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In The Kitchen
Banana bread is better than chicken soup for the soul.
Super soft and super delicious!
A cake with a hidden patriotic surprise!
Bye, bye, Miss American Pie. I put the berries in my belly and the pie wasn’t dry.
Simple but festive - these cupcakes are like a firework in your belly!
Cupcakes with an edible handle!
Lemon bar or sugar cookie? How about both?!
Simple but absolutely delicious!
Celebrating spring with bright flowers and honey bees!
Citrus. Sugar. Carbs. YES.
beauty + lifestyle
Today is my 33rd Birthday and I’m sharing 33 Things That Bring Me Joy! One of the is this gorgeous cake Mr. San Diego baked for me!
Just a random assortment of things I have been loving!
New favorites in my favorite month!
Welcome to Blogtober!
It is FALL and I have a few awesome new favorites for September.
Is this $15 Beauty Box Subscription from Allure worth the BUY? Let’s find out!
Check out what came in my FabFitFun Fall 2018 Box!
August is warm but my favorites are super cool!
Trying out the popular all-natural charcoal teeth whitening products from Carbon Coco.
July is hot - and so are my monthly favorites!
Pumpkin Pie Spice Beer!
Oh. My. Gourd!
Is it even October in Texas if you don’t go to State Fair?!
October means football is in full swing and this second Blogtober post is all about them Cowboys!
We went to the Grand Opening of Texas Live! and ate at the brand new Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint in Arlington!
Sliced bread is old news. Get yourself a sandwich ON A BISCUIT!
Fried chicken. Biscuits. Cocktails. Bliss.
Hard Eight BBQ is what barbecue dreams are made of!
Goodbye, San Diego - HELLO Dallas, TX!
Spent some time in California for a summer vacation!
Did I do a blog on Disneyland churros? Yes. Yes I did.
Exploring Oklahoma and The Pioneer Woman’s Mercantile!
We went to Waco to celebrate my 32nd birthday and do all things Magnolia!
Houston — where Space and Baseball can be experienced in the same day!
We went to Kauai and Oahu in February to celebrate our first year as husband and wife!
Glamping in California’s Favorite National Park
Mr. San Diego rang in the New Year in Julian!
We got married. On a cruise. In ALASKA!
Mr. San Diego and I rang in the New Year at the Grand Canyon!
reese’s Book Club
“That was the problem with a place like this: Everything was right out in the open, including the life you could never have.” - The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda
“All these tiny sacrifices to make us appear more lithe and ladylike—the female of the species. The weaker sex. Secretly, they toughened our hides, sharpened our edges. We were tougher than we looked. The only difference was that now we were finally letting on.” ― Whisper Network by Chandler Baker
“I’m not a woman who bears grudges, broods over disagreements or questions other people’s motives. Neither do I feel compelled to win an argument at any cost. As with all rules, of course, there are exceptions.” - The Cactus by Sarah Haywood
““Your love is too beautiful not to share.” He said it with ease, not a trace of distress or ambivalence. As if it were the most natural thing for a husband to say to a wife. “I want you to live your life.”” - From Scratch by Tembi Locke
“We were a chocolate-box family, I thought. Brightly wrapped on the outside and oozing sticky darkness within.” ― The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
“I had absolutely no interest in being somebody else's muse. I am not a muse. I am the somebody. End of fucking story.” - Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
“Deciding to spend your life together shouldn’t be a surprise.” - The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory
“For onlookers, it must have been an Oscar-worthy sixty-second silent movie. From now on, if anyone asks me if I’ve ever fallen in love at first sight, I shall say yes, for one glorious minute on 21 December 2008.” - One Day in December by Josie Silver
“How did you teach your small human that it’s what’s inside that counts when the truth was everyone was pretty preoccupied with what you put on over the outside too?” - This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
“Most of what she knew, she'd learned from the wild. Nature had nurtured, tutored, and protected her when no one else would.” ― Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens