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I have had a deep love for Tartan Plaid for years! I love all kinds of Tartan, but mostly the classic red, the Royal Stewart Plaid. This year though, I have been enamored with Buffalo Check! It is so warm, cozy and hunter’s lodgey. Here are a few pieces I […]

Mad for Plaid!


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Friday I have been blessed with two friends who I have known since my Freshman year of high school.  We won’t talk about when that was!  The three of us make it a point to get together for girls’ weekends away at least three times a year close to each […]

Girls’ Weekend Away in Waco, TX



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Good morning!  Did you have a busy weekend?  We kinda did.  Pat was off on Friday for Veteran’s Day but Jolie had school.  Pat and I decided to go run a few errands but first we ate breakfast at a place called El Jalisco.  They make wonderful breakfast tacos, but […]

Kitchen Table Talk – Tuesday!


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Thrifting Again How do you feel about thrift shopping?  Do you like it? Does it gross you out?  I remember going to a thrift shop for the first time about 20 years ago.  It was called Thrift Town.  I was a snob and was a little worried about germs.  Fast […]

Happy Halloween! This Ghoul Went Thrifting


“Everybody’s working for the Weekend,” Loverboy sang over 30 years ago.  Sometimes it seems that way. Along comes a 3 day weekend, and we get extra excited! Hubby, Pat, won a gift packet a year ago at a golf tournament.  It included a one night stay at the St. Anthony […]

Kitchen Table Talk



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Saturday What’s the saying about teenagers?  They should reenter society at 21? Haha, I’m just kidding!  The kids this weekend were delightful!  The Johnson High School homecoming dance was Friday night so Jolie’s buddies came to our house before the dance to snap some pics around the pool.  I’m taking […]

Sharing our Weekend


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Busy weekend coming up!  Tonight is the Homecoming football game for Jolie’s high school and Saturday night is the Homecoming dance. This is all new to us.  My friend Sandi said I needed to have Jolie’s friends over for pre-dance photos and to host a Pancake supper for after the […]

Kitchen Table Talk


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You may recall the bridal shower I wrote about in this post back in June.  Well the wedding was this past Friday night!  I’d love to go over a little of it with you if you will indulge me 🙂 On Wednesday we were busy folding and tying ribbon on […]

A Wedding Full of Love, Family and Friends



Me and Jolie dressed up
Child on Bus Morning coffee yogurt with berries This is what I’ve accomplished so far.  Oh, and letting the dogs in and out and in and out…  My brain is full of to-does today.  How about you?  What is it about the fall that revs up our busyness? This weekend […]

A Shopping, Lunching and Outlander Weekend