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Fat Tuesday, mm, hmmm. Mardi Gras! We love celebrating it in my family! We began commemorating the day soon after taking a few trips to New Orleans in the early 90’s. I was working for Southwest Airlines as a reservationist and earning space available passes for not missing any work […]

Get Your Mardi Gras On!




Good Tuesday morning everyone! Brrr, we are having a winter ice situation here in San Antonio, TX and the city has pretty much shut down! The schools are closed, the Air Force base where my husband works is closed and many streets are blocked off. We don’t do well with […]

Closed for Business?


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I am literally sitting here at my kitchen table typing this out on my cell phone huddled by a space heater. We have been without heat for a week! The repairman is due though between the illustrious hours of “10 and 2” so keep your fingers and toes crossed! Everyday […]

Kitchen Table Talk


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Saturday I love Saturdays! There are usually lots of options on how to spend the day! Pat made us all bacon and eggs this morning with cups of coffee. He made them the “bad for you way” of cooking the bacon first and then frying the eggs in the bacon […]

Back into the Swing



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Pat, Jolie and I were in high cotton this weekend! We were in Dallas for the wedding of one of my best friend’s son. Jolie had never been to Dallas, so she was excited about using her new Nikon for the sites. We were invited to the rehearsal dinner Friday […]

Oh What A Night!



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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!



Midlife Skin Protect it this Winter! 2
Midlife Skin Main Points Menopause changes our skin in many ways to include decreased skin thickness and elasticity, loss of collagen, increased looseness, and wrinkling. Menopause.org says, “More marked aging of the skin occurs with exposure to certain environmental factors, principally chronic sun exposure and smoking. Signs of skin aging […]

Midlife Skin- How you can protect it this Winter!