The Best Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin

The Best Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin

We buy most of our meet from Costco so I buy the 2 pack pork tenderloin, and put the other in the freezer until we need it. I typically pair it with steamed broccoli, especially the @thecarmom's recipe (IYKYK). The last time I cooked it, I finally figured out how to keep it tender (it literally falls apart and is so juicy).

Mama’s Chili Recipe

Mama’s Chili Recipe

It’s the first time the weatherman is calling for snow this year so I had to make chili in preparation. Even if the snow never comes we will be nice and warm by the fireplace with our chili! Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 16 oz roll of breakfast sausage. 1 yellow onion 1 and 1/2 [...]

Fall Home Décor

Fall Home Décor

**Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links that I could potentially make a commission from at no extra cost to you** September is here! When all those fall items start showing up in stores I get so excited. I get bored easily with décor and colors, and love getting to spice things up in my home. [...]

Life Update: We bought our first home and got a puppy!

Life Update: We bought our first home and got a puppy!

Many of you probably already know this from Instagram or Facebook, but for those that don’t, Chris and I are officially home owners! We rented for a year before getting to a place where we could buy, and also waiting for the right house to come along. I saw a field of flowers near my [...]

Top 40 Kitchen Favorites

Top 40 Kitchen Favorites

I did a lot of research when putting together our wedding registry. I knew it was time to upgrade a lot of my cheap kitchenware that I used in college, and for someone who who loves cooking as much as my husband, I knew we needed items that would last. This post includes all the big-ticket items that I recommend for your kitchen as well as all the small little gadgets that just make life easier.

Influencer Products: What’s Really Worth the Hype?

Influencer Products: What’s Really Worth the Hype?

Influencers have become exceedingly more popular in the mist of the pandemic. They have become my go to spot to find all the best products for the best prices. I have purchased several products that they have pushed. Some I love and some were not my cup of tea. Here are the first six products [...]

Bar Cart Styling

Bar Cart Styling

**Yes, that is a noodle on the wall in the picture. Read until the end to find out why** I love a good project, so when I found my parent's old bar cart I was down for the challenge. My paternal grandmother gave it as a wedding gift to my parents 32 years ago. It [...]

Top 5 Places You Have to Visit in Huntsville, AL

Top 5 Places You Have to Visit in Huntsville, AL

I grew up in the Huntsville, AL area, but Chris did not. While he had visited Huntsville before, It wasn't until I took him home with me one weekend to visit my parents that showed him around town a little more. He fell in love with the city at our first stop and when looking [...]

Sweet and Spicy Jerky

Sweet and Spicy Jerky

Chris has been working on his jerky recipe off and on for years. He recently picked it back up when I got him a dehydrator for Christmas and perfected it. While most jerky recipes call for spices, ours is mostly fresh ingredients, which make a world of difference. First is a dehydrator. We have the [...]

Planning a Wedding in the Middle of a Pandemic

Planning a Wedding in the Middle of a Pandemic

Chris and I started looking at engagement rings two months into dating. We knew it was bound to happen but at the time he was teaching middle school and high school at a local private school in addition to finishing his PhD and teaching college labs. I was still finishing my Bachelor's degree while also [...]