I'm a horticulturist by trade, so my kids get to live around all kinds of plants, both usual and unusual. We only have about a 1/10 acre yard, but we grow a lot of plants! If you ever need...
Hi. My name is Lauren, and I am married to a coach. Specifically football and slow-pitch softball. Two sports that I know very little about. Well...technically I know very little about most sports. I'm not exactly what you would call...
I hope you didn't click on this expecting a skinny girl in Spandex to show you how to change the tire on a bicycle. If that's what you're looking for, this ain't it, Sis. This is just a little...
My narrative of the events of September 11th won't shed light on anything newsworthy. It's one perspective by a military spouse; it is not reflective of all spouses. It's simply a way to remember and honor the day, the...
Tired of feeling like Paul Bunyan every Autumn? Well, look no further. With my 4 flannel fixes, you’ll be singing #Fallelujah all the way to the apple orchard. 1. “Soccer Mom Savvy” Bloated from binging on chips last night? Who cares when you can...
It’s early in the morning, I’m in my favorite fleece zip-up onesie and my bedhead is epic. I feel excited because today isn’t a regular day...I’m at Nana’s house! I can hear her bustling and clanging in the kitchen...
So, you've heard about the STATE Fair, but do you know about your COUNTY Fair? Every county in Oklahoma holds its own Fair, typically in August or early September each year. Usually, it's a collaborative effort among the Fairboard,...
Do you remember the beginning of social media? I do. I remember thinking, "This is so amazing! I can keep up with all my friends and family even from afar! What a great way to nurture my friendships!" Okay, that...
The book is always better than the movie. I would go so far as to say it's a fact, but I can only think of a couple of instances where that might not be true. Did you know that most...
I’ve heard the analogy that books can be described as mirrors and/or windows. Mirrors that allow us to see ourselves in literature. Windows that give us a view into others’ lives.  As an avid reader, I have found myself adding...
As the temperatures go from warm to hot and the air conditioner blasts all day long, I find myself looking for literally any way to escape the heat. This includes when I cook meals. There is nothing I hate...
To all of the Virtual Learning Moms out there, I have one thing to say to you: You are ROCK STARS.  When I say rock stars, what I really mean is that you are magical unicorns with incredible powers to face...

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