Football Shaped Chocolate Zucchini Bread with Pecans

Chocolate Zucchini Bread with Pecans

I wonder how many die hard sports fans we have out there, that are ladies?  I'm seriously obsessed y'all and surely that ain't just a Texas thing, right?  I LOVE all sports and I just can't get enough. We have even missed church for a playoff game.  Crazy huh!  I mean, I gotta have time to cook and bake for the game, you know?  Fiesta food, … [Read more...]

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE Partners with Dallas Cowboys – Guy Fieri Tailgate {Giveaway}

Lori Falcon and Rascal Flatts

Me and my own cowboy had a chance to attend the Dallas Cowboys vs New York Giants and be part of what Carnival is celebrating with their new partnership with the Dallas Cowboys, and as they bring in awesome headliners to their cruise line.  As a Cowboys’ fan, and just die hard football fan in general, I was thrilled to celebrate with them and watch … [Read more...]

Top Tailgating Essentials Y’all!

Tailgating at Home

Who has football fever y'all?! Many thanks to Sam's Club for sponsoring today's story and getting me ready for tailgating! WOOHOO!  This is a bittersweet season for me to be honest with ya.  Both of my oldest boys have graduated high school so I no longer have them to watch on Friday nights.  I'm excited for football season but sad I won't be … [Read more...]

Denver Broncos Fan Gear

Denver Broncos Fan Gear

It's Fall. It's football season. This year is all about the Denver Broncos, for me at least.  While I do still love & support our Texas based teams, the Cowboys and Texans, I'm rooting one of my other favorite teams on this year, the Denver Broncos. Wearing orange and blue is not just a fashion statement, but absolute must every Sunday. It … [Read more...]

Get Your Game On, Texas Style


In Texas, you go big or you go home!  As the football season rolls in, so do new fashion trends.  Well, actually, here in Texas, we kinda just create our own trends.  There was a time though, when women only wore cowgirl boots on the ranch, to rodeos (with jeans), or long dresses.  Today, everyone has their own style and the ladies ain't afraid to … [Read more...]

Affordable Sporting Goods We Have Bought at Walmart

sporting goods

I have always loved watching my kids play sports, whether for fun or competitively.  One of the things I don't love, is how much it the equipment and accessories can cost, especially if you're buying from an actual sporting goods store.  I'm showing you that you don't have to spend a fortune on sporting goods though. There are good quality pieces … [Read more...]

Food for Your Super Bowl Party

superbowl food

Boy do we love football!  Honestly, I could watch it all day with my husband.  This superbowl sunday will be no exception either!  My husband is for the 49r's and I'm for the Ravens.  Regardless of who wins, we're gonna feast like football fans do.  Here's a few ideas to get your started.  And if you need help getting in the football mood, try … [Read more...]

Football Fiesta


It seems like every weekend we go into a food and football coma.  Seriously.  It's playoff time and while our unreliable, totally predictable Dallas Cowboys didn't make it, we still have teams we are rooting for!  GOOOOOO BRONCOS, FALCONS, AND PACKERS!!  Okay, the TEXANS too but they are not my faves.  ((hiding))  ~~Show me what you got Rodgy … [Read more...]

Tailgating in Texas

cowboys mask

When football is as big as it is in Texas, you gotta know how to tailgate!   And don't worry if you're not actually gonna be at a game to tailgate. You can still tailgate in your own backyard.  Some necessary items for tailgating include: GRILL  - You gotta have something to cook on.  Portable grills are great or a big ol' grill for the yard … [Read more...]

Did the Cowboys Just Beat the Superbowl Champs While I Ate Dip? #gametime


BOOYAH GIANTS!!!!  Me and my husband have been waiting for the season opener, for what seems like forever, and of course, it had to be our Dallas Cowboys opening up against the superbowl champs.   Since we also play fantasy football, we were really keeping our eye on Dez Bryant who didn't get near as much play but still scored us a solid 9 points. … [Read more...]

For the Gamer – NCAA Football 13″ Review and ‘You’re Covered’ Facebook App


Those who know us best, know we are a gamer family.  Me and Toby were particularly excited to review the NCAA Football 13" game and since 'we got covered', it just gets us even more pumped to play.  Here's how you can get 'covered': Visit the Walmart Facebook app at and “like” it. Choose your favorite team, type of … [Read more...]

