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Summer Like a Kid!

Summer Like a Kid!

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 23, 2017) “Behind every great kid is a mom who is pretty sure she’s screwing it all up.” This quote by Lisa Jo Baker is something…

Mother’s Day Thoughts

Mother’s Day Thoughts

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 11, 2017) In church our pastor was speaking about doing good in this world and realizing what our gift was when God created us. Without hesitation…

Taking Christmas Back – Part II

Taking Christmas Back – Part II

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 9, 2015) It’s been a year since I wrote my article, “Taking Christmas Back,” for Blue Ribbon News, and as I reflect on that article I…

Top three tips for finally achieving your New Year’s resolutions

Top three tips for finally achieving your New Year’s resolutions

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 31, 2014) Here we go again…New Year’s resolution time! The standard lose 10 pounds, get healthier, and spend more family time seem to automatically go on the…

Taking Christmas back

Taking Christmas back

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 6, 2014) I decided I want Christmas back! I want to avoid the traffic jammed parking lots, the Black Friday shopping, the long list of gifts for…

Wedding bells ring for autumn bride

Wedding bells ring for autumn bride

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (October 6, 2014) October is all about fall, football, sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes and Halloween. This year it is full of tulle, flowers, cake and mostly love for…

Try something new when the kids go back to school

Try something new when the kids go back to school

ROCKWALL, TX (August 20, 2014) School has been out of session for nearly 90 days, and all of a sudden the kids are headed back to class again. After a…

On a tank of gas from Rockwall, Texas

On a tank of gas from Rockwall, Texas

ROCKWALL, TX (July 10, 2014) Growing up some of my favorite memories came on Sundays when we had our “family day.” My mom packed up some snacks and her handy…

Coupon shopping: How to clip your way to savings

Coupon shopping: How to clip your way to savings

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (June 25, 2014) Expenses are on the rise right about now with the kids home from school, more backyard entertaining with family and friends, and even vacations. Cutting…