Food

Yaga’s 9th annual chili quest

There are lots of reasons to love a food festival. Whenever there’s one happening in Houston or OKC, Jacob and I, of course always think about going. To start the year right in January, we attended the 9th Annual Yaga Chili fest down in Galveston, TX.   We attended the festival with our friends and …

Food TX BBQ Challenge

Valentina’s BBQ : Passport destination #2 of 50

During the holiday break, the Kramer family was able to make a quick stop into Austin before getting into San Antonio to spend Christmas with the family. We took advantage of our time in Austin with eating as much BBQ as we could intake. Valentina’s was among the stops. We came to Valentina’s for dinner. …

Wedding

What is a Greek Orthodox Wedding?

I’m sure the burning question is there ( because we always get asked) Yes, Jacob converted and is Greek Orthodox. Below is a picture of him after he was baptized. No, he did not get baptized in a kiddie pool like in My Big Fat Greek Wedding.So now that that’s out of the way. We …

Wedding

DIY Bridesmaids Bouquet

I (Eleni) like real flowers as much as the next person BUT I love the ability to reuse things. Although these flowers were a SAVE money wise, I had a few more useful ideas for these beauties They sat on the sweetheart table My bridesmaids can keep their bouquets as keepsakes Difficulty:✂ Materials: You are …

DIY Home

IKEA lack shelf hack

Oh Ikea, how I love and hate thee.  Although these shelves are functional and aesthetically pretty, my main concern is how they slant away from the wall. Unhappy with this I wanted a way to make them “new” and much more functional. Lets get down to the how to and what you need Difficulty:✂ Materials: …

Wedding

Colorado Bachelorette Party

#Elenibachshitcrazy  What do friends, adventure, and LOTS of food have in common? They were all very integral parts of my bachelorette weekend getaway, of course! I’m so excited to share the details from our time in Denver, Colorado. It was the perfectly planned trip to Colorado, including whitewater rafting and an ongoing list of local …

TX BBQ Challenge

Reasons for Doing TX BBQ CHALLENGE

The Yeti and Texas Monthly BBQ Challenge consists of a Top 50 Listing of the BEST TX BBQ joints. The Republic is well known for its Brisket, Beer and assorted sides that will take your mouth to FLAVORTOWN BABY. Jacob first saw this challenge thanks to Houston Sports Radio Legend, AJ Hoffman, who decided to …

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Soccer. Futbol. Football. The World’s Game

I’m Kirbin and I’m from Houston. I have a great fiancé. Dog dad. Oil & Gas chap. Brunch partaker. Netflix frequenter. Terrible dancer. Excel connoisseur. Expert on the misspelling of connoisseur. Tottenham Hotspur supporter. I hope you like my stuff. If you don’t, that’s like your opinion…

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Guest Writer: How to Fill your time when you’re a Single Adult

There is this thing that happens when you are an unmarried 26 year-old guy.  All your friends have paired off with their significant others. It’s not a bad thing, and you’re really happy for all your friends (at least the ones whose wives/husbands you like). But they call less and less. Though every once in …

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Guest Writer : My love life is a food network special: (We’re all one Neilson rating away from having our show cancelled)

As a guy who prides himself on building relationships on honesty, I feel it necessary to state that I don’t know the first thing about a healthy relationship. However, I do know a helluva lot about failing relationships. So much so, I have successfully determined that they come in twos. Much like a great dinner, …

Food TX BBQ Challenge

Micklethwait Craft Meats BBQ : Passport destination #3 of 50

Micklethwait is an unconventional Texas BBQ joint on the outside but they’re serving up real deal TX BBQ on the inside! “Real bbq people know what Texas bbq means”- Mark (Senior) For the folks at home, Micklethwait’s is a food truck that has a large smoke pit next door. It’s around the corner from the …

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It’s Not a Resolution, It’s a Reality Check (Introducing our guest writer)

The Kramers had nothing to say about 2017 ending nor wanted to share a post dedicated to 2018 BUT lucky for us our shared mutual friend (once groomsman) Eddie or E-Money came forward with writing this post for us. So as once quoted “tie yourself down to whatever chair you’re sitting in, because this email post …