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    Vacation Texas Beaches

    July 17, 2017

    We started our beach leg of vacation in Houston (only one hour from Galveston). We visited the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The highlight of this adventure was the butterfly exhibit. I’ve always wanted to visit one, but our children were just too little. It was exciting to see all the butterflies, and if you get lucky, sometimes they land on your body Our beach house was available that afternoon and we drove over and signed for the keys, before…

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    We returned from our epic vacation last week. This is our first family vacation in 2.5 years, so we made it a big one. I’m still recovering. This post covers the first leg of…

    July 10, 2017
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    Great American Road Trip

    We are going on a great adventure!!! In a few weeks we will leave for our multi-state road trip with the younger four children. It will involve twelve states, two coast lines, camping, eating,…

    June 12, 2017
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    Embroidered Pillow for Mother’s Day

    *this post contains affiliate links I was inspired by the beautiful embroidery projects on the Prudent Homemaker site to try my hand at embroidery. I had this idea to make my Mom an embroidered…

    May 16, 2017
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    Dinner Party Macaroni Au Gratin

    Sometimes just an ordinary dish won’t do for a fancy dinner. Everyone loves macaroni and cheese, but this dish takes it to an elegant level. When I was pregnant with my first set of…

    May 8, 2017
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    When Life Throws a Curve Ball

    I was planning to write last week, and life threw me a curve ball. My planned post was all about Easter and Passover, it was full of joy and themes of deliverance. Today, I’m…

    April 24, 2017
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    Kolache! Try a Taste of Texas

    A must stop on the Texas I-35 route between Dallas and Austin is the town of West, Texas. The town is not much to look at, but you would never know it by the…

    April 3, 2017
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