Arrive as Friends – Leave as Famly – Casa Mia

Casa Mia The Detour coffee shop was a popular landmark at 3035 Division Street, but its owners decided to move on, and now we are graced with a fabulous new replacement, Casa Mia. This is the Italian restaurant the Richmond neighborhood has needed for a long time. It is quaint, cozy, and lacks the corporateContinue reading “Arrive as Friends – Leave as Famly – Casa Mia”

Boutonniere Inspirations for a Wedding

Long ago and far away, I worked as a freelance wedding planner.  My specialty was economical weddings in dramatic settings, such as beach weddings, foreign destination weddings and weddings in authentic Texas locations.  I once planned an elegant wedding in an old Austin Texas  barn, attended by some famous C&W musicians.   As they invited meContinue reading “Boutonniere Inspirations for a Wedding”

Do I Stick it in the Fridge?

Some foods need to be refrigerated.  Others don’t.  This is a list of  foods that do not need to be chilled. 1. Bananas – Storing bananas in the refrigerator can actually disrupt their ripening process.  Once refrigerated, a banana may never be able to resume the ripening process even if returned to room temperature. 2.Continue reading “Do I Stick it in the Fridge?”

Not Roughin’ It This Time

First, congratulations to Lindsay and Apollo on the birth of their sweet son, Shepherd Lee.    May you enjoy and love this adorable new addition to the Lone Star State,  and may he bring tons of joy to your wonderful family.  John and I are SO happy for you, and can’t wait to hold himContinue reading “Not Roughin’ It This Time”