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If you’re looking for something healthy to eat in the New Year that actually tastes good too, and is super easy to make in advance – look no further. My family always called this Black Bean Salsa, but most people know it as Cowboy Caviar. I think we called it salsa because we ate it…

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Yearly Planners Take 2

Here I am again, this time in January, going to talk about goals & planners for the new year! I know that the consensus is different depending on who you ask but I cannot believe that 2021 is about to move in! I also know that a lot of plans have been moved and\or canceled…

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A Little Normalcy…Co-Op Party

We belong to a co-op here in Burk and when things started shutting down in March(ish), so did our co-op. My kiddos were very disappointed and couldn’t wait for us to start meeting again. Fast forward to this fall & co-op was still canceled 🙁 And then a few months ago one of the leaders…

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December Book Suggestions

One thing that I love to do in December is read. Hot cocoa, quiet area, and ahhhhh….dive in! Well, that is the fantasy at least. In the hustle and bustle of the holidays, I am lucky if I can find quiet. I usually buy my favorites on sites such as www.goodwillbooks.com or www.thriftbooks.com to find great deals. I am…

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 I love December. I love kindness, thoughtfulness, and empathy. I feel that we need this more than ever.  This year has been awfully hard. Some lost jobs, some lost loved ones, some lost hope, and some lost their comforts of daily life. It has been a constant year of change.   I am praying as…

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Christmas Card Outtakes

My top three favorite Christmastime traditions of all time are: Making my grandma’s sugar cookies and decorating them Watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation with my family Sending and receiving Christmas cards I’m not sure anything brings me more joy than getting Christmas cards in the mail. It’s why I (almost) always send them out, and…

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Christmas Gifts For Any Budget!

This year has been hard on everyone, however that doesn’t mean we have to let it interfere completely with the holidays! Here is a gift guide to fit any holiday budget. FUZZY SOCKS – ACADEMY – $5.99 These are my absolute favorite socks! They are warm and fuzzy on the inside but still feel like…

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Reading Through December

Hey Texoma With Kids friends… can you believe it’s the most wonderful time of the year, already? Despite pandemic I hope you can find joy in this season and hold on to traditions that are dear to you. After all, it’s about the moments made together! I hope this blog finds you and your family…

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Don’t let the fact that the name of this bread leads with a vegetable fool you – there is nothing mildly healthy about this bread, and that just makes it super extra delicious. It’s my “signature” thing I bake, and it’s perfect for holiday gift-giving. RECIPE: Oven temp: 350 F Cooking time: 50 – 60…

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Small Artist + Jar Update

Does anyone know where November went!? This month flew by & I am feeling left in the dust! Thanksgiving just left & Christmas is right around the corner! Which, in our household, means crafts are a must! All 4 of my daughters love it and it’s time that they can be creative and I can…

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