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Patti Tucker

Writer. Texan. Thinker. Cake Baker. Eye squinter. Blogger. Laugh chaser. Umbrelly drank maker. Not necessarily in that order.

An Insulated Thermos Choice That Will Make You High-Five Your Barista

I have a new favorite insulated tumbler and it’s NOT an Arctic Thermos! While, the Yeti, Arctic, and RTIC are still great products, my new go-to is the Kodi brand, from HEB. (this is an updated post – original post: April 14, 2019)   What is a Kodi tumbler? HEB is a local Texas grocery …

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Inexpensive Patio Curtains Ideas UPDATED

It’s time to DIY your inexpensive patio curtains ideas! ~For Updated Post – scroll to bottom of page~ I’m gonna show you how to use inexpensive drop cloths – yep, the same drop cloths painters use. The same drop cloths movers use. The same drop cloths that are stocked in every home improvement store all …

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The Best 1-2-3-4 Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Make

This 1-2-3-4 Cake Recipe is the best I’ve found! Y’all, I just discovered an old American cake recipe and because I’m all about cake, I buttered some pans and got to bakin’. It’s a throwback to the late 1800s (whoa!) when bakers were starting to use baking powder instead of yeast as a leavening agent …

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Hands Down The Best Slutty Brownies You’ll Ever Eat

I keep making ’em and we keep eating ’em. No matter what variation I make, this Slutty Brownies recipe never get old. These are hands down the best slutty brownies you’ll ever eat.   ~drooooool~ I know – I KNOW! Some folks h-a-t-e the name, but I didn’t name them, I simply adapted the recipe …

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