I'm a native Texan with a passion for good food and Texas history. Tex-Mex is a way of life for me, and so is baking!
Pear Pie Bars are a little bit different than the traditional apple standby. You've got to try them to love them. You guys, why isn't Pear Pie a thing? This is what crossed my mind as I bit into my eleventy-fifth Pear Pie Bar the other day. Think ... [ Read More ]
I'm so so SO very excited for today's post because I get to tell you all about my lovely friend, Jen from My Kitchen Addiction. Jen is a generous, loving soul from sun up to sun down. Every week she's baking something new for her family, her church, or the ... [ Read More ]
Raise your hand if you love mangoes, but they've always intimidated you! Up until a few weeks ago, I would have raised my hand. Every time I've had mango in a restaurant, I've loved it to bits. But I always passed it over in the supermarket - a funny foreign ... [ Read More ]
Today marks a week of cookbook giveaways on Bluebonnets & Brownies. Just in time for holiday gift giving, the three books I'll share with you are all books I'm giving to friends this holiday season. Check back on Wednesday and Friday for two more fabulous ... [ Read More ]
Remember the other day when I said my niece and nephew no longer have high fructose corn syrup in their diets? Well, not so surprisingly, that makes ice pop purchasing kinda difficult. This summer has been a never ending parade of learning to read labels for ... [ Read More ]
Two of the best things about baby showers: teeny tiny adorable white fluffy baby socks and FOOD. I don't know what it is about the socks. I just melt when I see them. Sure, onesies and bibs with tongue-in-cheek phrases are adorable, but they've got nothing on ... [ Read More ]
Years ago, I spent a semester of college in Orlando, Florida, working for The Mouse. While living in Orlando, I discovered the joy that is a Perkins Restaurant muffin for breakfast when you have a very long day of creating Magical Memories ahead of ... [ Read More ]