Usually when we go to Aruba, it is just a few of us at a time. This time, we took a lot of extended family and it was definitely a different experience for us. Most of us met in Austin and got a connecting flight from Houston with Southwest Airlines. The flight from Houston to […]
Hubby is retiring in exactly one month. It’s exciting. It’s terrifying. It’s overwhelming. We are going through massive changes in our lives and I am not one to deal well with change. But today, we made a decision that I feel good about. It totally changes our plans. No more log cabin. Instead, we put […]
Jack is my chocolate lab. He’s really big. And he’s really dumb. But I love him. More than most people. Not my people, just other people.
I hate baking. And not just because my last name was Crocker. That means I should love baking, right? I also hate sweets. Which should mean I weigh a whole heck of a lot less than I do. But I don’t. So when my kids ask for a dessert, I break out one of my […]
Tips for help you cut corners where you can so you can stop half ass the whole mom gig. Spend less time on the little things so you can have more time for the big things.
Today’s half assed mom tip is How to reheat leftover mac and cheese without ending up with a rubbery lump of crap no kid will eat. The secret? Milk. Pour some milk in the bottom of the pan, warm it up and dump in your congealed lump of leftover mac and cheese. As the milk […]
I need a space to jot down groceries that we need. A large space. a very large space. So I painted one whole wall of my pantry. First I lined my paint tray with foil so it would be super easy to clean up. This way I don’t have to buy disposable trays, I just […]
We have officially entered hunting season. My crazy life goes from football season straight into hunting season. The only good thing is that I don’t hunt, so it doesn’t directly involve me. Although, I don’t play football either and that seems to involve me quite heavily, so I’m not sure how the logic works. Anyway, […]