Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 78}

chocolate dipped shortbread cookies

Happy Monday! Today’s a two post day!  Mouthwatering Mondays {of course} and then a bit later it’s Food Blogger Cookie Swap Recipe Reveal Day! Stay tuned for the recipe for these adorable and super easy chocolate dipped shortbread cookies!   I can’t believe we’re already in the last week of school before Christmas break! WHAT!!  Where has… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 77}

Cast iron baked spiced pear cake

Happy Monday! Wouldn’t your morning cup of coffee be perfect with this Spiced Pear Cake?  {you should enter the giveaway while you’re checking out the recipe} Did you have a delicious weekend?  We visited Old Town Katy, ran into a sorority sister of mine that I haven’t seen in more than 13 years, ate some scrumptious steak… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 76}

santa monkey

It’s Cyber Monday!  Did you have a delicious Thanksgiving?  Did you eat your body weight in Turkey, or are you more an eat your weight in Pumpkin Cake kind of person? Did you decorate for Christmas, or are you waiting until December? Oh WAIT! It’s December 1st. Santa Monkey says Hi

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 75}

a little sunday night mudding

Happy Monday! Hope your weekend was filled with joy, laughter, and a little messiness.   We had some crazy cold days, followed by rain, and then a gorgeous Sunday filled with sunshine, blue skies, and temps in the high 70’s; so Nathan took a group of kiddos out muddin’ on the golf cart; because, Texas. … 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 74}

waiting his turn

Happy Monday, y’all!  How was your weekend? Our weekend was full of Football Championship games, chilly weather, slow cooker taco soup, recipe testing, and relaxing. Just look at that little Monkey waiting for his turn to go in.  He played a great game, and my heart just melts seeing his little figure there with his coaches…. 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 73}

A Southern Fairytale in Times Square

Happy Monday!  I spent a few days in New York last week with Fisher Nuts for an event with Chef Alex Guarnaschelli, where I had the most scrumptious Walnut and Fontina Mac and Cheese.  I walked around Times Square with Jenny and Lori and took pictures in the rain with our New York Umbrellas. If you… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 72}

don't blow it

Happy Monday-after-Halloween!  I feel as if that should be today’s official title – or alternately, Happy-Monday-After-The-Time-Change-Who-Else-Forgot-to-Change-a-Clock? We forgot to move Princess’ clock back, so she woke up at 4:40 and started getting ready for school today!!! OOOPS!  Yeah, we kinda “blew that”…. That’s the picture we used for her Student Council President campaign poster  “Don’t… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays (Week 71)

rum soaked banana nut muffins

Happy Monday! You should start your day off with some of these Rum Soaked Banana Nut Muffin Bites – they’re scrumptious! How was your weekend? Did you eat anything delicious? I feel I should go ahead and apologize to your waistlines, because this week’s features are all sweets.  Really incredibly delightful, decadent, delicious sweets.

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 70}

oh how I missed their faces

There’s nothing as wonderful as coming home to spider monkey hugs; and cuddles on the couch that include hand holding and hearing “I love you, mom.  I missed you, mom” repeated over and over again. I had the most incredible time in Utah at the Better Blog Retreat this weekend, but there’s nothing like coming… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 69}

ASF Cast Iron Skillet

Happy Monday, y’all! Did you have a delicious weekend?  Did you make something incredible and share it with friends and family? There’s a lot going on behind the scenes of A Southern Fairytale right now, and one of these things is an incredible redesign with a new PERMANENT logo and easier functionality for the website…. 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 68}

easy and delicious healthy chicken poblano soup

 Happy Monday, y’all!  A cool front hit our corner of Texas this weekend, and it had me in baking, pumpkin, slow cooker mode. We’ve made Pumpkin Pie Cake Doughnut Bites, black bean pumpkin chili, and slow cooker roasted chicken.  Next up – more chili, taco soup, apple spice cake, some cobblers, and light chicken poblano… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 67}

Italian Cream Cake at Moody Gardens

Happy Monday Morning! Let’s start today out with something a bit delicious.   Moody Gardens and The City of Galveston Visitors Bureau hosted a lunch at Blog Elevated on Friday, and they began the lunch with Italian Cream Cake slices on each table.  I have oodles of respect for a place that begins the meal with… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 66}

happy eighth birthday

Happy Monday, y’all. What a weekend we had!  Monkey turned 8 on Saturday; attended 2 birthday parties on his birthday – neither for him, and had his birthday party on Sunday at our favorite gymnastics complex.  It was a Texans themed party,and I made the kids’ favorite ice cream cone cupcakes and decorated them with… 

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