I live on the outskirts of Charlottesville, Virginia. I am surrounded by beautiful mountains that give life to many wineries, breweries, and ORCHARDS! There are peaches, blackberries, strawberries, and yes... apples. Tinky (Julia) has been obsessed with "ap-pulls" as of late. She demolishes them! Carter Mountain Orchard Stacy Knighton | Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & [...]
There are so many things in life we miss out on because of FEAR. Fear of the unknown. Fear of failure. Fear of rejection. Fear of _________. Life is made up of risks. Do I go left or do I go right? Up or down? Should I stay or should I go? It's when we [...]
I absolutely ADORE my Mexican American culture and heritage!! My family (mom's side) hails from the beautiful city of Aguascalientes, Mexico and I am so thankful that my family has never forgotten where they came from. I get an overwhelming feeling of pride and joy when I experience anything that has to do with my [...]
The best take out you can make right at home! Savory, delicious and simple!
While I have been cooking in my Instant Pot since November of last year, I feel like such a noob. When I say I've been cooking in my pot- I think I've used the stove just to boil things or to heat up stuff in the oven- OR to broil something I've cooked in my [...]
Hi everyone! First and foremost- thank you for stopping by. I am floored by the number of visitors I have had to my little blog. As of this moment, 4:40 PM on Thursday, Feb 1, 2017- I have had a total of 3,372 unique visitors and 4,332 views! YOU GUYS! My first post was on [...]