15 hours to family | Happy Mama Moment

July 30, 2014

Like what you read? Why not subscribe and get free updates in your email inbox or in your feed reader? Really, you should do it!About two and a half weeks ago, we got confirmation of some not-so-good health news from a family member (not my new/business to tell, I don’t think). I told Mr. Serious […]

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The parent parking spot

July 28, 2014

When that first smudge of a bump starts to show, you get excited. And, you see those signs that say “reserved for expectant moms” parking spot.  Yes, I’m pregnant (this is hypothetical. No, I’m not really pregnant…confusing, right?). Now I don’t have to walk the parking lot into the store. Woot. Wait. There are no […]

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From Houston….Mommy and Me Monday | 232nd ed

July 27, 2014
Buried under kids in the pool

Atlanta to Houston (well, suburbs to suburbs) should take approximately 13 hours. It took us 14 on the way there and 15 on the return. We debated splitting it up into two drives (leaving after dinner and driving a couple hours, and stopping at a hotel) and decided against it. Our kids don’t sleep in […]

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New ‘do for back-to-school #GREATLIST

July 26, 2014

Our oldest has only had one professional hair cut (it was on our back to school list when she went to kindergarten). And, our second, almost kindergartener hasn’t had a professional one. However, they got their second and first haircut respectively right before we left for Disneyland. You see, there was a little care with […]

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The most important rule of boating

July 25, 2014

Growing up, we were on the boat at least every weekend. And, sometimes we even went out during the week. We would alternate between the fishing boat and the skiing boat. There were so many boating activities to be done: skiing, fishing, wake boarding, kneeboarding and occasionally tubing. There was always one thing that was […]

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Flowers on a Wednesday

July 23, 2014

Yo, I was allowed the privilege to send myself some flowers from The Bouqs. And, it was so painlessly easy and inexpensive that I ordered some more for my mother-in-law for her birthday. A couple weeks ago, I was a little stressed out. Mr. Serious was working late and then working more once he got […]

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Mighty Toddler Mommy and Me Monday: Mighty is and mighty eats | 231st ed

July 21, 2014

Our girls have some of the best imaginations. So much so sometimes that I get confused if they are talking to me or not. “Mommy?” “Yes, dear.” “No, not really ‘mommy’, mommy, pretend mommy.” Right. I don’t even know what that means, but they sure love doing it. I prefer the simple imagination of the […]

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5 things to never say to a large family and 5 alternatives

July 16, 2014

We did it! We flew across the country from Atlanta to Los Angeles to go to Disneyland with 4 kids (ages 7, 5, 2 and 3 months). No, we aren’t crazy. Yes, we lived to tell about it! I’d go so far as to say we had a great time, too. Making memories! We got […]

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Keep the passion alive

July 16, 2014

We’ve been married 10 and a half years! And we’ve been together for 16! Over half of our lives. Yep, he’s stuck with me! And, as some people like to say, with 4 kids, it’s a safe bet we know how to keep the passion alive (yep, I went there!) In all seriousness, it’s super […]

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Rio 2 is out! | #Rio2Insiders @FHEInsiders!

July 14, 2014

I feel like Rio just came out (I know it didn’t) and now Rio 2 is out on Blu-Ray and DVD. We haven’t yet had a chance to see the movie, but we are excited about it. It will be joining us on our long car ride to Houston in the very near future! About […]

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