Twelve Stones, Loved It!

This past weekend we had family visiting our new home here in Flower Mound, TX.  It was really great to see everyone and the kids had a blast.  It’s been such a big change moving our family away from everything we’ve ever known.

Twelve StonesSaturday night was adult night out on the town so of course we had to find a place to have a nice dinner since we wouldn’t have the added stress of keeping the kids happy while we eat.  I chose to take them to Twelve Stones since I heard so many wonderful things about it, it was nice and close to home and let’s face it, I personally really wanted to go there finally. :)

3-Home-Bar

Let’s just say they met all expectations!  The service was top notch and the food was absolutely delicious.  It was a perfect TX evening so of course we had to sit outside.   Continue reading

Paleo Cinnamon Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread

A few months ago I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy of The Paleo Kitchen written by George Bryant and Juli Bauer. I was so excited to get in my tiny apartment kitchen and try out these amazing recipes! I have made many of their recipes in the past so I new it was going to be an awesome cookbook. Well then life got in the way, we bought a house and needed to move quickly.The Paleo Kitchen So this gorgeous cookbook was packed away. I finally got the house unpacked and was so excited when I finally found this treasure packed away in a box.

The Paleo Kitchen starts with tips on getting started on the paleo diet, then transitions into a list of seasonal list of fruits and veggies which certainly helps keeping the grocery budget in check. Then they move onto panty essentials and kitchen tools to make your life easier in the kitchen. They also discuss how to cook smarter and proper food storage. I think this is great resource for the beginner cook who may be completely overwhelmed and not sure where to start.

Now onto the recipes! I’m not sure where to start! Everything looks and sounds amaaaazing. My first recipe was the Cinnamon Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread.

Paleo Cinnamon Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread

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Flower Mound’s all new Modmarket!

I had the most delicious lunch last Friday and I did not have to cook it! Score! As many of you know I am new to Flower Mound, Texas and have been so excited to try all the local restaurants. I do love to cook, but I also love to go out eat too! So you can imagine my excitement when I found out Modmarket was opening in Flower Mound.

Modmarket Invite

I was invited to a bloggers event at Modmarket. I had a chance to have lunch with some fantastic bloggers and also meet the awesome people who make this place happen! Continue reading