25 Days of all things Christmas: Pet Gifts

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Friskies Pull ’n Play for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. As I’ve mentioned before, my daughter Allie is such an animal lover. Just the other day, I found a picture of her at the petting zoo at about a year old hugging a […]

Lace and Pearls DIY Christmas ornament

Thanks for joining me for 25 day of All Things Christmas! You can catch up on day 1 here and day 2 here. Today’s post is a fun craft that only takes a fe minutes but can add beauty to your tree! I’ve been quite the “crafty” lady these last few weeks. It doesn’t help […]

Addictive Spiced Nuts {12 Days of Christmas Party Food}

I hope you’re enjoying 25 Days of All Things Christmas so far! (If you want more recipes, check out my Toffee Pecan Pie Cheesecake, Classic Buttermilk Pie, Cheesy Brazilian Bread, The Best Salad Ever, Frosted Chai Tea Sugar Cookies, and Venison Sausage and 3-Cheese Lasagne. This recipe is so easy, you’ll be done in about […]

How Death and Advent are Inevitably Intertwined

Welcome to the first post on 25 Days of All Things Christmas! Bet you didn’t expect the title to include the word “death” am I right? I wrote this post 2 years ago at the end of an extremely difficult year for my family. Reading it again this morning made me tear up as I […]

25 Days of All Things Christmas!

My friends, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We had a quiet day relaxing- so needed- and spent the afternoon at the home of friends. It was a good reset for all of the packing/remodeling/unpacking we’ve been doing! I am so happy to be introducing a new series tomorrow, 25 Days of All Things […]

Bourbon Maple Sweet Potato Recipe

A few weeks ago, hubby and I made good use of a Groupon to one of our favorite Houston restaurants- Sanbuca. It’s fun because they have really good live music (usually jazz) and delicious food, so it’s like dinner and a movie (only music) in one. And when they have a Groupon, well, it can’t […]