Remembering Loved Ones

Every year we try to host a family reunion to not only gather together and celebrate life, but to spend time remembering loved ones who are now gone.  We took a break last year to deal with illness and losses in the family, but this year we got back on track. Now mind you, this is not

Beer the Texas Way, with Bud Light

If you follow me on social media (Instagram and/or Facebook), you no doubt saw the great time I had at Bud Light’s Houston brewery.  That’s where I not only got to see how they brew America’s most popular light lager, but I also got to meet our fellow Texans who’ve been making beer the Texas

O‘ahu’s Best Beaches, Coves and Views

Visiting Hawaii is definitely a bucket list worthy feat.  But to keep yourself from just seeing the touristy haunts at Waikiki, please allow me to share some of the gems my friend took me to, and considers to be some of O‘ahu’s best beaches, coves and views. I previously shared with you why I think you

How to Become Your Own Queen B / Queen of the South

Summer is around the corner and that generally means suffering through re-runs on TV.  Well suffer no more. Queen of the South is back for season 2 on USA, Thursday, June 8th 10/9c. If you remember, I shared this fab new series with you after I got a chance to meet the cast and see

From Pearl Harbor, to Hanauma Bay, to Diamond Head – Welcome to O‘ahu, Hawaii

Oh Hawaii, now that I’ve seen you, I understand your lure.  It’s been only a couple of weeks since I’ve been back from visiting my friend Nicole, who just moved back to Hawaii, and I still find it hard to believe all the beauty I saw everywhere I looked. If you follow me on social

The Perfect Low Cal Mango Margarita

I don’t know about you, but outside of the wonderful avocado, my next favorite pitted fruit is the mango.  The Ataulfo mango to be precise.  Sure you can just peel it and eat the yumminess right off the pit, but for a refreshing treat, I encourage you to try this mango trolebus (mango slushy)  Add