Author Archives: Lauren Bush

COVID Made Me Buy It

I have Covid Online Shopping Disorder. Like the meme says, “The UPS guy didn’t have an Amazon package to drop off for me today, so he knocked on the door to make sure we were okay.”  The highlight is that my gain is your gain too with my top 10 Covid Amazon purchases that you…

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Easy Summer Meals

I hate cooking in the summer time.  I would rather eat a celery stick and cottage cheese straight from the container than cook after a long day at work and when it’s 115º outside.  But I have learned a few quick tips so that I spend as little time as possible in the kitchen. Chicken…

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Day Tripping In Seymour Texas

Rural Texas is recovering their tourism market faster than any other since the onset of Covid.  Seymour has several locations ready for you and your family to enjoy, take pictures, and make some memories.   Whiteside Museum of Natural History Since their grand re-opening on June 2nd, the Whiteside Museum of Natural History has had 1000…

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Health & Fitness For A Busy Mom

You know when life pumps the breaks?  And you end up eating the dashboard because you weren’t expecting it AT ALL?  That was me. Big time.  Real quick, here’s the “this & that” of my story- This:  I am 38.  I have a 14 & 4 year old, both boys.  I am married. Work full-time.…

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Swimsuits – WHY?!

The mere thought of a swimsuit used to make me physically ill.  I dislike my body in a normal fashion.  It’s not where I want it to be, better than it could be, but nowhere near a place where I feel anything near comfort half naked in public. Two years ago we went to Great…

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Always in your stomach and in your skin there was a sort of protest, a feeling that you had been cheated of something that you had a right to. – George Orwell This is how I feel about winter.  As a Texan, I have come to terms with and accepted our schizophrenic weather patterns, but…

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Feeding Ducks – The Proper Way

Our new passion is feeding the ducks!  Joe is 39, I am 38, Si is 14, and Ben is 4 and we all LOVE feeding the ducks, but I am often concerned we are doing more harm than good.  What are you supposed to feed ducks and geese?  Is bread the right choice?  I was…

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It’s a Sunday, 1 p.m., and no one has eaten yet.  There’s a slow murmur of complaints coming from the back seat of an awesomely outdated GMC Yukon, but the driver doesn’t respond.  The seemingly grumpy male companion in the passenger seat refuses to agree to pizza. More grumbles emit from the back of the…

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I pride myself in being a really good gift giver. I will window shop Amazon all year long for birthday and Christmas gifts and recently have become addicted to “Amazon Haul” videos on YouTube. I also watch Dollar Tree Hauls, Target Hauls, and pretty much anything with the word haul in it. This is my…

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Mom Jokes, or The Lack Thereof.

The internet is riddled with “Dad Jokes” right now. Before this label they were just called bad jokes, but now it’s all the rage to have a one-liner super-punny joke, but only if you are a dad. That’s the double standard of our time. Dads get all the jokes. Moms just choke… on trying to……

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