This Week in Happiness {Week 14}

Rainbow Sangria | Gimme Some Oven

“Let Nothing Dim the Light That Shines Within” ~ Maya Angelou These past 14 weeks of focusing on happiness, finding the silver lining, releasing the negative, and surrounding myself with things, and people who make me happy has made it easier to find happiness, and I am a better mom, wife, friend, a better me… 

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This Week in Happiness {Week 13}

Game Ball for the Rangers vs Cubs Katy American Game

“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul.  Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal” ~ Pamela Vaull Starr h/t to Lisa Lehmann for posting that quote on Facebook last week 13 weeks of focusing on happiness, finding the silver lining, releasing the negative, and surrounding myself with things that make me happy;… 

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How to Make The Best Damn Guacamole Ever

molcajete guacamole | A Southern Fairytale

It’s no secret that guacamole is one of my favorite foods.  I’m constantly checking in at Mexican restaurants, tweeting and instagramming with the #guactribe hashtag, and devouring guacamole by the bowl-ful. Some of my favorite memories, biggest belly laughs, deepest soul baring conversations, and silliest moments have happened over a dish of guacamole. So when… 

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This Week in Happiness {Week 12}

the family at No Label Brewing Co

“The real act of discovery is not in finding new lands, but in seeing with new eyes”  – Marcel Proust How’s your week going?  Have you been looking for happiness, focusing on the beauty and joy?  One of the greatest gifts that I’ve given myself, and in turn my family, and friends is to focus… 

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This Week in Happiness {Week 9}

2 monkeys

“When you love and laugh abundantly, you have a good life” – unknown   Happy Sunday, y’all!  We are currently chilling in Galveston waiting until it’s time to go to the Cruise terminal and embark on our Eastern Caribbean CRUISE!  I promise that’s what’s making our entire family the happiest this week, but there are… 

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Mouthwatering Mondays {Week 38}

gold couple french quarter

“Laissez les bons temps rouler”, y’all!   I’m working on this week’s Mouthwatering Mondays from the Zatarain’s Restaurant inside the New Orleans airport while waiting on the flight to take me back to Texas after my weekend with Laura and her family.  You know how some people are your kindred soul friend.  yep.  that’s my… 

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This Week in Happiness {Week 8}

margaritas with laura

“You’re Like Bacon, You Make Everything Better.” – a sign in the French Quarter   There are so many things that have brought me great joy this week, probably the best thing that happened this week is that I got to fly to New Orleans and spend the weekend with my wonderful friend, Laura. We’ve… 

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