Raspberry Brownie Dessert Parfaits


So there's the fabulous little bakery near my dad's office building in downtown San Antonio. We had lunch there back in May when I was in town for my sister's bachelorette party and bridal shower weekend. The gal who runs the bakery puts together the most interesting ingredients... I most enjoyed the Green Chili Apple Pie that she had on the menu the day I was there. We were … [Read more...]

Enchiladas with Poblano Cream Sauce, Setting Goals, ‘Un-Fried’ Rice and more…

August 2011 Partners

I'm so grateful to get to partner with such wonderful websites each month. I'd like to highlight a few of my favorite ideas, recipes and more from this month's partners! Chicken Enchiladas with Poblano Cream Sauce from My Royal Kitchen Organizing Coupons from Must Love Coupons Learn How to Set Goals and more with Ashley from "3 in 30" Chicken 'Un-Fried' … [Read more...]

Taco-dillas – $5 Dinner Challenge


Last Thursday was "Taco Night" at our house. (And turns out, it was at many of your houses, as well!) I made a double batch of my favorite taco meat...thinking I'd freeze some to have another taco night next month. Instead, I ended up "repurposing" the taco meat into quesadillas last night!  Steve and I had the cheesy quesadillas dipped in sour cream...and the boys had "taco … [Read more...]

Printable Coupons: Disney, Kashi, Libby’s, Nutella + More

nutella coupon

It's the end of the month, so don't forget to print any coupons you need before they disappear!  We will be posting all the new coupons for September later this week as they are released. Here are some of the latest and hottest printable coupons you might want to print now: $0.55/1 Country Hearth Bread $2.50/3 any Disney or Marvel Vitamin Item $1/3 Kashi GoLean Bars … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Banana Strawberry Crumb Muffins (with no sugar!)


I don't remember the last time that I made muffins "from a box." And I'm afraid if I tried muffins from a box, I wouldn't like them. They may be extra sweet...but I'm afraid they wouldn't taste real. Or good even. Since I gave up processed sugar and white flours this month, I've had to get creative with baking. I did get some wheat berries and sucanat to help make some … [Read more...]