Travis’ Golden Birthday

Now that I know what Golden Birthdays are I couldn’t resist throwing one for my hubby. He’s less decisive than I am, so planning this shindig was literally only a couple of days before the get together took place. Travis decided that he wanted to go on a Cowtown Cycle in Fort Worth for his birthdayContinue reading “Travis’ Golden Birthday”

Road Trip to Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Every October Elisabeth and I, along with our husbands, travel to Broken Bow, Oklahoma for a weekend of fun and relaxation. We rent a huge cabin, buy all kinds of snacks and groceries and spend our evenings sitting around a fire pit and looking at the stars. I can’t wait to share with you allContinue reading “Road Trip to Broken Bow, Oklahoma”

Glass Blowing Class at Sinaca Studios

A few weekends ago, Cassie took me to Sinaca Studios in Fort Worth, TX to learn how to blow glass for my birthday! Yes, my birthday was in January and we were only just now able to attend the class because the studio is so popular, but boy was it worth the wait!

A Visit to the Dominican: Punta Cana

Elisabeth and I started a new tradition of traveling every year together with our husbands. We have been going to Broken Bow, Oklahoma every fall and “glamping” in super nice log cabins in a national forest. Last year we started traveling outside of the country together. We recently posted our Cancun adventure here and hadContinue reading “A Visit to the Dominican: Punta Cana”

Craft Class at The Creative Cactus

This year has been amazing. As many of you may know, we started out 4 years ago as a blog called, “Connoisseur of Creativity.” We loved that blog and will always remember where and how we began, but we decided with the new year that we needed a new name, new look and we neededContinue reading “Craft Class at The Creative Cactus”

Pallet Sign for Lonestar Taps & Caps

Not too long ago, Elisabeth was working outside in her yard with her husband and they struck up a conversation with a passing neighbor who noticed the kegerater in their garage. Rick, the owner of “LoneStar Taps & Caps” asked where they bought their kegs from. He was excited to hear them say “LoneStar Beverages” in Carrollton,Continue reading “Pallet Sign for Lonestar Taps & Caps”

Adriana’s Bachelorette Weekend Floating the River

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending my friend, Adriana’s, bachelorette party. Let me tell you, we had a blast despite the unusual May rain we were experiencing in Texas. Adriana chose to have her bachelorette party floating the river outside of San Marcos, in Texas hill country. We stayed for two nights atContinue reading “Adriana’s Bachelorette Weekend Floating the River”

Wipeout Run Dallas

Have you ever watched the popular TV game show “Wipeout” that aired a few years ago? It was all about larger than life obstacles spread out among a race with contestants willing to crash, smash and splash their way through the course? The obstacles were near impossible and the contestants looked like they were havingContinue reading “Wipeout Run Dallas”

Top 10 Things to Consider When Planning a Destination Wedding

My husband and I knew that we wanted to have a destination wedding after getting engaged on the beach in Rivieria Maya, Mexico. Lucky for us, our parents completely supported that idea. I used for all of my questions and many of my craft ideas. The other pro is the total cost of theContinue reading “Top 10 Things to Consider When Planning a Destination Wedding”

Whale Shark Adventure

When you’re planning your next vacation consider the adventure we took last summer to Cancun, Mexico. Cassie, myself, and our husband’s went to Cancun together and let me tell you we had a blast! The guys learned how to catamaran, we went scuba diving and we went on a whale shark excursion.