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Easy Southwest Pinwheels

Easy Southwest Pinwheels

I wanted to take some time to share with you a SUPER quick – SUPER easy – SUPER delicious recipe from my weekend! Pinwheels are an easy appetizer for a crowd… and this weekend, I needed an easy crowd-pleaser to share with family and friends.

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DIY Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

DIY Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

Happy May Day! It is hard to believe it is already May 1st! The weather here has been up and down and up and down… And honestly, I’m completely tired of hearing the S-WORD!!! SNOW should not be in the forecast for May in Missouri! Anyway, I hope you are enjoying a little sunshine today wherever … Continue reading

Easter Keg Hunt 2013

Easter Keg Hunt 2013

I am a member of a local community betterment club and this past weekend we hosted a fun event for our members. This year marked the first annual Easter Keg Hunt! We are always looking for unique fundraising ideas for our age group and thought we should give this idea a trial run with members before opening up the … Continue reading

Easter Treasure Hunting

Easter Treasure Hunting

That afternoon, we hopped on over (did you like that Easter-ish verb?!) to Dan’s family gathering. We helped my niece and nephew hunt Easter eggs – which I secretly… or not-so-secretly LOVE! I’m the one you will see running in a dead sprint for fun-size snickers or a $1 bill in our family! I’m a competitor! And… I love sugar!

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Spring Break Snow Bunnies!

Spring Break Snow Bunnies!

This past weekend my little sister came home for the first time since Christmas! She has had a very busy basketball season and is finally able to enjoy a Spring Break!!! She’s got me singing, “Reunited and it feels so goooood” (chuckles) Oh, how I’ve missed that girl! We hung out ALL WEEKEND!!! We were … Continue reading

My Kind of Green!

My Kind of Green!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!! Hope you all are having a festive weekend! It has been a whirlwind of a weekend for us! We went to see our good friends on Friday night for the housewarming I told you about. And on Saturday, Dan and I worked all day at a local bull sale with some family … Continue reading

Chick Brain and Road Trips

Chick Brain and Road Trips

It happened on my way home from work on Valentine’s Day. My mind was racing, I was tired, overwhelmed, anxious, and did I mention tired? Then I realized I had it…again. No matter how hard I try to prevent it, it comes on quickly like a nasty touch of the flu – unexpected, unpleasant and downright ugly… Chick … Continue reading

Be Mine… Wine

Be Mine… Wine

Yesterday, Dan and I both took the day off of work to finish up the closing process on our farm loan. It was a day of “to-do’s”… check, check, check … and check! It felt so good to cross some things off the ever-growing list! We also found some time to unwind and were able … Continue reading