Valentine’s Day Sweet Ideas

February is one of my favorite months. It kicks off a lot of great dates in my life: my son’s birthday, Valentine’s Day, Princess Half Marathon Weekend, and my birthday. Celebrations galore! If Valentine’s celebrations are on your radar and you are looking for some clever ideas on where to go, what to eat, or […]

No-Bake Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pie With Blue Bunny

This post was sponsored by Blue Bunny, but the content and opinions expressed are my own. Have you checked the calendar? Oh man- Christmas is less than 20 days away. True story, folks. Gulp. I’m not sure about the rest of you, but the end of 2016 is coming in hot. And with the end […]

Baked Eggs in Avocados | Recipe for Atkins 40 Followers

Fun fact about me: avocados are my JAM, y’all. Which is hilarious considering I didn’t touch one until well into my 30s. Growing up in Texas I was exposed to a lot of guacamole and always turned my nose up at it. It just didn’t look right to me. As they say, with age comes […]

Banana Protein Recovery Waffle Recipe | EAS 100% Whey Protein

This shop has been compensated by CollectiveBias, Inc. on behalf of its advertiser, EAS Sports Nutrition. #easbrand #PowerinProtein #collectivebias So this whole working out thing. It hurts. Sometimes it hurts a lot. About two weeks ago I started a DVD program that incorporates a lot of weight work. You may have caught my oh-my-word-I-wanna-cry whine on Facebook. […]

Easy Candy Cane Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe

Christmas is coming, and I’m working on upping my holiday meal game. I usually rely on my mom to get me through Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, but she’s back in Texas, and I’m on my own. And in true Shenanigans fashion, I’m starting with dessert first: because this easy candy cane cherry cheese Danish recipe […]

Simple Cinnamon Apple Bites

Fall has arrived- and I couldn’t be happier. Yep, I’m the basic girl who loves this season. In addition to craving cooler weather and high boots, I’ve been dying for some apple pie recently. Crusty fluffy crust with crisp apples and a kick of cinnamon is my jam! Yo, I could eat #allthepie which is […]

Super Simple Low Carb Nacho Boats Recipe *Giveaway*

I need a moment here. I’ll get to the recipe, I promise! It’s a good one and worth waiting for. My kids gobbled these babies up- MOM WIN! But first, a moment to explain myself. Because sometimes I need to air it all out on the blog. Brain dump and confessional all in one tidy […]

Time To Focus On ME (With Help From Atkins)

Now that my kids are ALL in school, I’m finding my time from 8 to 3 is all about me. ME ME ME. And as you can guess, I’ve got zero guilt over it. (ps- Moms, it’s ok to take care of YOU. If you can’t do that, then how can you give your best […]

The After School Snack Smackdown

My kids started school last week. The first day was Monday the 8th, so I’m a good two weeks into the school year. I’ll confess: I was downright giddy over it. I’d say it’s going well for everyone. Sure, there’s been some drama in the mornings about mom waking up late (dang Olympics!), lost IDs, […]

Key Strengths: Seeks Balance | Mom Monday

“Seeks Balance” is pretty much the first bullet point of my Mom Resume under Key Strengths. It’s one of those goals that I’m constantly striving to reach. Balance is not easy for me. Like- whoa, so not easy. I tend to be what I call a deep-ender. I jump in with both feet when it’s […]