hi, i'm jess!

I'm a work-at-home mama, an Air Force wife, a woman consumed with wanderlust, a foodie who loves cooking up something scrumptious, and a morning person driven by that first cup of coffee. I'm so happy you're here! Learn More
  • I thought this milestone would happen over the summer, but the last few months were...um...a little cray-cray. I did, however, get my raise this month, and it feels so good! 
I love that this job of mine has brought in a little extra income for me and my family...not to mention all the fun kitchen stuff I get to play with, and the enjoyment I have with literally putting food on our table. 
And next month I'm so excited to take the extra money I'm making, and donate part of my commission to help fight #pancreaticcancer—get in touch if you want to host a party :) #pamperedchef #pamperedcheflove
  • What's better than cake at a wedding? Pie! Little apple and pumpkin personal pies, and they were delicious! #denaandtedwed
  • One of the best parts about staying at a B&B is that second "B." Not having to make breakfast for myself (or anyone else, for that matter) is a vacation in and of itself! Also, it doesn't get any better than crispy bacon and pumpkin piñon pancakes! Thanks for a great stay, #haciendavargas! #denaandtedwed
  • Practicing for tomorrow! I always wanted an outdoor wedding in the fall in New Mexico, so I'm thrilled to celebrate @tekiv and @deeena_cherie tie the knot tomorrow! Also excited to @beakerbrown83 in a tux! #denaandtedwed
  • Early morning flights are the best! #julesgrace #maddieroo #southwestairlines
  • Sisterly love.
  • Think pink, y'all! The #PamperedChef outlet is officially seeing pink for breast cancer awareness! Fill your kitchen with discounted pink gadgets AND know that a $1 donation for every pink item you buy will go to the American Cancer Society! Things are selling out fast, so start shopping! #breastcancerawareness #cancersucks www.pamperedchef.biz/jessicalynncooks/shop/Outlet
  • In case you missed the announcement yesterday on the blog...here it is!! Coming soon: baby number THREE!!!! #julesgrace #maddieroo #chilebean #pregnancyannouncement
  • Gooooood morning! Today is National Coffee Day—woohoo! Now this is a holiday I can definitely get behind :)