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Today? It’s Bittersweet

Today is July 18, but you already know that. What you probably do not know is what it signifies for our family. Eleven years ago today, July 18, 2005, we handed over our 7 week old baby boy to a huge medical team for an exploratory surgery to determine if he had biliary atresia, a […]

Honey Basil Lime Grilled Ribs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyKCMasterpiece#CollectiveBias One of my very favorite parts of summer is all the grilling we do. First reason I love it: The food is amazing. Second reason: it doesn’t heat up the kitchen. Third reason: hubby does most of […]

Our Sweet Inspiration

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Muse Cat Food for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I told you about our new sweet cat Mittens a few months ago. She has added so much to our life. I forgot how silly and fun kittens are! One thing I love about […]

Infinite Options with Xfinity

Last week, I got to hang out with some of my Houston blogging friends (and meet some new ones!) and learn a little about what XFinity and Comcast Houston have to offer. Now it’s no secret that my husband and I have never had cable in our almost-15 years of marriage, but I have to […]

How Have I Not Shown You This?!?

If there’s something my husband I know allllll about, it’s remodeling a kitchen. We’ve done it twice from the bare walls to completed kitchen, and I have to say we got much better at it between the first and second time. 😉 I loved designing the kitchen we’ve had since November in our farmhouse– it’s […]

How to do a {big} Vacation on a Budget

Way (way!) back when I started this blog in the summer of 2011, I had a different title and focused mostly on getting good deals. I loved sharing these deals but it wasn’t where my heart was, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t still love finding the best savings in many areas of our […]

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