Cowboy Ranch Chex Mix

Call it nesting or the holiday season, but I just couldn’t let Christmas come without making some of favorite treats. My husband oversees a big processing plant and I think its so fun to love on his people any chance we get.  But, when you have to make a treat...
Dragon Breath Fire Crackers

Dragon Breath Fire Crackers

My dad and father-in-law love spicy snacks. And for 2 guys its sometimes hard to buy for, nothing seems better than showing up with a baggie or container full of a yummy little snack to say thank you for taking care of my dog or putting up with all of us over the...
tis the  season

tis the season

The weather got cool this week. The afternoon sun is perfection. My yard is covered with leaves and the colors they are a changing. All that means is when I’m on Pinterest and I see anything pumpkin, my eyeballs turn to hearts and I get all googly eyed!!! Such...
Grandma Shirley’s Chocolate Pie | Foodie Friday

Grandma Shirley’s Chocolate Pie | Foodie Friday

So, I figured out pretty quickly that pie was the quickest way to Mr. McKinney’s heart. And more specifically his mama/Grandma’s chocolate pie.  Its makes an appearance at every holiday, birthday, or when he is home and just says, “mom, I think pie would be really...
recipe: Nacho Ranchy Texas Trash

recipe: Nacho Ranchy Texas Trash

This time of year reminds me of many holiday traditions. church Christmas pageants – you know who you are school choir solos Salvation Army bell ringing family christmas gathering shopping at the school store – you know where you took your parent’s...
Gift Guide: for the Hostess with the McMostess

Gift Guide: for the Hostess with the McMostess

Let’s be honest, its a mind boggling thing this time of year – the hostess gift. Do you get one? What is too much? What if you are the only one who brings something? What is too small? Is it one size fits all? What if there is more than one host? So, what...