CINCO DE MAYO INSPIRATION AND COCKTAILS

CINCO DE MAYO INSPIRATION AND COCKTAILS

One of my favorite holidays is on Sunday and even though I’ll be traveling, you better believe I’ll be celebrating with a margarita in hand! I absolutely love Mexico - the food, dresses, Otomi pattern you name it, I’m here for it! We are headed to Punta Mita, Mexico in a few weeks and I’m getting ready by celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a hydrating margarita recipe. I promise I will post a trip recap after this stay in Punta Mita as I know many of you have asked.

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LEMON SOUR CREAM POUND CAKE RECIPE

LEMON SOUR CREAM POUND CAKE RECIPE

My Grandma Junie always makes the most amazing lemon pound cake for special occasions and holidays we spend together. Some of my favorite memories growing up involved staying at her house and eating a slice of pound cake for breakfast. This cake is the definition of comfort food for our family and since my grandparents are coming to town tomorrow for Christmas, I figure this is the perfect time to share the recipe.

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LOW CARB COCKTAILS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

LOW CARB COCKTAILS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

The next couple weeks are a complete whirlwind of parties and gatherings till the New Year. Not only will we have Christmas happy hours, parties with friends and family gatherings, but Piper’s first birthday was earlier this week and I am a Christmas baby. All the cookies and cocktails will add up, so I thought it would help by not “drinking” too many calories.

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DIY MASON JAR IDEAS FOR THE HOLIDAYS: HOUSTON LIFE SEGMENT

DIY MASON JAR IDEAS FOR THE HOLIDAYS: HOUSTON LIFE SEGMENT

This afternoon I had the chance to go on Houston Life today to talk about holiday ideas for National Mason Jar Day! Who knew this day was a thing, but I’m glad it is because the show was SO much fun! You can watch the segment below for three easy ideas to use mason jars this holiday season!

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FIVE TIPS FOR A STORE BOUGHT THANKSGIVING

FIVE TIPS FOR A STORE BOUGHT THANKSGIVING

A few weeks ago, I asked y’all what type of content you wanted to see more of and so many gave feedback to give more tips on easy, store bought items styled to seem homemade. One of my go-to places to quickly grab pre-made food items is Trader Joes. Between the cheese section that I could spend an hour in, all the amazing frozen goodies and the pre-made food- it’s a one stop shop to throw together an amazing party.

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EASY FOOTBALL TAILGATE IDEAS

EASY FOOTBALL TAILGATE IDEAS

We are a split household when it comes to football. I originally went to Texas Tech, but then transferred to The University of Texas my sophomore year. Trent went to Texas Tech and is a diehard red raider. This is a big weekend for our family as Texas plays Texas Tech at Tech’s home in Lubbock. Now that we have Piper, tailgating parties are a bit different than they were in the past. I love having friends over to watch the game and “tailgate” out my mom car/Tahoe.

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