For heaven’s sake, TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF.

This is the day I wish I had every day, I put a lot of brain power into this day!  I’ve had good and bad weeks throughout my journey living with Diabetes. I told myself at the very beginning that if nothing else, I would be mindful of my self-care because ignoring it is what…

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Chocolate Chip and Almond Banana Muffins

I’m so excited to share this recipe with you guys! I am constantly losing out when I buy bananas. I buy them totally green, blink once and they’re T-O-T-A-L-L-Y done for. I finally stopped being lazy and tried my hand at banana muffins. I’m not the best baker (y’all know that), but these are AWESOME.…

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Low-key places to visit during the Houston Superbowl if you don’t want to wait in lines

The Superbowl is coming to Houston, and this event is going to sweep the city. Every corner of every part of Houston will have some event, or some happening going on. Luckily, a lot of the events are concentrated Downtown, but whether you’re a local, or a visitor, you might want to hop over to some of…

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Spotify Workout Playlist of the Week

    Music is a huge part of my workout, and I honestly wouldn’t find working out enjoyable if I couldn’t bop around to some music. I am that person who dances on the treadmill! Shamelessly, I might admit. Why work out if you’re not even going to make it fun?   Me, In all…

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Jalapeño, Cheddar and Sausage Kolaches

A few days ago I asked you guys to guess what Texas breakfast favorite would appear on the blog – you guys were so close! This week, I made Jalapeño, Cheddar and Sausage Kolaches! I’ve been pretty obsessed with creating recipes that I normally would buy. It’s really fun to figure out how some of your…

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Look, losing weight is never going to be easy.

I’m very open about my intentions and goals in losing weight. I want to be because it means that others will hold me accountable, and it helps me do the right thing. I also have never had real guidance on this journey, so it helps me to write these things out, to better understand my…

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Why I’m afraid to lose weight again.

Each year, the days dwindle down until we hit January 1 – the time of year where we all feel as if we can do better, and vow to change our lives. I feel that same way. The new year brings about a spirited time where you feel as if you can start over. You…

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Lemon Ginger Apple Cider Champagne Punch

The holidays are almost over, and I’m a little bit sad! Although I’m in love with all of the time to relax, time with my family and ALL of the food, I’m actually very ready for the New Year. This year has taught be a lot about myself, but I have so much to look…

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Luxury English Muffins

When B and I took our trip to Portland, we had a few really amazing breakfasts at Urban Farmer – a really airy, fresh food restaurant in The Nines hotel downtown. They had these ridiculously fluffy, pillowy, light english muffins and I became obsessed. I’m used to english muffins that could be used as a…

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Dipped Pretzel Sticks

Dipped Pretzel Sticks

The holidays are here and I can’t tell you how many parties and food related events I have this month. I have a ton of pot-luck parties between the one at my office, a late Friendsgiving and my friends’ annual Festivus party. Not to mention Christmas and New Years Eve and everything in between. I…

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