Category: Weekend Wanderings

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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Happy July 4th

If you are from the U.S.A. then Happy Fourth of July. I hope you are enjoy all the red, white and blue along with tons of food off the grill. Please be safe with all of your celebrating. Don’t burn your fingers lighting fireworks. If you want to see some awesome firework shots check out my

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Weekend Wanderings: Dallas Summer Musicals: Lion King

I know, it has been a while since I posted a weekend wandering. My weekends have been full of boxes, packing, unpacking and purging. Trying to get rid of so much. In the midst of chaos and stress was a gem of an evening. Let me backup a bit. The Dallas Summer Musicals announces their

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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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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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