Spicy Quinoa Tacos

spicy quinoa tacos

Easy and healthy, these spicy quinoa tacos are perfect for lunch or dinner.   Yesterday was a day.  It wasn’t a good one.  Well, there were good parts to the day but in general when I look back at yesterday.. it stunk.   Kids were cray cray all day.  House was a mess in 10… 

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Pumpkin Spice Latte


Have your pumpkin and drink it too!  This pumpkin spice latte uses real pumpkin and is full of flavor.  Easy to sip and enjoy anytime! The kids love to go to Starbucks as much as I do.  They get pink lollipops or pink cake pops to most.  So if I go to get coffee, they… 

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Pumpkin Sauce

Pumpkin sauce recipe

This pumpkin sauce is like fall in a jar!  Put it over pancakes, brownies or anything you’d like! Do your kids have nicknames?  Ours do.  A few actually.  We rarely call the kids by their real names.  Go figure.  Ryley goes by bear, roo, sissy, and sis.  Avery goes by bubby and turkey.  [The turkey… 

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Rosemary Parmesan Skillet Focaccia

Easy rosemary parmesan focaccia bread - made in a skillet!

This soft and chewy focaccia bread is full of flavor thanks to the rosemary and Parmesan!  Notice anything different??  My little ole blog got a makeover yesterday!  Oh I am so in love with it!  [Warning - there may be an overuse of exclamation marks in this post.  Sorry.  Kinda!] My super amazing and totally… 

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Chocolate Covered Zucchini Bread

Chocolate covered zucchini bread!  Delicious zucchini bread topped in rich chocolate ganache!

This chocolate covered zucchini bread is moist and full of flavor.  And of course, covered in chocolate! This summer Ryon was offered a promotion at work.  A really good promotion.  In Austin.  [About 4 hours north of where we are currently.]  We talked about it and he accepted.  So we started looking for houses in… 

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Cheesy Tortellini Skillet

Cheesy Tortellini Skillet - a super easy one pan, 30 minute meal!

This cheesy tortellini skillet takes 30 minutes to make and is cooked in one pan! One of my high school friends came into town this past week.  We were all excited to see her and planned to have dinner on Thursday night.  We went to a little sushi place in town.  There were 5 of… 

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Caramel Macchiato Blondie Bars

Caramel Macchito Blondie Bars!  So trying these!

Thick and chewy, these caramel macchiato blondie bars are perfect for dessert or for breakfast with coffee! When we went over to my parents house this weekend my day had some golf tournament on TV.  I’m not a big golf fan but for some reason I was intrigued.  And since it was either golf in… 

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California Orzo Salad

Refreshing California Orzo Salad!

This light and refreshing California orzo salad can be served hot or cold.  Its a great play on the classic pasta salad. I would say I’ve never been to California but technically I have.  Twice.  Both times happened to be when we were flying through to Hawaii.  On the first trip we stopped in Oakland… 

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Banana Pudding Ice Cream

Banana pudding ice cream

A fun twist on a classic, this banana pudding ice cream is super creamy and full of flavor! I’m pretty sure there is something in the male genetics that prevents them from listening.  I know this because in the past week or so my husband, son, and father have all proved said theory correct.  I… 

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