Hometown Vacation

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 say free breakfast buffet? It has quickly become a tradition to get our entire Ott family together in the month of July. This summer, it was over the 4th  of July holiday. Instead of my usual vacation planning on sites like Tripadvisor, I simply called my brother John. I consider him to be … [Read more...]

Sassy’s Big Family-Small Town Giveaway!

I just wrapped up my last post about my hometown of Kilgore,Texas. I hope you enjoyed them as much as did in getting to see my family and friends while I was home. Livin' Sassy is giving away some things in honor of her big ol' family and the small town she grew up in! Sassy's Siblings in birth oder are: Janie,Bill,Trisha,Jimmy,Liz,Kathryn,John,Laura and Lynn I am in my Dad's lap. Can you tell our Mom cut our bangs? In order to be included in the drawing, you must post a comment about your favorite memory growing up in Kilgore or if you haven't been there yet, then mention the … [Read more...]

Shopping and Eating Under the Oil Derricks

There were squeals of delight when I contacted my high school friends to meet me over spring break so we could show off our hometown of Kilgore, Texas. We all currently live in various parts of the state so I had to juggle travel and busy schedules of all these Sassy Mom models but we finally had a date and time to meet so I could take their pictures for the website. We are so proud of the new look and feel of downtown. We couldn't wait to share with you the transformation our town has gone through the last few years.  I knew there were lots of places to shop and eat but I didn't realize … [Read more...]

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