We go back….way back #MyMemoryLane

October 31, 2014
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Mr. Serious and I go way back. Like all the way to high school back.  I’ll wait for the collective “awwwwww…..” We started dating our junior year of high school. He asked me to go to one of his basketball games. I said I would go if he went with me to our church youth […]

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Our annual pumpkin patch trip | 2014

October 28, 2014
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Every year since our oldest was just two weeks old, we’ve ventured to a pumpkin patch. The first couple years, it was at our previous church. But, every year we get some sort of fall/pumpkin picture!  In most of those, I had a new baby, or was pregnant well, not feeling or caring to look […]

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We’ve binged and we need more

October 28, 2014
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We cut the cable cord ages ago and haven’t looked back. Well, that’s not true. There were always mumblings of new shows out that people were watching. But, we didn’t have the right channel. So, last year, we signed up for Netflix and we’ve been streaming shows ever since. Disclosure: Netflix provided me with a streaming device and […]

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Teal Pumpkin Project Free Printable Sign

October 28, 2014
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Since my journey with eating gluten-free and dairy-free started, there has been a lot of self-educating and educating others. It’s also made me more sensitive and hyper-aware of other people’s dietary restrictions. I realize that it’s not everybody’s “thing” and not everybody wants to get involved, but for those of us that do, this year […]

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Happy 6th birthday, N!

October 28, 2014
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Dear N- S-I-X. You’ve crossed over from one hand to one hand plus one finger.  Kindergarten. Reading, writing, storytelling and math. You are so good at math! I feel like you’ve grown up and changed so much in just the last couple weeks. Your vocabulary. Your desire to have one-on-one time. To tell us everything that is […]

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Now I don’t have to move back to Texas

October 27, 2014
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In college, the summer before my senior year, I had an unpaid internship* M-F from 8-5. Yeah, I needed a paying J-O-B, too! Chuy’s had recently opened near school. They weren’t hiring, either. But, well, I didn’t take no for an answer. I turned in my application and boldly told them “you need to hire […]

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NOLA Mommy and Me Monday | 245th ed

October 26, 2014
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Mr. Serious, B and I headed out to NOLA early Thursday morning to celebrate the wedding of one of our oldest friends (ha! Now, I’m calling you old!!). But really, I’ve known her since high school, lived with her and college and she even helped with our engagement and she was in our wedding! And, Mr. […]

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Oral health improvements with LISTERINE Heroic Habits

October 26, 2014
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Did you brush? With toothpaste? Did you rinse? With mouthwash? Did you floss? Well, you can’t floss without floss can you? Those were being asked on a daily basis around here. Even with our morning routine checklist, we still need some reminders. Especially about using enough toothpaste and mouthwash. After all oral hygiene is not only important, […]

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Earth to Echo is out on Blu-Ray | Giveaway #EchoInsiders

October 23, 2014
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Earth to Echo is now on our list of movies to see. It strikes me as our children’s generation of ET! Earth to Echo is a tale told through the eyes of Tuck, Munch and Alex. They are a trio of pals who make an out-of-this-world discovery. The best friends venture out of their neighborhood […]

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The only car seat you will need | [VIDEO] | Graco 4Ever 4-in-1 Convertible Car Seat

October 22, 2014
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We’ve gone through a lot car seats in our house. A lot. Each of our four girls has an infant bucket seat and then a convertible seat. And the older girls have now moved to backed boosters and then eventually they will have backless boosters. I’ve lost count. But, now, thanks to Graco, B has a Graco […]

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