It’s Fall Y’all

I am totally enamored with three-tiered trays right now! I got a couple (started with one…but wound up getting another one today) and thanks to a 70% off sale at Michael’s…I got them both decorated today. Continue Reading →

And Tony Wins Again

Tony took the Taylor Award for largest fish, 3rd time to win! He and the boys enjoyed the camp out and brought home the coveted trophy. Way to go, Chief! Continue Reading →

Visiting Gigi at Work!

This is one happy mama and Gigi!!! My kids are finally home in Texas where they belong! Love having my daughter close…and time to spoil my grandbaby!

Nom Nom Nom

Made a big ol’ batch of pork fried rice for dinner tonight (it’s what you do with left over Easter ham). This stuff is so tasty…and it makes enough to feed an army! Recipe in post. Continue Reading →

Hippity Hoppity

Happy Easter! This year we have Tony’s folks and MeeMaw come over, and James and Christina stopped by too! It was great to get to be a part of Aiden’s first Easter…and Gigi may have gone a little overboard with the photos (nah)! Continue Reading →

What a Smile

Can’t get enough of this little man! And Uncle Donny has his smiling from ear to ear! We are all so glad to have this little guy home with us!

Shoot Em Up

Tony and I took Caleb, Jason, James, and my friend Leslie to the range for a little target practice. I think we all did pretty stinking well! Continue Reading →

Jewelry Just Because

When your hubby buys you jewelry…just because! #loved

Flexible

Put Aiden in his car seat and BOOP…up went the legs! I think we laughed for 30 minutes over this!! What a flexible little man!

Pappadeaux Crawfish Boil

Headed to Pappadeaux for our friend James’ birthday. Tony got the crawfish boil. This guy is cute even in a bib!

Thanks, Bubba!

Big thank you to my brother, Johnny! I love this autism t-shirt!! Thanks for getting it for me! Love you!

Mom on Strike

That. Is. It. I’m done doing the dishes. Everyone just grabs a new cup, a new bowl…and never washes the one they used prior. Well…I’ve had it. This chore is getting delegated to someone else.

Happy St. Patty’s Day

With sparkling eyes and a smile like this…who wouldn’t have a Happy St. Patty’s Day with this little man?

Walking With Uncle Caleb

Well…more like riding in the new stroller Gigi and Pappy got him…but Aiden loves to hang out with his Uncle Caleb! Continue Reading →

Coming Home!

I am so excited that Amanda, Jason, and Aiden are moving home to Texas from West Virginia! We’ve had to go way too long without them! I cannot express the joy in my heart knowing they’ll be close by! Ready for some Gigi time!

SXSWEdu

I got to go to SXSWEdu in Austin this year. VERY different conference from TCEA, with a totally different focus. It was amazing! I got to meet Temple Grandin and had her sign a book for Zachary. Continue Reading →

Our First Tooth

All the fussy nights and whining has finally produced Aiden’s first tooth! Our little man is getting so big!

Bacon Cheeseburger Pie

It’s what’s for dinner. Yep…this whole post is just to show you how yummy this pie was! Recipe in post. Continue Reading →

First Spring Ride

Nothing like a sunny day and a motorcycle! Our first ride of the spring. It was a little windy and chilly…but fun!  Continue Reading →

Spring is in the Air!

Bright blue sky, beautiful white blooms. Spring is finally here! Continue Reading →

Best. Teacher. Ever.

Zachary loves his teacher, Kari James. When he was refusing to go to school, she and para Duke Simms started coming over in the morning to help us get him to BHS. That is real dedication. We love both of them like family because they really, truly care about our Zachary.