An Ode to Tacos

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How to make healthy tacos

I mean really, is there a more perfect food?

So anyone that knows me knows, that I have one true love: Tex Mex. To save money, I’ve been eating in a LOT lately. Prior to the move I had been eating out every day for lunch and I just simply did not cook.

Also being back home is a little boring, my parents live pretty much out in the sticks so there’s not a whole lot else to do unless I’m up for a fairly long drive. It’s weird to go from eating out almost every. single. meal. to cooking every single meal.

Recently I’ve become obsessed with tacos. They’re so easy, so versatile and Continue reading


Take me to Texas


Until this weekend two weekends ago I hadn’t been home in over FIVE months, it’s the longest I’ve gone without seeing my friends or family and let me tell ya – it has been really challenging! Flights have been so cheap lately so I finally took advantage of the travel voucher I scored back in December (read about how to fly free here).

I was born an raised in Texas. I never really, truly, appreciated it until I left. Something about you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone? My whole life I’ve been used to the ease, the friendliness, the culture, the cheap cost of stuff, and laid back, easy going way of life in Texas. So when I left home, I didn’t exactly know what to expect, but I didn’t expect a huge change in my way of life.

Spoiler alert: I was wrong.

I took a lot for granted and I spent this time soaking it all in and had an incredible time. Here’s a few of the things I got to do with my short time in Texas and I would highly recommend these places to anyone! Continue reading