About Me

Howdy, y’all!  As most of you probably already guessed from that, I am indeed a Texan.  I’m also a Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2008.  WHOOP!!  The hubby and I moved back to Texas in December 2013 after living in Colorado for almost three years.  We have three dogs, a miniature dachshund named Wesson, a bloodhound named Gunn, and a dachshund/min pin mix (we think) named Colt.  (See the theme there?)   They are my children and I spoil them as such.


Shortly after moving back to Texas, I started running my in-laws’ wedding venue and it is a blast!  My free time is usually devoted to crafting, hiking, shopping, reading, and I guess I can add running to the list now.

I love photography, and am currently learning to use our new Nikon D5100.  I love taking close up photos and nature photos.  When I get the chance, I also love photographing sports.  The hubs gets so frustrated with me when we go hiking because I am constantly stopping to take pictures (plus I’m just generally a slower hiker than him).  I’m just one of those people who wants to take pictures of everything so that I don’t forget how beautiful it was.  Or take random pictures of the pretty flowers. 🙂

I originally started this blog with no general direction of where it was supposed to go or what it was going to be.  Well, now it’s turned into a cooking/baking/crafting/running blog.  Many of my friends think I’m crazy for having gone to law school rather than become a kindergarten teacher or open a bakery.  Lucky for them, my hubby and I don’t eat a ton of sweets so they reap the benefits when I bake.  Opening a bakery is definitely on my wish list of the things to do if the hubby and I ever win the lottery and can afford to do so.  Until then, I blog about it and let my friends and Jeff’s co-workers enjoy my treats.

Who knows where this blog will end up going but I hope y’all enjoy the ride!


2 thoughts on “About Me

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