I love adventure. Not necessarily "scare-your-Pants-off" adventure but the kind where you seek out new and exciting things. New foods, new places, new experiences. I will share recipes, books I love, fun tidbits I find, outdoor and travel adventure ideas and of course...paddle boarding goodies! Adventure is out there! Let's seek it together.
Michigan State Cheese Dip El Azteco Copycat recipe
Michigan State Cheese Dip
Michigan State Cheese Dip is probably not what most of you are thinking of. Being from Arkansas, the birthplace of Read more.
Fajita Burger
Fajita Burgers with Avocado Cream and Crispy Jalapenos
Gourmet-style burgers have been trending for several years now and I don’t think the trend is going away anytime soon. Read more.
These Independence Day Marshmallow Pops are quick and easy to make. A great activity for kids of all ages and a perfect addition to your 4th of July festivities.
Independence Day Marshmallow Pops
The first time I had a marshmallow dipped in chocolate was at a tiny amusement park in Panama City Beach, Read more.
Pulled Pork and Tomatillo Hot Dog
Pulled Pork & Tomatillo Ranch Hot Dog
Remember that delicious Coffee Rubbed Smoked Pork Butt that I shared with you last week? Yes, it took a long Read more.
Blueberry Scones
Fresh fruit is one of the reasons I love summer so much. I love to get up early on summer Read more.
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The Georgia Aquarium
Richie and I visited the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta for the first time back in June.  We were so impressed Read more.
San Antonio, Texas
Our original plan was to stay in Galveston until Monday and then head to San Antonio for two days before Read more.
Galveston Island, TX
As a kid we spent at least one long weekend at the beach every summer.  We lived only a few Read more.
Visiting Virginia
Richie and I just returned from visiting my parents in Virginia.  We had such a great time!  My mom and Read more.
First Monday Finds
First Monday is an amazing craft/flea/junk market that is held year round on the weekend of the first Monday of Read more.
Christmas Crafting – Handmade Paper Ornaments
Welcome to the first installment in my Christmas Crafting Series. I will be bringing you several episodes over the next Read more.
Edible Color Wheels
While many schools around here have gone to having the entire week off at Thanksgiving, my school still goes on Read more.
Indigo Marbled Pumpkins
When the weather starts to cool, I love going to the pumpkin patch.  We always go to Peebles Farm in Read more.
2016 Art Show
The 2016 District-Wide Art show came and went. I took very few pictures but it went as well as always. Read more.
Handcrafted Cookie Sack
Every year I try to come up with some type of small handmade gift to give my boss and a Read more.
#ARWB Ornament Exchange 2015
For the last few years, I have organized a Handmade Ornament Exchange with the girls of Arkansas Women Bloggers.   Read more.
When did I feel most creatively inspired?
When did I feel most creatively inspired? There have been several times this year that I have felt creatively inspired. Read more.
What happened this year that made everything just a little bit better?
What happened this year that made every thing just a little bit better? Over the last year or so I Read more.
Where am I feeling stuck?
Where am I feeling stuck? This is a tough question! The thing that immediately pops into my mind is my Read more.
What did I do that made my life easier this year?
What did I do that made my life easier this year? I am an art teacher. For many year I Read more.
Who did I struggle most with this year?
Who did I struggle most with this year? I think I struggled most with myself. While I can be my Read more.
When did I have the most joy this year?
This is a pretty tough question because I am a pretty joyful person! I always find the joy in things Read more.
When in Doubt, Add Butter by Beth Harbison {52 Books in a Year}
My goal is to read 52 books in 2012.  Good or bad, as I read, I will be reviewing the Read more.
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman {52 Books in a Year}
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman {52 Books in a Year} About 6 months ago I did a little survey Read more.
My Summer Reading List
I love to read but for some reason time just got away from me this summer and I didn’t read Read more.
Book Review – The Blue Orchard by Jackson Taylor
I must admit that 8 times out of 10 I am drawn to a book by it’s cover.  I know, Read more.
Still Life with Chickens
I just finished reading this book.  I will be adding it to my July Reading List which will come out Read more.
Reading Room – MaryJane’s Outpost by MaryJane Butters
MaryJanes Outpost was my most recent read and it was fabulous!  Just released last week I have ooh’d and ahh’d Read more.

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