Up until 2 weeks ago, my home has always been Texas. But it's time for a new adventure.

Exploring Virginia: The Journey Begins

By Amanda Sue / April 20, 2017 / 2 Comments

Today is Thursday. Hoy es jueves. 2 weeks ago, today, we were scrambling to say goodbyes to everyone around us. We drove out to my Mom’s house and said bye to her, and 6 of my siblings, including one who’d driven down from Oklahoma so she could wish me bon voyage, and so I could […]

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13 Things I Love About August

By Amanda Sue / August 4, 2016 / 0 Comments

1. American Indian Heritage Month A great number of people can claim Native heritage in the US, but we actually have very specific information on ours. My great-grandfather was full-blood Cherokee… again, a good many people have Cherokee heritage. The one that I geek out over is on my Mom’s side. Our family back a […]

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The Cold Hard Truth About Veteran’s Day

By Amanda Sue / November 11, 2015 / 9 Comments

8 years ago, I enlisted in the Air Force I was 21 years old, and this was one of the biggest decisions of my life. During the enlisting process, I was told a lot of things by my recruiter. Some one could probably make a Tumblr page of crap recruiters say… cause there’s a lot […]

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Family Traditions: Sopa San Antonio

By Amanda Sue / September 24, 2015 / 9 Comments

I’d like to preface this with a few qualifications. I’ve never posted a recipe on here, although I’ve wanted to for some time. So if you enjoy this, please let me know in the comments. Also, I’m not a food photographer or a professional photographer at all. So if my technique needs work, please feel […]

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30 Things You Don’t Know About Me

By Amanda Sue / August 18, 2015 / 2 Comments

Tomorrow I turn 30. As in, just a few short minutes away. So, I’ve challenged myself to come up with 30 things you don’t know… yet. This should be interesting, since I’ve written a few other “you don’t know” posts. (See “20 Things You Didn’t Know” & “20 Things You Might Not Know“) 1. My Dad missed […]

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Behind the Scenes of My Business: Blog Tag

By Amanda Sue / September 29, 2014 / 3 Comments

This blog post is a part of the ‘Behind the Scenes of My Business’ Blog Tag started by April ofBlacksburg Belle, and once again, I’ve been tapped in by the lovely Rebecca Nash (who will be married in less than a week!!). April began this blog tag experiment to build community among creatives, help us bloggers to […]

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