10 Secrets of a Seasoned Mom

By seasoned I mean ripe. Ripe like ‘been there seen that’ and probably took home the participation ribbon. Here are my top 10 secrets that have kept me surviving: 10. The bottom of your feet […]

The Dahlia Disaster of Dallas

Dahlias in Dallas This year I gave all I could at a chance with this beautiful flower. It became a nil attempt with multiple hurdles for this flower in the outskirts of Dallas. Dahlia’s: MY […]

I said, “Not Today, Satan.”

That day. I was grumpy. I thought about how the kids were going to drag their legs to the car; how miserable work will be; how I can’t do something because I can’t afford something […]

The Escalator

The first kid. John is my first child. Everything he does is the first experience for all of us. He naturally is a witty, smart, and handsome kid. Someone you can talk to one-on-one for […]

Fall Fever and Chipotle Two Bean and Bacon Soup

After an almost unbearable long summer of endless heat, fall fever can set in exponentially. Cool, tepid winds bring a sigh of relief. Everyone needs a warm, cozy, and EASY CROCK POT soup. This Chipotle […]

Just a Girl and Her Chicken

These chicks. When the weather is cool and the days are long, there are chores to do and friends to make. Here’s my confession: I have a bad habit of acquiring (especially chickens) to the […]

Crazy Bird Lady

The rumors are true. I don’t know what else to say. The birds are obsessed with my window and I am obsessed with the birds. But they are driving me BATTY.  Real Problems Here is […]

Winter Showers Bring March Flowers

Winter-hood. I can’t even explain our winter. How could we even explain the past year? My head is still spinning. It will be times we look back on and think, remember when?! The whole ‘hood’ […]

A Love Undefined

  love. undefined. This week was our 7th wedding anniversary! I have to say, it does not feel that long. Although we have gone through so many challenges, it has only made for growth and […]

BLACKOUT CHEESECAKES

Well, I guess Hell has frozen over. Covid Hell that is. Who would have thought it definitely can get worse?! What’s next?! A tsunami? Not funny. Full disclosure, it’s my fault. I’m sorry. I have […]

Mutt Moments and Mashed Potatoes

 MUTTS If you’re not a dog person, you don’t understand. It all may seem crazy, but dog-people crazy is definitely normal. What’s not normal is my dog being human. I swear, he’s part-dog, part-human. If […]

Holiday Steaks Done Right!

Every year I plan December: I have gifts bought, menus planned and the lists checked off by the beginning of the month. Could you imagine how ugly this would get if it wasn’t organized? Ha! […]

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