Tag Archives: United States

Guest Posts, Revisited…

Last year I was luck enough to have some wonderful guest posters during my vacation. Due to my poor planning, I have no guest posts this time.  That means I’d like to revisit last year’s posts. Monday—Lane on all things domestic, a guest post. Tuesday—Tasty Taco Soup, a guest post by Michelle Wednesday—Hidden Treasures, a …

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Last year’s vacation

Last summer we went to the Texas coast.  We had a wonderful time.  I will have a similar group of posts for this summer’s vacation I am sure, but until I return…. Let’s revisit last year’s posts.   I’ve seen miles and miles of Texas   On the road again……..   Down by the sea…. …

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Happy Father’s Day!

To all the Dads, Granddads, and Papas out there…… Happy Father’s Day! Dads are such an important part of a child’s life. Having active, positive male role models is important for both boys and girls. I’m happy and blessed to have a wonderful husband who is an excellent role model for our son and an …

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The Blink of an Eye

I’m feeling quite melancholy today. My oldest leaves 8th grade today. Next stop High School. How? It seems like it was just a few years ago that I held the most amazingly beautiful newborn baby boy in my arms. I helped him learn to walk and talk. I kissed his boo-boos and made sure he …

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Deep Fried Avocado

I’m southern. You knew that, right? So, it should not surprise you to know that I like to experiment with deep frying things. I’ve had deep fried avocados at On The Border (a Mexican food restaurant) near me. They’re tasty, greasy, crispy goodness. I wanted to “try” to make them healthier at home. 1. Take …

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A proud Band Mom or iPPP bragging

My son won 1st chair in the All District Middle school band. Meaning he is the best middle school tuba player in our school district. The All district band is made up of kids from all the middle schools in our (three city)  school district. They had 2 practices and preformed 1 concert. I’ve tried …

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I’m a elementary school Room-Mom stuck in a middle school world

Right about now, Elementary School Room-Moms all over the United States are gearing up for the big, blow out, elementary school bash known as “The Holiday Party”. They are hard at work setting up the party snacks, prepping the party activities and planning out the teacher gifts. This was my life for 7 years, and …

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Frugally yours, for the Holidays.

I read a great post on Things I Can’t Say yesterday. I love reading what Shell writes, I like to think that we’d be coffee or wine friends if we lived in the same state. I think that about more than a few people, but I’m way friendly and super social in my imagination. Anyhooo…. …

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Why I love blogging, Thankfulness this Wednesday.

There are so many awesome things about blogging. One of the most awesome things? The people. I’ve “met” wonderful people all over the United States and beyond. One of those wonderful people is Allie. She writes about books, vegan food and her life @ Forgotten Beast. Allie made a fabulous frog hat for Halloween. I …

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Thanksgiving and Holiday prep, an a confession about shopping

The North American holiday, Thanksgiving is just around the corner (for those of us in the United States).  If you follow many foodie blogs that are U.S. based, I’m sure you’re already very aware of this. We are talking turkey, getting very verbal about veggies, posting a plethora of pies. Oh, that was silly.  I’ll …

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