Red Wine’s Evil Minions, and The Perils of Vacation Fat

Apparently, today is National Drink Wine Day……Who knew?

Texana's Kitchen

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I just returned from a week in Texas Wine Country.  Not exactly an exotic getaway, since I live 30 short minutes away, but it’s always nice to get away for a while.  For a few years now, my parents have been renting this great little old ranch house for a week in the summer, and they, plus we three sisters and our own families head there for some much-needed R&R.  That’s Red Wine and Rum, in case you weren’t clear.

The Promised Land The Promised Land

The house sits on 60 acres just north of Fredericksburg, Texas—an old log and stone saltbox style farmhouse built-in 1896.  But the fully modern amenities include a tennis court, black bottom pool and hot tub, and a barn decked out with 3 flat screen T.V.’s, a pool table, and a ping-pong table.  A go-cart and 4-wheeler are available for the older kids.  There is NO cell phone reception, and NO…

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