Category: Texas

Weekend Wanderings: Grapefest 2018: Grapevine, TX

Many cities and towns have main street festivals but I don’t know if I’ve been to a more popular one than Grapevines Grapefest. I have gone to the festival on several occasions over the year and it has always been fun. However, the Saturday of the 2017 festival was so packed that you could barely

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Paperback Perils: Friday Night Lights

Title: Friday Night Lights Author: H.G. Bissinger Publication Date: 1988 Publishing House: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc. Keltin and I decided to try something different in the books we read recently. He read one I suggested and I read one he suggested. He loved Good Omens and liked to send me random quotes from it that

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Foodie Friday: Your Favorite Recipe

Hey followers, I have been traveling this past week and have not had the chance to whip up a new recipe so I though I would share some of my favorites that I have posted on my blog. Risotto – this is a favorite for a couple of reasons: 1. it tastes amazing, 2. it

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Weekend Wanderings: New Camera

My boyfriend, Keltin, and I are currently in Kansas visiting his parents. While here we have several day trips planned; one is to Mount Capulin, Dodge City, Kansas and a short jaunt over to Colorado. Also in October we are going to the International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For all of this and

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Weekend Wanderings: Lavender and Wine Festival

Brenham, a little Texas town that is most notably the home of Blue Bell ice cream. But just a few minutes out of town there was a unique festival. Chappell Hill Lavender Farm and Windy Winery worked together to put on the 14th Annual Lavender and Wine Festival. This one is unique because it was

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Weekend Wanderings: FC Dallas Game

I’m not really a sports fan but sports end up on this blog fairly regularly. That would be because of my wonderful boyfriend, no I’m not being too sarcastic when I say that. The most recent sporting event that we went too was the FC Dallas vs San Jose Earthquakes game on August 4th for

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Weekend Wanderings: Trying To Be More Eco Friendly

We have all heard how much plastic is out in the world polluting the oceans, killing wildlife and making the world an ugly place. Recycling is a good start to helping reduce waste but I wanted to do something more in my daily life. A while ago I had switched to using bar soap instead

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Weekend Wanderings: Texas Roadside Stands

Many states have roadside stands but because I’m from Texas I’m particularly fond of ours. Recently I visited two: a firework stand and a sweet corn stand. Now firework stands are a dime a dozen in the couple of weeks preceding the fourth of July and New Years Eve. Different cities have different laws regarding

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Weekend Wanderings: Granbury, TX: Old-Fashioned July 4th Celebration

This July 4th was a bit of a weird one for all of us because it fell on a Wednesday. Smack dab in the middle of the week – no time to really go anywhere and definitely not enough time to party and recover. My boyfriend and I decide this oddly timed holiday was the

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