Family Archive

  • A few weeks ago, a sports reporter from the Dallas Morning News emailed me and asked if we could set up a time for her to interview me regarding our Turkey Trot family tradition. She […]

    News Story.

    A few weeks ago, a sports reporter from the Dallas Morning News emailed me and asked if we could set up a time for her to interview me regarding our Turkey Trot family tradition. She […]

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  • We had a great time in New Hampshire & Boston last week. It’s beautiful there in the Fall – the display of oranges, reds, and yellows on the trees, snow on the ground, the hills […]

    Our Trip to New England

    We had a great time in New Hampshire & Boston last week. It’s beautiful there in the Fall – the display of oranges, reds, and yellows on the trees, snow on the ground, the hills […]

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  • I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend game 4 in Arlington this Sunday night with my little bro-in-law Jeff for his 21st birthday. The Dixon’s are probably the weirdest most inseparable couple in […]

    World Series Game 4.

    I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend game 4 in Arlington this Sunday night with my little bro-in-law Jeff for his 21st birthday. The Dixon’s are probably the weirdest most inseparable couple in […]

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  • It takes a real man to say yes to his daughters when they ask him to dance in public! I love my man. Oh, to be this carefree!

    Dancing the night away.

    It takes a real man to say yes to his daughters when they ask him to dance in public! I love my man. Oh, to be this carefree!

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  • Well…technically, just Ryan & Uncle Jeff are going to the game on Sunday. But, the girls & I are tagging along for tailgating & a night away in a hotel in Dallas! Plus, it’s Jeff’s […]

    World Series, here we come!

    Well…technically, just Ryan & Uncle Jeff are going to the game on Sunday. But, the girls & I are tagging along for tailgating & a night away in a hotel in Dallas! Plus, it’s Jeff’s […]

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  • Ryan turned 32 last week. I tell him all the time, he just keeps getting more & more handsome every year! I love my man and love sharing life with him. I’m certainly happy to […]

    Ryan’s Bday Weekend Celebrations.

    Ryan turned 32 last week. I tell him all the time, he just keeps getting more & more handsome every year! I love my man and love sharing life with him. I’m certainly happy to […]

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  • A few weeks ago, the YMCA Dallas Turkey Trot posted this contest on their Facebook page… So, I entered. I sent in this story on the day of the deadline (which was my Dad’s birthday)… […]

    Why we trot.

    A few weeks ago, the YMCA Dallas Turkey Trot posted this contest on their Facebook page… So, I entered. I sent in this story on the day of the deadline (which was my Dad’s birthday)… […]

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  • I love Fall for many, many reasons. You may remember…I’ve posted many a blog about why Fall is dear to my heart. But mainly in a nutshell it’s this: cooler temps, pumpkin spice candles, additional […]

    Upcoming.

    I love Fall for many, many reasons. You may remember…I’ve posted many a blog about why Fall is dear to my heart. But mainly in a nutshell it’s this: cooler temps, pumpkin spice candles, additional […]

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  • What goes on when the sun goes down in the Dixon household? You guessed it. At least 2-3 times a week, we’ll all go upstairs to “Daddy’s studio” for epic dance parties. From the robot […]

    Dixon Dance Parties.

    What goes on when the sun goes down in the Dixon household? You guessed it. At least 2-3 times a week, we’ll all go upstairs to “Daddy’s studio” for epic dance parties. From the robot […]

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  • Last night, we went to the “Adopt an Apache” Mixer at Tyler Junior College (a.k.a. “Daddy’s work”) to meet our new tennis player for the year. Our friends, Dash & Shae, started this program last […]

    We adopted another Apache!

    Last night, we went to the “Adopt an Apache” Mixer at Tyler Junior College (a.k.a. “Daddy’s work”) to meet our new tennis player for the year. Our friends, Dash & Shae, started this program last […]

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  • We went to White Rock Lake on Labor Day and intended to run 3 miles while pushing the girls, then head on to do a little shopping & eat some lunch in the big D. […]

    Sporadic Updates

    We went to White Rock Lake on Labor Day and intended to run 3 miles while pushing the girls, then head on to do a little shopping & eat some lunch in the big D. […]

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  • August 31, 2006 August 31, 2011 Our lives were forever changed five years ago when God blessed us with this girl. What a joy she has been to our family! She has a heart of […]

    Happy 5th birthday, Addison Kate!

    August 31, 2006 August 31, 2011 Our lives were forever changed five years ago when God blessed us with this girl. What a joy she has been to our family! She has a heart of […]

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  • Well, we did it. We got through the first day! Let me clarify. What I really should say is that I got through it…Addi absolutely LOVED it! She’s a champ. She marched right in her […]

    Addi’s 1st Day of Kindergarten.

    Well, we did it. We got through the first day! Let me clarify. What I really should say is that I got through it…Addi absolutely LOVED it! She’s a champ. She marched right in her […]

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  • Last week was AWESOME. It truly was. We had such a great time on vacation to San Antonio. Away. Together. Making memories. It was a perfect blend of relaxation and fun activities. I am so blessed […]

    Summer Vacation

    Last week was AWESOME. It truly was. We had such a great time on vacation to San Antonio. Away. Together. Making memories. It was a perfect blend of relaxation and fun activities. I am so blessed […]

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  • Who knew? Kansas City is such a neat place! We certainly had no idea. We made a plan to meet Ross, Ryan’s little brother, & his girlfriend there for the weekend. We were trying to […]

    Kansas City is cool?

    Who knew? Kansas City is such a neat place! We certainly had no idea. We made a plan to meet Ross, Ryan’s little brother, & his girlfriend there for the weekend. We were trying to […]

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  • Lust is a big deal! Temptation is EVERYWHERE, especially for men. I have had recent conversations with friends and family about this very topic. Seems as though it’s an attack on all sides. You can’t even […]

    Bounce Your Eyes.

    Lust is a big deal! Temptation is EVERYWHERE, especially for men. I have had recent conversations with friends and family about this very topic. Seems as though it’s an attack on all sides. You can’t even […]

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  • I’m having a total sappy Mommy moment right now. Every now and then, I like to look back through pics (I now have a mere 13,671 in my iPhoto) and see what was going on […]

    A look back…

    I’m having a total sappy Mommy moment right now. Every now and then, I like to look back through pics (I now have a mere 13,671 in my iPhoto) and see what was going on […]

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  • Ah, the end of the school year. Feelings of accomplishment, joy and relief as you close the page on another chapter of life. Those memories bring a sense of peace and nostalgic gratitude now that […]

    Addi’s Pre-school Graduation.

    Ah, the end of the school year. Feelings of accomplishment, joy and relief as you close the page on another chapter of life. Those memories bring a sense of peace and nostalgic gratitude now that […]

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  • One day last week, the girls are I were out running errands. We were driving down the road and Addi asked me why the sun was “being lazy bones and not waking up?” I told […]

    Up in the sky.

    One day last week, the girls are I were out running errands. We were driving down the road and Addi asked me why the sun was “being lazy bones and not waking up?” I told […]

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  • I got a precious Mother’s Day gift this year. A beautiful gift that I will enjoy for months to come. Sunday morning while eating breakfast, the girls walked up and handed me this sweet homemade […]

    My Flower Garden.

    I got a precious Mother’s Day gift this year. A beautiful gift that I will enjoy for months to come. Sunday morning while eating breakfast, the girls walked up and handed me this sweet homemade […]

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