Mushroom Crack AKA Russian Mushroom Julienne

Mushroom Julienne at The Russian House

A while back, as we were studying about Russian in our chronological journey through history, I decided to research Russian restaurants in the Austin area. I remembered going to a place where we got some fantastic brine pickles and bought a beautiful book on Russian cuisine right after we first moved back to this area in 2007, but […]

Chipotle-Sesame Beef Tacos with Cotija, Avocado and Cilantro

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Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post and I’m proud to be working with the Beef Checkoff. I would have shared this recipe with you regardless, so the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is a perfect partner (since I already use Beef at home every week). Also, you need to know, that although they did provide me […]

Galveston Christmas and Cold Season Adventures

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We set out for Galveston in mid-December after getting over a nasty cold – without Daddy, who had to work overtime. Moody Gardens had invited me to attend their Festival of Lights and come take a few fun guided educational tours and participate in all the Christmas attractions they had to offer. It was going […]

McDonald’s Give Away and an Austin 5K Family Fun Run

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Note to reader: There’s a 25$ give away at the bottom of the post! This post was not sponsored by McDonald’s, but they did provide me with some free munchies and a tour of their store. I met with Delmy and her crew, a nutritionist, and someone from McDonald’s Austin PR. We had a really […]

Blog Elevated in Pictures

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It has been two weeks since I attended the awesome that was Blog Elevated. About time for a recap before my mind is made mush by Chemistry (teens) and Counting to 100 (tots). My perspective is a little unique because I wasn’t able to sit in every session due to the fact that I was […]

Win a Ticket to Houston’s Blog Elevated Conference!

Blog Elevated is this week in shiny downtown Houston – restaurant capitol of America! Come hang out with 300 of your favorite bloggers; taking time out of their busy lives to rub shoulders, share tricks and tips, eat fabulous food, and have fun together! The conference begins Thursday evening and goes through 5 PM Saturday […]