Leftover Ham Ideas

Leftover Ham Ideas!  Great recipes to use all that left over ham from the holidays!

Some people are funny about leftovers, they either don’t like them twice or they don’t like to cook with them.  I really love leftovers.  If its something I love, I can eat it a few days in a row [aka pasta] or I can whip up something else entirely.  I actually plan our weekly menu… Continue Reading…

Easy Non-Candy Valentine’s Ideas

Easy Non Candy Valentine's Ideas for kids!

Valentine’s is this week!  The pressure is on to make/find super cute Valentine’s for your kiddos and their classmates.  I love class parties but when the kids come home with huge bags stuffed full of chocolate, I raise my mom eyebrows.  I’m one of those moms that sends the non-candy treats.  Do you like do the… Continue Reading…

Easy New Years Ideas

Easy New Years Ideas

And just like that the New Year is almost upon us!  Do you go out with a big bang?  We do sometimes.  If we have the energy to stay awake and party like its 1999.  If you have a New Years party then here are some “Easy New Years Ideas” for ya!  I’ve split them… Continue Reading…

Easy Homemade Recipe: Peach Spritzer

easy peach spritzer

Disclosure:  I am a member of the Collective BiasĀ®  Social FabricĀ® Community.  This Peach Spritzer post has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client. When you are born and raised in Texas you grow up drinking tea.  Iced tea, hot tea, sweet tea.  Everyone in my family… Continue Reading…

Easy Homemade Recipe: Gingerbread Blossoms

Easy Homemade Recipe Gingerbread Blossoms

The other day Ryon told me that he wished I would do more holiday baking.  After I picked my jaw up from the ground, I reminded him of the mint brownie brittle, the peppermint cheesecake and the Reese’s brownies that he ate the previous weeks.  He just smiled.  I had already planned on baking more… Continue Reading…

Review: The Otter Way

The Otter Way Books

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the Otter Way.  All opinions are my own.  I love Twitter, its my favorite place to connect with people and brands.  I’ve been tweeting since 2009, before I was married and before we had our two beautiful monsters.  And yet, sometimes the power of social media just amazes me. … Continue Reading…

Reese’s Brownies

Reese's brownies!  These look so easy to make!

Ryon isn’t much of a sweets eater, which is polar opposite of myself.  A few things he does indulge in are Reese’s peanut butter cups, ice cream and brownies.  He had requested brownies a few weeks ago, so when I made the brownie brittle I whipped up a double batch and made him a dessert… Continue Reading…

Free Printable: Christmas Gift Tags

FREE Christmas gift tags!  Download them at thegrantlife

We are back from our Thanksgiving vacation and I am in full Christmas mode!  I have been slowly buying gifts and this weekend we will buy our tree and decorate the house!  Its crazy to think we just had turkey and dressing and now we are less then 20 days from Christmas!  Once the house… Continue Reading…

Easy Homemade Recipe: Mint Brownie Brittle

So easy!  Mint brownie brittle.

One day my friend asked me if I had ever tried brownie brittle.  Intrigued, I said no, but tell me more.  She said its an easy homemade recipe where instead of thick, gooey brownies you get thin, crisp brownies.  Like the outside edge of regular brownies, but a whole cookie sheet of them.  Since the… Continue Reading…

Happy Thanksgiving!


Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving! Love, the Grants