Turkey week is here…

21 Nov 2017 In: holidays

Thanksgiving is a few days away and I am so excited.  Thanksgiving is my all time favorite holiday… I don’t know if its because of all the food we eat and make (which probably is the reason) BUT… I love the smells, the feel of the holiday, the colors and coming together with family and friends and being thankful of one another.

I start preparing my Thanksgiving meal weeks in advance and have a countdown of when to prep items and purchase as well.  This year my husbands family is coming in town and we are all gathering at my in-laws house.  We set-up our Menu weeks ago and of course we all claim what we are bringing for extravaganza, because we always have more than enough food and PLUS nothing is better than Thanksgiving leftovers.  I love Thanksgiving so much that because I’m not hosting it this year I am making a small turkey for us to have for our house so I can do so many things with after…

Here’s a handy guide for food to have (whether your making it all or having others bring) to go by if you are hosting Thanksgiving at home:  Read the rest of this entry »

2017 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR HIM

20 Nov 2017 In: Gift Guide

It’s almost gift giving time, the holidays is just around the corner.  Can you believe that Black Friday is just a few days away… crazy.  For the next few weeks I’m going to be sharing tons of stuff that you can get your loved ones from Hubby to sons of all ages to teenage girls, toddlers for the home and of course for my beauty lovers.  So stay tuned…

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Crescent Breakfast Ring

2 Nov 2017 In: Recipes

This crescent breakfast ring will become everyone’s favorite weekend breakfast choice!

If it was possible to live on carbs alone I think I would do it?  of course the ultimate ending answer would be that I wouldn’t end up being 500 pounds if I did…

I remember my mom would make these crescents rolls with cheese inside and bake them.  They would be the absolute best things to eat for breakfast before school.  I make the same things for my kids. Read the rest of this entry »

Breakfast Potatoes

26 Oct 2017 In: Recipes

Breakfast Potatoes that will have your mouth watering!

Breakfast Potatoes.

Is there really anything better than a bowl full of these delicious caramelized babies.

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What to do when you feel stuck…

24 Oct 2017 In: Thoughts

One Way signs drive me crazy.  I feel that they are so confusing especially when you need to go the other way and realize that you can’t get back there unless you go all the way around or just keep going straight.

I guess life is the same way…

I started blogging in 2009 because a friend told me that I loved food so much why not talk about it.  Of course at the time I thought they were crazy.  I was like “Why would anyone want to hear what I have to say about food?” “I don’t know how to do that,” the biggest question was… “What if no one reads what I write?

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All things Red Velvet + 8 Years Blogging!

10 Feb 2017 In: Recipes

Did January just zooommmmmm by us???  I mean its already February 10th, Valentine’s is next week already and before you know it Spring Break will be here, then testing, then kids out for summer break!

I mean I could of sworn just the other day we were talking about our word for the year, and how to make this year our #rockourhappy2017 and now I feel like in a blink of an eye its over… Eeeeeekkkkkkk!!!!!

A recap on all that going on in my busy life… Jacob is 3 now! I know the thought makes me a little teary–how has it been 3 years you ask– I don’t really know but when you figure it out let me know please!

Sparkled Pink is doing awesome and growing and I feel very blessed to be able to show young girls how nice it is to be pampered but its what’s inside that really matters and counts.. Inner Beauty!

Yummy Shop is having it’s first Pop Up Shop in Sparkled Pink for Valentine’s and pretty excited about that, so YES that means lots of baking going on in the next day!

and…. Guess what????

Thats So Yummy is 8!!!!!! I have been doing this little thing– people like to call blogging— for 8 YEARS now!  That makes me laugh a little… I mean who would of thought I would find something like blogging so much fun, fall in love with it, meet so many new people that have some of the same and similar loves, and best of all find my voice and my passion to pursue what I love to do!

Soooooo, I just want to say a little Thank You to you all that take the time to stop by my little blog and read the ramblings of this crazy hectic coffee drinking, chocolate loving mother!

I Appreciate and Love you all!

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It means that its a time to reflect on the past year and remember how we started in our journeys. 2016 was a year of new things personally and professionally… my oldest child started High School, my middle child — only daughter– started Middle School, and then of course trying to balance life with a toddler.  Then we throw in working at a different school, purchasing a business with my sister, Sparkled Pink {we’ll talk more about that as the week progresses} and really making the decision to go all in on my baking business, Yummy Shop {stay tuned}.

If your head wasn’t turning yet it is now! 🙂

Having these past two weeks off for winter break not gave me time to reflect on the past year but to think about what I wanted 2017 to be all about.  I mean we always say, lose some weight, work harder, spend time with family, yada yada yada…

I think sometime sits just a little more than that… like finding inner peace or just trying to be happy.

A friend of mine and fellow blogger, Kristen (Dine & Dish) is definitely a master at trying to bring joy and happiness in her life and all that surround her.  She and Bree (Baked Bree) are sharing a great daily challenge called Rock Your Happy 2017!  It is a chance for anyone who wants to join to make it a pint to make 2017 a happy one, a great one, a blessed one.  It’s the little things that we sometimes forget that cn make a difference in our days and we get so busy and overlook them.  Well these ladies are making it a point to bring joy to us all and remind us to not forget about those little things.

The first day, January 1st, of course we had to choose 1 word that we wanted 2017 to be about.

My word is…

FEARLESS! New Year means New Goals to be Fearless in my relationship with Christ, in my business, in my family, in change, in asking for what I want in my life, in my community, in my life!

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What’s your word for 2017???

One Pan Baked Ziti

3 Aug 2016 In: Recipes

One Pan Baked Ziti is the ultimate comfort food that is simple and easy to make…PLUS all you need is one pot to make it all in!

One Pan Baked Ziti

Fast and easy is definitely the way to go for dinner sometimes.  I mean even though its summertime, well at least for the next week — side note, I can’t believe summer is almost over — the kids had been so busy traveling to see family that when their home we are always trying to spend time with one another whether we are outside, at the park, kicking ball, in the pool or just watching movies.

One Pan Baked Ziti 5

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No Bake Monster Cookie Granola Balls

12 Jul 2016 In: Recipes

The perfect bite-sized snack that tastes just like your favorite monster cookies!

No Bake Monster Cookie Granola Balls

It’s summertime in the house and snacks are being consumed by the hour… I know kids are out of school and that means they eat ALL the time!

These no bake monster cookie granola balls are packed with oats, chocolate chips, peanut butter, honey, mini M&m’s and wheat germ.  These bites are the perfect little bite-sized snacks that you can pop in your mouth when you have a hunkering for something sweet or a pick me up after a good workout.  Plus they have no sugar, flour or eggs.

No Bake Monster Cookie Granola Balls 2

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