Lulu’s Bakery and Cafe

Whenever I have people visit San Antonio they always ask me where they should eat breakfast. One of the first places I always tell them to eat at is Lulu's Bakery and Cafe; home of the 3 pound cinnamon roll! Yes, you heard correctly, the 3 pound cinnamon roll. The funny thing is, I would suggest that my friends and guests eat here but I had never eaten here myself. After an over night stay at the River Walk I told my husband and kids that we were going to eat a 3 pound cinnamon roll; my girls … [Read more...]

John T Floore Country Store

One of my favorite things to do is to drive through small towns and find interesting shops and eating establishments. On this day we were in Helotes, Texas; a small city right outside of San Antonio, Texas. As we entered the city I saw the coolest country store that had an awesome truck parked outside of it and signs, all kinds of signs posted on and around the building. I knew we had to stop; so we did. My husband had previously read that John T Floore Country Store was listed in the 2001 … [Read more...]

Hart’s Firehouse BBQ

Over this past weekend we were driving home from Dallas down 281 and our tummy's were rumbling so we began our search for a non chain restaurant. Half way though our drive we drove through a tiny town called Lampasas and found a tiny little bbq restaurant on the corner of the road, Hart's Firehouse BBQ, so we decided to give it a chance and we were happy that we did. Thankfully we arrived when the line was not out the door because shortly after it got really busy. As you walk in you see a … [Read more...]

Mi Tierra Restaurant and Bakery

Each time my family visits San Antonio's Historic Market Square I always make sure to stop at Mi Tierra Restaurant and Bakery. I absolutely adore Mi Tierra for two reason; their ambiance and their bakery. Mi Tierra is decorated Christmas year round. When you walk in you will see brightly colored decorations hanging from the ceiling and Christmas lights strung all over. It is beautiful and fun!  When you walk through the doors of Mi Tierra you automatically notice a crowd of people … [Read more...]