Banana Walnut Cake Recipe

Banana Walnut Cake

I normally post recipes on my food blog but thought it would be a nice change to do another one here.  As you should know by now, I have been in partnership with Fisher Nuts for a long time now.  I love the brand, I love the nuts, and I love what the company is about y'all. I truly love recipes that are handed down.  One of my most favorite ... Continue Reading


Texas Pecan Log Bites and #Nuts4Texas Y’all!

As if you prolly didn't already know, pecans are the Texas state nut.  Everywhere you turn, you'll find pecan trees blooming in yards and fields and depending on who you're talking to, you might hear them referred to as 'peee-cans' or 'pa-cons'.  We have our own sort of slang here in Texas after all and that's just a smidge of what makes our great ... Continue Reading

Carlton Living Room Set Made in USA2

Meet My *Made in the USA* Texas Sized Furniture

There are two parts to this story; the furniture and the company.  Where should I start.........I think I'll start with the company because I want you to know who they are and what they're about.  Gallery Furniture in Houston, Texas. First, I won a Pinterest contest that Gallery Furniture held on their facebook page.  My prize was $3000 in ... Continue Reading


THIS is Why Tire Safety is So Important

A few weeks ago, I had the awesome opportunity to attend a Cooper Tire event in San Antonio.   I was particularly interested in this event for a couple of reasons; 1)I love auto stuff!! Tires, cars, everything. and 2) I know what a blowout can cause.   Ladies, don't skim this post. Read it, educate yourself, and know your tires! I think that ... Continue Reading


Macaroni and Tomato Sauce, a Family Tradition {Giveaway}

I get so tired of recipes that get all dressed up with all sorts of ingredients.  It's not that I don't have an appreciate for flavor, fine foods, and variety but I guess I just have more of an appreciation for simplicity; the foods that our Moms and Grandmas made.  It's not just that, it's the fact that everyone is struggling so much in today's ... Continue Reading


Breakin’ Nintendo

One of the questions I get most often is about my oldest son, and that's "How does he break horses?".  Since he recently started a colt, I thought I'd share with you day 1 of breakin' Nintendo, his Dad's horse.  And if you're wondering why his name is Nintendo....this is why. He's branded with DS.  I thought my husband was clever with the name, ... Continue Reading


Rodeo, Cheesecake, and Our Flag

Every year, we are given tickets to attend the San Angelo PRCA Rodeo.  It's always a great rodeo but this year, it was much more for me.  They added a couple of things that gave me goosebumps and a new appreciation of the Flag.  It started with this man here, the rodeo announcer, who is there every year and has a lovely voice to say the ... Continue Reading


Little Man Loves Hugs

I'm off to L.A. tomorrow but wanted to share these with ya.  We went to a PRCA rodeo on Saturday and this little girl was trying to give Truett a hug.  Can't you tell he just loves hugs:)  I'll try to update while I'm in L.A. but if I don't, don't forget about me! Staring at the crowd above. Being cute. LOVES hugs wouldn't you say? ... Continue Reading