Mini Biscuit Pizzas

If your kids are like mine, you probably spend a small fortune on pizza deliveries. Well let ...more

Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter

To me, nothing says autumn like getting out the crock pot and making all sorts of delicious harvest treats. One of my very favorites is this easy Crock Pot Apple Butter. On toast, an english muffin, a warm homemade biscuit or even over ice cream, it is a warming treat that will bring to mind jumping in leaves and hay rides! ...more

29 Weeks

I’m 29 weeks pregnant this week! After my 28 week post last week, wherein I made some big confessions about my state of mind, I’ve had SO much positive support from people reaching out to tell me it’s going to be okay. I can’t tell you how much it means to me to hear from everyone and feel so understood ....more

Corn and Black Bean Baked Taquitos

Ever since I was a young girl growing up in south Texas, I have had a “thing” for taquitos. It’s a love affair, really. The whole time I lived in England, I couldn’t readily buy them from the shops, so I was forced to look up various recipes to make them myself ....more

Siblings – August

I’m a bit late this month due to our huge cross-country move, taking possession of our new house and getting things unpacked and fixed up. But I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to document my kids for this month. We’re getting closer and closer to the new baby’s arrival, and there aren’t many months left where it’ll just be the two of them ....more

51 Apple Recipes for Autumn

If you love apples, you will love this collection of apple recipes from around the internet. Whether you’re after a tasty dinner, a sweet dessert, a luscious dip or an afternoon snack, we’ve got you covered. We even found some amazing drinks for adults and children alike! ...more

Summer Blast $1000 Cash Giveaway

What would you do with an extra $1000? Would you spoil yourself or someone else? Do something responsible, or splurge on something frivolous? ...more

28 Weeks

I haven’t updated about my pregnancy in a long while. The truth is that besides the stress of moving across the country and settling in to a new city, new house and new surroundings, there is a bigger reason for my reticence in posting about things. In all honesty, there is a distinct lack of enthusiasm about this baby ....more

A Birthday at Silver Lake

Mark’s birthday was on Sunday, and so we had a few celebrations over the weekend. On Friday night, we tried to organize a dinner out with all our friends, but many were too busy for our last minute plans, so we ended up just having a low-key get together at a friend’s house. A nice BBQ with the kids and a few of our nearest and dearest, punctuated by Mark’s favorite dessert: German Chocolate Cake ....more

Creamy Quinoa Salad With Mango

This post originated at A Mother Thing - You Either Get it Or You Don't If you’re like me, you really enjoy a nice salad, but you might also wish that they were a little more filling. Enter the Creamy Quinoa Salad with Mango. If you’ve never tried quinoa (pronounced keen-wah), this is a great introduction ....more