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Kitchen Table Talk 3
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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What a Wedding Weekend!  Pat and I had a blast at the wedding and reception of our friends, April and Nasser.  They planned their wedding as an entire weekend retreat at Canyon Lake, TX.  Canyon Lake Cabins and Cottages was the location with space for an outdoor wedding and an […]

Wonderful Wedding Weekend – Super DIY


Does that get your attention?  Do you call yourself a Housewife?  It’s a rather outdated term.  A throwback from the 50’s when most men were the single breadwinner for the family and wives stayed home. Stay-at-home Mom seems to be the preferred term now But, how many stay-at-home mom’s really […]

#National Housewife’s Day



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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


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This past weekend Pat, Jolie and I went to stay at the St. Anthony Hotel in downtown San Antonio like I mentioned in this post here.  It was a complimentary stay that Pat won in a golf tournament.  When we arrived, we began to marvel over the beauty and luxury […]

Why the San Antonio Riverwalk is a Great Place for ...


Homecoming Dance 3
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



Kitchen Table Talk 2
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


Pat with running medal
Sorry, I’ve just always wanted to use that line!  Our neighbor had it as a bumper sticker on her car for years because her husband was an avid runner.  My husband, Pat, runs.  I do not.  I like this quote by Jimmy Fallon, “How do you know if someone ran […]

My Husband Runs Around


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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