A Tropical Bridal Shower

Busy day today as we hosted Dusty Hanson’s bridal shower. We had a fun tropical theme, lots of games, and a fun crowd. What a fun way to honor the bride-to-be and spend some girl time together. Continue Reading →

Men Need Meat

I got a hilarious text from my hubby, who was apparently over all the casseroles I’d been making for dinner lately. He simply said…I am a man. Men need meat. Bring home meat.  Continue Reading →

Happy Valentine’s Day to Me

Tony got me the tall, beautiful jewelry stand I’d been asking for! And he’s working hard to help me fill it. What a lucky girl I am!

My Silly Boys – So…So…Silly

My crazy boys! They always make me laugh. They will do just about anything…as long as it’s completely silly! Continue Reading →

Beautiful Morning

Tony took a fishing trip to Purdis Creek and got these beautiful photos. Continue Reading →

Someone Missed Me

Got home from Austin, and my hubby had these beautiful rings for me. He knew I was feeling down about John, and wanted to cheer me up! I love this guy!

Down Again – But Up Again Too

While I was in Austin, John fell and injured his left knee again! His surgeon said that her repairs never break…and they didn’t. When John fell in his hallway, the tendons on his knee didn’t tear loose. Instead, they broke his kneecap. Continue Reading →

Kim Presents for Google in Austin

Headed down to Austin for the annual TCEA Conference. This year, Google invited me to present in their showcase area. I also presented during the main conference as well. Continue Reading →


On our way home from getting Caleb a costume for his choir concert…we saw this minivan. Their back window was completely gone…and they’d replaced it with duct tape. Seriously??!! Continue Reading →

Rockin’ the Medieval Look

Caleb needed a costume for the Choir Madrigal dinner…so off to Magic, Etc. we went. He narrowed it down to these two outfits and eventually went with the Joshua blue one. Continue Reading →

Chinese Food With Donny

Tony grabbed Donny for a dude’s lunch at a local Chinese food place. They had a good time hanging out together. It’s hard not to have Donny home any more, but it’s nice to be able to things like this with him. Continue Reading →

Got His License!

What a great day for Caleb! He got his license! We decided to let Maverick Driving School do the first part of the driving instruction, as well as the classroom instruction this time….and boy were we glad that we did! Continue Reading →

Say Cheese

My hubby upgraded my camera rig! A new camera, higher pixels, and two great lenses! Now to watch YouTube to learn how to use all of this!

Getting Old

Ugh…have to wear my reading glasses all the time to see anything I’m reading. But I can’t walk around in them…so, time to go get bifocals. Sigh.

Rodeo Goat

Tony and I enjoyed some mimosas and yummy lunch at Rodeo Goat. Continue Reading →


Had a fun time playing Donny’s new card game, Munchkin.  Continue Reading →

Breakfast of Champions

Tony enjoyed a little Caldo de Res for breakfast! He loves his Caldo!

Bling! Bling!

Spent some of my Christmas money on new clothes and jewelry! Got an “Amanda” necklace…all blinged out!

A Visitor from Down Under

Tony’s friend Val Kim from Australia came to visit us for a bit tonight. He and Caleb jammed on guitar and drums, he and Tony talked, and we really enjoyed the visit. Continue Reading →

Uncle John’s Surprises

John sent Caleb a cowboy hat and USMC belt buckle. He also sent Liam a limited edition Vanoss shirt. Awesome gifts! Thanks, Uncle John! Continue Reading →

Bama Buddies

Tony and Liam had a great time visiting with friends in Alabama. They say Paul, Jamie, and Tristan…then went to see Pete’s family. Good times. Continue Reading →