There is nothing better than traveling to new cities with your childhood besties. My friend recently moved to Austin, Texas and my friend and I had the best time visiting her in December. I always wanted to visit Austin since it is a foodie's dream and the city did not disappoint! It was my first time visiting Texas so it… Continue reading Travel Diary: Waco & Austin, Texas
Happy 2019 everyone! I am so excited for my first post of the new year. I had so much fun posting on my blog and chatting with you all in 2018 and I cant wait for more of that in 2019. Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to read what my crazy ass… Continue reading Creamy White Chicken Chili
I have to admit...I am not a huge Olive Garden fan. Gasp! But hear me out. You are either a die hard fan or just don't get the hype. I am the latter. My boyfriend, on the other hand, will never understand that because he is literally obsessed with Olive Garden. Specifically the soup and salad. Even though… Continue reading Instant Pot Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup
I have been in full on Holiday Mode since Thanksgiving. I am sure many of you can relate to that! Buying presents, gift wrapping, decorating, cooking and baking...like, I think we have earned a glass or bottle of wine by now. Amirite? I am not much of a baker, but if you are in need of a very simple recipe, try this recipe for Sweet Potato Marshmallow Bars! A slight twist on classic sweet potato casserole.
"Do you know what is means to miss New Orleans?" I certainly do! As I look back on all the photos of my best friend, Christina and I gallivanting about The Big Easy on our girl's getaway, I can't help but laugh and smile so big. We quite literally ate and drank our way through the… Continue reading Travel Diary: New Orleans, LA
TGIF! With Thanksgiving less than a week away, what better time to count your blessings, no matter how small? Friends and family, good health, beautiful autumn weather and, of course, another glorious Friday night (amirite?), are just a few. Thanksgiving has always been the holiday for our family. Immediate and extended family, friends and new-comers all gather at our… Continue reading Pomegranate Apple Cider Sangria
When my brother and I were growing up, it was a lot of chicken and yellow rice, chicken and dumplings or simply oven-baked chicken. We would have some sort of chicken dish at least 2-3 times per week. Not complaining! I love chicken and I reckon my mom did too. One of our favorites was… Continue reading Savory Chicken & Onion Gravy Over Rice