Container Gardening Year 2

Container Gardening Year 2

Container Gardening Peppers

Last year was my first year to try my hand at container gardening and it wasn't a very successful attempt.  So this year, I've taken what I learned last year and trying again. My "container" last year was this double decker box that my brother made for me.  It is awesome, but unfortunately the continue reading

Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Couscous Salad

Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Couscous Salad

Roasted Asparagus & Tomatoes Couscous Salad

I went to a dinner party this past weekend and wanted to find a new side dish recipe to make.  Our dinner was Italian themed so I thought, why not make a couscous dish?  As I was looking for inspiration I stumbled up this great recipe from Skinny Taste.  It was almost perfect.  I just had a couple continue reading

On the Open Road with Fossil at SXSW

On the Open Road with Fossil at SXSW

Fossil Presents on the open road

A few weeks ago when Fossil emailed me an invite to their On the Open Road show at SXSW featuring Foster the People, there was no way I could say no!  It is sad to say, I had never been to SXSW before but had always wanted to go.  Not only could I go to the show but Fossil was nice enough to let me continue reading

Books to Movies in 2014

Books to Movies in 2014

Books to Movies in 2014

There are a quite a few books becoming movies this year that I am excited to both read and see!  I really wanted to read Lone Survivor before seeing the movie, but that didn't happen.  Though I might go back a read this book just to find out a little bit more.  I thought the movie was great, but it continue reading

Taverna Rossa | Plano, TX

Taverna Rossa | Plano, TX

Smokey Pie Taverna Rossa

Taverna Rossa had been open for a few months before I had a chance to stop in and try it out.  Then I went twice in just a few weeks.  Both times I was there for lunch, so I haven't experienced their live music yet. We started out with some queso.  I've never been served Fritos with queso before continue reading

Easy | Tammara Webber

Easy | Tammara Webber

Easy Tammara Webber

Easy (Tammara Webber) is this month's selection for my Wine Down Wednesday book club and I actually finished it with time to spare.  We decided that our book for this month should be a light read after of all the business that surrounds the holidays.  Because this is a young adult novel it was just continue reading

Beer Cheese Soup Recipe

Beer Cheese Soup Recipe

Beer-Cheese-Soup

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I LOVE SOUP! I've got a few regulars I fix throughout the winter but am always looking to venture out and try new soup recipes. I pinned this Beer Cheese Soup by Closet Cooking recipe awhile back and finally decided to give it a try. The first go round I continue reading