It is 79 degrees outside and we absolutely love it. Check out the beautiful contrast of colors of the Spanish Dagger with the sky! Even though it is bright and warm outside, the flowers are not in bloom in the garden so we make sure to have some beautiful color and texture inside with fresh cut … Continue reading What we love, right now.
We love the ceiling, light, and color of this home found amongst the hills of Big Bend National Park. Continue reading Homer Wilson Ranch, Big Bend National Park, Texas
Simple, delicious and unique, these cookies are perfect with coffee and tea or when you just want something sweet to nibble on. They harden on the outside after baking so don’t worry about their seemingly soft set up when you remove them from the oven. The result is crisp outside cookie shell, and soft, macaroony … Continue reading Almendrados
Horchata is a light summery drink that is exceptionally smooth, slightly sweet and extremely delicious. I recently took a day and a half to play around with horchata recipes that are dairy-free and low in sugar and found a recipe that delivers. This recipe is great for those who would like to enjoy a tasty beverage and … Continue reading ¡Horchata!
It was a Sunday morning when we awoke with the sensation, once again, of restlessness. Living in Bandera, Texas has its pros and its cons. For one thing, we are lucky. Some would even say we are #2blessed2stress. We live in a historic home that was built in 1876 by Franz and Carolina Jurezcki and … Continue reading 3000 Miles: Part 1: From Bandera, TX to Monterrey, MX
The A/C is dead, it is 97 degrees outside and 91 in our home. Instead of using our stove to boil water to steep herbs and teas for iced drinks, we are cold brewing everything. Cold brewing is the steepers choice of the day. By cold brewing, tea and coffee release their flavors and result … Continue reading Agua de Jamaica Cold Brew
We have officially opened our online doors to you and your friends! Come in to The Shop at Casa Casillas, browse through our goodies, share with your social networks (we can use all the help out there possible!) and of course, shop, shop, shop!! We have a small variety of goods both handmade here in … Continue reading The Shop is Now Open