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Running a Small Business during a Pandemic

Oh what a change a month can make. Like everyone in the world, I have been watching the pandemic unfold with horror and anxiety. Besides worrying about my elderly parents and the health of my own little family, like most, I have had other unexpected challenges to contend with. We are sheltering in place, my daughter is now being homeschooled, and my small business has almost completely tanked. On top of all this, my husband is a healthcare worker and will likely be on the front lines of the pandemic in the very near future. Worries and strife abound. With …

Lone Star Skillet Pizza + Bogle Vineyards

Lone Star Skillet Pizza + Wine Pairing

Stuck in the house much?! Well now’s the time to brush up on your pizza making skills. I have teamed up with Bogle Vineyards to create a state-themed pizza to match with their delectable wines. Perfectly paired with a glass of Bogle Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, my Lone Star Skillet Pizza features bourbon-infused tomato sauce, BBQ pulled pork, jalapeños, crushed pecans, and Mexican cheese. Bookmark this post to save the recipe and learn more about how you can enter the Bogle Vineyards’ United States of Pizza recipe competition by scrolling to the bottom of the post. LONE STAR SKILLET PIZZA Ingredients: 16 …

Southern Fish & Chips

Southern Fish & Chips

Stuck in the house a bit more than usual? Yeah, me too. Let’s make the best of it with some fun twists on delicious classics. Today with the help of Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets, I am putting a bit of Gulf flair on a British classic. Featuring air-fried okra and garlic aioli, here is my scrumptious “Fish Friday” recipe for Southern Fish & Chips… Southern Fish & Chips Time: 20 min.; Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS: 1 package of Gorton’s Beer Battered Fish Fillets 1 lb. of fresh okra 1 tbs. of olive oil 1/4 cup of garlic aioli 1/4 cup …

Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders

Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders

This post was sponsored by King’s Hawaiian as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. We are moments away from the big game and preparations are in full swing. If you are planning a football viewing party this weekend and need to fill the menu, then I have just the recipe! The dish is easy to make, delicious to munch, and right on theme. With the always delectable King’s Hawaiian Pre-Sliced Slider Buns as inspiration, I created Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders… Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders Time: 10 …

Game Day Twists with Heluva Good! Dip

Game Day Twists with Heluva Good! Dip

Special thanks to Heluva Good! Dip for partnering with me to create this post. All opinions and shenanigans are my own. The Big Game is upon us and it is time to get prepared! Do you have all the essentials? You will need your team’s jersey, a set of fun friends for the viewing party, and delicious snacking to keep you energized. Lucky for you, I have teamed up with one of my favorite brands, Heluva Good! Dip, to create two delicious Game Day dippers to compliment the flavors. Who fancies a bit of Spicy Tomato and Garlic Parmesan Twists?! …

Hearty Winter Casserole

Classic Rewind: Hearty Winter Casserole

We are smack-dab in the middle of winter and if you ask me, it is a bit colder than my liking. So let’s warm up together as we revisit last year’s most popular winter recipe! Grab it below and make sure to enter this month’s giveaway at the bottom of the post! With the dawn of the new year comes the inevitable resolutions. For me, this just means tweaking beloved recipes to be more conscientious. I’m swapping sugar for stevia, bacon for turkey jerky, and soda for flavored water. I’ve revamped my hearty casserole recipe for a more wholesome version. …

Rosemary & Merlot Beef Roast

Rosemary & Merlot Beef Roast

This post is a collaboration with Beef Loving Texans on behalf of the Beef Checkoff. I received compensation, but all opinions are my own. If there is one thing that I have learned from living all over the country, it is that each region has their foodie specialty. My childhood home of Los Angeles was the epitome of scrumptious tacos and healthy bites.  Ohio knew how to do German knockwurst and schnitzel like no other. Manhattan was the height of New American fine dining. But it is my current home of Houston that has exemplified true expertise in a single …

Spiced Cauliflower Tortilla Snowflake Chips

Spiced Cauliflower Tortilla Snowflake Chips

This post is sponsored by CAULIPOWER Cauliflower Tortilla but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Looking to take your entertaining game to the next level? Expert level, to be exact? Then you’re going to want to bookmark today’s post because I am elevating your hot cocoa game to new heights. With the help of CAULIPOWER Cauliflower Tortillas, I have created a chip that is sure to dazzle your holiday guests. Create a blizzard of yumminess with my Spiced Cauliflower Tortilla Snowflake Chips. Spiced Cauliflower Tortilla Snowflake Chips INGREDIENTS: 1 package of CAULIPOWER Cauliflower Tortillas ($2 OFF here!) …