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Hacienda to us means many things. Hacienda means home, but it also means our homeland. South Texas is an exotic place. It is wild and beautiful and salty and sandy. It is fun to visit and even better to live. There are so many things to do and so many places to visit and so many things to love. Let us show you where to look.
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I recently found myself hosting a Christmas Supper but lacking inspiration for the table. While I love my traditional Spode Christmas china it can be a bit….well, boring. So naturally I did what every person looking for inspiration does these days….I went to Pinterest. I found this old Southern Living post that talked about updating […]
We are all familiar with the saying “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. I have a new one for you. “When you grow up on a wheat farm, make bread”. The other morning I had the privilege of joining Hollie Schaub, the founder of our local gem, Fed by Bread, in her commercial kitchen […]
It looks like American Bank Center is pulling out all stops this year to bring Holiday Cheer to Corpus Christi! I am particularly excited about this as I have always looked forward to big city weekends over the holidays to experience just what is coming to Corpus this year…finally! Corpus Christi’s first annual Coastal Christmas […]
Over the Thanksgiving holiday I found myself with a house full of out-of-town guests from Atlanta, Georgia. While many aspects of South Texas remain unknown to those outside its umbrella, there is one thing that many people have heard of: the world-famous King Ranch. As a good tour guide would do, we set out for […]
As you sit around this Thanksgiving Day enjoying family and overindulging ask anyone around the table if they remember Peppermint Lane in Downtown Corpus Christi. Apparently back in the late 60’s there was a celebration known as “Peppermint Lane” on Chaparral Street. The gathering was organized as an effort by the Central Business District Association […]
Howdy, Y’all. This coming weekend is the world famous Ranch Hand Breakfast at King Ranch in Kingsville, Texas. If the Ranch Hand Breakfast is not already on your BLAST (Bucket List Around South Texas) it definitely should be. Mosey out to Kingsville for this “hearty and authentic” cowboy breakfast. It’s a fun way to spend […]