backyard Archive

  • I’ve been eagerly awaiting this day since we moved into our new house! The arrival of fall! And while the whole Fall party hasn’t arrived in our backyard yet, we’re […]

    Fall daze

    I’ve been eagerly awaiting this day since we moved into our new house! The arrival of fall! And while the whole Fall party hasn’t arrived in our backyard yet, we’re […]

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  • Sometimes you can learn a lot from your grandparents. Like how to find little treasures in your own backyard and store them in your tricycle. Like how to make caramel […]

    You can learn a lot from your grandparents

    Sometimes you can learn a lot from your grandparents. Like how to find little treasures in your own backyard and store them in your tricycle. Like how to make caramel […]

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  • This post is part of a series called “Texas Fun…” that bids adieu to some of our friends and family in the Lone Star State. Our goodbye visits with friends […]

    Texas fun with the Wears

    This post is part of a series called “Texas Fun…” that bids adieu to some of our friends and family in the Lone Star State. Our goodbye visits with friends […]

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  • I have a friend named Mander. And I like her for the following reasons. She wears cool scarves. Her glasses boast a little bling. She likes my kids. Those aren’t […]

    My Mander

    I have a friend named Mander. And I like her for the following reasons. She wears cool scarves. Her glasses boast a little bling. She likes my kids. Those aren’t […]

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  • How did you spend your snow day? They’re rare, you know – at least in San Antonio. However, I’m not exactly sure you could accurately describe today’s weather as a […]

    Snow is for donuts

    How did you spend your snow day? They’re rare, you know – at least in San Antonio. However, I’m not exactly sure you could accurately describe today’s weather as a […]

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  • I wasn’t raised to be a tree-hugger. Don’t get me wrong. I wasn’t raised to be wasteful either. But if I had to choose between saving a tree and staying […]

    Tree Huggers

    I wasn’t raised to be a tree-hugger. Don’t get me wrong. I wasn’t raised to be wasteful either. But if I had to choose between saving a tree and staying […]

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  • I don’t know if your kids do this, but periodically (okay who am I kidding, here? Very often) my kids fight over toys. It is not a pretty sight… But […]

    And the winner is…

    I don’t know if your kids do this, but periodically (okay who am I kidding, here? Very often) my kids fight over toys. It is not a pretty sight… But […]

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  • My boys have two speeds. On. (Which is the most frequently used setting.) and Off. (Which is the setting used only by accident or mom’s brute force.) You see, we’d […]

    Two-speed kids

    My boys have two speeds. On. (Which is the most frequently used setting.) and Off. (Which is the setting used only by accident or mom’s brute force.) You see, we’d […]

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