Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fort Worth Herd’s Cow Camp

Tomorrow, June 30th, from 1:30 to 2:30 you and the kiddos could have a hands-on, interactive experience with equipment used during the Cattle-Drive Era.  You’ll learn about roping, sorting, saddling and you’ll hear chuck wagon stories and see a cattle … Continue reading

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Fort Worth – The Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge

Have y’all heard about The Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge?  I heard about it before but never participated.  I never participated because I thought I couldn’t because my children didn’t know how to read yet.  Well, guess what?  That doesn’t matter.  … Continue reading

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Recipe To Try – Caramelized Green Beans

I tried this Caramelized Green Bean recipe a couple of weeks ago and, man, it was delicious. I cheated and used frozen green beans.  You can do that too.  I won’t tell anybody.  I also used jarred garlic, bless my … Continue reading

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Patriotic Wreath

I saw this gorgeous wreath on Pinterest a while back and I just had to make it.  It was super easy to make and cheap too.  The most expensive thing was the foam wreath and I think that cost me … Continue reading

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Junior Brown @ Burleson’s Hot Sounds of Summer

  What a show!  Junior Brown has got to be one of the best performers I’ve ever seen.  No big fancy fireworks or crazy light show.  You didn’t see him flying out of the sky onto the stage via a … Continue reading

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Cocktail Time – Tropical Sludge

Yes, I am a mama.  Yes, I like cocktails.  There, I said it.  I feel much better now.    This is my absolute favorite summertime adult beverage.  It is so fruity and tropical and sweet and just plain ol’ delicious.  … Continue reading

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Fun For The Kids – Make Your Own Butter

I read about this a while back over at one of my favorite websites, Christy Jordan’s Southern Plate.  I thought this activity would be a good idea to keep those little hands busy for at least 20 minutes, and it … Continue reading

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