Attitude of Gratitude

As we start to settle into November, I am always reminded about being thankful and having an attitude of gratitude.  The Bible says in 1 Thessalonians 5:18, “Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” I remember the first time I read that verse, I thought, “Wow, IRead more

Brave

brave  adjective 1. possessing or exhibiting courage or courageous endurance. I’ve never thought of myself as a brave person. Most of my life I have lived in fear – fear of failure, fear of what others thought of me, fear of my past, and fear of the future. Those are just a few things thatRead more

Hungry In Austin

A couple of weeks ago, The Mister and I set out for Austin, TX to attend a food blogging conference called BlogHer Food 2016. It was awesome! Two days learning lots of new things, making new friends and eating good food. After the conference was over, we had two more days left in Austin. AsRead more

Pumpkin Spice Toffee Cookies

It’s National Pumpkin Day! So, naturally, I had to post this. Fall is my favorite season of the year. In the Valley, we don’t get to see the beauty of changing leaves the way most of the US gets to. We just go from hot & humid, to cool & rainy, and then hot & humidRead more

Almond Matcha Milk

I wasn’t feeling too great on Wednesday morning, and everything in me did not want to get out of bed, but I knew that if I didn’t I would just lay in bed all day. Personally, when I’m sick, I only allow myself so much time in my actual bed. For some reason, the longerRead more

My BlogHerFood 2016 #blogherfood16 Experience

Two weeks ago, I got to mark something off my bucket-list. I got to attend a food blogger conference! I got to attend BlogherFood16 in Austin, Texas. It also happened to be our anniversary weekend. We’ve been married 8 years. WHOA! Yea…it was a pretty epic weekend for us. We made some fast friends whileRead more

My Life Is Over

My life is over. My beautiful wife, Leslie,  joined a CrossFit gym a little over a year ago, but that’s not why my life is over. I’m super happy, excited for, and proud of her. She has accomplished so many things in the past year that she never dreamed possible before. And her squats areRead more

Not Blogging But Still In The Kitchen

Hello my friends! Don’t you worry, even though I have not been blogging, I HAVE been in the kitchen. Life, as always has stayed busy but a girl and her Mister still have to eat. The week before Easter, the week of Easter and the week after Easter, I didn’t do much cooking at all.Read more