Cool Stuff – Adventures
“Launching My Next Project”

Hi Guys + Gals! I’m excited to tell you about a new partnership I have with Quarterly. It’s a project where your favorite experts curate their favorite products and send them to you four times a year in a beautiful box. Chances are, if you like the things that I like, you will love what’s in this box. Each one is worth way more than what it costs, which is even better. To launch, I need […]

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“How to Skin a Deer”

A few years ago I posted step-by-step instructions on How to Skin a Pig. I was on a javelina hunt in west Texas and proved that javelina could be made to taste delicious. Today, I’m going to show you How to Skin a Deer (spoiler alert: it’s very similar, but we could all use a refresher.) I recently made a new friend here in Texas named Roy who is a […]

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“Announcing My Next Adventure Getaway!”

Join me on an exclusive adventure with other wonderful women, learn some new outdoor skills, and experience a weekend that you’ll never forget. This more refined event is for the woman who is looking for extra relaxation to balance out the active outdoor adventure and learning. World class amenities and spa services are available to you in addition to the scheduled activities.   This fabulous adventure will take place at […]

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“Highlights, From a Very Fabulous Book Tour”

The first half of this year, my friends, has been full of travel to promote my new book, and the best part has been getting to meet all of you. Now that my book stops are over and I have a moment to take a breath, I’ve had a chance to look through all of the photos from the various cities and the fun I had getting to hug ya, […]

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“Behind the Scenes with The Chew”

I thought y’all would want to see some of the behind the scenes action that happened while filming my segment on The Chew on ABC. Ready? I fished a lot. The water glittered in the sun and it made the 5am wake up call worth it. I love black bass. It’s delicious. You should eat some as soon as possible. I played with a bow and arrow! AND…. AND… I […]

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“Finding Our Inner Fearlessness on My Adventure Getaway”

Recently I have been thinking a lot about my close girlfriends and how important those relationships are to me. When I look back over the years I realize I met so many of them during those unforgettable bonding experiences that life brings your way. There is a lot that I love about the Adventure Getaways for women that I’ve been doing over the last two years, but my hands down […]

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“Austin Food & Wine Festival Recap”

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you’ve probably seen the mayhem that has been my life in the past few months. Lately  it has been particularly busy, which I suppose is what comes with having a book tour. The best part has been meeting you all along the way. I’ve also just finished the Austin Food & Wine Festival where I did stage demos, taco competitions, and hung […]

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“Modern Pioneering Book Tour Schedule”

Modern Pioneering is finally here and with a new book comes a new book tour. I’m so excited to be able to share the project I’ve been working on for so long with all of you and I hope you’ll meet me along the way to share how you’ve become modern pioneers with me! Will I be coming to a city near you? Sign up HERE to get a VIP […]

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“Behind the Scenes of a Food & Wine Magazine Photo Shoot”

The April issue of Food & Wine Magazine just hit stands and in it you’ll find a 4-page spread of my Austin lifestyle, a ton of delicious recipes that I wrote just for you, and a bit about my latest book on manual literacy, “Modern Pioneering.” I thought I would show you some of the behind-the-scenes photos that we snapped during the photo shoot. It was so much fun and […]

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