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RO*TEL Rockin' Guac and Lime-r-rita

RO*TEL’S Rockin’ Guac Recipe

Consideration was provided by ConAgra RO*TEL. I shared with you some basics for hosting a Rockin' Guac party but also wanted to share a little of what I did with you.  To compliment RO*TEL's Rockin' Guac & chips, I decorated our patio table with a few colorful accessories for some spring fun! I don't have the budget to go all out with ... Continue Reading

Miracle Gro Potting Mix

Gardening Essentials for a Healthy and Beautiful Yard

Many of you spring clean your home but how many of you spring clean your yard?  We all do the mowing and weed eating but I'm talking about really tackling those weeds, caring for your plants & flowers, and making sure you have a healthy environment for your kiddos and animals to be.   I wanted to share some of my tips and essentials for having ... Continue Reading

Homemade Sopapillas Recipe

Homemade Sopapilla Recipe

With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, I thought I'd share a homemade sopapilla recipe with y'all. I LOVE sopapillas with honey! While you may think Cinco de Mayo as a day where we all eat chips & salsa, sopapillas, and tamales, there really is a whole lot more to it than that.  Here are a few interesting tidbits about the ... Continue Reading

lori and boys

Finding Purpose When Your Babies Grow Up

I've been laying on the sofa all day, watching sappy movies and eating chocolate covered raisins, and wondering, how did I get here.  It's been no secret that in the last three years or so, I have become somewhat changed, but wasn't sure why.  Today, I realized my why. Being married since 16, and a mom since 17, my life has been consumed ... Continue Reading

Banana Pudding Cupcake

Delicious Banana Pudding Cupcakes

I have loved banana pudding every since I ate my grandma's, so can you imagine having all that goodness in a cupcake?!   Have y'all seen cupcake wars or baking challenge? I am seriously addicted to those shows and the funny thing is, I don't even eat cupcakes that often.  What I love, though, is watching them come up with these glorious ... Continue Reading

Texas Rangers clothing

Texas Rangers Gear for Us Fanatics!

Having raised three boys, I have an appreciate for sports.  Even before then, though, I always enjoyed football, soccer, tennis, and baseball.  My brother once played as the pitcher in his younger years and when I was around 15 or so, I attended my first Texas Rangers game.  That was back when Nolan Ryan was a super big deal and I can still ... Continue Reading

RO*TEL and Bud Light Lime*Rita

Simple Ideas for a Rockin' Guac Party

Consideration was provided by ConAgra, opinions are my own, always.  That's how I roll. We love this time of year.  The sun shines longer, the flowers are blooming, and we cookout more often. It's a time of year where we can invite good friends over to enjoy a game of horseshoes or just kick back with some music, food, and drinks.   I wanted to ... Continue Reading

Truett with Mott's Snack and Go applesauce

After Practice Snack – Mott’s Snack & Go Applesauce

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Mott's for my time & efforts to create this post.  Opinions are mine, as always, and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Mott's. So guess what, y'all?  I'm a baseball mom.  I have never been one before, so it's kinda exciting.  I'm learning the lingo, dressing the part, and becoming that ... Continue Reading

Eggo Waffles

Leggo My Gluten Free Eggo, Truett!

I was just about to get my breakfast ready when who walks in?  Yep, little man, who after looking at pictures from Easter, doesn't look so little anymore!    Anyways, I told him if he wanted MY Eggo waffles, then he had to make them himself, and give me a morning hug!  He happily obliged and even asked if he could make himself some freshly squeezed ... Continue Reading