Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Passing Through

Two weekends ago Leslie came down for a few days.  It was nice to see her.  On Monday we were able to hang out by the pool and relax. 

On Tuesday I rode back to Dallas with Leslie.  On our way up we stopped in College Station to have lunch at La Bodega.  Then we stopped by campus to have a look around.

The Century Tree


Academic Building


Leslie and I in front of the water tower


I was able to spend some time with my parents.  Their kitchen is being redone (to be completed any day now).  So some of the time I was wondering around Rowlett/Garland as to not be in the way.  On Thursday night mom hosted a Thirty One party.  I think my free ride to Dallas was made up for by what I bought. lol.

On Friday I was able to catch a ride back down with Heather, and we convinced Lauren to come too!  We also stopped in College Station for dinner at Koppe Bridge.  This time we checked out the newly renovated MSC.  It was weird seeing some of the old things, and lots of new things.




And because Aggies love their tradition…. it was great for us to discover that in all the newness they still kept this:


I like how they put a toilet paper roll in there like we are supposed to know what to do in there.  lol.

I love Texas A&M and am now super pumped for football season!!

Saturday, July 7, 2012

My Rusty Puppy

Rusty has really bad allergies.  He is on a daily steroid pill to maintain them.  Because the vet thinks that it is a food allergy he is on a grain free, meat free, vegan diet.  And I just want to say that it is hard to find vegan food for a dog.  No worries, I found some (granted it is at Petco, not Petsmart that is is 3 minutes from our house).


For the most part Rusty likes it- he definitely likes it better with a bit of the canned stuff stirred in.  This also means that he is no longer getting some people food- which is does NOT like. 

Vegan food is also expensive.  So I found a recipe online for homemade dog treats and I tweaked it for Rusty’s needs.

IMG_0393 Flax seed flour (instead of wheat flour) and veggie baby food (I used sweat potato and peas and carrots.  And then I added a little bit of parsley since it supposed to help with bad breath.


1 cup of flax seed + 1 jar baby food = easy yummy treats.


All I had was Christmas cookie cutters, so the stars are peas and carrots, and the candy canes are sweet potato.  Rusty doesn’t mind.  He is one happy (less allergic) puppy!


Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Three Generations

Last weekend my mom and grandmother came down to visit.  It was nice for them to be able to break away from their husbands to take a tour of Houston.  On Friday they stopped by College Station to visit Grandmother’s sister.  On Saturday we swung by The Woodlands to see my cousins and their children.

Me and Lyla


Typical. lol. 


Me and Marcus


Mom, me and Grandmother