Embracing the Snow Days

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Eat in NOLA 

Muriel’s serves “classic creole with old world elegance” and is located in the middle of all the action in Jackson Square. We started with Pimm’s cup and a bottle wine.A delicious fried green tomato-arugula appetizer We finally got up early enough to score a table at EAT also located in the French Quarter just a couple…

Our Hike to the Edge–Whitaker Point

Whitaker Point Hike Tuck Everlasting was here! The remote Erbie Campground Look what we accidentally sneaked up on as we were exploring our campground trails… I love my Govino shatterproof reusable and recyclable wine glasses and carafe.

Price Tower in Historic Downtown Bartlesville

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Price Tower is a unique weekend getaway from Tulsa taking it all the way back to the 1950’s.  This beloved landmark of Bartlesville is famous throughout Oklahoma.  Read more about it on their website as guests travel from all over the US to visit!  It is located in historic downtown walking distance to a few…

NOLA Jazz Festival

My first huge music festival experience was last year at Jazz Fest.  2015 Jazz Fest is right around the corner, so I thought it was time to quit procrastinating and get this awesome post up for all to enjoy. What a sweet welcome to New Orleans Jazz Fest week…let the fun begin. Our first meal…

Cutest Pictures of the Month

My sweet niece Bryce in her new birthday chairReady to go to Colorado! Time to play in the snow…My brother on his ski trip taking his daughter to the mountains for her first timeMy foster dog Nitro with sweet Elouise

Testing out the New Cookware

Carrot, Tomato, Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup with garlic and onion Love my cast iron Staub!! Le Creuset makes this handy stock pot. Together they make a great team. Angry Mac n Cheese with Panko and dried Lipton Onion Soup crust

Homemade Habanero Shrub

Habanero Mezcaritas 1/4 part tequila 1/4 part Mezcal 1/4 part fresh grapefruit juice 1/4 part fresh lime juice sugar to taste (or make your own simple syrup dissolving sugar in warm water) Habanero shrub Shake all (or swirl altogether in big pitcher) with ice and set aside.  Now for my favorite part…mix some fine sea…