Texas, Weekend Wanderings

Happy Birthday Bear!

Bear is three years old today. I think. He was rescued at 12 weeks from Plano Animal Service. So based on his approximate age at the time I count today as his birthday. He is a yellow lab-mix, I'm not sure what he is mixed with. Bear loves to just idly swim, no ball chasing… Continue reading Happy Birthday Bear!

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Live Performances, Weekend Wanderings

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… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings: Dallas Summer Musicals: Lion King

Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Pan-Seared Dill Salmon

I came across this recipe from another blog that I follow and decided to try it. Fantastic recipe, here is the original post. My boyfriend and I have been eating a decent bit of salmon trying to be healthier. This recipe also includes capers and he absolutely loves them. My version of the recipe uses… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Pan-Seared Dill Salmon

China, Travel Tales

China: Shanghai Jing’An Temple: March 2016

The last day of our China trip dawned. We had been in the country for 13 days. I wasn’t ready to leave, I don’t think anyone was. With that we decided to make the use of the few hours before our bus to the airport. I don’t remember who suggested the Jing’An Temple but my… Continue reading China: Shanghai Jing’An Temple: March 2016

Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Overnight Oats

I maybe late to the game here but I have found a new love in overnight oats. They are quick to make, tasty and filling. The great thing about them is that you can make them a few days ahead of time so they work for meal prep a least a couple of days into… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Overnight Oats

China, Travel Tales

China: Shanghai Museum and Acrobat Show: March 2016

Hey all hope that your week is going well and that you enjoyed Monday’s book review. Back to Shanghai today. After lunch and the embroidery shop we headed to the Shanghai Museum.  When the bus pulled up there was this little old lady sitting on the concrete edge of a raised bed. You could tell… Continue reading China: Shanghai Museum and Acrobat Show: March 2016

Paperback Perils

Paperback Perils: The Wife Between Us

Title: The Wife Between Us Author: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: Macmillian Publishers I’m still working on moving. Last weekend it was packing and this weekend it will be unpacking. Despite my complaining I love the place we are renting. Anyway, onto the book. I listened to The Wife Between… Continue reading Paperback Perils: The Wife Between Us

Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Homemade Marinara: Revised

We made it to Friday. Thank goodness because it's been a busy week. Moving is crazy but we are halfway there. Despite all this craziness I had time to make some more marinara. My Nana had given me a ton of large garden fresh tomatoes and onions. I wanted to try something different this time… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Homemade Marinara: Revised

China, Travel Tales

China: Shanghai Skylines and Embroidery: March 2016

Hey all, I hope you are having a good week so far. I hope you are ready to explore more of China. From the Yuyuan Gardens and the silk shop we headed over to see a fantastic view of the Shanghai skyline. I know the local tour guide was giving us all shorts of interesting… Continue reading China: Shanghai Skylines and Embroidery: March 2016