My very first outlet shopping experience was back in the 1980's when we drove from my hometown of Kilgore,Texas to Dallas to find my sister Lynn and me our high school beauty pageant dresses. My daddy … [Read More...]
Does your child ever come running in the house from outside and is so excited to tell you something that they can't get the words out fast enough? You then have to tell them to slow down so you can … [Read More...]
When we were spending time with family in East Texas last week, we ate a place that my sister suggested. We had a busy morning of talking and the men had been out golfing in Longview. We knew they … [Read More...]
When I was trying to decide where we could go for our 20th wedding anniversary getaway, the only requirement was that it should be quiet and relaxing. With a very busy house of 3 kids, it's a luxury!
In case you haven't been to this little part of the Hill Country in awhile, you will be in for … [Read More...]
When you live in a city of a million people, sometimes spending a little time away in a small town is the perfect summer vacation.
And that's what my family decided to do when we went to my hometown of Kilgore, Texas.
We booked four nights at a local hotel and acted like tourists.
Can you … [Read More...]
Sassy Update: I was honored to have this blog post featured on the cover of a national parenting magazine in the October 2013 edition. I am beyond blessed to know these two amazing families and share their story. ~Laura Nivin aka Sassy
This picture has been circulating around the … [Read More...]
I was born with naturally curly hair. I used to hate it when I was growing up. I finally appreciated it by the time I reached high school.
I was looking through some old photos while I was cleaning out my guest bedroom closet. I could almost give you the exact date simply by seeing my hair style … [Read More...]
I took a trip down the “Long and Winding Road” near my hometown in East Texas this past weekend. I haven't been down this road in a very long time. It is about 3 miles long and full of twists and curves. Not only is it scenic but is also somewhat secluded as well.
I don't know the … [Read More...]