Gardening · Other good stuff

Garden Game: WHAT AM I GROWING?!?

I had planted a bunch of stuff and a bunch of other, different stuff is growing in our garden and in the corners of our yard. I posted pictures when it first started happening in one of my Week in Review posts. Since then it’s gotten crazier. We compost, and I used it when prepping… Continue reading Garden Game: WHAT AM I GROWING?!?

Food · Sweets

The Day I Bought 12 Pies: An Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies Review

We visited the Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur, OK this weekend. After hiking and swimming in this beautiful area we were hungry in a way you can only be after playing outside all day in summer. Feeling starving and excited to visit Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies for the first time made me temporarily lose… Continue reading The Day I Bought 12 Pies: An Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies Review

Week in Review

Week in Review 6/2/17

I hope everyone had a great week. Thanks for checking out my weekly series, Week in Review, posted every Friday. Enjoy a recap of how the week went down and tell me about yours. 1) What’s gotten my attention this week? Jacqueline Mazza. She is a Diamond Beach Body Coach that I’m friends with on Instagram and… Continue reading Week in Review 6/2/17


My Family’s Non-Bucket List Spring/Summer Bucket List

Okay here’s the thing. I HATE the term “bucket list” to describe things that are in fact not bucket lists. It’s just a weird personal pet peeve. I think of bucket lists as greater things you want to do before you die, like seeing the pyramids, instead of short term things you want to do,… Continue reading My Family’s Non-Bucket List Spring/Summer Bucket List

Food · Salads

Balsamic Tortellini Salad

This is such a great summer side dish. This doesn’t require you to turn on your oven. You can bring it to a cook out easily or serve it home. It’s a different than your standard sides like baked beans or potato salad, even though we love those too. Heck it’s even different than your… Continue reading Balsamic Tortellini Salad

Food · Sandwiches

Chicken Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Remember about a month ago when I could not stop posting about soups? Well I think I may be entering into my next phase, grilled cheeses. Besides the fact that there are endless delicious possibilities for grilled cheeses, I think they subconsciously remind me of summertime. When we were kids we would make them most days… Continue reading Chicken Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich