Butternut squash and mozarella pasta skillet

Butternut Squash Pasta Skillet

Perfect for fall, this butternut squash pasta skillet is quick and easy.  And loaded with mozzarella cheese!  This past weekend I was able to hang out in Galveston for the Blog Elevated conference.  [Sans kids!]  I drove up Thursday and made it there by late afternoon.  The ride was kind of quiet and the last… 

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Life of Party No. 56

Hey yall!  Welcome to the Life of the Party link up!  Its that time of the week again – the time for fellow bloggers to take over our online space and share their posts with yall!  I am currently in Galveston for the Blog Elevated conference.  You can get a sneak peak of whats going… 

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Cinnamon apple crumb cake

Cinnamon Apple Crumb Cake

Sauteed cinnamon apples are folded into this cinnamon apple crumb cake.  Then some more are put on top for good measure. I normally post recipes on Mondays and Tuesdays.  I try to.  I like to keep a schedule and even I get thrown off when it gets messed up.  So this cinnamon apple crumb cake… 

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Couscous taco bowls

Couscous Taco Bowls

A fun take on the classic taco bowl, these couscous taco bowls are full of flavor and easy to pull together for a weeknight meal.  So yesterday it happened.  I turned 30.  The world didn’t end, nothing crazy happened.  It was a pretty laid back day actually.  Ryon and Avery went and got hair cuts… 

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Happy Birthday to Me – Giveaway for YOU!

Well, it finally happened.  I am no longer in my twenties.  Today I am officially THIRTY!  And you know what?  I’m ok with that!  I feel like my thirties are going to be awesome.  Plus, thirty is the new 18 anyways, right?  [Ha!  Not really.  I don't want to go back to be 18.]  Today… 

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Life of the Party No. 55

Hey yall!  Welcome to the Life of the Party link up!  Its the day that we let other bloggers take over our space and share their posts!  Woohoo!  Most Viewed: Frosted Snickerdoodle Bars :: Celebrating Sweets My Faves: Simple Chicken Tortilla Casserole :: Mom’s Test Kitchen and Easy Apple Cake :: Love Bakes Good Cakes… 

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Pumpkin cheesecake sweet rolls

Pumpkin Cheesecake Sweet Rolls

Enjoy a little piece of heaven with these pumpkin cheesecake sweet rolls! This past Saturday one of my friends got married in Austin.  Which worked out great since we were already in Austin house hunting.  It was warm on Friday so I went out and bought Avery a short sleeved shirt.  I had only brought… 

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Meatball slider kebabs - perfect football food!

Meatball Slider Kebabs

Take the guess work out of what to serve at your next get together.  These meatball slider kebabs are fun and beyond easy!  I’m going to share a few things with you today.  [One being this beyond easy meatball slider kebab recipe.]  I spent the whole week in Austin house hunting.  Good news – we… 

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Life of the Party No. 54

Hey yall!  Welcome to the Life of the Party link up!  Its the time for you to shine – on all 5 of our blogs!  [How awesome is that?!]  Its clear from everyone’s posts that we are all on the same page about FALL!  I can not wait for the temperatures to start matching!  Most… 

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Sharing a Sweet Future

This post is sponsored by One2One Network and Truvia.  All opinions are my own.  I’m an unsweet tea drinker.  I know, I know.  I live in Texas and prefer unsweet tea to sweet.  Some people call me crazy.  [ahem, Bobbie.]  But some people agree with me on the unsweet tea front.  [Those are my people! … 

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pumpkin skillet

Pumpkin Cheesecake Skillet Brownies

An easy skillet brownie that will knock your socks off.  [Not really, but it might.  Its good yall!] Something super excited happened at the Grant house last week.  No, I’m not pregnant.  My littlest one, stopped using his paci!  And yes, that is super exciting.  I thought the kid was going to take them to… 

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