Gluten Free Sugar Cookies- Recipe


My husband LOVES frosted sugar cookies so I knew when I went gluten free that this was one recipe I needed to master.  Surprisingly, it wasn’t very hard to convert the beloved sugar cookie recipe my Mother in Law gave to me into an equally as fantastic gluten free version. Score one for me!  Depending […]

Flying with a Booster Seat- What you need to know


Flying with a booster seat- What you need to know One of the biggest issues with flying with your early elementary age kids is the booster seat. Most states require children under 8 who have outgrown their car seat but do not fit properly in an adult seat belt. Be sure to read the booster […]

Benefits of an Insurance Agent

This post is sponsored and like all of the content on is aimed at helping you do more, whether it is saving you time, money, or making your life better. Benefits of an Insurance Agent Whether you need car insurance or insurance that will take care of your family after you die, there are some […]

Texas Chili Recipe- it’s Paleo too

Texas Chili Recipe- It's easy, delicious and Paleo - See more recipes like it at

In case you didn’t know, because I sure didn’t before moving to Texas, Texas chili has no beans.  They say “real” chili has no beans.  I’m not so sure about that but since Texas chili has no beans it’s Paleo and most importantly it doesn’t give you gas. My chili has won several cook offs […]

Keeping it Real


If you’ve real my blog at all you know that I try to be honest so were keeping it real today. I’m not perfect. You aren’t perfect either and that’s okay. Jesus is the only perfect person who ever lived so let’s let go of the expectation to be perfect. I’m sort of a mess […]

DIY Piranha Plants- Mario Party

DIY Piranha Plants for a Mario Party

Little man had a Mario Birthday party for his fifth birthday. We made a lot of the decorations including Boo ghosts, Goombas, Star Balloons, a Question Box pinata and or course these Piranha Plants and pipes.  You can read all about the other Mario Birthday Party details. This project isn’t hard but has a few […]

It’s a Super Mario Birthday Party

Super Mario Birthday Party Ideas

My son loves Mario and Luigi so when he told me he wanted a Super Mario birthday party I wasn’t surprised.  Little Man has big dreams for his parties and I think this party lived up to them without costing a fortune.  The most expensive item for the party was the giant Mario and Luigi […]

Recipe: Banana Bread

Banana Bread Paleo Gluten Free

My Grandma used to make mini banana bread loafs as gifts every Christmas.  I loved he banana bread, well except for the walnuts I would eat around. Since I don;t have her recipe and even if I did it would surly be made with gluten I’ve had to come up with a replacement and I’d […]

Recipe: The Best Chocolate Frosting Ever

Chocolate Frosting

I’m sure you’ve heard it before but this is seriously the best chocolate frosting recipe ever. Every single time I make it I have someone ask for the recipe. It’s that amazing. Plus, the frosting has a shine to it and who doesn’t love something that sparkles, especially on your birthday. Since today’s my birthday […]

We Can All Use a Little DAZZLE

We’ve all felt it. The need to fellowship with others, even introverts need it once in awhile. We need someone to break us out of our shell and see something more.  That’s what DAZZLE is all about!  My dear friend and pastor Amber White came up with the idea for DAZZLE after hearing a group […]