Category: Weekend Wanderings

The Music of Tchaikovsky and Jorgens

Last weekend Keltin and I went to the Meyerson to see the Dallas Symphony perform. This is the first one we have been to in a couple of months and we were in love with the music. The first piece was Jongen’s Symphonie Concertante for Organ and Orchestra Op. 81 in four movements. Something that

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Wedding Planning Update: Part II

We took engagement photos last fall and they turned out beautiful and I just had to share them. I have also found my dress! Now, we are down to planning the details. Our photographer did a MAGNIFICENT job. The park we took these at was packed and you would never know it from the photos.

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Kansas: Gingerbread Houses

While in Kansas for a belated holiday activity we decorated gingerbread houses. My doghouse used a LOT of red icing and my work stations and hands were covered in icing the whole time. I honestly don’t remember the last time I decorated a gingerbread house but this was fun and I’d love to do it

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A Beary Merry Christmas

I managed to get a few cute pictures of Bear and Keltin among the chaos that is Main Street Grapevine at Christmas time and a couple funny stories! There was a rust bucket of a truck stopped at a long red playing loud music on the worst bass set up I have ever heard and

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Christmas Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies

We had a Christmas Cookie contest at work. Unfortunately, I did not win but I did come up with a tasty variation on some of my favorite cookies: Chocolate Chip Pistachio garnished with crushed Peppermint. This is a fun and fairly simple change to give an easy recipe a little holiday flair! See the original

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Christmas in Grapevine

Grapevine, Texas calls itself the Christmas Capitol of Texas. Now, I’m not sure I believe that but they do have quite the decorations on their Historic Downtown Main Street! If you have little ones don’t miss the North Pole Express and a visit to Santa’s Village. There are so many more decorations that I wanted

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