The DMA and Klyde Warren Park

The Dallas Museum of Art is one of the gems of our little town.  You can browse the the galleries and see work from some of the most famous artists in the world.  Everyone from Van Gogh to Picasso, any day, free of charge. The outside is a work of art in itself.  There isContinue reading “The DMA and Klyde Warren Park”

Bikes and Breakfast in Aubrey, Texas

For the past couple of months, Matt has been gearing up for the 2014 Bike for MS. On Saturday the big day had finally arrived. The charity ride spanned two days and 150 miles.  There were several stops along the route on day one.  The girls and I parked ourselves in the quaint little townContinue reading “Bikes and Breakfast in Aubrey, Texas”

The Simple Life

Hi Y’all!  I hope you had a fun-filled and relaxing weekend!  With my due date looming closer every day, we thought it might be our last chance to get to our farm house for awhile.  The city may be where we make a living, but the country is where we live.  It is really theContinue reading “The Simple Life”

Grilled Rosemary Balsamic Veggie Skewers

The longer days and warmer temps can only mean one thing: grilling season is here!  Cooking outside is such a nice break from being in the kitchen, and we do not reserve our grill for weekends or special occasions, in fact it is the cooking method of choice for a quick weeknight meal. This hugeContinue reading “Grilled Rosemary Balsamic Veggie Skewers”

Dallas Blooms

One of the best things about moving home to Dallas is being able to take my girls to some of the places that I loved growing up.  The Dallas Arboretum has been on the to do list for the last couple of months since the Dallas Blooms festival started in February.  I am happy toContinue reading “Dallas Blooms”

Baked Huevos Rancheros

Yesterday morning I awoke to the sound of thunder and the pitter-patter of rain on my window.  Our Sunday plans for a long bike ride and playing outside were quickly replaced with a long bubble bath and a lingering Sunday brunch with baked rancher’s eggs.  Eventhough this isn’t the traditional way to prepare Huevos Rancheros,Continue reading “Baked Huevos Rancheros”

Rafting the Rio Grande

When we were planning our trip to Big Bend, I found a lot of outfitters in the area that led guided floats down the Rio Grande, for a pretty hefty fee.  We have a raft, so we decided to take it along and give it a go ourselves.   We did have a couple of logisticalContinue reading “Rafting the Rio Grande”