Best Instant Pot Black Beans

We go through a lot of black beans. (Tacos!!plus, easy finger food for the Baby Bear) And those little cans add up in price. Enter the instant pot. Not to be used for everything, (I am looking at you, people make cheesecake and ribs) but one of my favorite uses is how quick I can …

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15 Minute (Snow In April) Chicken Noodle Soup

I promised I wouldn't write a novel before I post recipes, so I will spare you the details of my day. Let's just say it's been 7 months of snow and we are ready for spring! But snow drifts, sniffle,s and sore throats are still a reality on this lovely April day. Here comes the …

The Best Indoor Play-Place In Fort Worth

Texas natives know we have to enjoy the weather when we can: mainly March-June and September-November. When the days are too freezing or too sweltering, there are plenty of indoor things to keep the kids amused. Unfortunately, many of them are over-priced or involve constantly purchasing fries and ice cream. There was another cheap play-place …

Must-Haves for Road Trips with Toddlers

We recently took a little trip up to Colorado to visit my best friend and her family. The 11 hour drive turned into 14 as changed routes to avoid tornados forming over open plain in the middle of nowhere. My 2-year-old did surprisingly well, thanks to a couple must-haves to make the trip a little …