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Caramel Apple Cupcakes

I love cupcakes. In fact, I have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to these miniature-sized cakes. If you love cupcakes like I do, follow my Cupcakes Galore board. So many delicious cupcakes recipes, like these Caramel Apple Cupcakes. When I think of fall, I think of cooler weather, leaves changing, crisp air, and apples. I love apples year … [Read more...]

Pollo Guisado | Stewed Chicken

This is a partnered post with Mirum. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I thoroughly enjoy getting in the chicken and creating something delicious for friends and family. What's even better though,  is when my family gets in the kitchen with me and we make it a fun, family activity. Just last weekend the hubby and I had a wonderful … [Read more...]

Autumn Apple Tea

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Getting my children into the kitchen with me hasn't always been a top priority. In fact, it has only been the last couple of years that I've brought them in with me and started teaching them the way around the kitchen. It always seemed easier to do it myself, but I've … [Read more...]

Easy Blended Iced Coffee

It's October, but it's still warm in Texas. I'm not sad though. It just means I get to enjoy my cold coffee drinks, like this Easy Blended Iced Coffee, just a little bit longer before switching back to the warmer options. I recently received the Nutri Ninja Ninja Blend Max Duo (read my full review here) and I'm loving how easy it is to use in … [Read more...]

Sweet and Savory Pumpkin Muffins

When I think about bright, orange pumpkins, I think about fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving. I think about pumpkin pie, pumpkin spice recipes and carving pumpkins for decorations on the front porch. But there are some very good reasons to use pumpkins throughout the year, not just during the fall holidays. Recently I learned that it’s also a good … [Read more...]

Healthier Frozen Lunches for Your Busy Lifestyle

I'm proud to partner with CVS Pharmacy on this post for the CVS healthy foods line. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers. For the most part, we eat a fairly healthy diet. We try to keep processed foods at a minimum and rely heavily on … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs with Pickles and Red Onion

This blog post was sponsored by KING’S HAWAIIAN® but the opinions are all my own. #GameTimeGrilling There's no denying that I'm a born and raised Texan gal. I say y'all more times than I care to admit and I'm not the least bit sorry for it. Because Texas is just awesome, y'all! The people, the venues, the entertainment -- but what makes Texas … [Read more...]

3-Ingredient Frozen Whipped Pineapple

This post is sponsored by DOLE® Frozen Fruit. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. In my circle of friends my house seems to be the place to hang out. Which is totally fine with me. It just means that I always have to be prepared in case of unexpected drop-ins. Like the other night when three other families decided to drop in for a … [Read more...]

20 Pumpkin Spice Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Everything! I'm the one counting down to the release of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) and the one stockpiling canned pumpkin like it'll ward off some sort of apocalypse. Because...pumpkin spice recipes, y'all! With fall just days away, I can embrace my love for all things pumpkin spice and share some of the yummy things I've … [Read more...]

Lightened Up Chunky Apple Jam

Apple picking season is upon us and I'm always looking for ways to use the season's harvest. With apples being one of my favorite fall fruits, I incorporate it throughout most of my fall cooking. A super simple way to use the season's harvest is to make a Lightened Up Chunky Apple Jam that can be canned and used throughout the year. Lightened … [Read more...]