Category: Weekend Wanderings

Foodie Friday: Pistachio Gremolata with Seared Salmon

I made this recipe a few weeks ago when my boyfriends parents were in town. I found it in a cookbook for cooking with fresh herbs. This recipe came out perfectly. It was fresh, lite, and a great start to spring. This recipe is fairly each but making the gremolata is a little time consuming

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Weekend Wanderings: St. Patrick’s Day and Recycled Books

St. Patrick’s Day was not wild and crazy for my boyfriend and me but there was good beer. We headed to Denton and enjoyed a beer on the square. The is a new brewing company in the area called Rabbit Hole Brewing and we taste tested the Rapture Fusion Brown Ale. The beer is definitely

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Foodie Friday: Tex Select Farms: March Grab Box

If you live in the Fort Worth Area and love fresh green you need to check out TexSelect Farms. They are at the Clearfork farmers market most Saturdays. Grab boxes are $20 and well worth the money. Most of the time they last my boyfriend and me two weeks. I have used these greens and

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Weekend Wanderings: Amarillo, TX Roadside Attractions

Cadillac Ranch

I went to college in the Texas panhandle. The Amarillo area has a bit of interesting art work around it. I find these pieces of art to be intriguing and they add a bit of color to the area. Tex Randall – Canyon, TX Tex Randall stands overlooking highway 60. He was built in 1959

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Weekend Wanderings: Succulent Adventures: Part I: Seeding

I love gardens and succulents. In the spring, summer and into the late fall, I keep an herb garden on my patio. I had a succulent but it was in college and I’m sad to say that I might have neglected the poor thing. I’ll blame finals and stress for its demise. Despite this, I

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Blogger Recognition Award and Liebster Award

I have been nominated for two awards recently and I would to thank my fellow bloggers that nominated me and nominate other fantastic blogs that are worth reading.   Blogger Recognition Award Thank you Julia for the nomination. I started this blog to make myself write everyday. I’d like to think that I’m improving my

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Thank You Followers!

I’ve reached over 200 followers on McGee’s Travel Tales! I want to say thank you to everyone and I hope that you are enjoying all of my posts, stores and recipes. If you are a recent follower here are the categories that I post to: Travel Tales – Travel stores and adventures Weekend Wanderings –

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Weekend Wanderings: Homemade Laundry Detergent

While in Kansas over the Christmas holiday my boyfriend and I made homemade powdered laundry detergent. So far it has worked great for both regular clothes (jeans, t-shirts, towels,etc) and for delicates. I wanted to share the recipe. Ingredients: 2 Bars of White Zote Soap (400g per bar) 1 Box Borax (4lbs) 1 Box Arm

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Mystery Blogger Award

I’ve been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award! Thank you Moments with Cynthia for this nomination! RULES: Put the award logo/image on your blog. List the rules. Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well. Tell your readers 3 things

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Weekend Wanderings: Wild Acre Brewing Company

I love a good beer and enjoy trying out new ones. If you remember by ranting love of the craft beer I found in Alaska, you know dark beers are my go to. When I get the opportunity, which is not as often as I would like, I make my way to a local brewery.

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