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Casa Navarro, Dallas TX

This little place takes me back to my young teenage years when I first was branching out into the culinary world and discovered Casa Navarro’s “bean soup” (or, basically, charro beans). Pinto beans slow cooked in broth with pork meat … Continue reading

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Feel good movies

After our spat of murderous movies, and my recent Stephen King read, it is time for some happy thoughts! Regarding Henry, 1991 I’d never seen this one, but C loves it and added it to our Netflix queue for me to watch. … Continue reading

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Movie One Liners

Here are some movies we’ve watched lately Thelma and Louise, 1991 – A movie that made me feel proud to be a woman, and a sad and touching story of fear, friendship, and never looking back. A classic for a … Continue reading

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Godzilla, 2014

I’m not exactly what you could call a connoisseur of Godzilla movies. In fact, the 2014 summer blockbuster version is my first foray into this classic genre. And although it had a somewhat slow and meandering start, it was otherwise a pretty entertaining popcorn … Continue reading

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Crinkle’s & Co., Denton TX

My little sis is graduating from high school this spring (sob!) and I’ve been trying to get plenty of QT in with her before she is off making adventures and being an all around awesome coed. We played hooky Friday … Continue reading

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Panaderia AnaKaren #5, Fort Worth TX

So there’s a handful of these AnaKaren bakeries around Fort Worth, and C and I were lucky enough to buy a house just up the street from #5 on Camp Bowie.   We’ve had their tortas, tacos, breakfast burritos, but … Continue reading

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The Bluebonnet Cafe and Bakery – HEB, TX

C and I have date night on Thursday nights.  Usually date night is dinner at home, sometimes with candles if we’re feeling festive, a movie on netflix, or catching up on a show, and early to bed.  I still have … Continue reading

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