Lots of families try to avoid eating meat due to health reasons, cost, or even the season of Lent. Personally, I am preparing for Lent, and I know that meal planning (especially meatless meals) for my family can be...

Meatball Enchiladas

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Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground beef 1/4 c chopped cilantro 1 packet of low sodium taco seasoning 1/2-1 c cotija cheese or sharp cheddar cheese 1/2 c diced purple onion 1 can enchilada sauce You can watch me make this...
March is National Caffeine Awareness Month. Are you like me and can’t do without your morning cup of coffee? Or need a pick me up during the day? Then this post is for you my fellow coffee drinkers. What...
In our home, we love salsa.  All 5 of us.  We especially love it homemade with fresh ingredients from our garden, but you could buy them from the grocery store as well.  And while we all love salsa, we...
Pumpkin Muffin

Easy Pumpkin Muffins

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It’s that time of year -- Labor day has come and gone, PSL is officially out and that means it's time for all things PUMPKIN! What a perfect way to ring in the unofficial beginning of Fall than with some...
Just call me Scientist Mom. Lately, I have seen a post floating around Facebook claiming that strawberries can last weeks in glass jars in the fridge. I decided to put this to the test for the benefit of both myself,...
The start of school is right around the corner, which is a nice reprieve for this mom. But my daughter is an extremely picky eater. So, during the school year, we always do sack lunches. It takes a little...
Summer Recipes are my favorite! I love grabbing a bunch of fresh fruit from a local fruit stand or the market, and creating fresh and flavorful plates for my family. One of my favorite "treats" for my kids are fruit rainbows...
Peppermint Meltaway Cookies I decided to try a new cookie this year. I typically stick to the same recipes every December, but these Peppermint Meltaways were really fun and  a big hit at the Holiday party where I shared them....
Are you planning a fun party and want to jazz up the theme?  How about color coordinated jello-shots? These wiggly jiggly adult treats are not just for college keggers — you can make them for a family summer pool party,...
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Corpus Christi & Coastal Bend Area Spring Bucket List

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After being stuck inside due to chilly South Texas weather and some crazy, windy days, many of us welcomed the start of the spring...