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Valentine's Treats without the Sugar High

Valentine’s Treats Without the Sugar High

If you’re like me, you strongly oppose the idea that Valentine’s is an over-rated holiday created by the retail industry to make us buy things we don’t need — or that it’s an excuse to eat an insane amount of heart shaped candies and chocolates. Not to mention the flowers and cards we have to buy, […]

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Premade Thanksgiving Meal

No Mess, No Stress: Guide to No-Cook Thanksgiving Meals

Turkey, ham, mash potatoes, yams, pecan pie, pumpkin pie, dinner rolls… those are just a few of my favorite Thanksgiving things. But let’s be honest— mama needs a little help with all that! A few years ago, I took on the task of cooking my family’s Thanksgiving meal. It gave me great pride knowing that I […]

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Ham for the Holidays

Ham for the Holidays {Recipe + Sweepstakes}

Cooking a 15-pound turkey is no joke. I would know— my husband just cooked one for Thanksgiving. Of course, after all his hours of basting, I graciously volunteered to take the next holiday. Which left me in charge of the Christmas ham. Here’s what I love about ham: It’s delicious. Also, it’s EASY. Since my in-laws are in town this week, we […]

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Pumpkin Roll

Pumpkin Roll Recipe

If you’re wondering what you should take to your upcoming family fall festivities, something that is not a pie or a cake (because more than likely there will be lots of pies and cakes there), I have a great suggestion for you. A pumpkin roll! It only takes 10 minutes to prepare and  15 minutes […]

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Mom's Pot Roast :: RGV Moms Blog

Mom’s Pot Roast

Nothing says “comfort food” to me like a delicious, made from scratch, pot roast! My mom always made a mean pot roast and because I like sharing the love I’m passing on the recipe to you 🙂 Guten Appetit! Ingredients Bottom round 1 small bag of new potatoes (really any potatoes will do – just […]

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No bake pumpkin pie :: RGV Moms Blog

No Bake Pumpkin Pie

I want to share an alternative to the usual Thanksgiving pumpkin pie. It still has pumpkin in it, you just don’t have to bake it AND it has cool whip in it! Yum!  Here are the ingredients you will need: 1 8oz pkg. Philadelphia Cream Cheese softened 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. cold half and […]

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Cheesy Beef Taco Melts Recipe :: RGV Moms Blog

Cheesy Beef Taco Melts | Recipe

This year has brought with it many firsts for my little family … I’m talking a new school for my little man. More involvement with the school and staff on my part – and I am loving it! A new routine (for all of us!). And baseball! BASEBALL!! And let me tell you a little […]

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