ML Edwards & Co in Mount Vernon, TX

My regular readers know I spend a fair amount of time at the family lake house in east Texas. (You can read about Winnsboro here and Clara Ida Frances here.) Imagine my delight when my mom asked if I was in the mood for crepes on Friday! (The answer to that question by the way is, Always.) A…

Visiting Winnsboro, TX

Winnsboro, TX may not be on your list of places to visit, but if you love small southern towns with a whole lot of heart, it should be. My parents have a lake house in East Texas and whenever I visit, I love popping over to the quaint  nearby town of Winnsboro. Lunch at Liefie…

Blueberry Orange Smoothie

I’ve been on a smoothie kick lately. Smoothies are such an easy, fast way to have a nutritious breakfast. There are so many variations, but I want to give you a quick blog update today with one of my favorites: Blueberry Orange Smoothie 6-8 oz. freshly squeezed orange juice* General handful frozen blueberries** One banana…

Grapevine Addition

I brought grapevines home from East Texas a month ago and finally added them to my patio. I think they complement the Japanese Yew and Sky Pencils nicely. (Please forgive the ugly patch of dead grass in this photo. I just sprinkled on grass seed.) I laughed so hard when my Mom first referred to one…