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Finding Purpose When Your Babies Grow Up

I've been laying on the sofa all day, watching sappy movies and eating chocolate covered raisins, and wondering, how did I get here.  It's been no secret that in the last three years or so, I have become somewhat changed, but wasn't sure why.  Today, I realized my why. Being married since 16, and a mom since 17, my life has been consumed ... Continue Reading

Banana Pudding Cupcake

Delicious Banana Pudding Cupcakes

I have loved banana pudding every since I ate my grandma's, so can you imagine having all that goodness in a cupcake?!   Have y'all seen cupcake wars or baking challenge? I am seriously addicted to those shows and the funny thing is, I don't even eat cupcakes that often.  What I love, though, is watching them come up with these glorious ... Continue Reading

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Texas Rangers Gear for Us Fanatics!

Having raised three boys, I have an appreciate for sports.  Even before then, though, I always enjoyed football, soccer, tennis, and baseball.  My brother once played as the pitcher in his younger years and when I was around 15 or so, I attended my first Texas Rangers game.  That was back when Nolan Ryan was a super big deal and I can still ... Continue Reading

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Simple Ideas for a Rockin' Guac Party

Consideration was provided by ConAgra, opinions are my own, always.  That's how I roll. We love this time of year.  The sun shines longer, the flowers are blooming, and we cookout more often. It's a time of year where we can invite good friends over to enjoy a game of horseshoes or just kick back with some music, food, and drinks.   I wanted to ... Continue Reading

Truett with Mott's Snack and Go applesauce

After Practice Snack – Mott’s Snack & Go Applesauce

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Mott's for my time & efforts to create this post.  Opinions are mine, as always, and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Mott's. So guess what, y'all?  I'm a baseball mom.  I have never been one before, so it's kinda exciting.  I'm learning the lingo, dressing the part, and becoming that ... Continue Reading

Eggo Waffles

Leggo My Gluten Free Eggo, Truett!

I was just about to get my breakfast ready when who walks in?  Yep, little man, who after looking at pictures from Easter, doesn't look so little anymore!    Anyways, I told him if he wanted MY Eggo waffles, then he had to make them himself, and give me a morning hug!  He happily obliged and even asked if he could make himself some freshly squeezed ... Continue Reading

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A Look at the Garmin Vivosmart

Whether you are working to lose weight, or simply trying to improve your overall health, there are tons of products out there that offer support and accountability.  The Garmin Vivosmart is an excellent tool that offers you tracking, statistics and daily help to monitor things like your weight, calorie intake and heart rate.  When you decide to get ... Continue Reading

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Getting Active – Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp

It's all about getting out of the house and getting active this Summer.  British Soccer you say?  If you haven't heard of Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp, you need to check it out. I have heard nothing but awesome things about this soccer camp from EVERYONE! British Soccer Camp is one of the most popular camps in North America - ... Continue Reading

Breakfast Quiche with Green Olives Stuff with Pimentos

Olives from Spain in a Quiche and Salad Dressing

Olives, aren't they delicious?  Olives from Spain are what's mostly consumed here in the US, and really, there's no other comparison.  Spanish olives are so versatile and can be used in so many ways. I'm sharing two simple recipes; breakfast quiche and salad dressing. BLACK OLIVES VS GREEN OLIVES There are really only a couple of main differences ... Continue Reading