Here in Louisiana we love our seafood. Being so close to the coastline we always have fresh seafood available to us. Of course if you walk into most restaurants, options are friend or covered in a yummy fattening sauce. While I love my Cajun dishes, this girl also likes to eat healthy! So I always… Continue reading Garlic Mustard Shrimp
How many of you use the web/blogs for dinner inspiration? I know I do! I am always marking various posts with yummy goodness to help me plan my weekly menus. Of course there are a ton more "main entree" type posts available compared to side items. Which means I am always brainstorming what sides to… Continue reading Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Something funny happens with age....the way you view everything changes! I have always been the girl that made new year resolutions. They usually always revolves around the same ones year after year. Lose weight, spend less, lose weight, organize my house, oh and did I say lose weight? Apparently that is a BIG one still.… Continue reading Resolutions or Goals?
I am a firm believer that words are the most powerful force. Words have the power to break people down, to hinder, to humiliate, to confine people! They also have the ability to build you up, to heal, to help, and to keep you focused. So this year instead of making a New Years resolution,… Continue reading The Power Of Words
I have been carefully planning out my new year. I have our 10 day cleanse ordered, my Slim & Trim ordered to start right after the cleanse, and a list of must have grocery items to get back into the house. I decided a few weeks back to get my house back on a semi-paleo… Continue reading The Best Laid Plans…..
Growing up we had several traditions for the Christmas holiday, nothing really extravagant, but a few things that we have always done for the holidays. These traditions, like driving around looking at lights, are things that I remember the most about the holiday. I remember the few traditions that we had more than most of… Continue reading Tis the Season
I saw this posted on a social media platform over the weekend, and it resonated with me instantly. I can vividly remember all the various phases of my life. I am sure that many of you can remember them as well….. The awkward pre-teen years when I was comparing myself to others because I wasn’t… Continue reading Be Who You Needed…..
I originally planned this post for my 40 year old mamas out there. After all I will be 40 in a few short days. As I was typing it, I realized that this goes for others as well. You see I have great friends that are in all walks of life. Ranging from 20-40. Moms… Continue reading Seasons of Life
While I greatly enjoyed my pumpkin scones that I made last week, I realized that I needed something a little more figure friendly to nosh on during the week. I mean – don’t get me wrong, those are pretty darn healthy for a scone if you ask me – I just needed something that wouldn’t… Continue reading When Pumpkin Spice is Life
Do you remember when you first starting watching Food Network? Yeah, I don't remember that exactly myself. However, I do remember one of the first shows that I started "following" on the program - Rachel Ray's 30 Minute Meals! I use to love to watch that show......not because of Rachel Ray. Don't get me wrong,… Continue reading 30 minute meals – Bruschetta Chicken