{Sur La Table: French Cooking Class}

food food food food food!

I stinkin’ love food!  Thai, chocolate, a good steak, chowder, fried chicken, or a big ‘ole dish of cheese fries.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m not the Food Network watching, recipe book reading, fancy restaurant eating foodie.  Pete and I like to pretend, but at our core, we’re really just fake foodies who’s taste buds aren’t developed enough to be picky.  But that doesn’t stop us from enjoying cooking at home inspired by various cookbooks, Pinterest treats, or passed down family recipes.

All that to say, sweet Pete got me an awesome anniversary gift…a cooking class! This wasn’t any cooking class, French-inspired recipes involving salmon, pastries, and chocolate tarts.  Watch out, Julia Childs!

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{Stuff the Truck & Hunger Month}


The gift of giving.

My husband and I are involved in a fantastic thing called {Foundation Group}.  Our group is comprised of 6 couples and a mentor couple.  The six have all been married about a year and our fearless leaders take us through the hard topics in marriage: communication, community, conflict resolution, and finances.

As we’re rounding the corner into the last half of our time together, we started discussing finances, budgeting, paying off debt, saving, and stewarding our resources well.
There’s so much to learn!

In an effort to put into practice everything we’ve been learning, we decided to host a garage sale to benefit {Stuff the Truck}.
A decision was made: 100% of proceeds would go towards providing food for families in the Dallas area. Continue reading