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Editor’s Note: Call that babysitter and put the kids to bed early, because (for whatever reason) there are a TON of mama-friendly events happening this week (and not so many kid-friendly ones… at least that I could find.) So I just kind of ran with that theme. BUT, if you DO know of events, please…

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Harvey Hits Home.

(Photo Credit: REDSTRIPE Photography) It’s been a rough weekend for me. For those of you that don’t already know, I grew up in Sugar Land (Southwest Houston), and spent my first four post-college years living inside the loop in the Galleria area and West University. Wichita Falls has become my home in so many ways,…

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When I started my job, my office came with some artwork already on the walls, but I’ve been wanting to do something that felt more like me for a while. The only problem? I needed something at least 2 feet x 2 feet or larger, and everything large enough to make a difference on the…

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I have to admit it. I absolutely LOVE event planning. It’s one of the strange contradictions of my personality. I am a terrible introvert who has learned to be an extrovert. I generally HATE attending anything where mingling is involved, and hate being the center of attention. (Unless I can hide behind a computer and…

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Am I a Shopaholic?

It is estimated that up to 12% of Americans suffer from a shopping compulsion. You may be a shopaholic if this checklist describes you: You have unopened items in your closet You shop beyond your means You purchase items for which you have no use Disappointments trigger shopping trips You feel a thrill when you…

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I’m not gonna lie. When Hotter’N Hell weekend rolls around, I pretty much refuse to leave the house. There are people and cars EVERYWHERE and of course, it’s SUPER hot outside. But there are some pretty cool things going on, if you’d like to brave the crowds. Check it out…. Monday, August 21: Mom-Day Monday…

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Portion it Yourself!

Grocery shopping is fourth on the list of five things Americans spend most of their money on. There‚Äôs no need to make your bills even higher by purchasing pre-portioned foods for a quick-packed lunch. Buying small bags of chips instead of one family-sized bag, or a single-portion bag of baby carrots instead of a larger…

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Inspiration.

Today I took the inspirational quotes out of their little frame on my desk and replaced them with something that gives me so much more inspiration – to be a better person, to try harder (and keep on trying), to embrace joy as it’s presented to me – to be less cynical and see things…

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***SO excited to be sharing TWO events I am in charge of this week!!! Hope you can make it to our First Day of School Party, and Salsa Day!!!*** Monday, August 14: MomDay Monday at Odd Duck Coffee (1 pm) This upcoming Momday Monday is celebrating national lizard day! We’ll have some lizard pages for…

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