Throwing a Brunch on a Budget

A few weeks ago was our church's baby dedication. Hadley and all her nursery friends were dedicated. Some of Hagin's family came into town to celebrate so we decided to host a brunch at my parent's house. We had 19 adults, 6 kids, and spent less than $200 on all of the food, drinks, and decorations (plus we are going to reuse the decorations for Easter). For Christmas my parents got me a … [Read more...]

Make Ahead Breakfast Burritos

Make ahead breakfast burritos are a great solution to crazy mornings. As a nursing mom I am hungry and if not fed I get HANGRY!! I have never been one for large breakfasts, but now a days I find myself stuffing my face at nine o'clock. My old standby of fruit and Greek yogurt just doesn't cut it. I need food and lots of it. So I decided to make up a few batches of breakfast burritos to keep in the … [Read more...]

Healthy Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

I have sworn off pumpkin for years, but I have to admit this year I really wanted to both try it and experiment with it in recipes. Back in September when visiting the in laws, my mother in law made a pumpkin coffee cake, and I liked it. Then I all but forgot about pumpkin until I started thinking about Thanksgiving. I wanted to make a healthy muffin recipe that we could enjoy for breakfast, … [Read more...]

Florentine Benedict for #SundaySupper

  Eggs Benedict is one of my all time favorite foods! I could eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner without getting sick of it. But while I will enjoy  traditional benedict, I really like specialty benedicts. Florentine being one of my favorite. I love that it's meatless and loaded with spinach. I have seen it in restaurants with spinach and bacon and I usually ask them to sub tomato for … [Read more...]

Quiche Lorraine for Mother’s Day #SundaySupper

My mom is my inspiration for my cooking. She was always whipping us up tasty dinners and trying out new recipes. From her I learned the importance of eating a healthy, well balanced diet and always clipping coupons before heading to the store. I never thought I was a fan of quiche, that was until I made Julia Child's Quiche Lorraine. Mom made quiche growing up but it was never quite so buttery. … [Read more...]