Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 75}

Happy Monday!

Hope your weekend was filled with joy, laughter, and a little messiness.

a little sunday night mudding

 

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. 

I roasted some garlic and mixed it with some blue cheese, bacon, dijon mustard, wing sauce, salt, and a few other goodies into some hamburger meat, shaped burgers with my favorite Double Burger Pressand made some wickedly yummy burgers to share with friends and neighbors while we watched football.

 What was on your menu this weekend?

It’s Thanksgiving week here in the U.S. and while we have lots of Turkey talk happening, There’s nothing Turkey related in this week’s featured recipes…. 

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Honey Lime Glazed Fruit Salad | Honest and Truly

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 53}

Happy Monday, y’all! Our 2013/2014 School Year ended on Thursday, so it’s officially SUMMER!!!!! The kids start a new camp today, one that involves them taking broken bits and pieces of electronics  with them.  A camp that involves them seeing bits of trash as something with potential.  I can’t wait to see what they come… 

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The first kiss

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 52}

  Happy Monday, y’all! Nathan and I are celebrating THIRTEEN years of marriage today!   I swear it’s gone by in a blink!!! We have celebrated our anniversary by having lunch at Chipotle, buying Monkey a new bat and special catcher’s mitt, and we’ll cap it off tonight at the baseball field cheering Monkey’s team… 

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Avocado and Caprese Fixings for stuffed Avocados

Caprese Stuffed Avocados with Spicy Balsamic Glaze

What do you do when you have a fresh shipment of California Avocados, some delicious mozzarella, a bursting basil plant, some fresh tomatoes and a craving for something easy and delicious?   You make the most delicious Caprese Stuffed Avocados with a spicy balsamic drizzle, of course!

Camp Invention

Camp Invention Summer Camp Giveaway

With 6 1/2 days of school left – most of the conversations I hear when around other parents start with: “What are y’all doing this summer?”  What Camps are your kids going to this summer?”  “Holy cow I have to plan something for my kids this summer!” The lazy days of summer are all well… 

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The Stars at Night are Big and Bright

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 51}

Happy Monday, y’all. God Bless and Thank You to each and every one of you who has served our country, loved someone who has served, and to each who has lost someone who has given their life in that service. Thank you.

cooking t'mates on the grill for salsa

This Week in Happiness {Week 18}

“Be an encourager.  The World has enough critics already” ~ Dave Willis One of my favorite things happening this past week has been my delivery of more del campo t’mates {for whom I am a recipe developer}.  I have been blistering and blackening them on my grill for the most ridiculously mouth-wateringly, deliciously, rich, smoky,… 

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Toasted Bacon, Guacamole, Tomato Sandwich on Asiago Cheese Bread

The Ultimate B.G.T {Bacon Guacamole Tomato} Sandwich

You can say goodbye to your BLT, because you’re never going to go back to a plain ol’ BLT after getting a taste of this Bacon Guacamole Tomato Sandwich on Toasted Asiago Cheese Bread.   I have a long standing love affair with BLT’s. When I was pregnant with Princess, I was a restaurant manager,… 

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monkey rides a dirtbike

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 50}

Happy Monday, y’all. Hope you had a tremendous weekend!  Ours was filled with the best volleyball games that Princess has played to date, a volleyball team party, Monkey’s first umpired baseball game, Goonies on the house, burgers on the grill, dirtbike riding, sleepovers, homemade buttercream (adapted from and inspired by I Am Baker’s back to… 

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Beginning Focus: a Photography e-book by Karen Walrond

This Week in Happiness {Week 17}

  It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about. Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/d/dalecarneg140941.html#hHBA0LaYEr8hTYlI.99 It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes… 

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Rice Krispies Treat Dirt Cake

Dirt Cake Rice Krispies Treats

Do you remember Dirt Cakes? Chocolate cake and pudding topped with crushed chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs and candy worms?  Both shudder worthy and totally delicious. What kid doesn’t love pretending to eat worms and dirt?

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Round-Up and How To Guide

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Collection

Is there anything more cozy and comforting than walking into a house that smells of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies? There’s a reason that real estate specialists and home stylists pop a tray of chocolate chip cookies into the oven prior to open houses and showings…. Chocolate Chip Cookies are one of the ultimate feel… 

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Granny, Monkey, and Princess

Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 49}

Wasn’t it just Monday? How does this keep happening? I hope y’all had a wonderful weekend filled with delicious food, family, friends, and fun.  Ours was nice, but I’m glad to be home. I love spending time with you each week – checking out your recipes, seeing what you’re cooking, what kinds of foods inspire… 

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granny

Saying Goodbye

Today, we say goodbye to one of the most important Moms in my life, my Granny. Mary Cecil Trew April 18, 1920 – April 16, 2014 Today, family and friends will gather in a small stone chapel in Bryan, and celebrate a woman who celebrated life and all that it had to offer.  We will… 

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DIY Rustic Mason Jar Wall Lanterns

Rustic DIY Mason Jar Wall Lanterns

Hey y’all, today’s post isn’t a recipe, but it’s definitely Southern!  I have an affinity for mason jars, DIY crafts, and making your house your home through decorating that fits your personality. I met Rae last year, and we hit it off over some drinks and our mutual love of all things Southern – hell,… 

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