The History and Making of New Orleans Red Beans and Rice–Crockpot Style! #dishesbydev

When I think back on my childhood growing up in New Orleans, I remember my mama cooking up some red beans and rice every Monday. This ritual continued when we moved to Dallas as this was more than just what mama cooked on Mondays, but a renowned New Orleans tradition. 

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Flip a Penny, Pick a Dot: Top 5 Cities for Weekend Getaways

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Lets be real, in a perfect world Paid Time Off would never run out. Although that’s not the case,  don’t let this awful truth suppress your desire to escape the monotony that is your life! Our great country offers many, many vacation spots with accessibility, affordability and entertainment to leave you rejuvenated and ready to return to the grind on Monday. The key is to pick cities with concentrated attractions so that you really get a lot of bang for your buck in a relatively short amount of time! Explore my top choices and let me know your favorite(s)! Continue reading