Month: June 2020

White Queso

White Queso

Let’s talk food cravings, because I get them all. The. Time. And not just because I’m pregnant. I’ve always gotten I-must-have-this-kind-of-food-right-now kind of cravings. Usually its for something sweet or crunchy (or sweet and crunchy). But lately my cravings have been for queso. All the…

Behind the Scenes: 20 Questions

Behind the Scenes: 20 Questions

Happy Wednesday! Since we’re all new around here because its a new blog, I thought I would use this Wednesday post to introduce myself a little with 20 questions. Of course, you can read a quick blurb about my family and me and the blog…

The Best Burger

The Best Burger

Alright, just in time for Father’s Day I have the best burger recipe. It’s a basic burger so you can dress it up however you want (fried onion strings, avocado, a fried egg, sun-dried tomatoes, you do you), but the taste is anything but basic.…

Weekend in Photos – June 13, 2020

Weekend in Photos – June 13, 2020

Our weekend in photos: Saturday morning started with a quick and easy breakfast and then we headed out to Downtown McKinney to walk around the square before it go too hot! We didn’t do any shopping because the virus is spreading like wildfire around here…

Tropical Overnight Oats

Tropical Overnight Oats

Time to wake-up with a summery treat: tropical overnight oats! OK. I know we’ve been having a lot of tropical recipes on the blog lately. But I think we can all agree that there is just something about summer that makes us want to curl…

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies

We made it to Friday and I think that means we all deserve some cookies. Some thick, chewy, warm, chocolatey, peanut butter cookies. The best part of these chocolate dipped peanut butter pretzel cookies is they can be made with ingredients that you probably already…

Tropical Fried Rice

Tropical Fried Rice

Right before the whole world got quarantined we bought our very first home and moved. We just moved across town, but moving while pregnant and chasing after a very active toddler was still an ordeal! And I do miss some of the things we left…

Behind the Scenes: How I Came to Have a Natural Birth and Maternity Must-Haves

Behind the Scenes: How I Came to Have a Natural Birth and Maternity Must-Haves

*DISCLAIMERS: (1) I am not a medical professional. If you are pregnant, think that you might be pregnant, or are trying to conceive you should always check with your healthcare provider before using vitamins, supplements, probiotics, or any new product. (2) The links included below in this…

Strawberry Basil Goat Cheese Dip

Strawberry Basil Goat Cheese Dip

I am in love with this strawberry basil goat cheese dip. And not just because it’s delicious. I love the hot pink color – so pretty! Honestly, I think I would love this dip even if it wasn’t tasty because it’s like a neon bowl…

Black Bean Tacos

Black Bean Tacos

We don’t always do meatless Monday at our home, but I do try to work in a few meatless meals throughout the week. I’m always so surprised at how many more veggies we eat once I just take meat off the table! And these black…