Composting With Kids

  You may have warned your kids before not to play in the dirt, but getting your hands a little messy isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Learning to garden is a useful life skill for any child to have, and any healthy garden starts with the dirt. Composting is a fun, easy, and essentially free family activity that can help you to create your very own fresh, organic soil. What’s more, it’s a great way to get kids to help out with cleaning the kitchen! Here’s everything that you need to know about starting your very own compost pile. The Benefits of Composting Composting is much more than just a green way of getting rid of your banana peels. It can be a fun and educational experience for children and adults alike. There are plenty of … [Continue]

Taco Cabana’s Holiday Favorites Are Our New FAVORITES!

If you live in/around San Antonio and you watch any tv (live, not recorded, LOL) you have probably seen the new Taco Cabana commercial featuring their new Holiday Favorites menu. Well my family and I were invited by Taco Cabana to try these new dishes this week. I am all about giving my honest opinion of all things and when I love something I want to shout it from the roof tops! In this case I want to shout at all of you to go try them.... right now! Just in time for the holiday season their new Holiday Favorites menu includes a Ranchero & Verde Beef Enchilada Plate, Pico & Avo-Verde Tacos, a Horchata Margarita and Dulce de Leche Cheesecake. Both my oldest son and I ordered the enchilada plate... it includes two beef enchiladas … [Continue]

Pepper Roasting Rack: Perfect Gift for the Man in your Life

I am always searching for a great gift for my husband. He isn't hard to buy for but I want to make sure I get him something he can use often. My husband loves to grill so any grilling gadgets area always a hit with him! So when Cave Tools asked me if I'd like to review one of their products I jumped at the opportunity!  In our home garden we grow … [Continue]

Growing Together: Fun Gardening Projects for the Whole Family

  My family has a raised garden in our back yard. My children love choosing which vegetables we will plant in it each year. We all work together to water, weed and take care of our garden. It is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy each others company!         Growing Together: Fun Gardening Projects for … [Continue]

Teaching Your Kids About the Dangers of Texting and Driving

  Teaching Your Kids About the Dangers of Texting and Driving We all know how much our kids love their screen time. Whether they enjoy waking up on Saturday mornings and watching hours of cartoons, or they play digital games together on a tablet with their friends, it can be challenging to encourage them to unplug and turn off their … [Continue]

Legoland Discovery Center – Dallas Fort Worth

Have you heard of the Legoland Discovery Centers? Many friends I have spoken to recently didn't know they even existed.. Say What?! We have friends in the Dallas Forth Worth area that visit Legoland Discovery Center Dallas / Forth Worth often. My kids love to see what new adventures they are up to social media while at Legoland Discovery Center. … [Continue]

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Dallas

While on a spur of the moment vacation in Dallas we decided to go to dinner and a tournament at Medieval Times Dallas. Our friends over at Real and Quirky had enjoyed all the times they had been there and recommended we check it out while we were in Dallas. On our way to the castle we tried to explain what to expect to our kids but they were a … [Continue]

7 Effective Tips on How to Keep Bugs and Pests Out of Your Garage

Infestation is a common problem. No matter what kind of property you own, you will face this kind of issue sooner or later. This can lead to even bigger problems when left unattended. However, pest infestation is a preventable kind of problem. Take initial steps now in order to prevent this from happening. Here are seven tips to help you in … [Continue]

Urban Bricks Pizza comes to Live Oak!

Have you tried Urban Bricks yet? Well no better time than now! #BrickinGood Pizza Comes to Live Oak San Antonio's growing pizza franchise, Urban Bricks Pizza, is hosting a grand opening celebration for their new location at 8000 Pat Booker Road, Suite 100, Live Oak, TX 78233 on Saturday, March 25th from 12pm-8pm that includes free pizza for … [Continue]

The Secrets of Pairing Wine and Chocolate

The Secrets of Pairing Wine and Chocolate There are fewer pleasures to the culinary palate than the combination of a great wine and sweet chocolate. Whether the occasion is a romantic evening with a special loved one or an after-dinner treat, pairing these two flavorful options is a mouthwatering experience. The key, however, to successfully … [Continue]