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Hi, friends! With Halloween just around the corner, I felt compelled to share some ideas that will not only feed your need for Halloween fun, but will also address developmental, social, and creative skills, while providing socially-distanced alternatives. I must admit—there is likely no bigger fan of Halloween than myself. In fact, I have spent…

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A couple of weekends ago, we struck gold at both Lowe’s and Home Depot. Both stores were passing out FREE kits they usually use at their in-store DIY workshops for kids! I would say this is a matter of serendipity, but the truth is we visit at LEAST one of these (if not both, multiple…

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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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A couple of weeks ago, I got inspired by this video to make some concrete pumpkin planters for our front porch. They were surprisingly easy! Supply List: 4 Small Pumpkins 120 pounds of Quickrete is just enough for 4 pumpkins (we bought two 60-pound bags from Home Depot) Plastic pumpkin trick-or-treat pails – the $1…

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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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Have y’all heard about the new Crunch Fitness coming to Parker Square this October? I’m so excited to share they reached out to us about partnering on the blog to do a giveaway!! I have to admit I personally have had very inconsistent relationships with gyms and working out in general, but they are doing…

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September Fun In Graham, Texas

Are you like me and going week to week with plans now a days? Hoping COVID doesn’t catch up and take them all back. Well we are rocking and rolling, safely, in Graham, America. With school starting two weeks ago, I have been writing plans again and boy what a joy! Need some new plans…

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