Homemade Blackberry Jam

Over a week ago I bought a small box of blackberries thinking the kids would devour them…boy was I wrong. Almost everyday I offered the berries and they were rejected each time. I really didn’t want it to go bad so I figured I would use it in a recipe and by making a jam…… Continue reading Homemade Blackberry Jam

Soft Dinner Rolls

Holiday season means tons of great food, time of giving and best of all family time. This dinner roll is so great to serve during family dinners and potlucks! So soft and fluffy it melts in your mouth, it’s a dinner roll that is very versatile and great year round. They can easily become a…… Continue reading Soft Dinner Rolls

Stove Top Velveeta Mac & Cheese

Guys this recipe is a wonderful, velvety and cheesy mac and cheese! It is easy and fast to make and can be featured as a main dish…not just a side dish. I love macaroni and cheese with any cheese sauce, any pasta, stove top or baked, it’s all good! I usually prefer the Velveeta cheese sauce…… Continue reading Stove Top Velveeta Mac & Cheese

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

It’s Saturday! Finally it’s the weekend and its time to “sleep in”! Well the parent’s version of “sleeping in”…which is basically an extra 30 minutes laying in bed from your usual wake up time or simply not having to jump out of bed and rush to get yourself and the kids ready to start the…… Continue reading Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Christmas Sock Exchange

Last weekend I had a Christmas sock exchange to during a get together. This was such a cute and fun idea of getting a bunch of goodies in a pair comfy socks. I mean come on! Who doesn’t love warm and cozy socks?!? To be honest I actually wanted to give my kids teacher and…… Continue reading Christmas Sock Exchange

Mexican Chorizo, Egg and Potato Hash

Mexican chorizo has got to be one of my favorite ingredients to use, the way it melts and covers every single bite with the perfect balance of salt and spice can really elevate any dish. There’s a wide variety of chorizo that come in either small links or large individual links. They are from beef…… Continue reading Mexican Chorizo, Egg and Potato Hash

Kids Stocking Stuffers

So my son’s Kindergarten class is having a Christmas party and his teacher asked for small stocking stuffers. Of course I’m all for it! But I wasn’t sure what I wanted to hand out. It so happened that the weekend before during my grocery shopping I bought one too many hot chocolate boxes that were…… Continue reading Kids Stocking Stuffers

Pom-Pom Handprint Ornament

Earlier this week as I was gawking at my new Christmas tree and realized that my youngest did not have any cute hand made ornaments! My son has a few here and there with his little hand prints and cute toddler pictures from day care, but my 2 year old had nothing representing her on this…… Continue reading Pom-Pom Handprint Ornament

Snowy Texas Morning

Well Saturday morning was a snowy one! Living in Texas you don’t always witness what we call “snow”, but boy it is always exciting to see it! It really does bring the kid out of you and it’s extra special to see your children’s joyful expressions. Javi has had a share of Texas snow before…… Continue reading Snowy Texas Morning

Homemade Flour Tortillas

One of my family‚Äôs favorite are my homemade flour tortillas. I grew up on these and I am making sure my kids love and appreciate them as much as I do. My mom always made them from pre-made flour which are tasty and for a while I did the same, but one day it just…… Continue reading Homemade Flour Tortillas