Vianney Rodriguez Vianney Rodriguez, the founder, recipe developer and South Texas foodie behind Sweet Life.Author of Latin Twist, a collection of nearly 100 delicious Latin-inspired cocktails and the The Tex-Mex Slow Cooker, a gorgeous cookbook filled with 100 incredible Tex-Mex recipes that you can easily make at home in your slow cooker.Sweet Life is a celebration of her life in South Texas and an exploration South Texas food and culture. Simply put, Sweet Life is a delicious blend of the culture and flavors from her life.On Sweet Life, Vianney shares her passion for good food and experiences and memories celebrated with family, through travel, entertaining and soul satisfying meals together with family. Follow her on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and at sweetlifebake.com. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.