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Rust-Oleum NeverWet™ Spray is Awesomeness in a Can

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Rust-Oleum® via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author … Continue Reading

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THIS is Why Tire Safety is So Important

A few weeks ago, I had the awesome opportunity to attend a Cooper Tire event in San Antonio.   I was particularly interested … Continue Reading

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Alphabet Art Photography – A Gift I Made for My Friend

Just the other day, my good friend Vicki had her *ahem* 20 birthday.  I thought about what to get her for two weeks and then … Continue Reading

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Keeping Christmas Decor Simple

With Christmas around the corner, people are decorating houses, homes, and trees.  And then there's us.  We're keeping our … Continue Reading

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My 5 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep #HavertysYawn

Sleep - who needs it? Well, actually, we all do. Everyone here in my house knows that if I haven't slept good through the night, you do NOT want to talk to me in the mornings. Really though, sleep is vital to our health so I'm gonna share MY tips for a great night's sleep and how to enter to win a heavenly mattress set from Havertys during their … Continue Reading

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A College Essential – Clamcase Pro iPad Mini Keyboard Case

I don't know about all colleges but Toby's college, Abilene Christian University, requires an iPad for classes.  Toby already had an iPad Mini but since it was something that would be consistently used for class, he wanted a keyboard.  There are tons of keyboard cases out there but nothing as sleek & dependable as the Clamcase Pro Keyboard … Continue Reading


Yo Bloggers, Check Out, CoSchedule, the BEST Social Media Editorial Calendar EVER!

Have you guys heard of CoSchedule?  OMYCOW! This social media editorial calendar is the most useful tool I've ever had as a blogger.  I was using another editorial calendar but man, it does NOT even compare to what this puppy can do.  Thank you Trisha for sharing this bit of awesomeness that will help simplify my job! First off, you can use … Continue Reading

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#CruisingCarnival with the Family

The last time we took a Carnival Cruise, it happen to be our 20th anniversary.  This go 'round, it was time for a family trip.  After losing my dad, getting my mom moved and situated, enrolling one kid in college, another contemplating his dream of cowboying, and one ready for 2nd grade, we were due some rest and relaxation time.  I can't thank … Continue Reading

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Why Kleenex is 1 of 10 Dorm Room Essentials for My Toby….and Me

My son Toby leaves for Abilene Christian University very soon, while Truett will be entering the second grade.  It hasn't been until the last couple of weeks that it has really start to hit me that I will only have one boy at home.  It's not just that either, it's the fact that Toby and Truett are soooooo close.  Toby has always, since Truett was … Continue Reading