Having lived in Texas, football has always been a big part of our lives. And, since my Dad didn’t have any sons, we gladly took on the role of watching football with him growing up. From Friday night high school games, to college games on Saturday to the NFL on Sundays, in the fall, football was (and still is!) on all weekend.
Friendsgiving is easily one of our favorite new traditions. Each of us started hosting Friendsgiving parties in college as a way to celebrate the friends who feel like family… and as an excuse to eat more than one Thanksgiving meal. Although, we quickly learned that pulling together the feast is a lot easier said than done. After last year’s seriously overdone turkey, we decided to take a few shortcuts and let Eatzi’s do the work for our first Friendsgiving of the season. Less dirty dishes. Less turkey faux pas. More time to relax and drink wine.
I know we all have that long list of restaurants we “HAVE” to try. Between Kelsie and I, our list is basically never-ending. And yet, any time we try to think of somewhere new to go for dinner, I totally draw a blank. Salum had been on that list for quite some time, and considering we live right around the corner from this gem of a spot, it’s a little crazy we hadn’t visited yet. We recently checked Salum off our “must-try” list and got to taste the best of the best in celebration of its 11th anniversary. [Read more…]
Our lives have been absolutely insane lately – and I feel like we always say that, but they have. Between working full-time, freelancing and trying to keep up with the blog in between shoots and dinners, we don’t have much time for anything else, which made our recent trip to Vancouver that much more appreciated.
September is a very confusing time for Southerners. Everyone keeps talking about this “fall” thing, and we’re still in the dead heat of summer for most of the month. But, we all pretend we understand this transitional season, and embrace all things autumn despite what the weather says. Thankfully, there’s been a recent chill in the air (meaning less than 100 degrees), and we’re beyond excited to embrace the new season’s flavors with some of our fave recipes floating the web.
For some of you, summer is probably winding down, and you’re gearing up for sweater weather and Fall. Welp, not for us in Texas. Although it’s cooled down a little bit, it’s still hot as hell and turning on the oven to 500 degrees to get a perfectly cooked pizza isn’t really the best way to keep cool indoors.
Sometimes you just need to hit the reset button and treat yo’ self to a much deserved staycation. Although the Hilton Anatole is the perfect destination for out-of-towners, we found it was the ideal spot for a getaway without totally getting away. The historic and unique hotel sits just outside of downtown (far enough away for awesome views), and recently got a resort-style makeover that we were so excited to check out.