What To Tell the Butcher When You Order a Quarter Beef

I had no idea what to name this post … “How to Butcher a Quarter Cow”, “Ground Beef and Everything Else”, “Fill Your Freezer With a Happy Cow” … well, you see what I landed on. Either way, this post is all about beef cuts and what to expect if you ever purchase a quarter […]

Tree Top Play Date

This post and the play date I attended were both sponsored by Tree Top. It was an honor to join in the fun and I’m excited to share with you about the details! #TreeTopPlayDate On Tuesday, Heather invited the munchkins and I to a super fun playdate with the Tree Top gang. We met up […]

10 Minute Housekeeping

If you’re anything like me, sometimes it is so freakin’ overwhelming to wake up in the morning with 64,000 chores calling your name. Lately, I’ve been breaking things into more manageable bites and have seen a wee bit more success and organization ’round these parts. Wee, as in a little. But in order to encourage […]

Taco Soup A La the Entire Garden

When the internet hands you lemons, you say “Yes! Please! This mama loves her some lemons!” and thank the sweet sponsor who sent those lemons your way :) I’m 5 runs into my 5K training.  This is big you guys, really big. Because I hate to sweat and I hate to run, and yet, it’s […]

Birthday Fiesta with Oven Fajitas + Jose Cuervo Iced Teagaritas

Fifty six years young deserves a fiesta … wouldn’t you agree? Growing up, my mama always lamented that her birthday didn’t fall during the school year. Even though she’s more reserved, it was always her dream to have a classmate party. Now though, as an adult, we’re all thrilled she has a summer birthday because, […]

Peanut Butter Pops with Protein-Packed Almond Milk

“This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc and its advertisers. All opinions are mine alone.” #SilkAlmondBlends #CollectiveBias Growing up I don’t think almond milk existed. At least not as widely available as it is now. Back then your choices were white milk or chocolate milk … or the horrific strawberry option. Oh, the […]

That Dad Dominic’s Rustic Shelf DIY

Dominic has finally learned … make something cool, take a photo. Even better, take photos of the process. Without any prompting he sent me photos of the shelves he made. And they’re fabulous! We’ve got a set in our master bathroom and another in the living room and soon, he’ll be following the same process […]

Cocoa Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

It’s a real travesty I haven’t shared this recipe before. It’s a W-I-N-N-E-R. Big time. I love, crave and adore these cookies. So does my husband! For holidays and celebrations if he doesn’t request Peanut Butter Pie, he requests these. So yummy and the perfect companion to a glass of cold milk or a night […]

The Little Memories + a Giveaway

You know that quote that’s floating around? Well, today’s post is brought to you by the awesome Kozy Shack who is all about wholesome ingredients. Long live real food! And a special thanks to Kozy Shack for sponsoring today’s giveaway and my stroll down memory lane! It’s been 15 years since my grandma passed away. […]

Kid’s Shoe Storage

Nothing spectacular today, but since it took me forever and a day to come up with this, I figured it was worth sharing.   May I present … what to do with your changing table when it’s no longer needed to change the babies.   Our back-up/second changing table fit perfectly into Jemma’s closet and […]

Chocolate Maca Smoothie

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Nestle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #BreakfastEssentials http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Have you heard of maca? It’s one of those supplements that can make a big ol’ difference for us ladies. A regular dose can help reduce stress, boost […]