As I’m pulling out Christmas decorations this morning, there was a knock at the door. As I protected the mailman from a very playful pupcicle, I was presented with a box FULL of April goodies, such as these delicious tidbits. Christmas cookies via mail? It is indeed the most magical time of the year!!! Continue reading Christmas cookies
When it comes to cranberries, it seems everyone has an opinion about which is better–canned or fresh. I’m in the Fresh camp, but I know people who are staunch proponents of the canned jellied variety. Apparently something about a slice of a canned cranberry log is appealing. Texture-wise, I can see the appeal. I will … Continue reading To Can or Not To Can…
Here’s hoping that at this point, you’ve slowly come out of your carb & tryptophan induced coma. Personally, I’d like to still be in one, but alas–back to the real world. I have to share our menu, because it was amazing. And delicious! However, because we wouldn’t want it to be too perfect, our beautiful … Continue reading Food Fest!
Today’s the big day. Family. Friends. Food. Football. Naps. More food! But most of all, thanks. Thanks for all the things in your life–the good, the bad, and yes, even the ugly. They all make you who you are today. And I’m not saying that everything in your life is perfect or great or maybe … Continue reading Being Thankful
Part of Ann’s birthday weekend celebrations included going to see Wicked. Which, of course, is one of my favorite musicals–just as The Wizard of Oz is my favorite movie. Emeralds and rubies and flying monkeys, oh my! Sharing a birthday with Ann is Marilyn, who is, quite simply, my favorite Broadway star of all! And … Continue reading Wicked Fun
So for those of you thinking this would be a blog about tequila, alas, you would be wrong. This is a post about a place in Chelsea called Tequila Chito’s. It’s a dive of a Mexican place that is, honestly, my go-to when it comes to going out. And the person I usually go to … Continue reading Yo Quiero Tequila!
I know that I have already written a post on Stout extolling the virtues of its sauce, but since it’s Jonas’s birthday today–I feel like reminiscing about the first time we went to Stout. As previously mentioned, Stout is the place where the Texas Exes meet. This means that on game day it’s a bit…well…crazy. A sea … Continue reading The National Beer of Texas!
G’day ya’ll. You’re probably wondering why I’m here. I love to travel. And write. And when I think about it, my best experiences while traveling usually revolve around two things: funny mishaps and eating & drinking. Because, well, I am a die-hard foodie who, along with food, loves coffee, wine, and beer. Plus, I tend … Continue reading Introductions Are In Order