Category Archives: Food


So About That Birthday Cake/Party/Having a 2 Year Old Now

I’d say this would maybe not qualify as a cake wreck. Sorry to disappoint? Oh sure, it took me 6 hours toView full post »


If You’re Living Without A Waffle Maker, I’m Sad For You

Somethings literally change your life for the better. I think we can all agree that cans of cinnamon rolls are one of them because IView full post »


Almond Nutrition Coaching- Because Feeding Ourselves Is Confusing, Plus A Giveaway! {Contributor}

Stephanie Totty is contributing today, and talking about a super awesome service called Almond. It’s a virtural, personal nutritionView full post »


The Whole 30 Made Me Gain Weight, I Don’t Regret It

I completed the Whole 30 by the beginning of February. It changed my life for the better. It also made me gain weight. Yeah…. after 30 daysView full post »


Running downhill in the #Whole30- Update on a life with no sugar or wine

I’ve been drinking coffee black lately. Even more hardcore? I’ve been ordering Americanos at Starbucks black. Me from one monthView full post »


Decision Fatigue- That Make So Much Sense!

I got up at 6:30 this morning, even though it’s Scott’s morning to get Kendall to school. I did soView full post »


All The Ways I’m A January Cliche

New year, new me! Starting fresh, new page! First chapter in my next 12 chapter book! It’s Monday, and I had 4.5 hours of sleep lastView full post »


In October We Do The Pumpkin Patch

It’s what we’ve always done. It’s what we will always do, CHILDREN. So every year. EVERY YEAR. I will drag your littleView full post »


Rice Cooker (Pan)cake- I Went There

If you live in the internet as much as I do, there’s a good chance you’ve seen someone rave/rant about this revolutionary(?)View full post »


Easter Idea Roundup

We’re just about a week out from Easter, and the excitement is building around here. Peek-a-who sent me monogramed Jellycat bunniesView full post »


Taming Hyenas With Compost Smoothies

When my kids get home from school, it’s like, stop. SHHHH. Don’t. open.  your. mouth. Not before I can shove some food inView full post »


A Pork Be Inspired Giveaway

The food situation in this house is a bad one, friends. We’ve basically been living off of fast food. I mean, yes, I know… IView full post »


Summer Pork Chop Salad- So easy even I can make it

I’m not a great cook. I don’t really enjoy feeding people. The other night, in my exhausted and pregnant state, I actuallyView full post »


Bubble Gum Peeps Ice Cream – A Sweet Summer Treat!

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Leftover PEEPS Recipes

Okay, I know.. I know.. Easter is far behind us. Nobody actually has leftover Easter candy hanging around at this point, right?View full post »


You Can Do This! Easy Valentine’s Breakfast Ideas

I’m so excited to be on Texas Living today showing off this easy and healthy Valentine’s Day breakfast forView full post »


Meal Planning Success!

Last night I made quite possibly one of the best dinners ever… for me. (The bar is pretty low to begin with.) And the night beforeView full post »


Apple Pancake, Egg & Goat Cheese Sandwiches

Last night, I was at a loss for dinner ideas. Kendall desperately wanted pancakes. I bought an apple pancake mix from the The Apple Barn inView full post »



My mom introduced me to this leafy green treat. No really, it’s delicious. Seriously! It’s not at all like you’re eatingView full post »


Feeding From A Trough

Or a tray… whatever. Sometimes this is all I have the energy for. And that’s okay, right? I mean, the kidsView full post »


He Grows His Own Food

My kid is ALWAYS HUNGRY. Always. I joke we need to move to a farm and teach him to milk cows so we can afford to keep him, butView full post »


Heart-Shaped Sugar Smash Cookies (The Lazy Mom’s Cookie)

My name is Jill, and I’m addicted to sugar cookies. Frosted sugar cookies. It started at Christmas time with dough from a tube, butView full post »


Green Beans Wrapped in AWESOME (a recipe)

Ever heard of green bean bundles? We hadn’t either until my dad met his ex-girlfriend. This was *her* recipe. And while she didn’t lastView full post »


Pumpkin-Apple-Smash Purees & Pancakes: Recipes & Giveaway

It’s finally feeling like fall not like August in Texas, and it inspired me to whip up some fall-inspired purees. I call this oneView full post »


Always In My Refrigerator: Greek Yogurt

Let me put this out there to begin with- I’m not posing as any sort of foodie here. I’m not claiming I know my way around aView full post »


Pin Of The Week- Homemade Teething Biscuits & Baby Led Weaning?

Now that the boob machine is 6 months old, it’s time to start feeding her “real” food, I guess. Not that I’mView full post »


Thanksgiving Wrap Up & How To Wrap Up Green Beans in AWESOME

Something happens to me when life gets busy and I get exhausted- I neglect my blog. I’ve been trying to blog about about beingView full post »


Join Me and Dr. Greene to White Out Our Babies’ Food

This past Saturday I had another opportunity to listen to Dr. Greene, an amazing, world renowned pediatrician, speak atView full post »


Because I Can, or More Fun With BBQ

4 p.m. snack today I had a chopped beef BBQ loaded and stuffed baked potato at Whole Foods yesterday and it completedView full post »


We found a farmer’s market!

Changes are a coming. Yesterday, after a lovely 8 mile family run and a trip to Starbucks where I eternally screwed myself by introducingView full post »


Swaddled Baby Soup was a hit

My domesticity level went up a notch this week after I completed my challenge from Ashley at We had aView full post »


I’ve been challenged

I met Ashley over at over 4 years ago on, of all things, a wedding message board. We became good internet friends, sheView full post »


Sharing is caring

This will be a quick and dirty post about feeding a toddler. Specifically, feeding a toddler who’s going to some sort ofView full post »


Yes, I thought it was ridiculous at first, too.

To say I suck in the kitchen and pretty much hate cooking is an understatement. It’s not for lack of trying. I watch the freakingView full post »