Author Archives: Jennifer

A Texas History Bow Hunt

Now that school is in session around here let’s talk about ridiculous homework. Last year my son studied Texas History in 7th grade. It’s not really a topic that thrills him which is surprising because he is such a history … Continue reading

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National Waffle Day…First Day of School

Today is National Waffle Day (August 24th) and the 1st day of school for us! To celebrate both events we had waffles this morning. This year we have a kindergartner, a 4th grader, and an 8th grader! Pretty good start … Continue reading

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The Night Before Kindergarten…

My little one is going to kindergarten and I couldn’t be more excited for her. She’s grown so much and come such a long way it’s time for her to go. But I will admit I will miss spending Fridays … Continue reading

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Water Slide Persepctive

The other day I took my kids to a local swim center. This facility is awesome since it has an outside section with a lazy river, two areas which have small water slides, water guns, buckets, a pool, and an … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites…August 14 Edition

I thought it would be fun to share a few of my recent favorite things here today. It’s totally random but I think a lot of fun. It’s August, 99 degrees outside, and I just bought some Christmas fabric. Is … Continue reading

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She Works Hard for Her Money…Chart for Saving Money for Kids

I took my 6 year old to the mall the other day and she had a serious case of the “I wants.” After telling her for the millionth time, “Okay, let’s add that to your birthday list,” she said, “But … Continue reading

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It’s a Little Warm Here in Texas

Here’s our 10 day forecast. The heat index is supposed to be between 105 and 110 degrees. There really are no words except that it will be ridiculously hot. Our weather has been hovering right at 98, 99, or 100 … Continue reading

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Easy Bathroom Shelves

You know when you walk around the house and all of a sudden you can think of nothing else but getting a project done. I actually got one of those kind of projects done last week. Our master bathroom area … Continue reading

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Summer Fun List 2015

Here’s our summer fun list for 2015: This summer is just flying by…I’m hoping it slows down soon because none of us want to talk about the “starts with sch-, ends with -ool word” yet!

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Easy Lazy Day Art Project for Kids & Adults

Here’s a fun art project I discovered when cruising around the web…Glue & Salt Painting! Here are the directions: 1. Make an interesting design with some glue on your paper – we went abstract but you could easily makes a … Continue reading

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