Tag: Texas

Weekend Wanderings: Texas Roadside Stands

Many states have roadside stands but because I’m from Texas I’m particularly fond of ours. Recently I visited two: a firework stand and a sweet corn stand. Now firework stands are a dime a dozen in the couple of weeks preceding the fourth of July and New Years Eve. Different cities have different laws regarding

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Weekend Wanderings: Granbury, TX: Old-Fashioned July 4th Celebration

This July 4th was a bit of a weird one for all of us because it fell on a Wednesday. Smack dab in the middle of the week – no time to really go anywhere and definitely not enough time to party and recover. My boyfriend and I decide this oddly timed holiday was the

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Weekend Wanderings: Galveston Island Brewing

I’m a big craft beer fan. Each brewery has its own take on each different type of beer and I like to try most of them (sorry, not a big pale ale or IPA fan). I didn’t know this brewery existed until last week. In preparation for heading down to Galveston I wanted to find

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Foodie Friday: Corn Salad with Marjoram Dressing

One of the things out of my TexSelect Farm Grab Box was fresh marjoram. I had no idea what to do with fresh marjoram so of course I went to my handy cookbook and found a variation of the recipe below. This salad is nice and light and perfect for two people for an easy

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Weekend Wanderings: St. Patrick’s Day and Recycled Books

St. Patrick’s Day was not wild and crazy for my boyfriend and me but there was good beer. We headed to Denton and enjoyed a beer on the square. The is a new brewing company in the area called Rabbit Hole Brewing and we taste tested the Rapture Fusion Brown Ale. The beer is definitely

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Weekend Wanderings: Amarillo, TX Roadside Attractions

I went to college in the Texas panhandle. The Amarillo area has a bit of interesting art work around it. I find these pieces of art to be intriguing and they add a bit of color to the area. Tex Randall – Canyon, TX Tex Randall stands overlooking highway 60. He was built in 1959

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Weekend Wanderings: Wild Acre Brewing Company

I love a good beer and enjoy trying out new ones. If you remember by ranting love of the craft beer I found in Alaska, you know dark beers are my go to. When I get the opportunity, which is not as often as I would like, I make my way to a local brewery.

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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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Foodie Friday: Tex-Mex Inspired: Quinoa Black Bean Tacos

Christmas food tends to be heavy. Check out this lighter, fresh recipe! This recipe was not inspired by a specific trip but it is one that my boyfriend and I love. As most people I think that tacos are amazing. These were actually inspired by a vegan coworker of mine. Yes, it is true: this

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