I've wanted to see the ponies of Chincoteague Island since I was 10... but it didn't quite go as planned.

Our Weekend At Chincoteague Island

By Amanda Sue / May 25, 2017 / 3 Comments

Hey everyone! I haven’t done a video in a really long time, but I’ve been encouraged to make a return. It’s not that I”m uncomfortable on camera… doing Periscopes got me past that. I just know that I make very odd faces when I talk. (See the adorable face below) And sometimes the Internet gets a […]

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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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