Tag Archives: family

Traffic Jam to the VaJayJay?

Last week Hubby and I were talking about getting out for a date, which is always a MAJOR subject when you have small children. There’s childcare and logistics and the packing of all the crapola that small kids need. Really, … Continue reading

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Inside the Life of A Preemie Parent + Book G!veaway

Welcome back to Risky Baby Business here at More Cowbell! We talk about moms and babies every Saturday over here, particularly those of the high-risk variety. If you want to catch up on the previous posts in this series, click … Continue reading

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Kids: The Agony, The Ecstasy, and The Ways They Embarrass Their Parents

Yesterday was Father’s Day and my hubby really gave it up for Team Dad. Through some miracle, our pastor was able to get him to agree to help give the Father’s Day sermon with two other dads. Hubby’s talk had the inspirational … Continue reading

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Do YOU Know Any Narcissists? Come Find Out!

Welcome to Thoughty Thursday! This is the day of the week that y’all get to be privy to whatever thoughts are kicking around in my brain. Marcy Kennedy’s post, How Do We Know If Someone Has Truly Changed, got my … Continue reading

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The Almost X-Rated Garage Sale

Photo from YourHoustonNews.com Hubby and I hosted a church dinner this last Saturday at our house. About 10-15 of us get together once a month, bring potluck dishes and consume lots of wine. It’s always a blast. I still don’t quite know how … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Love: 50/50 Is A Crap Ratio

Fridays are all about LOVE here at More Cowbell. What better way is there to start the weekend, I ask you? Ingrid Schaffenburg did a post last week called Bring Back That Lovin’ Feeling that’s  fantastic. Her post is well  worth reading … Continue reading

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Because Sometimes Funeral Planning Is Funny…

No, I haven’t fallen off my rocker on this fine Monday morning. I’ve got my mama on my mind. You see, I gardened over the weekend, putting in about 100 daffodil bulbs. Gardening and baking are inextricably tied to my mother, … Continue reading

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When Candy-Making Isn’t So Sweet…

If you read my Sunday post, you know I made candy yesterday – Almond Roca to be exact. I have an old family recipe that my mother gave to me. I honestly don’t know how far back it goes – only … Continue reading

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My Brother Is A “Bag Whore”

Y’all met my brother a few week’s back in 10 Creative Ways To Express Your “Inner F-Bomb.”  He’s just a bundle of personality and he always cracks me up when we talk. (He’s one of my Missouri bunch.) I thought the … Continue reading

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Who Knew Chickens Went On Strike?

I’ve got an eclectic family. There’s everyone from investment bankers to government workers, from ranchers to retirees raising chickens. We traveled to see the family in Missouri this last week and I got a first class education in chickens from … Continue reading

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