Weekly re-cap

Another week closer to summer! I’m sorry I’m counting down the days. So ready for 6th grade to be done. Ready to not have so much in our schedule. (is that even possible?) Ally had 2 games this week and she pitched her first whole game. I couldn’t be prouder! This week was also her […]

Throw-back Thursday post

Today let’s take a look back at last May. I kept meaning to re-post this one last week after the Self Magazine incident. If you didn’t catch it the first time around, hope you enjoy it and take something away. No room for mean girls here And a little throw back photo for you. This […]

Halloween traditions {guest post}

Sara at She Cooks, She Crafts, She Runs shares her family’s Halloween traditions. Their costumes are so cute! ********** Hope everyone else had lots of Halloween fun!  We dressed up as… The Flintstone’s!  I like to do Halloween pretty big at our house but this is the first year we’ve all dressed up together.  Seriously […]

30 Days of Thanks

I love this time of year. Things don’t really slow down but it seems we spend more time together as a family. I have so much to be thankful for and it seems I take it for granted. I’m going to use November to remind myself and all of you what I have to be […]

Holiday family traditions

This week SSS Bloggers will be sharing some of our family holiday traditions. Halloween is not that big in our house. Not sure why. It was never one I was that excited about. Maybe as a kid, I’ll have to ask my mom. Ally doesn’t even want to trick or treat this year. She’s going […]

Fall for Fall: Decor, take 2

I am bad about decorating for any season except Christmas. Not because I don’t want to, I just don’t. No place to store the extra items, don’t make the time, not that creative. I have a few things I found on Pinterest that I actually made and a wreath I’m planning to make this weekend! […]

Fall for Fall: Decorating

Today’s post is from Sara at She Cooks, She Crafts, She Runs. We are doing Fall Decor this week. We had to switch a week around. I love what Sara did with her mantle. ********** I know last week was supposed to be Fall Decor and this week is supposed to be pumpkin patches but…well […]

Ally turned 12 and I’m a year older

Ally and I share milestone birthdays, both in October. Luckily this year isn’t one for me. I was 25 when she was born. So, the year I turned 30 she turned 5. 35, 10…catch the pattern. I’m not looking forward to 15 and 40. She’s such a blessing to us even though she has been […]

Fall for Fall: Around Town

Shelly at Running Pfuhl is kicking off week 3 of our Fall for Fall Series. She has info on local pumpkin patches, Groupons and fun stuff to do! ********** This week we change it up a bit. Things to do around town. Family Friendly. Pumpkin Patches. Hay Rides. Favorite Candy. Maybe another recipe or two. […]

Kiss Good-bye to Summer

It’s still crazy hot here in Texas, I think September brought  the 2nd Summer, not fall. I’m linking up with Sara at She Cooks, She Crafts, She Runs to Kiss Good-bye to Summer! Maybe Texas will get the hint!   What was your favorite trip/activity/vacation this summer? We didn’t take a vacation this summer, but […]