Currently Browsing: food

Mexican Chorizo & Beef Chili

Winter is a busy time. There are a lot of things to accomplish, yet the same amount of time to get it all done. When it comes to cooking, I'm always looking for ways to add convenience or even twists to traditional foods. Today, I'm sharing a new chili recipe with you that I feel…

CONTINUE READING

Charcuterie and Cheese Board

What I love about cooking is that you can always keep trying until you perfect the recipe. I believe food should be perfected, not just cooked. We eat way too much for it be mediocre. Cook it until it's right! Since I made this cheese tray last year, I've been itching to make a new…

CONTINUE READING

Meal Plan Week 15

  Summer starts tomorrow and I'm so excited! Summer is likely my favorite season so I'm literally jumping up for joy. There are so many elements that I love about the summer season...flip flops or no shoes at all, grill days, cold drinks, and lots of time in the sun. In addition, I'm launching my…

CONTINUE READING

Make Your Own Homemade Tortilla Chips

Today, I'm sharing how to make your own homemade tortilla chips. It's so easy, you'll slap yourself for not doing it sooner. Beware, the chips are very addicting and seem to disappear quickly.   The best way to cook tortilla chips is by frying them in vegetable oil. Nowadays, I cook almost everything in olive oil,…

CONTINUE READING

Entertaining with a Tray: 2 Sisters Salsa & Homemade Tortilla Chips + Giveaway

*For this post, I received a complimentary 2 Sisters Large Bamboo Gift Set. Full blog disclaimer here. Win your own Large Bamboo Gift Set by using the Rafflecopter entry form at the end of this blog post. Do you want to entertain more but find the task overwhelming? Give entertaining with a tray a shot.…

CONTINUE READING

Meal Plan Week 13

The meal plan for week #13 is here and it doesn't disappoint. Last week, we took a last-minute hiatus to Destin, Florida. It was a much needed trip that we planned in less than 24 hours. Wild, I know but so worth every second. What did that do to the meal plan for week #12?…

CONTINUE READING

Meal Plan Week 7

meal plan, meal planning, food plan, menu, family menu

Every week I share my family's dinner plans for the week. If nothing in this week's plan catches your eye, maybe check previous week's meal plan. This week's meal plan is live and you don't want to miss it! If you follow us on Instagram, you would have seen my IG story which featured me…

CONTINUE READING

Meal Plan Week 4

meal plan, meal planning, food plan, menu, family menu

Meal planning is great for so many reasons. On Mondays, I share my family's dinner plans to inspire you for the week. Planning meals take advance time and effort. But, when the week is underway, you're composed and in control of dinner. What a perfect way to end the night! Last week, I got a…

CONTINUE READING

Meal Plan Week 3

meal plan, red beans, red beans and rice, meal planning,

  The meal plan for the week is underway and I'm just getting around to sharing it on the blog. This week got a little busy but I do still have a plan for meals. There was a big issue with this week's meal plan. I was unable to meal plan on Sunday like I normally…

CONTINUE READING

Meal Plan Week 2

meal plan, meal planning, food plan, menu, family menu

      Meal plan week 2 is complete. Maybe you'll see something on our menu that will spark inspiration for your dinner. Have you been successful with meal planning? For many months, I've been meal planning and it gives me so much sanity. Maybe you've experienced what I wrote about in this post. Maybe…

CONTINUE READING

Social Profiles

About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.