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...]

Duff Zebra Cake Mix

My husband's birthday was last week so my girls and I decided to bake him a cake. We strolled the cake aisle at HEB and the Duff brand cake mix caught our eyes. We had two options, a rainbow cake mix or a zebra cake mix. My girls and I chose the Duff zebra cake mix. When I saw the cool cake design on the cake box I was a little worried that I would not be able to pull it off, but it was worth a shot. After reading the instructions on the back of the box, I was pleasantly surprised, it was … [Read more...]

Ashley Wins the First Day of School

Last week I interviewed Angela Irick, author of 'Ashley Wins the First Day of School'. If you missed this awesome post you can read the interview in my previous post. I purchased 'Ashley Wins the First Day of School' and donated it to my daughter's first grade class after my daughter told me that they had Kirsten Passmore, Little Miss Wheelchair of Texas 2013, visit to discuss her life with Cerebral Palsy. 'Ashley Wins the First Day of School' is about a little girl that starts school and … [Read more...]

Meet Angela Irick

The other day my 1st grader came home and told us that they had a guest speaker at her school. Little Miss Wheelchair of Texas 2013, Kirsten Passmore, came to visit and speak about her life with Cerebral Palsy and how she is just like every other kid. My daughter had such a fun time listening to her and I could tell because she told me everything that this little girl had to say. After my daughter told me about her visit, I was reminded of a Facebook friend of mine, Angela Irick. For those … [Read more...]