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Why I Don’t Get Bent out of Shape over “Happy Holidays”

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A few years ago, many Christians put up a big stink about stores using the phrase “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas.” At the time, I was all for it, but looking back, I think Christians could have used their time more wisely. So here are a few reasons I no longer get bent out […]

Volunteerism as a Part of Healthy Living

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This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. When our first son was born sick and we spent lots of time at Texas Children’s Hospital, we knew that one day we’d want to find ways to give back to the medical community that so well supported us. […]

Pins of the Week Party!

Hi friends! I am super excited about co-hosting a fun Pinterest party on Fridays! My Houston-blogger friend Miranda just started her new blog, My Pinning Obsession. I think many of us can identify with a pinning obsession, am I right?   So each Friday at 7 pm CST, come link up your favorite pins of the […]

Fast {healthy!} food

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This post was sponsored by El Pollo Loco, but all opinions are my own Man it’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK. Seriously, can someone please put a “pause” on the calendar? Although I have to say I’m already excited about seeing family, taking a break from our hectic schedule, oh, and the […]

Chocolate Almond Scones

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A few weeks ago, I got on a scone-making craze. I made one flavor, then another, and another one is on the agenda soon. They’re just so yummy- not too sweet but yet still fills that sweet craving. This one was my family’s favorite so far- what’s not to like about dark chocolate and toasted […]

Will You Join me for a Party?

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Hi friends! I’m busy, busy this week getting ready to host a party this weekend. And YOU’RE invited! I know most of you can’t make it to my house, (but if you’re local to Houston, email me for more details!) but luckily you can participate online! I’m having a Christmas Shopping Party where I’ll have […]