I’m going to try to get thru this day without having a mental breakdown. Like all other occasions in our life, the first and the last are always the hardest. Today was the end of single digits in our house. It’s Cassie’s 10th Birthday. It’s all over but the crying. She’s officially a pre-teen. As if that weren’t bad enough, she starts her last year of elementary school this month. So next year, we’ll say goodbye to another chapter inmore
We’re getting ready to celebrate July 4th and it reminded me of the 4th of July 10 years ago when I was pregnant out to here with Cassie. Sweet Cassie, who wouldn’t be born for another month. Sweet Cassie who left me to be hot, bloated and miserable on the 4th ten years ago. Ten years ago, we were living outside of Philly and this particular July 4th, the Rooster and I thought it would be a GREAT idea tomore
I find these notes scattered around the house and in other tucked away places. The Rooster’s documentation of funny things the kids say. And me occasionally I love that he takes the time to listen and document those little things.
If you’re new around here, Welcome to Textas is where I show you my favorite text that I’ve received lately. Closing in on 8th Grade graduation and after having a few conversations, I think I can confidently say that I am not the only mom in our area walking around shaking their heads over the “needs” of their daughters in “order” to graduate. This text shows you what my daughter and her friends are expecting and hoping for. I usuallymore
The Twin City RibFest Giveaway entry is at the bottom of this post…. Anyone who knows me knows that I dig pig. A lot. As a matter of fact if I could only eat one meat, much to my doctor’s chagrin, it would be pig. So believe me when I tell you that my all-time favorite event in Winston is the Twin City RibFest. And it’s coming up next week which makes me really happy. Last year, I begged wentmore