Slow Cooked Southwest Taco Chili

Slow Cooked Southwest Taco Chili

Happy Friday Friends! Has your week been productive? I’ve been asking myself this question a lot lately. Seems like my to-do list only grows and so much of it is still left on Fridays which leaves me feeling like I need to work all weekend! I hate that feeling! Today was much of the same. [...]

It’s A Boy!

It’s A Boy!

Hi. It’s me. I’m still here… Some of you may have been wondering if I was ever coming back! I don’t really know where to jump back into this blogging thing but it only seems right to go back to where we left off… Exactly six weeks ago today, we welcomed a new baby BOY [...]

Waiting To Meet You

Waiting To Meet You

Waiting… Seems like all we do these days is wait. Wait on contractors. Wait on a house. Wait on a baby. Wait. Wait. Wait. I’m feeling as if time is moving so quickly yet I’m stuck… like a hamster on a wheel… just waiting for everything to change. Because any day now, EVERYTHING WILL CHANGE. [...]

House Update: Slowly But Surely

House Update: Slowly But Surely

Hi Friends! Is everyone enjoying this AMAZING weather?! If you have been reading this blog for very long, you know fall is my absolute favorite season! The air is crisp, cool and clean… making it much easier for this prego-gal to take a much-needed deep breath! Seems like all we do these days is work [...]

Guilt-Free Peanut Butter & Chocolate Ice Cream

Guilt-Free Peanut Butter & Chocolate Ice Cream

Hi friends! Hope this post finds you well! I wanted to share a quick recipe I learned from my sister, Morgan, during her stay at home this summer. It was awesome to have her home for an entire month this year! She has now started back to school in her SENIOR YEAR at Mizzou! Seems [...]

House Update: Quick Progress

House Update: Quick Progress

Happy Monday! I know I said I would post about house updates soon… Well, “soon” turned into “later”… about two weeks later! Time is flying and progress on our house is far surpassing my ability to photograph and post about it simultaneously! Thanks for allowing me to back-track when necessary! It’s amazing how quickly the [...]

Sweet Surprise: A Shower For Baby Moran

Sweet Surprise: A Shower For Baby Moran

My mom and sister hosted a baby shower for me this past weekend! It was so much fun getting baby stuff! I feel like most first-time-moms are very focused on the nursery, organizing and getting everything perfect before their bundle of joy arrives… Meanwhile, I’m over here with a cardboard box full of random things [...]

House Update & Babymoon Getaway

House Update & Babymoon Getaway

It’s Friday! Did this week fly by for you too?! My list just doesn’t seem to finish itself by week’s end these days! Unfortunately, I don’t have a fun new project, big reveals, or any new recipes to share today. But I wanted to drop in and update you on what we’ve been up to… [...]

Snickerdoodle Dandies: How To Freeze Cookie Dough Balls

Snickerdoodle Dandies: How To Freeze Cookie Dough Balls

Why do the strongest cravings always set in when we are short on groceries? If you have been reading this blog for awhile now, you know I have a serious sweet tooth! Unfortunately, it has only become more severe during my pregnancy. I want a little something sweet… almost every day… don’t judge! I don’t [...]

Bacon-Wrapped Pepper Poppers With Pork Loin

Bacon-Wrapped Pepper Poppers With Pork Loin

I know I already have you with that title… any recipe that begins will bacon-wrapped is worth a shot, right?! We have had a TON of peppers from the garden, most of which will end up in salsa but I try to use a few here and there while they are at their peak of [...]