Family Birthday Fiesta!

Family Birthday Fiesta!

It has kind of become a family tradition that prior to my birthday my immediate family will come to town and we will do a little private birthday celebration. I love the time to spend just with them, and we usually do something very low-key (like go to my absolute-favorite-dirt-cheap-texmex joint and then go home […]

The Grove @ Discovery Green: A beer tasting

The Grove @ Discovery Green: A beer tasting

One of the coolest things to do over the summer in Houston is to enjoy Sundown at the Grove.  For just $15 Wednesday nights July 9th-Sept 17th you can enjoy a flight of beer from a featured brewery and custom chef prepared food pairings with each beer.  It’s pretty awesome (hot, but awesome)! The event […]

Restaurant Review: Liberty Kitchen and Oysterette

Restaurant Review: Liberty Kitchen and Oysterette

There is little that Jimmy and I enjoy more than going out for an amazing dinner. It’s no secret that we LOVE good food, but it’s not just the meal – it’s the entire experience: the atmosphere of the restaurant, the personality and talent of the server, AND the food of course.  We recently went […]

Spicy shrimp tacos… a new family favorite!

Spicy shrimp tacos… a new family favorite!

Jimmy and I have been experimenting with and perfecting our spicy grilled shrimp recipe for a few weeks now, and I think we’ve got it!  Try this recipe for the most heavenly shrimp tacos – perfect for these last days of summer! Think cool mango salsa, crunchy cabbage, creamy pepper jack cheese, spicy shrimp and […]