• A Classic Moment

    By on February 5, 2021

    Warning: This post contains some very large spoilers to the plot of Lord of the Rings. If you have somehow missed this phenomenon and would like to experience it spoiler-free I ask that you not read this post.

    The Lord of the Rings Trilogy is by far my favorite…

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  • And I will walk 500 miles (and I will walk 500 more)

    By on January 9, 2021

    I recently wrote about how audio books saved our year last year, but the other big thing that saved my sanity was the walks we took. You guys, we walked so so so many miles. Not all at once, mind you, in fact- we usually walked exactly one mile….

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  • Read Aloud Survival

    By on January 9, 2021

    I do not know what my kids will remember the Spring of 2020. But there are two things I will probably always remember. Oh, other than the mass hysteria we all experienced trying to find Toilet Paper or the time I went to three stores and couldn’t find…

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  • A White Christmas… in January

    By on January 4, 2021

    This is Tabitha in July, watching White Christmas during surgery recovery. Proof that her love knows no bounds.

    When I asked Tabitha what kind of Birthday she wanted this year, she did not hesitate a second: “A White Christmas Party.” Never mind that this is not a valid…

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  • A new year, a new start

    By on December 31, 2020

    Scrolled through my pictures to find one fitting of this post. Oh yes, this one!

    Me with no makeup, drinking coffee in my PJs turned “day wear.” It’s all very fitting of what this year was for me (and probably many of us!). This is who I am…

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  • Going Green: Favorite things edition

    By on October 16, 2018

    Before school started this year ( the mom’s unofficial “new years” when we make all the really important resolutions). I took a look at how we were doing in the “Green” department. After a summer of a trillion million snacks ( do anyone else’s children live on snacks?!) I was…

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  • The Day Between: A book after one year…

    By on October 10, 2018

    Today marks the one year anniversary of my book hitting the book selling world. As of today, you’ve been able to buy my book at Barnes and Nobles and obviously Amazon and a few local bookstores in my hometown of Nacogdoches ( the only place I bothered to pursue…

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