Spicy Crockpot Whole Chicken

Spicy Crockpot Whole Chicken

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Spicy Crockpot Whole Chicken is an easy and clean recipe I  found on Pinterest but it comes from Food.com.  Because the first whole chicken I cooked in the crockpot was so easy (check it out here) and tasty I knew I'd love this one!  It's spicy, how could I not? continue reading

wine o. wednesday #86

wine o. wednesday #86

kali-hart-chard

It's been quite some time since I first tried the Kali Hart Chardonnay by Talbott Vineyards.  (You can read about it here.) I thought Chardonnay was the only wine from the Kali Hart line.  So naturally I wanted to try the Pinot Noir when I saw it. continue reading

Boozy Cupcakes {part two}

Boozy Cupcakes {part two}

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My first installment of Boozy Cupcakes was an experiment for a baby shower I helped throw this past weekend.  It was a co-ed baby shower with lots of BBQ, beer and cupcakes!  When planning the shower we started with the invitation utilizing the colors of the baby's nursery: continue reading

Winewood Grill | Grapevine

Winewood Grill | Grapevine

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A couple of weekends ago we ventured out to Winewood Grill (Grapevine) for a fun dinner with friends.  There were 9 of us and we were quite a group but our waiter was a good sport putting up with us.  Our group was setup outside on the covered, partially enclosed patio.  I say partially enclosed continue reading

wine o. wednesday #85

wine o. wednesday #85

Mettler-Petite-Sirah

I stumbled upon the Mettler Petite Sirah this week and had to buy it. Remember how the Mettler Zinfandel was so impressive? (if not you can read about it here.) Well they did it again with their Petitie Sirah! continue reading

Healthier Zuppa Toscana

Healthier Zuppa Toscana

Heathier-Zuppa-Toscana

My friend Kandice over at Barque and Bite shared with me her recipe for a homemade knockoff version of Zuppa Toscana a few years back.  This soup is rich with flavor and warmth.  I loved it from the first time I made it.  In fact it wasn't until after I made it a couple times that I finally went to continue reading

Etsy Store Shower Invitations

Etsy Store Shower Invitations

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Playing with graphic design has always been fun for me!  Over the last year I've had several friends and family members get married or have babies and I've been able to put that hobby to good use designing shower invitations.  I just updated my Etsy Shop with my most recent shower invitation continue reading