Throwback Thursday: {Perot Museum}

Hold your horses, y’all!  Part III of anniversary extravaganza is coming.  🙂

But first, we’ll go back in time!  A few months ago, our sweet friends Christine and Kirby came to stay for the weekend.
Between school, work, travel, and the 5-hour drive between us, we were a bit busy and we hadn’t seen each other since our wedding.  Luckily, they are faithful friends full of wisdom, a sense of adventure, appreciations of good board game, and  a pinch of nerdy-ness that I adore!  Given that short bio, Pete and I thought it would be perfect to hit up the latest & greatest science hot spot in Dallas: {The Perot Museum}!

IMG_1068[1]The boys were excited as soon as they got maps. Continue reading

{Urban Acres: A Local Co-op}

Ahhhhh…who doesn’t love some fresh fruits and veggies during the summer?

Pete and I began our relationship with healthier living and eating in January when we did our first stint on Whole30 (more to come).  Loving the way I was feeling and being a declared documentary addict, I happened to stumble upon {Ingredients} on Netflix and fell in love!  This little gem of a doc introduced me to the concept of CSA farms.

[Wikipedia defines CSA as the following: Community-supported agriculture (CSA; sometimes known as community-shared agriculture) is an alternative, locally-based economic model of agriculture and food distribution. A CSA also refers to a particular network or association of individuals who have pledged to support one or more local farms, with growers and consumers sharing the risks and benefits of food production.]

We knew we were going to continue to eat good foods and our eyes were opened to the impact of government farming, so joining a CSA seemed to be a no-brainer.  We did and we were TOTALLY disappointed. Continue reading