican. He had never even heard of a “chimichanga” until he came to the U.S. Sorry folks, you won’t find … Continue reading Slow Cooker Taco Salad
My husband is from Chiapas, Mexico. He is a direct descendant of the Mayan Indians and is part of the Ch’ol tribe. He and his family speak Ch’ol as their first language which is very similar to Maya (remember the movie Apocalypto?). I love when we travel to Mexico to visit his family. His sister … Continue reading How To Make Mexican Rice (Easy Version)