With our oldest daughter’s thirteenth birthday on the horizon this spring, I was stumped with how to properly celebrate it. I wanted her to know how special she was, involve the moms of her friends in some way and do something memorable. A providential evening at a Catholic schools event with the First Lady of…

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Vacation is finally blogged! You can read all about our travels out west, then south and back central. Texas forever, y’all. —- West and south Texas were so, so good to us, but we were itching to get close to home. Well, that and eat some good BBQ while teaching the kids about Texas history.…

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Vacation is finally blogged! You can read all about our travels out west, then south and back central. Texas forever, y’all. —- Summer. I really do miss you. This is why I have a blog, so I can reminisce a bit longer and take y’all with me. If you’re new to the blog, I kinda/maybe…

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Planning a Texas-sized birthday for your son or daughter? This dessert table is sure to have some winners of ideas.

My love affair with birthday parties continues. You may see a repeat of this party again next year for sweet Gianna. She shared her big three-year-old birthday with her oldest brother, who was celebrating his Confirmation the same weekend. I figured, let’s do a two-fer. Double the cookies, double the party, double the fun. Plus,…

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Every two years, Texas 4-H spreads the good news of Agrilife extension and the 4-H program at “Texas 4-H Day at the Capitol.” Because the Texas legislature is only in session every two years, it’s a big deal for all our 4-Hers! Way back in the day, I served as a legislative page. So, when…

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