May 2015
#vintagehankerchief#pearlpin#bluejeanvest

  Here’s one of my go-to fashion tips that I have shared with lots of my friends and they think I’m crazy. I re-design my clothes by taking the scissors to a garment when I see an opportunity to make

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#shrimpetouffee#shrimpandpasta

I prepared this dish for the first time when I hosted one of my couple’s romantic dinner parties. I was extremely nervous because this recipe calls for making a roux base which takes a little more skill in the kitchen.

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#wedgesalad#gourmetsalad

Everybody is on a kick to shed a few pounds before the summer gets here and I’m included in that number even though I haven’t done a thing about it other than run my mouth about how I need to

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#wickerpatiofurniture

  We’ve been experiencing non-stop monsoon rain in Texas for a month and it’s not letting up anytime soon. Instead of complaining about the rain, I’ve decided to embrace it. I’ve been asking myself, “what about folks who live in the state

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#eggsbenedict

Come on down to Fort Worth, TX and make sure you don’t leave without a southern style scratch breakfast at Lucile’s Stateside Bistro on the Westside of town. When I saw this restaurant, I knew I had to stop for a

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#orchid#tropical flowers

I am so excited to share my most recent steal of a deal with you. I never leave the house without my bargain hunt mentality and this day was no different even though I told myself I was going for

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#picnic#outdoor entertaining

    Thank you for all the wonderful comments about dining on the patio last week. It’s been “Raining Men” raining non-stop in Texas for the past few weeks so when we get a reprieve from all the rain, I head

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#texas sheet cake#chocolate cake

We Texans like to claim all things great and that includes recipes rich in tradition. I’m not sure if this recipe originated by a Texan but I’m claiming this sheet cake because it has southern roots stamped all over the

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#zebra print sofa#animal print sofa

I’ve found another hidden jewel in Dallas that’s filled with treasures for everyone’s style of décor. This shop is named after one of my favorite plants, Wisteria and like its name the shop will have you wrapped around its finger

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#mushroom burger

My favorite dining style is Al Fresco. There’s something about dining outside while being surrounded by nature and a fresh cool breeze that creates a romantic dining experience. Donald, on the other hand, prefers his meals in front of the

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