Author Archives: Erica Easter-Arevalo

Does anyone play question games at dinner? We do! I feel that it is important learn about as much as you can about the people you love most.  If 2020 has shown us anything, it is that life is fragile and should be spent with love and caring for all.  I love questions that are…

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Thanksgiving Memories

This year looks a lot different for many of us this year; 2020 gave us so many surprises that it feels so surreal. I just love the makings of Thanksgiving! It takes me back to several memories that I had about this holiday. I remember being little, sneaking in a few moments to see the…

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Growing up October was a month full of fun and excitement. I remember in elementary school, the teachers would start slowly incorporating the Halloween colors. I remember seeing some of the cut out of witches, ghosts, pumpkins bought at TG&Y and beautifully displayed in the main hall way with a message. The message was always…

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Bacon Ranch Popcorn

I love the fall but most of all I love October! The smell, the chill in the air. NO BUGS!  The fall is the best time of the year.   Did you know that it is National Popcorn Month, as well? Yes! I love a good batch of popcorn. I loved that there are so…

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Memories of Mama

My mama was a force to be reckoned with. She always had a laugh or smile that would warm your heart. She didn’t take no gruff and you better come with your best southern manners.    She made instant friends and fans wherever she went (one time, I was living in Austin and a woman…

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It’s that time again. BACK. TO. SCHOOL.  Whether your child is going physically or virtually, it is important to start some routines or rituals.  Here is my advice for this year: First: Sleep is Crucial. Make sure children get enough sleep. Since having the longest Spring Break ever, some of us have just been plain…

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