Colorado: Trail Ridge Road: August 2017

Once we were off the Cascade Falls trails Keltin and I decided to make our way to Estes Park by way of Trail Ridge Road. The Highway to the Sky is 48 miles long and takes about two hours to drive due to the road grade and switch backs. For Keltin and I it took

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Paperback Perils: Dragons of Fantasy Literature

“No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery, and that is a world without faith.” – Streams of Silver, R. A. Salvatore As you can probably tell from my past Paperback Perils

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Weekend Wanderings: Home for the Holidays: Part III: Kansas

One of the big events during my visit to Kansas was a trip to Cimarron, KS for a belated Christmas with Keltin’s paternal side of the family. I don’t know if any of you have met a large number of your significant other’s relatives all at once but it is a bit overwhelming, even if

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Foodie Friday: Tex Select Farms Grab Box: Herbs, Dressing Recipes, and More

As you tell from past posts, I really enjoy farmer’s markets. But the Dallas Farmers Market is too far away for me to visit every weekend. One of my favorite markets is the Clearfork Farmers Market in Fort Worth. It is much smaller than Dallas but you get to know the vendors well. One of

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Colorado: Cascade Falls: August 2017

The stories of my Alaskan adventure have all been told but that trip was not the only one that I took out into the wilderness. Keltin and I spent a week in Colorado. We spent some time in the mountain cities but most of our time was spent hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park. The

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Weekend Wanderings: Home for the Holidays: Part II: Kansas

My family and I are from Texas but my boyfriend and his family are from Kansas. Keltin and I took a couple of days off of work so that we could go visit them for a belated Christmas and New Years. After work, we packed gifts, bags, and Bear into the car and were off

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Foodie Friday: Lavender Hot Cocoa

As you can tell from this post, I really love cooking with lavender. A while ago I had sent culinary lavender and a lavender cookbook to Keltin’s mom. We got to talking about recipes one afternoon and after looking through some of the recipes we decided to try the hot cocoa recipe. Ingredients: ½ C.

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Weekend Wanderings: Home for the Holidays: Part I: Texas

Hello readers! I have been quiet since New Years as I get back into the swing of things after the holidays. I’ve decided to share my holidays with you. Happy reading and happy New Year! The holidays are a busy time of year with travel and food preparation and decorating, not to mention shopping for

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