• Garner
  • Garner Ups Its Game






    You’d think a small town like Garner would really embrace the local indy business movement, but the busiest places on the weekend are almost always chain concepts – that’s why i’m really excited to share a few new places that are earning my local dollars. Zin Yoga Studio & Wine LoungeThis business isn’t as new […]

  • Food
  • Manfriend Meals: Mini-Meatloaf, Breakfast for Dinner Pizza






    I had the chance to experiment with these two recipes the last few months and they are not just “Manfriend Approved”, they are straight up “Manfriend Loved”! Muffin Pan Mini-Meatloaf, Topped with Mashed Potatoes and/or Baconvia Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/195625177533922229/The original website, http://www.stockpilingmoms.com/2012/04/pinterest-pin-of-the-day-meatloaf-in-a-muffin-tin/, lists lots of meatloaf recipes and I chose to go with the Paleo one this go […]

  • Food
  • Manfriend Meals: Texas Caviar






    Texas Caviar. Redneck Caviar. Southern Caviar. Redneck Salsa. I’ve seen recipes of this variety called a lot of different names. No matter what you call it, or what combination of flavors you include, it’s probably going to be ridiculously addicting. While not a “meal”, my manfriend would gladly make a meal of this recipe: Texas […]

  • Food
  • Brunch at Tazza Kitchen: No Syrup Needed






    Johnnie Bud and I have been big fans of Tazza Kitchen since it opened in Cameron Village earlier this year. They’ve got a great cocktail menu and and a foodie menu made for sharing each other’s plates, so of course we were excited to hear they were adding Sunday brunch to their tasty lineup. We called ahead […]