3 Important Lessons I Learned From My Ancestry DNA Test


Lifestyle

For most of my life I was pretty comfortable with not really knowing my ancestral origins. I sort of knew my family’s background from knowing my mother’s side of the family tree. I knew there were strong English roots on that side. But the other half of my DNA has always been a mystery. Without […]

June 19, 2018

Styling an Italian Summer Bar Cart


Happy Hour, Home, Lifestyle

If you’re not lucky enough to be Italian, you can always marry one like I did. 😉 My husband and I love bookending a beautiful summer meal with aperitivo and digestivo. Aperitivo is like Italy’s version of happy hour and begins with a bubbly drink to prep your palette before the meal. Digestivo is exactly […]

June 14, 2018

Friday Favorites No. 4: Summer Style


Friday Favorites, Lifestyle

This week’s favorites are a round up of all things summer. I think it has definitely arrived here in Texas, and it’s one of my favorite times of the year. Every day seems to have somewhat of a Friday feel to it. Even though my mind is ready for summer, but my body isn’t quite […]

May 18, 2018

The Kentucky Derby Experience: Part 2


Lifestyle, Travel

After spending a full weekend at Churchill Downs, I had to split the experience into two posts. Be sure to read my Kentucky Derby Experience: Part 1, which detailed our day at the track culminating in The Kentucky Oaks race. Today’s post is all about the main event – Derby Day! As most great days […]

May 10, 2018

The Kentucky Derby Experience: Part 1


Lifestyle, Travel

And they’re off! That’s what I was thinking as we boarding a plane on our way to Louisville for the 144th running of The Kentucky Derby. A little over a thousand miles and what felt like a thousand mint juleps later, I finally knew what it was like to behold those iconic twin spires and […]

May 8, 2018