Cinnamon Pecan Pound Cake

December 11, 2015

The OXO On Illuminating Digital Hand Mixer is a thing of beauty. I’ve been excited about OXO’s new line of small appliances, so when they asked if I’d like to test out the Hand Mixer, I couldn’t say ‘yes’ fast enough. Included in the box is a set of balloon-shaped beaters, a set of dough […]

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20-Minute Teriyaki Chicken and Broccoli

December 9, 2015

With demanding work schedules and picky taste buds, Chris and I are always playing “I don’t know, what do you want?” when it comes to deciding on weeknight dinners. We’re big fans of Chinese takeout, but spending close to $40 for two small entrees and couple of egg rolls is ridiculous. Thankfully, I ran across […]

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

November 30, 2015

I will forever declare my love for all things pumpkin… creamy lattes, sweet-smelling candles and fresh-from-the-oven baked goods. The national pumpkin craze may have lost its shine, but in my house, it’s full-steam ahead! And this Pumpkin Bread Pudding? It’s no exception. Instead of milk, cream or half & half, I subbed Stonyfield’s Smooth & […]

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Sugared Cranberry & Citrus-Topped Pumpkin Pie

November 23, 2015

Disclaimer: “This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hillshire Brands Company. All opinions are entirely my own.” Spending time with family and friends is the highlight of the holiday season. We’re thankful for those we love and the blessings bestowed upon us. However, with such a large family, most of […]

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#JustBeYou with Stonyfield & prAna

November 9, 2015

When Stonyfield and prAna came to me with their #JustBeYou campaign, I instantly felt happy. With so many stressors in a normal day, it’s calming and a bit freeing to layer on a soft, feminine tee, spoon a few bites of Oh My Yog into my mouth and assume the Tree Pose. Running clears my […]

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Pumpkin Granola Cheesecake

October 31, 2015

Happy Halloween, dear readers! We’re smack dab in the middle of Fall, the season of cozy spices, smooth pumpkin and gathering over family feasts. This Pumpkin Granola Cheesecake combines just that and is a perfect adornment on the dessert table. It’s rich and warm, with a crunch from the granola and a smooth finish with […]

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Cinnamon Chip-Pumpkin Granola Cookies

October 29, 2015

OXO is once again supporting Cookies for Kids’ Cancer and I’m so honored that they’ve asked me to participate again this year, as they spread the word about this awesome program! Cookies for Kids’ Cancer was founded by two OXO employees who were inspired by their son Liam’s battle with pediatric cancer, a disease which […]

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Gift Ideas for the Entertainer on your Christmas List!

October 14, 2015

If you’re like me, you’ve got a huge family. This is wonderful most of time; however, when Christmas rolls around, it seems I’m never prepared! I’ve got a Techie, a Gamer, several Outdoorsy types, two or three Chefs and that ever-so Crafty DIY’er to buy for. But this year, I feel so much better about […]

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Orca Bean Chicken Chili

September 25, 2015

Like it or not, Fall is here! Personally, it’s my favorite time of year, so I’m over-the-moon that I can drag out the autumnal decorations, spicy-scented candles and colorful scarves and start baking allthepumpkinthings. While it’s not full-on Autumn weather, the temps have a slight coolness to them here in North Texas… which is perfect […]

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AvoRanch Chicken Salad

August 28, 2015

Collaboration posts with Stonyfield make me happy. Not only do I get to work with such a wonderful company, but I’m introduced to new partners as well, like Wayfair. With over a “zillion things home”®, Wayfair’s website is a one-stop shop for any and everything home-related. I could’ve easily spent an entire day (or three) […]

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