My New Camera: Why I’m Loving Nikon

Hello and happy Thursday! This is the part of the week that I start to look forward to the weekend. Ok maybe I’m doing that on Monday but who’s counting? I’ve been away from the blog for a few days being completely consumed with work and house projects (sorry for leaving you guys hanging) but […]

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C&C Weekly Instagram Recap 5.11.17

TGIF! I want to start by thanking everyone who has stopped by this little blog of mine and liked a post, made a comment, or followed me. It means so much when you put a great deal of effort into something and then see how much others enjoy it and appreciate it. Thank you all […]

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Date Night at Battalion

There’s a new Italian kid on the block and he’ll give your Nonna a run for her money. Located in the old Fire Station No. 7 building in San Antonio’s Southtown, Battalion serves fresh Italian favorites in a space more reminiscent of a swanky club than grandma’s kitchen. Andrew Goodman (of Feast and Rebelle) excelled […]

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How to Best Preserve Your Travel Photos

Whenever we travel I tend to take upwards of a thousand photos in a two week period, sometimes more. Is that a lot? Thank God for digital cameras and large SD cards! Although not every shot is frame-worthy, the process of taking photos and finding creative ways to compose a picture are really fun. Several years ago […]

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Cinco de Mayo Cocktail Recipe: Blood Orange “Skinny” Margarita

Happy Friday! It’s Cinco de Mayo – who’s ready for a margarita (but not all the sugar and calories)? I’ve crafted a little twist on a traditional margarita on the rocks by mixing in a light blood orange soda. This is an incredibly easy cocktail you can make at home with minimal ingredients. It’s the […]

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Kentucky Derby Cocktail Recipe: Basil Hayden’s Mint Julep Lemonade

Known as “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” The Kentucky Derby is an event that is lots of fun to celebrate. If you’re hosting a Derby party, one of the key pieces to the ambiance is a great cocktail. Tradition calls for the classic Mint Julep. Today I’m sharing a refreshing alternative version. It’s a […]

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April 2017 Round-Up

I can’t believe we’re looking back on April already. It seems like I just posted my March Round-Up. I hope that it was a fun month for you! We certainly had a packed 30 days between work travel and conferences, but we managed to have a little fun too. I started the month sharing some […]

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What To Wear To The Kentucky Derby

Whether you’re heading to the Kentucky Derby or just attending a Derby party, tradition requires a fun hat of gigantic proportions and a cute dress. Even the official website has head-to-toe tips for men and women to look their best on Derby day. I’m pretty excited to wear some new heels and my giant sunhat. But really I’m […]

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The Perfect Kentucky Derby Tote & Other Favorite Derby Accessories

Hello and happy Monday! I hope the weekend was good to you. Mine was really fun. Mostly I’m just glad to have my other half back in town from a work trip. All is right in the world again. Well, get ready for Kentucky Derby posts this week! Today’s post is all about a sweet […]

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C&C Weekly Instagram Recap 4.29.17

Hi, friends! How is it the end of another week? The past couple of weeks have been a little rough because both the Mr. and myself have been traveling for work. Last week I was gone for a work conference and now this week so is he. I’m not upset, don’t get me wrong…I mean, […]

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