ChildHood - Installment II

Today's been quite a day. I have done positively... nothing.In order to change that I have come to add another ChildHood Installment. If you're just beginning this series, remember the beginning is the best place to start: Find Previous Installments Here:ChildHood - Installment I  ...more

Beautiful Texan Sun!

Wordless Wednesday, a simple post which features a photo to convey a message that speaks for itself without using words; well not a lot of words!Beautiful Texan Sun!...more

why oh why??

Last weekend was the Texas Book Festival. I hadn't been for a few years, but the programming was so enticing and the weather was perfect for being outdoors, I really had no choice. I could have spent all day Saturday and Sunday, cloned myself, and still not heard all the speakers and panels I wanted to!One highlight was watching Lynne Rosetto Kasper craft three salads (in about 30 minutes total!) from How to Eat Weekends......more

why oh why??

Last weekend was the Texas Book Festival</a>. I hadn't been for a few years, but the programming was so enticing and the weather was perfect for being outdoors, I really had no choice. I could have spent all day Saturday and Sunday, cloned myself, and still not heard all the speakers and panels I wanted to!One highlight was watching Lynne Rosetto Kasper craft three salads (in about 30 minutes total!) from How to Eat Weekends......more

Some More in San Antonio

We crammed so much in during our Race to the Alamotrip to San Antonio that I had to post another article on all the great places to dine while in this awesome Texas town!...more

San Antonio's Healthy Hot Spots

Deep in the heart of Texas, you’ll find San Antonio. Home to the Alamo, Tex Mex and the Riverwalk. With tons of family friendly things to do and see San Antone is a beautiful city full of history as well as some pretty hip stuff. I had the chance to spend 5 fantastic days there, immersing myself in San Antonian culture, having been a contestant in the 1st annual Race to the Alamo! It was an experience I’ll never forget as my husband and I teamed up to form Team Healthy Voyager, taking the gold 2 out of the 3 race days!...more

The Devil's Brother Went Down to Texas

Traditional Shrimp Fra Diavolo is a garlicky, slightly spicy Italian-American dish made with shrimp and served over pasta. “Fra Diavolo” literally translates to “brother devil” from Italian. Our version of this dish is made with sweet Gulf shrimp and has an extra kick of heat....more
Excuse me while I run to get a rag to wipe the drool off my keyboard. LOL! This looks ...more

Probably the Best Vegan Mexican Food in West Texas

Recently, as a part of the enormous around the world trip of enormity, I found myself in Texas, looking for a meal.Actually, to be fair, I wasn't looking for a meal, I was looking for a wallet, and Mr had taken me on a little detour from our destination (Odessa) to a company he loves called SpecOps in Monahans, Texas.SpecOps make wallets, belts, buckles, bags and other stuff. Their stuff is made in the USA and is leather-free. Vegan by accident is vegan enough for me....more

It's Hot!!

99% of the time I love living in Austin.  This summer is that one percent that is just miserable.  The average number of days over 100 degrees in Austin is 13.  This summer?  We are already over 40 days and triple digits are predicted for the next 14 days. ...more
Still no rain!!! I seriously think rain is just a figment of my imagination!more

Texas Hill Country Peach Pie

In addition to being the center of the Texas wine industry, the Texas Hill Country is famous for its peaches....more