Bixbee Backpacks {review and giveaway}

BIxbee Backpack Review and Giveaway

When the Little Lady started Kindergarten last month, we debated on whether or not we should purchase a new backpack.  She had used the same bag for two years and, while it had definitely held up with the rough daily use that only exuberant preschoolers can give, it was a little worn around the edges… 

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Make a Better Burger with Tillamook {giveaway closed}

Tillamook Cheese Coupons

It’s the end of May.  The end of Spring (at least in Texas).  The end of the school year.  And it’s the end of “Burger Month.” Yes, like most foods and meals, there is a month dedicated to all things “Hamburger.”  Now, to a burger girl like me, any and every month should be Burger… 

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Don’t Forget the Giveaways


So, I don’t normally have a lot of giveaways around here — except for this week. I’m not sure how it happened, but I have THREE food-centric giveaways that are live … and another posting this next week. If you’ve missed out on them, here they are … and, good luck! Current Giveaways Cookbook Giveaway (ends 6/7):… 

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Plan a Trip to Your Alamo Happy Place (giveaway closed)


In the nine years the Husband and I have been married, we have been on ONE vacation — a trip to Bermuda in 2008. It was beautiful. It was romantic. It was kid-free. Since that time, however, we’ve been in a season of life where babies were crying everywhere, no one liked riding in the… 

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Finding Ways to Deal With Stress.

herbs that help mood

(dramatic re-enactment … but trust me, she NAILED the five-year-old attitude I see naturally every. single. day.)  Yesterday, as the sky was turning periwinkle and orange while the sun set, I picked up my phone and called the Husband. I was calm and quiet as I asked, “When. Are. You. Coming. Home?“.  Slow, deliberate, serious…. 

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