Easy Grab and Go Breakfast for Busy Moms

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Jimmy Dean through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Jimmy Dean Delights, all opinions are my own I am not a morning person. I never have been and I doubt that I ever will be, but as a busy working mom, sleeping in has never really been an option.  My days are jammed packed with meetings, sports practice, volunteer work, feeding my family and endless piles of laundry.  For the last few years I've … [Read more...]

Texas Sunrise Mocktail

There is nothing quite like waking in the early morning to catch a glimpse of a breathtaking Texas sunrise.  The brilliant, bright orange and red hues light up the sky beckoning you to make it the best day ever.  But, let's be honest, it isn't often that I drag myself out of bed early enough to enjoy natures glorious display.  Instead I like to enjoy my mornings with one of my favorite drinks, a Texas Sunrise Mocktail. This is one of those signature drinks that make everything, even a mundane … [Read more...]

April Fool’s Day Eggs and Toast Breakfast

We love to celebrate around here and that includes everything from major holidays to simple silly ones, including April Fool's Day.  At our house we are all about fun and harmless pranks.  If you are looking for an easy and silly prank to celebrate April 1st with give our April Fool's Day Eggs and Toast Breakfast a try. My kids aren't big breakfast eaters and normally just have oatmeal or cereal in the morning.  To be honest this is mostly likely attributed to the fact that none of us are … [Read more...]

Extra Special Breakfast Tradition

This post was sponsored by General Mills through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Pillsbury™ Grands! Cinnamon Rolls, all opinions are my own When I was a kid, my mom created extraordinary moments for all sorts of occasions, but the simplest ones turned out to be some of my fondest memories.  As a mom I want to do the same thing for my kids, and I want to make sure they know just how special and extraordinary they are. I hope to do just that … [Read more...]

Breakfast Banana Split

Are you like me and struggle to come up with easy, healthy and delicious breakfasts?  Maybe it's because I don't like mornings much or I'm too busy rushing to get the kids off to school and my work day started, but breakfast is one of those meals I struggle with.  Honestly, most mornings I skip breakfast, but in an effort to focus more on living a healthy life I'm changing that.  I'm focusing on starting my mornings off right with healthy meal like my new favorite, a Breakfast Banana … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

This post was sponsored by General Mills through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select.  While I was compensated to write a post about Pillsbury™ Grands! Cinnamon Rolls, all opinions are my own. Our weekends are usually jam packed and busy with kids sports activities, errands and the occasional get together with friends.  But on Sunday mornings we make it a priority to focus on spending quality time as a family.  And nothing says lovin' like warm fresh cinnamon rolls from the oven!  We are … [Read more...]

Bacon Spinach and Mushroom Quiche

Brunch is one of my favorite meals.  But this Bacon Spinach and Mushroom Quiche is a dish you'll be happy to serve at any meal!  With the promise of spring and warmer weather on the horizon this delicious and simple recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser, whether you are hosting a Paris Inspired Springtime Brunch or gathering with family for a festive Easter Brunch this recipe is sure to be a hit! When my husband and I first got married I would make quiche on a regular basis.  It was an easy, … [Read more...]

Paris Inspired Springtime Brunch

Our Texas weather has been all kinds of crazy lately.  For the most part we've enjoyed a rather mild winter, but lately we've been hit with record low temperatures, ice and snow and while we loved having a few fun snow days I'm anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring.  I can't think of a better way to welcome warmer weather than with a Paris Inspired Springtime Brunch. This month's Michaels Makers Challenge is all about Springtime in Paris with lots of Parisian-inspired projects, plus an … [Read more...]

Creamsicle Breakfast Smoothie

Was one of your goals for the new year to make healthier choices?  Me too and with lots of travel and busy schedules this month it's been much more of a challenge than I expected.  So lately I've been looking for quick, easy and healthy recipes and my new morning favorite is this Creamsicle Breakfast Smoothie. It tastes just like the iconic vanilla-and-orange popsicles we used to love as kids.  That was always what I would pick when the ice cream truck would come by, oh the memories! But, … [Read more...]

Bookworm Back to School Breakfast

Today was a big day.  One that I'll be honest 6 years ago I would have never thought we would have successfully made it to.  Today, my twins started Kindergarten and my oldest is heading into 2nd grade.  I am so excited for them and know that they are going to do awesome and amazing things this year, but a tiny part of my little mama heart is sad to see them growing up so fast. When I found out I was having twins 6 years ago I panicked.  How on earth was I going to manage, I was barely doing … [Read more...]