“New York is always a great idea!“….obviously a play off of Audrey Hepburn’s quote about Paris. But….it’s true! Each year, NYC is always on the agenda…if not once, sometimes even twice! WE LOVE NYC! Although, every time that we go, we have our normal faves that bring us back to visit, but we try to … Continue reading Spring Break in NYC.
Every summer….for 25 years….my youngest sister and I have taken these annual girls summer trips. Beginning with my oldest daughter, Amanda….and then continuing with Emily, Alex and AmyKate!!! The memories that we have made…they are traditions and our girls savor every minute. We only hope to continue this tradition as the years grow and will … Continue reading Our Annual Girls Summer Trip 2017
Thank you 2014 for some awesome memories!!!! Snow in January….in East Texas! Emily’s Senior Prom Amanda met the Cake Boss in Vegas Breakfast at the Paris Hotel with my loves… Amanda and I…. The senior cheerleaders Emily heading off to SFA…. Even though her heart is at Ole Miss….and will be next fall…. Emily’s senior … Continue reading Welcome 2015!!!!
It all starts with the “Trinity”…A little prepping with onions, celery and bell peppers. Christmas Eve étouffée is well underway!!!! (Sautéed with 2 tablespoons of butter and a little olive oil.) Add 1/8th of a teaspoon of cayenne pepper, 1teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper, two bay leaves, a teaspoon of creole seasoning and two … Continue reading Christmas Eve Traditions
Here is a picture of our future house as I’m driving away yesterday. I can’t wait for it to be completely finished! Hurry, hurry, hurry, hurry, hurry Mr. Builder! Continue reading #WallaceConstruction2015
Are there recipes that look so yummy…but you have always been too intimidated to try???? Well, I have a couple of those that I can think of!!! I totally got brave yesterday and attempted one of the most intimidating recipes that have tempted for years….I have to say, Creme Brulee has such simple ingredients and … Continue reading Creme Brulee!! There was nothing to it!
Summer is winding down…. School is gearing up… Ugh….time sure flies when you are having fun!!! This summer we were able to go on a wonderful much needed family vacation! It was wonderful!!! We had a very relaxing and memorable time together:) Here are some of my favorite moments from the trip!! Best Friend Time … Continue reading Summer Vacation….
Okay, so a couple of weekends ago, my husband and I spent a great weekend with friends at the Houston Rockets game…. Here’s a pic of the game from our view…. Here’s a pic of my honey and friend with two of the Rocket’s Cheerleaders…. UMMM….and here is a pic of my FAVORITE … Continue reading Mexican Chicken & Rice Soup…my remake…
I’ve always heard that a picture says a thousand words….in this case, that phrase is true!!!! I have looked at these pics so many times today and each time I find myself remembering and thinking of different things. Having children these days is hard, especially if you are concerned about raising Godly children in this … Continue reading She is…another year older!
What a GREAT Family Celebration we had this weekend!!! It’s not often that you can celebrate a 50th Wedding Anniversary these days….but, that’s just what our family did yesterday!!! We are so thankful to have parents who are Godly examples of what marriage is supposed to be!! Happy Anniversary Uncle Jim and Aunt Shirley!!! We … Continue reading Family Celebrations