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Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Fall TBR List

You guys — I got my new library card yesterday!  I haven’t done this in forever, but decided to join the Broke and the Bookish today for a Top Ten Tuesday post in honor of my library milestone! I am waaaayyyy behind my usual reading schedule this year.  Things have just gotten in the way […]

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Monday Musings

Currently… 1. Listening to Lila practicing Region music.  All. The. Time.  And scales. 3 octaves some of them.  Oye! Also frequently listening to the Disney Frozen radio station on Apple music.  It’s lovely.  There actually aren’t a lot of Frozen songs – it just has a lot of current and classic “cartoon” Disney songs and […]

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Vlog: Making Trail Mix

What happens when you’re lonely at home with no kids?  You decide to vlog the making of the after school snacks… (The recipe can be found HERE)

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Monday Musings

Flower Mound does not have an H-E-B.  This is quite depressing.  I’ve been trying to decide where to shop for groceries ever since I’ve gotten here.  I’ve been to 5 different stores and none of them feel like “my store” yet.  I went to the grocery store yesterday on a Sunday afternoon and it wasn’t […]

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Five Layer Mexican Dip

One of the perks of not having a job yet has been that I’ve been able to make my kids “After School Snacks” every day, which they of course have loved. This recipe is one that I hadn’t made in a while, and I pulled it out for one of last week’s snacks.  I was […]

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Finding a New Normal

Hi friends!  It’s been a while.  This poor blog is so neglected.  I’m pretty sure they tell you not to do that in blog school, but it is what it is… So, lots has been happening in our little corner of the world.  Our family up and moved 5 hours away from home, and while […]

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Monday Musings

I’ve been quiet.  Sometimes when so much is happening, I just can’t write.  I mean, blogging is therapeutic for me, but sometimes it’s just too soon and things can’t be said.  Sounds, ominous, doesn’t it? So, the elephant in the room… my husband’s job is moving him to another city. In the near future.  Having […]

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Kindness Matters

As you know, my family enjoys the arts.  We enjoy going to musicals, shows, concerts and performances of all types.  What you may not know is that the Odoms tend to have critical ears.  And sometimes mouths.  We have a rule at our house that it’s fine to discuss a performance, but anything negative needs […]

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Monday Musings

You guys!  I had so much fun with the Mothers’ Day posts!  Thank you to everyone who participated.  I had no idea so many awesome moms would be willing to share.  It just shows me how much we need to validate our fellow moms.  It’s hard work, and you ALL deserve recognition. Frixion pens are […]

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Mom Spotlight – Allison

Happy Mothers’ Day!  This weekend has made my heart so full.  I’ve loved interviewing some of my favorite moms and hearing their stories.  If you were to ask my children to make a list of favorite people, “Miss” Allison would be near the top of that list – and it’s easy to see why when […]

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