Category Archives: Family Fun

A 12 year old’s DC take…or Man, do I love to eat!!

While I tweak my first DC post, grandson #2 sent me a few of his thoughts about our trip.   These two kids were absolute dreams to travel with…no whining, no complaining, no arguements…I’m NOT kidding.  Whatever we suggested, they … Continue reading

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What are your “must see” spots in D.C.?

Big Boss and I are going on a “real” trip!  We’re taking the two oldest grands to Washington D.C.!! Have you been there?  What did you love?  What do you wish you had skipped? Top 5 places to visit? Or … Continue reading

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A Braiding Meemaw or One Woman’s Dream

About 10 years ago, I discovered the art of braiding hair…French, that is.  I was in awe…complete and total awe.  So beautiful but so unattainable.  I had bid adieu to long hair decades earlier and had no little girls to … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, back at the ranch…

Important things are happening!  Spraying weeds is at the top of the list, with working cattle right behind. Kids are on Spring Break so tonight is Cousin’s Night…baking, cooking and organizing at the top of MY list. I’ve finished my … Continue reading

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Ah Ted we hardly knew ye

I had a visitor recently. I wasn’t planning for him at all. I hadn’t even thought about him for years. Oh sure I remembered him and all of his silly quirks. I remembered how he used to show up out … Continue reading

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Teepee Depot

I have a Cherokee great-great-great-great grandmother. I can’t prove she was Cherokee. That’s pretty hard to do. I was going to do the DNA test at Ancestry.com to check it out but now there are reports that Indian bloodline won’t … Continue reading

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Odd things in Strange Places

Such as.. A paper cup under the lamp table that has old jewelry piled on top of it. Pop cans sitting on window ledge. Vintage Humpty Dumpty magazines on the other lamp table. Pink coat draped over red wagon. Bubble jar … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Inservice=Playday at Meemaw’s!

  Just when I was missing the grands horribly…I was told that Monday was an inservice day for the teacher’s.  Which in my mind screamed…”Let’s all go to Meemaw’s!” And they did.  Almost all of them. First there were 2. Then … Continue reading

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Gifts from the Heart are also The Best!

The other day, I stopped by to take DiL and granddaughters a couple of things and chat about silage lunches. The oldest grand was reading to her mom as the youngest came running at me while the second oldest paraded … Continue reading

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Birthday Polka with a Wooden Twist and Candy

Today our twin grandsons celebrated their 12th birthday. Yikes!  How did THAT happen?  Why just the other day… They, like the other grands, get to pick out a birthday cake every year.  This year the oldest wanted a chocolate cake … Continue reading

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