My favorite thing is a space. A place that has become my sanctuary, sanity and my hideout from the world. It is my back porch swing. Three years ago at Christmas my husband Nathan, along with the help of my girls, made me a back porch swing out of cedar wood right from our own […]
In my family, Thanksgiving is a big deal. So to host it is an enormous responsibility. When we were kids, Grandmother always hosted Thanksgiving and she made it a masterpiece. Grandmother always cooked everything. She wouldn’t have it any other way. It was as if the Pilgrims themselves had Thanksgiving dinner at Grandmother’s house. So […]
There is one thing that happens every year that lets me know the fall season is upon us and that is the State Fair. The temps begin to level out and we begin to actually enjoy being outside again. As we do most years, we took our kids to the fair one evening. As I […]
November is a busy month in East Texas. With so many local events happening, we want to be your guide to planning the weekend.
Life can be downright hard. Add the stresses of grocery shopping, packing lunches, sight-word tests, and dress-up days to the mix and we have ourselves a recipe for permanent bags under our eyes and the never-ending messy bun on replay. Then, just when I see no end in sight, Mom says she is coming […]