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January Whole30 Meal Plan – Week 2

January Whole30 Meal Plan – Week 2

This is a little confusing, because really this is my week one Whole30 because I officially started yesterday! But, I know I posted Week 1 last week, so Imma just roll with it. How is everyone feeling? I’m going to keep this short and sweet […]

January Whole30 Meal Ideas – Week One

January Whole30 Meal Ideas – Week One

IT IS NEW YEARS EVE! WHAT!? Honestly where did 2017 even go? A lot happened but it flew by. I have ended it with QUITE the bang in the food and drink department and I am so excited to get going on this January Whole30. […]

January Whole30 Prep

You, my little Instagram followers, are funny. I did a few polls the other night to gauge y’alls interest in Whole30. The vast majority of you said you do not want to participate in a January Whole30, but the vast majority of y’all also said you wanted me to do a post on how to prep for Whole30. My intuition tells me that means that a lot of you actually do have interest in participating but YOU SCARED. And that’s completely ok, because before I became a Whole30 veteran, I was too.

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Travel Tips & Tricks

Travel Tips & Tricks

Recently I kind of out of the blue asked JTW “HEY would it bother you if I went on a little mini vacation without you?” Of course, he was very taken aback and immediately thought I was mad at him. This is probably a weird […]

One Pot Beef and Butternut Squash Chili

One Pot Beef and Butternut Squash Chili

Do any of you have a puppy, or really dog of any age? Do you still panic anytime the pup acts funny or doesn’t scarf up her food fast enough or play as much as usual? My dog didn’t eat all day and I called […]

Crispy Beef and Broccoli

Crispy Beef and Broccoli

This is very similar to one of the recipes we made in my cooking class a couple of weeks ago. The only real difference is that I threw that one together, and for this one I took actual measurements so I could share with you! This meal can come together in 30 minutes or less and will save you regret and money from ordering out Chinese food.

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Beef and Barley Soup

Beef and Barley Soup

This one is a classic! My mom has always made beef and barley soup in big batches to freeze, send to friends, or heat up for a quick, hearty meal. I was itching to make it since the weather has started cooling off so I […]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

I am a little later than I’d hoped on posting this, but my first version was honestly not worth sharing. This one however, IS certainly worth it. One thing I learned during this pumpkin pie adventure is that it’s not easy to make pumpkin pie […]

Pumpkin Yogurt Granola Parfaits

Pumpkin Yogurt Granola Parfaits

Hi there! This is going to be a quick one because I am about to head out trick or treating with what I like to refer to as my nuggets – more commonly known to people as nieces and nephew!

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Fire Roasted Fajitas

Fire Roasted Fajitas

There is a thing I used to see on the Food Network and in a few cookbooks that intimidated me. That thing was roasting full peppers, peeling off the skins, to create delicious, fresh roasted red peppers. I was pretty certain there was no way […]