• Easy Chicken, Sausage, & Shrimp Jambalaya

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    Back to school season is here and that means more weeknight meals at home. It can take a few weeks to ease into new school routines. However, ensure you have a dinner meal plan in place from the beginning. You will save yourself time and frustration. Though we homeschool, I still like to plan out […]

  • 12 Game Day Perfect Recipes

    Here are twelve food and drink recipes – perfect for game day!

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    Football season is starting and that means awesome commercials and yummy food. What food are you making for the game? Do you like one-pot meals like chili or gumbo? Or do you prefer a big mix of all the snacks, appetizers, and drinks like – chips and salsa, crawfish bread, and hurricane punch? Are you […]

  • How To Setup a Homeschool Space

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    This content was originally sponsored content on social media. In 2017, I embarked on one of my biggest adventures. No, it was another business idea, though I’ve had fun starting new businesses. That year, I started homeschooling my kids. I was not homeschooled, nor was anyone in my family. So, this was a big undertaking! […]

  • Summertime Tradition – S’mores with the Family

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    It’s mid-summer and I just can’t get enough of it. As you know, summer is my favorite season of all. Yes, it gets super hot in Louisiana and no I don’t like being hot. However, I love everything else about summertime! Normally we grill often, enjoy time by our fire pit, and soak up the […]

  • 6 Essentials to Pack for the Beach

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    Summer is by far my favorite season and it’s almost here.That means it’s time to get outdoors! A beach day is a must for summertime and we make it a point to visit every summer. Over the years, one thing I’ve learned is to prepare in advance, so we can enjoy ourselves upon arrival. Whether […]

  • 5 Steps To Design A Beautiful Room

    Even without design experience, you can design a beautiful and functional space.

    Let me be clear and state that I’m not an interior designer. But, the truth is – I love designing spaces until I can’t anymore. After owning a vintage rental and styling business a few years back, I really came to the realization, I enjoy making spaces look pretty. I enjoy the process of finding […]

  • Kitchen Remodel Reveal

    Check out our six month kitchen remodel.

    Whew! It’s been six months since we started working in our kitchen. The kitchen plan was simple – lighting, painted cabinets, and paint walls/trim. You can read all about our initial plans here. Easy right? The work started at the very end of December and within a month we were getting quotes for countertops and thinking […]

  • 5 Tips for Houseplant Success

    Do you have a black thumb? Follow these tips and soon you’ll have a house full of green plants.

    I’m officially a plant mom and I’m not mad about it! For many years, I’ve struggled with keeping plants alive. I’ve always yearned to be the person with a house full of plants but had a “black thumb”. Honestly, every plant I’ve ever owned has died – until now. I made a conscious effort to […]

  • Royal Fizz Cocktail

    This purple cocktail features the indigo-colored Empress 1908 Gin and other bar staples.

    Spring is here and that always means a new cocktail on the blog. I love sharing new cocktails during this time of year. It’s like the winter blues has finally faded, the flowers are blooming, and there’s excitement for the upcoming months. At least that’s how I feel in spring. What does spring make you […]

  • Blood Orange Margarita

    This Blood Orange Margarita is delicious and refreshing.

    Margarita, margarita, MAR-GA-RITA! It’s February 22 and for National Margarita Day of course, I wanted to share our latest margarita recipe – Blood Orange Margarita. A few weeks back, I started seeing blood oranges at the grocery store. I always like to have them for drink recipes or even charcuterie boards because they are so […]