Hico Happenings

To start off my year right, I took a quick road trip to a small town called Hico, which is about an hour away from my hometown. I made banana nut muffins the night before and packed a bag with a few more snacks to eat on the road and made hot chocolate in the morning to […]

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Botolino Gelato

Last Sunday I was invited to Botolino which specializes in authentic gelato made from scratch. I met with Carlo “Botolo” Gattini who is a third generation gelato maker with deep roots from Italy. He was trained by gelato masters in Italy and is very passionate about the gelato he produces. Unlike many places that offer gelato, Botolino uses […]

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Shulammitegirl Snaps: September

During the month of September, I: Booked my first flight ever! Made my way to El Paso and met my favorite couple. (We discovered each other on Instagram and met in person.) Visited Meow Wolf in New Mexico on a quick road trip. Crossed the border from El Paso into Juárez, Mexico. What did you […]

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Shulammitegirl Snaps: August

During the month of August, I: Met the most beautiful sister I’ve come across on Instagram at our Regional Convention. Celebrated Javier’s promotion. Baked 25 breads/loaves to help raise money for our brothers and sisters affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston! Xoxo, –  R. Vargas

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Malu’s Mexican Embroidery Clothes & More

A few months ago I came across Malu and her family who were selling these traditional beautiful Mexican embroidery shirts and I fell in love. All of the items are from Mexico and are embroidered by the local artisans there. She carries clothing in all sizes and even has shirts for men and children. I normally see […]

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Shulammitegirl Snaps: June

During the month of June, I: • Surprised my boyfriend with a date where we went to a batting cage & rode go karts. • Had our family worship over purple triangle history and went to the Dallas Holocaust Museum Center. • Climbed about 20 flights of stairs just for the view. • Hosted an […]

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Peach Fest

On July 8th, my friend Jasmin and I made our way to Weatherford, TX for Parker County’s 33rd Annual Peach Festival. We had been planning the trip for some time and counted down the days until we could see, smell, and taste all things peaches. I brought along my camera, fan, market bag and purse […]

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