Crunchy coleslaw

This past week I broke down and bought our daughter a bouncy house.  It came with a pump and everything and inflates in less than a minute.  In all reality I think I bought it more for myself to play in than for her.  We have attended several BBQs and each time I take...

homemade basil lemonade

Growing up I was always surrounded by big lucious green gardens full of vibrant vegetables, fruits and herbs.  To this day I have always wanted my grandmother’s and mothers green thumbs.  This summer my husband and I planned our little above garden and set out to grow our own vegetables.  I’ve been fighting off...

Stitch fix

This past year I told you about the company Stitch Fix.  If this is your first time to hear about it let me tell you a little bit about the company and how it works.  Stitch fix is an online shopping site that will send you 5 pieces of clothes (shirts, jackets, cardigans, jewelry,...

chili cheese tot burger

A couple months back I asked my readers to let me know if they wanted to see a burger or hot dog week.  One week dedicated to the love of either delicious food.  Burgers pulled out the win.  However, my friends over at NoshOn.It beat me to the punch with dedicating a week of...

Cabelas

On June 26th everyone in Lubbock will be lining up to get a peek at the new Cabela’s Out Post in Lubbock, Texas.  Cabela’s is a guys “dream store” much like Nordstroms is to me.  This past week my husband and I got to take a media tour of the new digs before it...

crispy cuban egg rolls

One month ago I was attending a food conference in Miami, Florida.  I was super excited to be spending some much needed quality time with my food blogging friends as well as immerse myself with the cuban culture.  Needless to say the weather did not cooperate with me on this trip since it rained...

bourbon burger

Two more days until Father’s Day.  Do you make your dad, hubby, or family members a special meal on Sunday?  Do splurge and try to do a total guys meal.  Beer, ribs, chicken, bourbon, burgers, steak, mashed potatoes and then more beer.  Thats what I picture or envision when I think of Father’s Day....

Pan seared salmon in spiced coconut milk

Salmon is starting to move up in ranks on my favorite fish to eat and cook. It used to be halibut and chilean sea bass but I’m just more comfortable with salmon these days. The past couple of times that I used salmon I put it in the oven and let it do all...