The Texas Thang

There are certain things about Texas that only Texans truly get. Here are a few:

HEB  – the best and most wonderful grocery store on the planet.

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The produce section is amazing and everything is so fresh! In addition, the meats are beautiful, cheap, and delicious, and there is actually a tortillaria there where fresh tortillas are made all the time! Yum!!

Blue Bell Ice Cream

Unless you’ve tasted it, you just don’t know. Here is my favorite:

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The Texas Hill Country

One of the most beautiful areas of Texas, it includes my favorite town (New Braunfels) and my favorite waterpark (Schlitterbahn – the original one). The drives one can take on a lazy afternoon through this beautiful part of the Lonestar State are stunning and guaranteed to bring peace to the soul.

 

Buc-ee’s Gas Station

A gas station? Yes… but not just any gas station… It’s an entire experience, and the bathrooms are amazing!

Naegelin’s Bakery

The oldest continually operational bakery in Texas, and a place I’ve been visiting since I was a toddler. It is amazing and tasty, and chock full of memories. Just the aroma takes me back to my childhood and visiting the shop with my grandmother, who always made sure I had my favorite cookie before we left.

Tex-Mex and Texas BBQ

Yeah… there’s nothing to compare.

These are a few of my favorite things about Texas and just a small sampling of the wonders and exciting experiences to be had here. For those of you who have never been here, make sure you put a visit to the Lonestar State on your bucket list!

Big Love,

Lainie

 

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