Over the Weekend

We had a pretty great weekend here!   Nana and Big Daddy came to town Thursday to get their king cake. Just kidding, Nana had a doctors appointment here in town so I made them a king cake to take home. Anyways, Friday night we all went out to eat at El Sombrero, our local…

Aaron Brex 

It’s only taken my nine months, but here it finally is 😂    BABY SQUIRREL FINALLY MADE HIS APPEARANCE!    Aaron Brex Denman was born at 11:20 p.m. on April 18th, 2016. He weighed 6 lbs 4 oz and was 19 inches long with a 13 inch head. He was born 3 weeks early by…

Mardi Gras King Cake

As you know, I’ve been dieting pretty hard since Christmas trying to lose all the baby weight before we get married in November.  That means there haven’t been a lot of good desserts coming through my kitchen here lately.(cue sad face 😭) Alas, it’s Mardi Gras season, and that means king cakes are all over…

My Top 10 Favorite Books & Series

bib·li·o·phile (ˈbiblēəˌfīl/) – noun; a person who collects or has a great love of books. Let me start by saying I freaking LOVE to read. I’m one of those people who will stay up all night just to finish a book. I devour them by the truck load, and I can’t resist a good series….

One Pan Meal Prep

 I will spend all day making cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and pastries, but when it comes to “healthy” cooking, I am spectacularly lazy.  This is why the One Pan Meal Prep is not only my go-to, but pretty much the only way I’ll prep healthy meals for the week.  In this prep I did ginger sesame…

The Bride Box Review

Is there anything better than monthly subscription boxes? I vote no. I’ve been getting the Ipsy bags for a few months now, and I’ve always loved them. So after we got engaged on Christmas, I decided to see if there were any subscriptions tailored to brides.  Introducing THE BRIDE BOX!  I was so excited to…

Colossal Big Shot Mascara Review

A few weeks ago I received the Maybelline Colossal Big Shot Mascara complimentary from Influenster to do some testing.  I also received the Master Precise Curvy eyeliner as a bonus. I normally use Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara, but this mascara makes some pretty big claims so I figured I’d give it a shot….