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Category: Family Life

Thanksgiving Wrap Up: Fun with Friends & Family

Does anyone else get through Thanksgiving week and then need a solid 2, maybe 3 days to recover? I don’t even know as we were as busy during the week as we have been in years past, but I was exhausted! Mostly in a good way though.  I…

Honey Lemon Chicken & Asparagus: The Recipe that Hooked me onto Pampered Chef

I know I have shared a million times about how I have a little chef in the house! So when a friend threw a Pampered Chef Party on Facebook for a former mutual customer of ours and I saw their SUPER CUTE kid cooking sets, I thought “I know…

Fun With the Wisdom Panel DNA Kit

In my world, our pets are our family.  I’m a firm believer that dogs & cats were God’s gift to us to remind us how to love, how to find joy, and to just relax and roll with life! I cannot remember a time in my…

Delicious & Easy Pot Roast

We had a couple of cold, rainy weeks here in Texas that really got us into the fall spirit.  I got up on the top shelves and got out all our warm, snuggly clothes, went up to the attic and pulled down our fall decorations, switched to red wine from…

10 Books My 1st Grade Boy Loves

If you read my post about the books Landry loves to read, then it’s no surprise to you that Luke also loves reading! We are a book family!  One of our favorite things to do snuggle up with a good story.  Landry is into longer, action & adventure…

Our Fun Afternoon of Halloween Science & Snacks

  My best friend, Bonnye, and I are always trying to come up with different things to do with our kids other than our usual pizza nights.  Not that we don’t love our pizza nights, but sometimes you gotta mix things up! Luke has been really into science…

5 Book Series My 5th Grade Boy Loves to Read

Getting boys to read is no easy task, especially a boy with ADHD. There are literally a million things his mind would rather do. The key to get Landry into reading is to find the right story that keeps him hooked from the get-go! He loves action, fantasy, and…

9 Must Haves for Your Beach Vacation

The world is full of amazing beaches! And while I would love to take my kids globe-trotting to experience them all, some summers (or most summers) will require we stay State Side and pick one that we can easily get to! If you’re like most families, you…

Our Stay at the Spectrum Beach Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama

When it comes to going to my happy place, the beach is for sure up in my top 3! Anything with white sand and crystal blue waters will call my name on a regular basis. There are so many gorgeous beaches in the world that are in my bucket list…

Incredibly Easy & Delicious Chicken Fried Rice

When it comes to weeknights, our house is a bit chaotic. The boys have homework right after school, then at least one of them have an activity, so if I have had anything going on during the day, forget about a three-course meal! If I’m going to…