Muscles and Mascara

Fall Spruce ups and other fun finds

LONDON FOG COMFORTER It's time to cozy up the bedding for colder temps. Yall, I love me some hunker down under the covers weather and so does Mr. Chicken Fry. In prep for the season change, Mr. Chicken Fry purchased two comforters for every bedroom in our house and two extras for coucj snuggling. They… Continue reading Fall Spruce ups and other fun finds

Bringing Sweaty Back, Muscles and Mascara, Travel

Lake Tahoe

Happy Birthday to my Mr. Chicken Fry. He's the most energetic, charismatic man on the planet! He planned a quick "long weekend" get away to the all too cool Lake Tahoe. It was our first time to visit the lake in its natural glory! The air was crisp.  The sunshine was strong and warm as… Continue reading Lake Tahoe

Bringing Sweaty Back

The Art of Stocking Up

Not ALL vacations are hotel worthy. The travel industry turned upside down when VRBO and Air B&B came on the scene. These agencies bonded travelers to easy online access to RENTAL properties all across the globe. There has been a massive uptick in vacation home rentals for travelers here and abroad.  The high demand for… Continue reading The Art of Stocking Up

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Abercrombie & FITness: Spicy Corn

Does your holiday spread need a little dolling up?  Are you tired of the same-ole same -ole casseroles and traditional dishes? There is not anything particulary fufu or uber special about the following recipe other than it's spicy and EASY like Sunday morning to make!  It's also happens to be an ABERCROMBIE AND FITNESS approved… Continue reading Abercrombie & FITness: Spicy Corn

Bringing Sweaty Back

JUST BEET IT!

Are you up for some dynamic dinner  or table conversation? Have you ever wondered what exactly it is about someone that you really really adore or really really can't stand or that you can't quite figure out?  Well who knew that the answer could lie in a simple dinner topic.  All you need to do… Continue reading JUST BEET IT!

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Hangin in the Caymans

The vacation scene on Grand Cayman is highly underrated. Yall it's a straight-up playground for ambitious ocean lovers and vacationers alike. My only question is what took me so long? Grand Cayman has options galore.  Activities out the wazoo, such as water sports, colorful art, scenic ocean life, dining, wining or of course rest and… Continue reading Hangin in the Caymans

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The FIT-ting room: Ski Edition

Spring break, in our neck of the woods, is less than three weeks away. Over here, I have been busy GEAR-ing up for another Abercrombie rocky mountain adventure.  We are creatures of habit and when it works well why mess up a good thing. I'm beyond eager to  be back in Breckenridge for another successful "work… Continue reading The FIT-ting room: Ski Edition

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Opal Sands in Clearwater, Florida

Per usual, Mr. Chicken Fry gets another win in the vacation husband and dad of the year award.  His travel savvy is always on point. He's the master finesse of fun! Chicken Fry randomly found us a warm gulf coast beach resort near Tampa to end our Florida staycation.  I thought it was a grandiose kick… Continue reading Opal Sands in Clearwater, Florida

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California ramblings.

Palm trees make everything better! The shadow picturesque giant palm leaves drooping against a California back drop is dreamy. People ask me all the time, "where is Palos Verdes, California?"  This sporty bubble of a town is south of Hermosa and Manhattan Beach just above Redondo. It's in on a cliff I would say elevated… Continue reading California ramblings.

I don't cook

Slow Cooker Chops

It's been a cold, rainy and wet week in the Dallas, Fort Worth metroplex. Out of nowhere mother nature brought in a damp cold front sending everyone scrambling.  We literally went from sweating in shorts and tank tops to shivering in Ugg's with umbrellas overnight. Burr rabbit. This drastic climate change could only mean on… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chops