Top Ten: Children’s Books

In honor of Children's Book Week I have complied a list of 10 of my favorite children's books. #10: Goodnight Moon by Margret Wise Brown #9: Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss #8: Ira Sleeps Over by Bernard Waber #7: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume #6: Curious George Complete Adventures: … Continue reading Top Ten: Children’s Books

Review: Simply Country

We discovered Simply Country in Moss Hill, Texas last year on one of our trips through east Texas.  The Big Guy found several good ratings for it including Texas Monthly, so we decided to check it out. When traveling we like to check out local places when possible. As the name indicates Simply Country features … Continue reading Review: Simply Country

Throw Back Thursday: Flatfoot 56

Back in 2007 or 2008 when I was working at the bookstore I got a surprise visit from Flatfoot 56. The guys were kind of cool. Came in an asked about their CD without identifying themselves. It wasn't until after I told them about the CD and tried to sell them a copy.  The guys … Continue reading Throw Back Thursday: Flatfoot 56

Review: Bacon’s BBQ

We first tried Bacon's BBQ and Catering in La Crosse, Florida a few months ago and were impressed. They have pretty good BBQ especially for Florida. Our first time there we decided to try the chop brisket sandwiches. It was a pretty good chopped brisket could be a little more tender. On our second visit … Continue reading Review: Bacon’s BBQ

Grilled Chicken With Tropical Salsa

In honor of Cinco de Mayo thought I would share a recipe with a Tex-Mex flair. For Chicken Either 6-8 chicken pieces. 1 cup pineapple pieces with juice 1/2 cup mango juice -- use the kind without corn syrup for better results. 2-3 cloves garlic 2-3 TBS brown sugar 1-2 TBS sweet chilli sauce 1 … Continue reading Grilled Chicken With Tropical Salsa