When it’s not so Nice and Easy


Well, it's been awhile, so let's talk about hair. I can't help it. I have a lot of it. And I am now at the age where I need to color it every 3 weeks. I am seriously considering getting a wig because if it's good enough for Kim on Real Housewives of Atlanta, it's good enough for me, the Not So Real Housewife of San Antonio. It takes about 3 hours when I go to a salon to get it done. A lot of the fancy salons are starting to get WIFI and serve wine. I guess I shouldn't complain about sitting in a chair surfing Pinterest will sipping chardonnay, as a matter of fact, it sounds like a typical … [Read more...]

A Brownie is a Brownie

When will I stop craving brownies on the day that my twin girls have a Girl Scout Brownie meeting? Why can't they be called Broccolis or Green Beans? … [Read more...]

Never Enough Tape


I wonder if there is a 12 Step program for my 7 year old daughter's scotch tape addiction? … [Read more...]

Laundry Doesn’t Have to Be Boring!

I am having a long overdue date with the laundry today. I hope he takes me for a quick spin while being both gentle and delicate. And maybe if I'm lucky, a little permanent press! May your laundry dreams come true too! … [Read more...]

If You Give Your Mom a Muffin


Yesterday, I woke up and decided I was going to make a special breakfast for the kids. There were 6 more days left of our summer so I wanted to surprise them with a special treat. When I attempt to make something from scratch, it is always considered a treat because my husband is the main cook in our house. Let’s just say it’s not my favorite thing to do. He cooks, I wash the dishes and everyone is happy. I decided to bake them blueberry muffins, one of their favorites. As I was getting all of the ingredients out of the refrigerator, my boy walked into the kitchen. The conversation went … [Read more...]

Sassy’s Meal Planning

I am not sure if this is what they meant in that book about four ingredient meal planning but tonight at my house it is TAKE OUT and BOXED WINE. There, I did it in two ingredients! … [Read more...]

My Big Hair: A Historical Perspective


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 in the photograph. My hair style has changed over the years but one thing I couldn't help but notice was that I have really big hair. I mean, really,really big hair. I thought it would be fun for you to see a little historical look at my life of big hair. Let's call it, "Sassy-A Historical Look … [Read more...]

These are a Few of My Favorite Things!

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I am making a list for a road trip. I am going to a wedding in Dallas. I get to see my great big family and eat wedding cake. I thought I would share with you what is on my shopping list. These are things that I consider road trip necessities. First there is body butter from the Body Shop. The orange scent is so perfect for summer time. I don't wear perfume that much anymore because there are so many scented lotions to compete with the scent. This is my favorite kind. It keeps you extra soft!                 These are makeup … [Read more...]

The Guest Bedroom Closet


I finally cleaned out our guest bedroom closet. I figured it would be nice of me to have a place for my mother-in-law to hang up her clothes in the same room she was sleeping in; unlike the last fourteen years. Our guests have always had to use the hall closet to hang up their clothes when they would visit. I think she is going to be surprised! I am now left with about 6 huge boxes of pictures to sort through and about 1/4 of the clothes that were in there that I just couldn't bear to part with. It feels good. I wish I would have taken a before picture but I hadn't planned on blogging about … [Read more...]

Morning Walk

I rather love a brisk morning walk.....I just wish it didn't involve the dog, my bath robe and the neighbors at the end of the street who now know me more than they ever really wanted to! &%#@& DOG! … [Read more...]

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