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To Revel With Your Little Sweeties

Back with a Box! Hey you!! OMG that feels good to type.  I have been MIA for way too long!!  While that is a whole other blog post (or three), that is not what we are here to talk about today.  I have recently begun […]

Chorizo Kale Soup

Chorizo Kale Soup

I’m back!  It feels so good.  I’m back just in time for chilly temps, warm nourishing food, and hoodies!  I was born for Fall.  No, seriously, I was born the day after Fall! And guys, I’m not going to lie.  This soup I have created […]

5 Years Ago, We Said I Do

5 Years Ago, We Said I Do

I can’t believe it’s been 5 years since my husband and I walked down that really long aisle outside in the freezing cold.  Who knew it was going to be such a great foreshadowing on how the next 5 years would go.  Everything was peachy […]

BBQ Pulled Chicken Whole30 Style

BBQ Pulled Chicken Whole30 Style

“Shut Up!”  That’s what you will say a few times after you start eating this BBQ Pulled Chicken.  I promise.  It’s so stinkin’ good!  This recipe was inspired by a recipe that The Pioneer Woman posted probably a decade ago by now.  It’s not at […]

The Best Whole30 BBQ Sauce

The Best Whole30 BBQ Sauce

I really missed having BBQ Sauce during my first two rounds of Whole30.  I’m a Texas girl that loves to dip, what can I say!  So I tried a few name brand options, and some homemade options, and didn’t care for any of them.  I […]

Essential Oils & How They Support Our Family Daily

Essential Oils & How They Support Our Family Daily

The Break Down Finishing the renovation of our house was just the beginning of all of the cleaning and recovering we would still need to face.  Putting Ezekiel back in school was definitely the icing on the “let’s all deplete our immune systems completely” cake. […]

My Mid-Life Crisis at 30

My Mid-Life Crisis at 30

Turning 31 yesterday, I reflected on the past year as a 30-year-old.  I have never been more anxious in all of my life, than when I was turning 30 last year.  I feared it. It felt all downhill from there.  Waaaay downhill.  And, honestly, I […]

Renovation: Dealing With the Mess & Interference of Real Life

Renovation: Dealing With the Mess & Interference of Real Life

I know I have said this before, but life never gives you a break.  Seriously.  Some bumps are self-inflicted, and others, dammit, you just can’t avoid.  If you read my last post, on Selling our House, then you saw the beginning 10 days of what […]

The Best Whole30 French Fries & Garlic Confit Aioli

The Best Whole30 French Fries & Garlic Confit Aioli

So it is no secret now that my Whole30 journey has really helped with any past emotional eating.  I don’t turn to food anymore when I’m feeling #allthethings.  There are still those moments though when I really just want something that is not only nourishing […]

Selling Our House: How We Got Started

Selling Our House: How We Got Started

That Home Owner Life We have owned our home on a little street in Oak Cliff for 5.5 years now.  I bought the house before my husband and I got married.  I had a great job, it was cheaper than rent anywhere in Dallas, and […]