Christmas Day!


Well, let’s start with Christmas Eve.  I spent most of the day cleaning up Lizzie’s stubborn streak in the form of potty accidents and cooking.  Don’t worry- lots of hand washing was had.  I’ll be honest, I am not exactly thrilled about her resistance, but look at her.  Sigh.   We started a Tex-Mex tradition […]

Merry Christmas Season!

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I know it has been a while, so let’s just get past that.  Our family flew to Texas in November for Josh’s sister’s wedding.  Sarah and David were happily and beautifully wed, and Bekah and I were even in the wedding!   An added bonus was that the kids and I {and Josh for a […]

4th of July in Shiner, TX!


My brother’s wife, Becky, is from a small town in south, TX, called Shiner.  My parents and Billy’s family go down every 4th of July weekend with the kids.  My family minus Josh joined them this year (we made it last year too!) and we loved our time there.  Especially fun was the addition of […]

My parents took my kids and me fishing for the first time- well, I have been fishing before of course, but it was their first time.  Shockingly, it wasn’t a million degrees out, so it was a very fun way to spend the 4th of July before our weekend festivities {coming tomorrow!}.  I thought I’d […]

Rebekah’s Tangled Party


My mom and I love birthdays, so giving Rebekah an extra party in Dallas was a no-brainer, even though her birthday isn’t until July 12th.  We settled on a Tangled/Rapunzel party and my parents rented a princess bouncy castle for the front yard.  A lot of family from both sides of my parents came, which […]