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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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 65}

Wham Socks

Happy Monday, y’all! It’s week 65 of Mouthwatering Mondays! Technically it’s like week 265 or some such, but it’s week 65 of the new and improved Mouthwatering Mondays. Hope you had a wonderfully relaxing &/or productive weekend! We’re ready to kick off another week of school, football, tumbling, and volleyball!! Let’s do this! Y’all shared… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 64}

my little FO1 Texans Football player | A Southern Fairytale

  Monday! Monday! Monday! I swear that yesterday was Monday, and then I blinked {- -} and it’s Monday again!  I guess that’s what happens when school and sports kick into gear.  Princess is trying out for a competitive volleyball league, Monkey is playing his first season of football, and we’re learning about their upcoming… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 63}

guacamole stuffed bacon wrapped jalapenos on the grill

WHEW! First week of school in the books – here we are starting the second week already!  Where has the time gone? We celebrated the first week of school by taking the kids to their first High School Varsity football game at the high school we’re zoned for here in Katy, and with good food,… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 62}

first day of school pics

Today was the first day of school down here in our little corner of Texas, and it was such a great one!  I can’t believe that school’s already back in session, and that I have a FIFTH grader and a SECOND grader!  Hold me, y’all!  This is the last year they’ll be in school together… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 61}

Strawberry Cheesecake with cocoa puffs crust, chocolate gananche and blackberry infused, white chocolate drizzle

Happy Monday, y’all! Look at this gorgeous cheesecake that my brother made for my birthday!   That’s a strawberry cheesecake with a cocoa puff crust, chocolate ganache glaze, and a blackberry infused white chocolate drizzle.  {I know!!!} The garnish was fresh blackberries and real mint.   It was out of this world incredible.  It was… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 60}

Busted by the batter

  Happy Monday!  It’s August, y’all! That means it’s BIRTHDAY MONTH! I’ll be 36 on Thursday, and I can’t wait. We’re testing some brownie recipes over here, and I have an enthusiastic little helper Hope your Monday is as delicious as his

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 59}

lake somerville texas sunset

Happy Monday! Hope you’re having a truly Mouthwatering week so far!  We are recovering {read doing mounds of laundry} after being out at the lake for vacation last week.  It was wonderful.  Family, the great outdoors, oodles of water, and hundreds of new memories made.  I see a family tradition forming.  We are very relaxed,… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 58}

Food and Wine Conference Badge

Hey y’all!  Happy Monday!  I’ve been at the Food and Wine Conference in Orlando, and I’m currently hanging out in the Orlando Airport waiting on my flight back home to Texas.  I had the most amazing time at the conference.  Wonderful content, welcoming and friendly people, and delicious food!   More on the conference later!… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 57}

princess' lemonade stand

Happy Monday, y’all!  How was your week?  Did you eat anything outstanding, make something mouthwatering? We grilled up a cream cheese and pepper stuffed fajita roll wrapped in bacon.  It was incredible. We also danced in the rain, shared meals with friends, and swam. It was all the wonderful things summer should be. Princess got… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 55}

Being throw in the pool

Happy Monday! Did you have a wonderful weekend? Ours was filled with friends, frivolity, and water! Did you eat anything delicious this week?  I’d love to hear about it, and if you’re looking for inspiration… look no further…

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 54}

Southern Crawfish Boil

Happy Monday, y’all! Did you have a nice weekend?  We had Laura and her family with us this weekend.  We went to a Crawfish Boil,  ate a LOT of Crawfish, sausage, potatoes, and corn. YUM   Sunday, I introduced them to the Coffee Malt, and while Laura and I sat working on our computers and… 

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