What I’m Wearing: “Pre-Fall”

“Pre-fall” seems to be a fashion industry term, however if you’re in Texas, or the south, it might really feel like “second summer”!  After a few days recently of lower temps, and most notably – lower humidity, the heat returned with a vengeance, but the promise of lower temps and humidity looms just a few…

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The only thing that stays the same…

…is things change!  If you’ve been here a while, you might remember this graphic when I left the classroom into public education administration, where I’ve been the last 7+ years.  I’ve always believed the road to be winding, never intended to be straight, and to lead where God calls in every season.  This has led…

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2021: Discipline

Like many of you, I have a word of the year, however I never share my word until the end of the year.   2021: Discipline. A word I wasn’t too thrilled with at the beginning of the year.  One I didn’t know how it would impact my year, but here’s a few reflections on this…

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House Projects: Kitchen Remodel

A casual conversation at a Super Bowl Party about building a new wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling pantry became a full fledged 6 month kitchen remodel!  We started with replacing our tank water heater to a tankless water heater and ended up with a new pantry, laundry cabinets and kitchen including new appliances!  Here’s a recap of the…

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#45

Thank you!  For every word of birthday celebration sent to me.  Each word reminded me of how my life connects to yours because of family, framily, years of friendship and seasons of life. For each of those connections I am so grateful, they have all been a piece of the fabric making up these 45…

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House Projects: Living Room Update

There have been a few updates to the living room since we were married.  One of the first was adding a wreath including the garland from our wedding decor. This is a sweet reminder of the day we became Mr. and Mrs.  The weekend before the big Texas freeze of 2021 we purchased a new…

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House Projects: Dining Room

After our kitchen and dining room was repainted and along the way of the kitchen remodel, we worked on our dining room.  As a reminder, here is a before: Later in the fall, we hung up a new gallery wall, including a mix of things we received as wedding gifts, an engagement photos canvas, a…

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Tournament Season: The day before

As I sit here the day before the first redfish tournament of the year, my mind is all over the place. From where to start fishing, what lure to start with, what is the weather going to do, and the 1,000 distractions that are running in my mind today.

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