Char-Broil gas grill

Grilling like a Pro with Char-Broil

This post brought to you by Char-Broil. The content and opinions expressed below are that of I’ve been sharing several grilling ideas with you all lately but we couldn’t have done any of them without the incredibly buff Char-Broil Commercial Series™ 3 Burner Gas Grill. I feel a Tim Allen grunt coming on y’all! Me and ... 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

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


Home Improvement – Gutting The Bathroom

We knew when we got this house, that tons of home renovations were needed.  While we aren't super 'handy', we aren't scared to try tackling projects.  With that said, there are something you just need to hire someone to do.  One of them?  Plumbing.  Before I get to that though, let me tell you about how we got to that point.... Our first home ... Continue Reading

Kidde Fire Extinguishers

Recipe for a Safe Kitchen this Holiday Season

Did y'all  know that cooking is THE number one reason for home fires and injuries?  I have repeatedly shared with y'all the importance of having a smoke alarm in your home but another safety item that is essential, is a fire extinguisher.  And well, the kitchen is the perfect place to keep one handy. I feel like people who don't make time to ... Continue Reading

Banana Walnut Cake Recipe

Banana Walnut Cake

I normally post recipes on my food blog but thought it would be a nice change to do another one here.  As you should know by now, I have been in partnership with Fisher Nuts for a long time now.  I love the brand, I love the nuts, and I love what the company is about y'all. I truly love recipes that are handed down.  One of my most favorite ... Continue Reading

Delta Temp20 Hand Shower

Delta Temp Shower Head Review & {Giveaway}

I don't know about y'all but around here, a shower is the only place I have any bits of moment to myself.  I try hard to make it as serene as possible and that doesn't stop at what I'm putting on my hair but goes as far as the shower head.  If you recall, Delta Faucet sent me a gorgeous touch faucet for my kitchen and recently, sent me an equally ... Continue Reading


Texas Pecan Log Bites and #Nuts4Texas Y’all!

As if you prolly didn't already know, pecans are the Texas state nut.  Everywhere you turn, you'll find pecan trees blooming in yards and fields and depending on who you're talking to, you might hear them referred to as 'peee-cans' or 'pa-cons'.  We have our own sort of slang here in Texas after all and that's just a smidge of what makes our great ... Continue Reading

Delta Touch Fauncet Closeup

#HappiMess Cleanup Made Easy with the Delta Touch Faucet

Being the host at your party can sometimes be a daunting task.  You've got food to prepare, a house to clean, invitations to send out, hosting, and then cleanup.   But even with all that, some of my best 'friend & family' moments have occurred when the party is over.  All it takes is that one conversation piece and at my house, when it's time ... Continue Reading

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Pecans

Making Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls Topped with Pecans, with My Mom

If you've read this blog for any length of time, then y'all know that this year has been a long one for me.  It's been 13 months since my dad's passing and it has tested me in all sorts of ways.  And while I could dwell on the on the sadness of that day, I choose not too.  Instead, I focus on days like this one, with my mom.  Together we made, ... Continue Reading