Month: August 2016

A Fixer Upper Waco Crawl

If you’re a fan of HGTV’s Fixer Upper and find yourself in the Dallas area, this self-guided day trip out to Waco should go on your bucket list ASAP!  We decided to visit our Texas best friends on a whim last month and our agenda included all of three items: food, fellowship and Waco.  As if Chip and Jo couldn’t be any more loveable and magnetic, they’ve created a community space in the tiny, college town of Waco that draws thousands of both tourists and locals daily. We first stopped at the Magnolia Market at the Silos-a family friendly space enabling visitors to shop, eat and play. Food trucks, home décor and garden shops, and an outdoor lawn area where you’ll find cornhole boards and footballs to toss are all strategically curated around the famous silos. The newly opened Magnolia Flour Bakery is right around the corner serving up freshly baked desserts.  Employees state the line is usually wrapping around the building, so a random Monday afternoon is the best time to avoid the masses.  We spent a couple of hours wandering the grounds over smoothies …

Join the SHIPT life!

You know that thing you would do if you had juuuuuust a bit more time?  Well, lucky you! Recently I was introduced to Shipt-a membership based, on demand grocery store delivery service, available in Nashville and expanding quickly to many metropolises throughout the US-most recently the San Antonio and Austin, TX areas.  When I heard Shipt was gifting the Nashville Food Bloggers a free membership, excited was an understatement.  I’m all about making life simpler and freeing up time to focus on what’s important-whether that’s time with loved ones, hustling on a dream, giving back to the community, learning a new language or ______________.  (You fill it in.) How does it work? You subscribe monthly ($14.00) or yearly ($99.00) to have your Publix or HEB groceries delivered directly to your door and into your kitchen (other store partnerships are on the horizon).    You order and pay via a user-friendly mobile-app and have your groceries delivered in as little as the next hour! Try 2 weeks FREE and sign up at my link—>  HERE Major bonus: schedule delivery to the …