Twelve Things Tuesday: 06/16/2015

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ONE 81 DAYS. 81 DAYS. 81 DAYS until Aggie football starts up again. I have plenty of things to enjoy and keep me busy this summer, but really and truly can’t wait for this coming season. TWO If you asked me which recipes I have made the most in my life, I’d have to say #1 vanilla ice cream and then #2 would have something related to breakfast, either egg bread (aka French toast), chorizo potato and egg tacos, or biscuits. Well this past Saturday, I went ahead and walked…

Twelve Things Tuesday: 06/02/2015

Cat Earrings

First off, I’m cheating, it’s Wednesday morning and I am posting this but hey, it’s all good. Happy Wednesday people! Whoa it’s June, folks! May pretty much disappeared faster than you could shake a leg. But it was a pretty darn good month. Sh!t got done in the month of May. And we closed out the month with the landscaping of my yard! Can’t wait for it to start growing! Ok now to the list: ONE Aggies win. AGGIES win. AGGIES WIN!!!!!!!! We’re headed to Super Regionals in Fort Worth next weekend. As…

Twelve Things Tuesday: 05/19/2015

May 2015 Rainfall

And just like that we are only 12 days away from June and the middle of 2015! ONE Aggie Baseball finished up its regular season, going 43-10! What a fantastic year. But now on to the hard part. Tomorrow they kick off the SEC Tournament, playing Alabama. The conference tournament will wrap up this Sunday, May 24th, hopefully with an Aggie SEC Tournament Championship! Gig’Em Aggies! TWO Just about all day on Sunday, I flipped back-and-forth between all of my ESPN channels trying to catch some good softball games. So on Monday…

Twelve Things Tuesday: 05/05/2015

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here in San Antonio, it’s not the prettiest of days to celebrate, but I’m sure people will find a way! But to the list: ONE: Since this will be the third week, that something A&M will not only be included on this list, but at the top, I guess it needs to be made into a tradition! But really, this deserves to be at the top because of how amazing and important it is to highlight. For the 39th year, the Corps of Cadets at Texas…

Lessons Learned… in the Kitchen

Quiche Lorraine

Hard to believe at my ripe old age of twenty-four, I still am learning lessons. ….. I sincerely hope that even though you are only reading this and you may have never met me before, you detected strong sarcasm in that first sentence!… But anyhow, I really am learning lessons. And I guess it’s a cliche-woman-thing but I learned a couple in the kitchen last night and this morning. (Side note: it is really weird when either I or other people refer to me as a woman. Serious question ladies…

Phone a Relative? ~ My Favorite Lifeline

Firsty Try

Do you remember oh I don’t know, 8-10 years back, when Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? was one of the hottest shows around? I watched the show, played the board game and even had the PlayStation game! Nerd much? One of the most interesting aspects of the game, is the three available lifelines: phone a friend, ask the audience and 50/50. I use “ask the audience” quite frequently when I think about my daily routine. I mean isn’t that what a google search is after all? Especially if you…

A Girl and her HEB

                 1.   God                  2.   Fightin’ Texas Aggies                  3.   HEB Chicken Fajitas Ok maybe not exactly in this order. But no doubt these are some of my favorite things on this wonderful earth. Well this post will situate around the latter of the above. Don’t you worry your little hearts out, Aggies. I promise I have a post in the works dedicated to just about everything Aggie, coming soon! But back to the wonderful world of HEB + Chicken + Crockpot. Meat in general loves the crock. I have…

Say it with me.. Spa-ghe-tti Cassssserole

Spaghetti Casserole

Oh has this recipe been tried and proven true time and time again. This is a hands-down middle of the week meal winner for sure. It is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters and yet also delight a more “mature” pallet. I am using the word “mature” to prove a point lol. Yeah I feel a little tangent coming on :) Growing up, there was a whole list of things I didn’t like: onions, mushrooms, olives, peppers, fish that wasn’t fried, pumpkin, whatever they called calamari, sushi, Chinese food,…

Punch with a punch. Dry, white wine >>>> Sweet, white wine

I posted this punch in my recipes section on this site a while back. I remember the first time I tried it. Yum, yumm, yummm. I can now say I have served it at a few different events. It sure is a crowd pleaser! It’s a favorite among men and women alike including grandmothers! Be warned doubling, if not tripling, the ingredients is advised. Your grocery list: 1 bottle of any dry, white wine!** (I stick with Pinot Grigio) 1 bottle of HEB’s Central Market Blood Orange Italian Soda —…

Who Doesn’t Love Pasta Salad?

Pasta salad is definitely one of the easiest things to make. However, it takes some serious time. Not that there is baking or roasting or brazing involved but there is an abundant amount of prep work to maneuver through. But with a little effort and if you are lucky, teamwork, you can get through it no problem at all! Here are some of the ingredients I used. This honestly is a mix and match recipe. Pick your favorites, omit the ones you turn your nose up to and enjoy the…