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Cheesy Chorizo and Potato Mexican Brunch Pizza

Cheesy Chorizo & Potato Mexican Brunch Pizza

The post is sponsored by VELVEETA®. Opinions are my own, always.  I have a thing for cheese, y'all! I figure you already know that based on my awesome VELVEETA® past.  This time, though, I wanted to share a VELVEETA® brunch recipe since my man doesn't normally like to eat breakfast, but loves a 10am meal! This cheesy chorizo & potato Mexican ... Continue Reading


Creating a Yard That’s Like Home

Last summer when we moved my mom from Houston, to dry ol' West Texas, I made her yard a priority.  She has two beloved dachshunds that are like her children and it was important that they had a healthy yard to run around in.  After all, the move was an adjustment on them too. My dad was so knowledgeable with taking care of the yard, plants, ... Continue Reading

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

Looking for a side dish for your Cinco de Mayo festivities?  Cilantro Lime Rice is a simple and tasty dish to get you going. Cilantro Lime Rice   Save Print Author: Lori Ingredients 2 C Basmati Rice ( best rice ever ) 2 tsp salt 1 Bay leaf 5 TBSP finely chopped Cilantro ¼ cup Fresh Lime Juice 2 TBSP Lemon Juice ... Continue Reading

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

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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


Which Fitbit is Right for You

In the last several years, the Fitbit name has become synonymous with exercise and fitness in our society.  If you are looking for a quality fitness tracker, the Fitbit is likely to be in the top 3 of your searches, if not number 1.  The easy functionality of wearing a simple product to track your movement, steps and even heart rate with select ... Continue Reading

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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

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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