Author: Laci

Foodie Friday: Mint-Quinoa Salad

Fresh and light food is perfect for long hot days. I found this recipe, modified it a bit and whipped it up. This recipe is nice and light and if you are feeding a lot of people it is easy to double. Ingredients: Salad: ½ C. Uncooked Quinoa 1 Large Squash – diced ¼ C.

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China: Old Shanghai and Yuyuan Gardens: March 2016

Happy Wednesday everyone I hope you are having a great week. Last week I deviated from China a bit but we are going back today. From Wuhan we flew to Shanghai, our last city before departure back home. I’m from Dallas and no stranger to skyscrapers but China has Dallas beat by miles and miles.

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Weekend Wanderings: Galveston Island Brewing

I’m a big craft beer fan. Each brewery has its own take on each different type of beer and I like to try most of them (sorry, not a big pale ale or IPA fan). I didn’t know this brewery existed until last week. In preparation for heading down to Galveston I wanted to find

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Foodie Friday: Parmesan-Thyme Crisps

Hey all so I did something a little different and recorded myself making this recipe. This one is super simple and flavorful. Ingredients: 1 C. Parmesan 2 Tbs. Fresh Thyme Directions: Preheat oven to 300℉. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Mix cheese and herbs. Divide mixture in circles using a circular cookie cutter. Bake

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Galveston Island State Park: Visitors Guide: May 2018

I hope that everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend. To all who served, that you for your service and sacrifice. It is Wednesday and you are probably expecting a China story, never fear, they will be back next week. Over the long weekend Keltin and I visited Galveston Island State Park. Hopefully this will

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Pasta and Marinara

Italy Inspired

Hey everyone, I’m sorry, I know you were expecting cookies this week but I have not had time to make them yet. Life keeps me busy but I’ll get to them. Anyway my recipe for this week is actually two: homemade pasta and homemade marinara sauce. I love Italian. My risotto is fantastic but I’m

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Weekend Wanderings: Resolutions

We are already in May of 2018, how time flies. Here is a question for you: how are you keeping up with your new years resolution? Did it last the month of January? Maybe your resolution is still going strong. I had two new years resolution: Read two books a month Workout three times a

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