The Dark Skies in West Texas

The Dark Skies in West Texas

Summer is our time to explore and stay up late at night. When I had the opportunity to visit the Astronomer's Lodge in Fort Davis, Texas at the McDonald Observatory -- a rare treat -- one of the first things I began to dream about was seeing the Milky Way and attempting to capture those twinkly stars on my camera. 

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From Waco to Hico to Abliene

From Waco to Hico to Abliene

This blog post title has a ring do it, no!? We traveled mighty far in Texas, a grand total of 16+ hours or something like that. Can't even count the miles! But we started in Dallas, ended up in Fort Davis, and Waco, Hico and Abilene were some of our most memorable stops. My mom and I are good travelers together; we've shared many road trips.  And they come with bizarre stories, they truly do!

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Trip to the Magnolia Silos

Trip to the Magnolia Silos

Chip and Jo really have created a little haven in the Magnolia Silos! On a trip to Texas for a workshop, my mom (aka partner in crime) and I made a little side-trip to head down to Waco, TX. With the intention to walk around, grab a cupcake, and see what all the hype was about, we really did feel that this little corner is delightful (and very instagrammable). 

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Follonica

Follonica

So, I'm in the middle of having a little date night with myself - got a Halsey mix on Spotify, just made a little apertivi/dinner plate of spinach, lentil penne, roasted tomatoes...and some aged goat cheese and red vino. I went to the gym earlier, took a shower, did an at-home microdermabrasion, and indulged in my favorite charcoal mask. It's been heavenly, albeit a bit quiet. So, since I have all of this free time, I wanted to share something I've been meaning to post...a little Italy re-edit.

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