Football Hero!!

Highland Hornets Football Hero

Check out who got Football Hero at Highland. Yep, my son Tyler. We are very proud of him! I thought I'd share a few photos and my speech. Each Senior parent was allowed 1 minute to say something to/about their Senior. Here's what I wrote: I have to admit, I sometimes wondered what kind of young man you'd turn out to be.  Between carving your name … [Read more...]

56 of the Best Football Movies Ever!

Football season is approaching fast and there's no better time to get your blood pumping for it. I've compiled a list of the 56 Best Football Movies ever! Enjoy and if I missed one, let me know and be sure to tell me which one is YOUR favorite! Friday Night Lights Brian's Song (old one) We Are Marshall Remember the Titans Rudy Brian's Song … [Read more...]

Feed Your Game Face with Queso!

By now, you should all know that I love Velveeta, football, and I love Rotel!  RO*TEL makes for some great recipes and when you combine with cheese, of course you get awesome cheese dip!  If you haven't tried it, you have no clue what you're missing!   Because I know so many of you love Queso Dip, I wanted to be involved and share the latest … [Read more...]

Game Time! Quick and Easy Food for Football

My guys depend on me to have their snacks & food ready for game time. I really dislike cooking on game days because I'm a huge football fan and would prefer to sit on the couch and watch with the rest of them. But the fact is, I am in charge of bringing the food to the fans so I'm always making things that are simple and great fillers. I … [Read more...]

$50 Bucks, Football, and Food


With football season in full bloom, your home has now become the stomping grounds for Sunday Football.  Food is huge component of that celebration and around here, we like finger foods vs. a meal.   I am a dedicated football fan so the last thing I want to do is cook all day. I want to be sitting on the couch, yelling at the TV and jumping up and … [Read more...]

In Local News: Highland Hornets are Going to State!

Post-game football prayer

UPDATE: Let's show sixman football some love okay? Borden County vs Highland 2pm. Garden City vs Strawn 7pm. Shotwell Stadium on Saturday. Home teams listed last. This is CONFIRMED:) Last night in the Friday Night Football Semi-Finals game at Early Texas, the Highland Hornets pulled of an outstanding win against the Walnut Springs … [Read more...]

In Local News: Football, Trade Days, and Arts-n-Crafts

Highland Hornet Pride

I rarely talk about any local news and I have no clue why, but as of today that has changed.  Look for the "In Local News" segment every weekend from now on.  Local includes Sweetwater and surrounding areas so if you have something you want featured here, please send an email to [email protected] no later than Friday 11pm to be included in the … [Read more...]

XLIII Super Bowl Football Pepsi Giveaway Party


Are you ready for some football?!!! I know I am and can't wait for the Super Bowl game but in the mean time, I've got a great Pepsi giveaway for you that is jam packed with goodies! Before I get to the giveaway, I want to encourage you to check out Refresh Everything.  The question, "What would you say to the man who is about to refresh … [Read more...]

Friday Night Football – Off to the Playoffs!


This week was the first week that my son was really eligible to play since we've moved to this new district. They played the gorillas and STOMPED them into the ground. In fact, they 45'd them in the first quarter...WOOHOO! Anyways, we were really proud of how are oldest played and thought I'd share a few pics of him, my man, and my … [Read more...]

6-Man Friday Night Football


Since moving into the new district, we've really enjoyed the games.  These guys really support their team and its' a blast being around all that energy.  I even spend $40 bucks on a T-shirt and cap!  Anyways, I thought I'd share a few pics of this Friday's football fun. The gals that are true fans!!! It was homecoming night.  He was the … [Read more...]



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Getting Crafty with Iron-on Transfers & Dressing for the Game

bscreen about a little Hornet pride!!  Oh yeah, I'm all about supporting the team so as usual, I made little man his own little T-shirt to wear to his biggest brother's first game. First, you need the supplies. Hanes Toddler Boy 3 Pack T-Shirts Avery-Dennison Clear Avery Iron-On-T-Shirt Transfers Iron, printer So basically, … [Read more...]