Real Neat Blog Award!!

Real Neat Blog Award

Hello, Wine and Lavender Family! I’m excited to announce that Wine and Lavender has been nominated for the Real Neat Blog Award! This is quite exciting for me…I am flattered to be nominated for anything other than a diaper changing and I am even more excited that it’s in the form of recognition amongst my blogging peers! So cheers to […]

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Wine of the Week: Redwood Creek Cabernet Sauvignon

redwood creek wine review

If you’re like me, then there’s been times when you’ve found yourself staring blankly at a wall of wine bottles at the grocery store. Maybe you were on your way to a get-together or getting ready for a relaxing night at home- either way, the endless wine options can be overwhelming. I know. I’ve been there. I’ve wasted lots of money on randomly chosen […]

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Great NEW Places to Eat in San Antonio

Great New places to eat in san antonio

November has been a pretty crazy month for me. Between working on the blog, attending a few events, and just every day life with three little ones, I’ve been spread pretty thin… But it’s been so fun! I’ve gotten to meet new people, go new places, and try new things. In fact, I got to preview two great new places to […]

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Thanksgiving Giveaway!!

Thanksgiving Giveaway

Being thankful. That’s what today is all about, right? All year long, but especially at Thanksgiving, I find myself reflecting on what I am thankful for. Every year, it’s: my family, my children, my health, a roof over my head, and food to eat. This year, I’m also thankful for this blog, my audience and the opportunities that have come […]

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Wine of the Week: Best Wines for Thanksgiving 2016

best wines for thanksgiving

Welcome to Wine of the Week: Thanksgiving 2016 Edition, where we’ll discuss the best wines for Thanksgiving! Not ready for Thanksgiving yet? No worries- I still don’t know which side dish I’m bringing and we’re only two days away. But aside from food, I hope that your Thanksgiving is filled its lots of love, family, friends, and WINE!! But which ones? […]

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Wine of the Week: Two Vines Cabernet Sauvignon Review

Two Vines Cabernet Sauvignon

Welcome to Wine of the Week, where we explore affordable and accessible wines in PLAIN TERMS! Before we start, I just wanted to let you know that next week, a SPECIAL THANKSGIVING EDITION of Wine of the Week will be posted on Tuesday, November 22nd in order to get you ready for the holiday! We’ll be exploring some of the “nicer” wines […]

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Making Time for Yourself Outside of Motherhood

Making time for yourself outside of motherhood

Simply put, LIFE WITH KIDS IS FREAKING CRAZY. Much like a video game, you’re trying to make it through each level of your day without running out of time. Our days are packed with cleaning, cooking, errands, administrative tasks, chauffeuring kids around, doing homework, and trying to keep all the kids alive (and healthy). There just doesn’t ever seem to be […]

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Wine of the Week: Emerald Bay Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Emerald Bay Cabernet Sauvignon

Hello Wine-Loving friends! This week, we are going to explore a Cabernet Sauvignon because we have to spread the love amongst all the wine types. (You’ll notice I’m taking my time on getting to the white wines… I’ll have to be honest and tell you that they’re really not my thing, but we will get there eventually, I promise.) So we […]

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Student Loan Debt: What You Need to Know

Student Loan Debt

Let’s talk about Student Loan Debt. It’s out of control, people. It’s a hot topic in the US right now- and for good reason: Students are coming out of college with an enormous amount of debt that not only affects their professional decisions, but their personal decisions as well. This doesn’t equate with the push to go to college that we’ve […]

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Wine of the Week: The Hidden Cove Merlot

The Hidden Cove Merlot

Welcome to Wine and Lavender’s Wine of the Week, where I explore various affordable and accessible wines- so you don’t have to. Let me save you time and money by bringing reviews to you in plain terms! This wine was picked up at HEB during my regular food shopping trip… so there marks off accessible and it wasn’t very pricey, […]

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