Native Texans Life In Kansas

I’m actually going to play golf…whaaaat?

This is something that has actually taken me by surprise. I’m taking up golf. I never, ever, ever thought I would say that much less do it.

I’m actually going to play golf…whaaaat?

This is something that has actually taken me by surprise. I’m taking up golf. I never, ever, ever thought I would say that much less do it.

Iced Coffee for Dummies

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Today’s installment of Ways Pinterest Changed My Life celebrates convenient caffeination with a side of reduced morning frazzle.

Here’s the deal for the easiest iced coffee you’ll ever make, even at your groggiest:

  • Brew a strong pot of your favorite coffee.
  • Let the coffee cool a bit, then pour it into ice trays and freeze overnight.
  • In the morning, pop…

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I’m not going back to school so why do I feel stressed?

I’m not going back to school so why do I feel stressed?

My kids have been back to school for a total of 8 days. Yes. Eight whole days. It’s stressful. Those lazy carefree summer days are gone and reality of the school year is here. I’ve written more checks in the past week than I write in 6 months, I’ve volunteered several times for schedule pick up, spirit wear sales, whatever. It’s not just about the kids going to school. It’s an entire culture that…

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Just Call Me the Laundry Lady

Today was the second day of school for my boys. This means that I no longer have the luxury of sleeping until 7:30 am during the week.

Just Call Me the Laundry Lady

Today was the second day of school for my boys. This means that I no longer have the luxury of sleeping until 7:30 am during the week.

I Am A Human Barometer

It’s that time of year again when Mother Nature unleashes her hideously wicked sense of humor. Time for low pressure systems to move through the area at a snails pace causing my barometric pressure to rise for days on end. Bring on the Sudafed and Advil cocktail!

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Back to School is Here Again

Today was the day to pick up class schedules and ID’s and pay school fees. The beginning of the end of summer for my boys. Dum de dum dum. One handled it like he’d never done it before and didn’t even show up (even as I sat in his school’s cafeteria volunteering myself) and the other one whom I expected to get much grief from did exceedingly well. Is it Freaky Friday? Nah. It’s Monday. Have…

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Cancer Sux

Today I’m asking anyone who will view this post to consider making a donation to a sweet family in my community facing the brutal reality of treating cancer.

Cancer Sux

Today I’m asking anyone who will view this post to consider making a donation to a sweet family in my community facing the brutal reality of treating cancer.

Let Love Rule

When it comes to our marriage, i’d say my husband and I are like two peas so to speak.

Let Love Rule

When it comes to our marriage, i’d say my husband and I are like two peas so to speak.