Eggs on the Go!

I’m constantly looking for recipes for my low carb diet.  I was really excited when I found this idea that is easy to make AND a great time-saver!!

You can make about a week’s worth of eggs at one time using this recipe. I’m eating these for my mid-morning snack, but you can also eat it for breakfast or at some other time.

I worry about leftovers going bad, so I didn’t make all twelve eggs, but I think these should last about a week.  Although, if it smells bad, don’t eat it!! I figure it will be about three days before they’re all eaten.


Pre-cooked sausage

**You can add other ingredients that you like, such as spinach, mushrooms, onions, etc.  These are the things I like!

Spray pam on a muffin pan.  Add egg, sausage, cheese and jalapeños.  Put in oven at 350 for about 15 minutes.  Pull out of the oven and put them in your belly or in a tupperware for future meals on the go!


Jamberry Valentine’s Day Special


All orders placed between January 16, 2015 through January 19, 2015 will qualify subject to the following:

  • Order must be placed on my website.
  • May not combine with any other offer.
  • Not available to Jamberry Independent Consultants.
  • Only available where Jamberry ships.









Loaded Cauliflower

Now that I’ve booked my cruise, it’s time to start eating more healthy. I’ve tried low carb before and it really seems to work, so I’ll try it again.  I found this recipe on Facebook, and it kind of reminded me of loaded cheese fries, but with cauliflower instead of fries.   I can’t find the website where I found this recipe.  When I find it again, I’ll add the originator’s website.  This was SOO good. I WILL be making this again!!

1 large head of Cauliflower cut into bite size pieces (approx 6 cups)
6-8 strips of bacon cooked and crumbled (Cooked in oven at 400° for 20 mins)
6 Tbs chopped Chives
1/2 cup Mayonnaise
1/2 cup Sour Cream
2 cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese
8 oz container sliced mushrooms
Jalapeños to taste (optional) (I only put it on half)

Preheat oven to 425°
In a large pot steam the cauliflower for about 10 minutes.
In a large bowl combine sour cream, mayo, 1/2 of crumbled bacon, 3 tbs chives, 1 cups of cheese,mushrooms, and cauliflower.  Place the mix in a baking dish and cover with remaining 1 cup of cheese, chives, and rest of bacon crumbles. Bake for 15-20 minutes until cheese is melted.





Valentine’s Day Nail Wraps

I’m absolutely obsessed about how cute the new Valentine’s Day Nail Wraps are!! These will make great gifts for your sweetie or your little girl!! Buy yours today HERE!!
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Check out how cute they are on your nails!!!  Love spell is my absolute favorite of the Valentine’s wraps!!

Check out how cute Love Bug is!! These junior wraps are great for girls 8 and under!!

Because of Jamberry

I am quickly coming up on my FIRST Jamiversary!! I joined Jamberry on January 27, 2014.  I never thought I would be one of those people who would be in direct sales.  It just didn’t appeal to me.  My sister joined Jamberry and was about to earn a promotion, so I said I would help her out by joining.  I figured it was a win-win.  It was not too expensive to join, it would cost almost the same amount to join as to buy all the product that you get with a starter kit, and I could get a discount on the cute nail wraps.

Once I joined, I decided I would throw it out there that I would throw a party for someone if they wanted to.  I had three people take me up on it.  I was on my way to actually being in direct sales.  The parties were successful and I soon had a couple of people sign up under me.  With very little effort, because, come on, this was fun, I soon hit all my fast starts and started building a team.

I now have almost 200 people in my downline.  This has become a great second income for me.  I have used the extra money to buy a treadmill, start a savings account, go on a cruise, bought some of the “extras” that I was too cheap to buy, and I just booked my SECOND cruise!! Without Jamberry, I would have never had the money to do these things! Thank you Jamberry!!

The great thing about this opportunity is that it’s so easy and fun that anyone can do it!! There is a lot of money to be made if you just make that leap and put a little effort into building your business!  Why not you!!??  You can join my team HERE!!


Black Eyed Peas with Hog Jowls

Happy New Years!! My mom always would make us Black Eyed Peas for the New Year.  It’s about the only thing she cooks all year and it gets the year off to a good start!!  My mom is the only person I know that puts lentils in her Black Eyed Peas.  I looked it up and Lentils on New Years is an Italian custom and since she is Italian, that makes sense!!  Both Black Eyed Peas and Lentils are eaten as a symbol for good luck and prosperity! I really want both, so this year I decided I was going to make my own Black Eyed Peas!

