Category: Lifestyle

Gluten-Free Food & Fun This Year in the ATX | 2018 Recap

This has been a pretty fun year for us.  There were some nice surprises, good food, and lots of fun things to do in the ATX!  So these are some of the highlights from 2018. Celebrating our 7th Wedding Anniversary We started off the year celebrating our 7th anniversary at ATX Cocina this year.  We love this place!  It’s a 100% gluten-free kitchen and elevated modern Mexican food.  They have the best corn tortillas made from Mexican heirloom corn.  The service and the food are exceptional.   We usually order the salsa sampler (all the salsas are so good but that smoky bean dip is to die for), barbacoa beef short-rib (to share), brussels sprouts with green mole and verde chorizo, and the smashed papas braves...

Honoring my Mother on the 22nd Anniversary of Her Death

Today is the 22nd anniversary of my mother’s death and I want to honor her memory and talk about how much she meant to me. She was wonderful, fashionable, interesting, kind and beautiful. She was my world and her death was very difficult to say the least. None of us were the same after she was gone. I was a hot mess for a very long time. And as I try to find ways to honor her, I keep coming back to myself. Who am I now? What have I learned these last 22 years? I feel so compelled to talk about how I’ve coped because I finally feel like I’m the woman she wanted me to be before everything went so crazy. So maybe...