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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Colorado: Traveling Alpaca

Last year while at the International Balloon Fiesta Keltin and I “adopted” a little stuffed alpaca named Geoff (pronounced Jeff but his full name is Jeffery) – Keltin picked the spelling. Anyway, when Bear in unable to travel with us, we take Geoff. Being that he is our fluffy traveling companion he has to have

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Weekend Wandering: Graphite Pencil + Paper

Keltin and I recently found out that there is a new pencil shop in McKinney: Graphite Pencil +Paper and we had to stop in and check it out one Sunday afternoon. The lady that owns the shop is awesome and happy to help you find the best writing utensil for daily use or a specific

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Colorado: Brown Dog Pizza

While visiting Telluride we sniffed out a good place for a early lunch. We knew that with all the runners and their families in town that all the places to eat on the main street would be packed soon. We decided to stop at Brown Dog Pizza. They had a wall of TVs and Keltin

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