8 ounces Hog Jowls
2 cups of Black Eyed Peas
1/2 cup of Lentils
Pico De Gallo (I got this pre-made from Krogers)
1 can of Rotel
Pinch of salt and pepper
Tsp of sugar

1st step:  Pick through the Black Eyed Peas and then soak them over night. /home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/03b/33389964/files/2015/01/img_1413.jpg

2nd step:   Boil the Hog Jowls for about an hour. /home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/03b/33389964/files/2015/01/img_1412.jpg

Using the same water, add in the black eyed peas, lentils, and rest of the ingredients and simmer with the lid on for 2.5 hours or until the peas are tender




Born To Run

I am not a very good runner, but I kind of enjoy it.  I’ve successfully completed Couch to 5K…several times.  I usually quit running right after I get to 5K.  This happens EVERY time I start running.  My friend and I signed up for the Dallas Half Marathon, but about 3 weeks before the marathon, I quit running on a regular basis.  I finished the Half Marathon, but it wasn’t pretty. By the 11th mile, I couldn’t even alternate running and walking and had to walk the last two miles.  That’s ok. I still finished and I still got a medal.  Of course I said I’d never do another one, but within 3 days, I was already planning to try again.  This time I’m going to be in better shape!!

My friend found this work out on pinterest.  I’m not sure where it originated, but since she did it, I had to, too!! I didn’t think I’d make it through the first time, but I did it!!  Now I’ve done it twice!! I’m so proud!! I am hoping mixing it up like this will help me with my training for the Cowtown Half Marathon!!  Maybe this will be the year that I actually lose some weight, too!!

Born to run

Jalapeño Sausage Balls

This is a year of creating new Christmas traditions!! My new German Shepherd puppy, Kaizer, finally has all of his shots and is able to go to places that other dogs go.  First stop on Christmas morning was to take him to the Katy Trail for a walk.  While we were out, we noticed that the Katy Trail Ice House had the fire pits going, so after our walk, we went and warmed up by the fire.  I’m not sure if they were open on Christmas day, but they were nice enough to come build a fire and leave water for all the people who exercise on the trail.  Kaiser absolutely loved being out there and greeting all the other dogs.  We have hereby renamed the Katy Trail to the Kaizer Trail and the Katy Trail Ice House is now the Kaizer Trail Ice House.


After the walk on the Katy Trail, we went home and made Jalapeño Sausage Balls.  They were so delicious and will be how we start off all of our future Christmas mornings!! They are SO easy to make and they are SOOOOO good!! I wasn’t sure I’d like the jalapeño in them, so I made half with peppers and half without. From now on I will make them ALL with the jalapeños!!

2 Cups of Bisquick
1 Cup of Cheese
1 lb of browned sausage (I prefer the Hot)
Diced Jalapeños to taste

Combined the ingredients until all the Bisquick is mixed together and there is no dry flour. Roll the mixture in to small balls and put on a cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 for 20 – 25 minutes until brown.


Jamberry Makes the New York Times and Glamour Magazine Gift Guides

Jamberry Nails are in everyone’s Go-To Guide for 2014 Holidays!


New York Times Gift Guide


Glamour nails

No Excuses – Jamberry CAN Work for YOU!!

Ever had a great opportunity, but didn’t take advantage of it? I know I have, so when Jamberry fell in my lap, I HAD to take advantage of this! Jamberry is a really new company, so this was my chance to get in on the ground floor and own my own business.  I didn’t know what was in store, and it was completely something out of my comfort zone, so it was a little scary and I debated over whether or not this was right for me.  You know what? I even had a lot of excuses why I SHOULDN’T do it.  Here are some of the reasons I didn’t jump in right away:

Reason #1: I don’t know enough people to sell to, so I won’t make any money.

Fact: All of my friends had already begun selling Jamberry, so I didn’t even have anyone to sell to in my “warm” market.  Friends referred me to their friends and they referred me to their friends.  I have only sold to a couple of people I actually know. Not only that, I’ve been at stores where people have noticed my nails and I’ve given them business cards, which have led to more sales.  I also have this blog, Facebook, twitter and a youtube channel that has helped me make sells and recruit for my team.  You don’t really have to “KNOW” anyone anymore.

Reason #2: I’m a terrible sales person, so I can’t sell Jamberry Nails.

Fact: Did you ever mention a great restaurant or movie to a friend? Did you ever get paid for the recommendation? Jamberry Nails pays us for recommending their product to others! I don’t think I’m a good salesperson at all. In fact, I HATE to sell, but I love the product and my enthusiasm and love of the product sells for me!!

Reason #3: Only people with a lot of time can be successful.

Fact: Does anyone ever have enough time?  More than likely, you’ll say there is never enough time in the day to get it all done.  How much time do you actually WASTE during the day? Even though I have a full time job, family, friends, errands, and more that keeps me busy, I still waste a huge amount of time.  A lot of the time I wasted was playing on the computer.  I’ve turned my computer time in to a way to make money. Jamberry is my money tree!! I no longer feel guilty for playing on the computer because that time is used to help me build a business that I have FUN doing!! I work as many or as few hours as I want!!  The flexibility allows me to choose my own hours and marketing strategies. I know some consultants that do this full time, but there are a LOT of us that do this part time whenever we can!!

Successful people don’t make excuses. You can make excuses or you can make money, but you can’t do both!  If you have questions about how you can make Jamberry work for YOU, let me know! I’d LOVE to help you get your business started! We have a team of ladies who love supporting each other while we grow our businesses together!! You can join my team HERE!!



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