Weekend Wanderings: New Camera

My boyfriend, Keltin, and I are currently in Kansas visiting his parents. While here we have several day trips planned; one is to Mount Capulin, Dodge City, Kansas and a short jaunt over to Colorado. Also in October we are going to the International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For all of this and

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Foodie Friday: Snickerdoodle Cookies

I make a ton of chocolate chip cookies and I make a variety of odd herbed cookies; lemon-rosemary, sage thumbprints, etc. But I wanted to make something that was a bit more mainstream in the cookie work without being sugar or chocolate chip so I decided on snickerdoodle.  Ingredients: 1 C. Butter – room temperature

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Paperback Perils: Book Haul

I did not finish a book over the weekend, that is partly because I have spent way to much time exploring the shelves at used bookstores – my favorite kind. This book haul is from Recycled Books in Denton, Texas. A wonderful store that you should get lost in the first chance you get. Earlier

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Review: TreeTribe: Leaf Leather Journal

Recently I added an affiliate page to my site to share the the startup companies that I am an ambassador for. After reviewing the Canon Rebel T6, I realized that I enjoy doing reviews and decided to share products and companies that I’ve really come to like. TreeTribe is a really neat company that sells

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Granola Bars

I like making things from scratch and my boyfriend and I also meal prep breakfast and lunch on Sunday for the next week. I get bored with the same things all the time so recently I decided to try making breakfast bars. This is just my first attempt, soon I’ll try some with almond butter

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Study Abroad: Florence: Bargello Museum: Summer 2012

I thought long and hard about how I was going to tell off all the adventures I had in Florence because there is a lot to tell. I have two main categories: museums and other cities and in between there will be a bit of chaos. I don’t remember the order in which I visited

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Paperback Perils: Harry Potter: Origin Discussion

I don’t know about you but I read Harry Potter growing up and made sure to make the midnight release for at least one movie. I’m not the biggest Harry Potter fan out there but the series definitely shaped my future reading and love of books over the years. My boyfriend and I were listening

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Paperback Perils: The Dresden Files: Brief Cases

 Title: The Dresden Files: Brief Cases Author: Jim Butcher Publication Date: 2018 Publishing House: ACE One of my favorite authors is Jim Butcher. He has written the Dresden Files, Codex Alera, and The Cinder Spires; yes, I have read all of them. His most recent book is part of the Dresden Files without being the

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Weekend Wanderings: Lavender and Wine Festival

Brenham, a little Texas town that is most notably the home of Blue Bell ice cream. But just a few minutes out of town there was a unique festival. Chappell Hill Lavender Farm and Windy Winery worked together to put on the 14th Annual Lavender and Wine Festival. This one is unique because it was

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Foodie Friday: No Churn Chocolate Kahlua Ice Cream

I currently do not own an ice cream maker but I still wanted to make some, so no churn it is. This recipe is fairly simple and tastes pretty good too. Ingredients: 2 ½ C. Whipping Cream – Cold 14 Oz. Sweetened Condensed Milk 3 Tbs. Kahlua – I used homemade, please feel free to

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