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  • Ryan… Chip time: 46:50.9 Pace: 7:33/M Overall: 74th out of 485 Age Group: 10th out of 37 Traci… Chip time: 55:37.7 Pace: 8:58/M Overall: 184th out of 485 Age Group: 10th out of 46 I’ll […]

    Azalea 10K Results

    Ryan… Chip time: 46:50.9 Pace: 7:33/M Overall: 74th out of 485 Age Group: 10th out of 37 Traci… Chip time: 55:37.7 Pace: 8:58/M Overall: 184th out of 485 Age Group: 10th out of 46 I’ll […]

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  • Is anyone else this paranoid about taking their kids to public potties?* *Disclaimer…this was a park restroom. You know, the kind without hand soap or lights.

    Too much?

    Is anyone else this paranoid about taking their kids to public potties?* *Disclaimer…this was a park restroom. You know, the kind without hand soap or lights.

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  • The first day of Spring here in Texas, well…it wasn’t very Spring-like to say the least. In fact, this is what our front yard looked like first thing this morning… And it continued to snow […]

    First day of…Spring?

    The first day of Spring here in Texas, well…it wasn’t very Spring-like to say the least. In fact, this is what our front yard looked like first thing this morning… And it continued to snow […]

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  • He’s an awesome cook! On the menu this evening: steak fajitas w/cilantro & cabbage grilled peppers & onions mango salsa grilled corn on the cobb

    Another one of the million reasons I love my husband.

    He’s an awesome cook! On the menu this evening: steak fajitas w/cilantro & cabbage grilled peppers & onions mango salsa grilled corn on the cobb

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  • Ryan is at the studio and the girls are tucked away in their beds. I am sitting on the couch under a blanket with my laptop listening to nothing but the sounds of the keys […]

    Heavy heart.

    Ryan is at the studio and the girls are tucked away in their beds. I am sitting on the couch under a blanket with my laptop listening to nothing but the sounds of the keys […]

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  • I am absolutely loving this beautiful weather! Today was perfect. 70 degrees & sunny. We spent a lot of time outdoors. Took a walk, played outside with bubbles, kicked a ball around the yard, chatted […]

    Spring has sprung!

    I am absolutely loving this beautiful weather! Today was perfect. 70 degrees & sunny. We spent a lot of time outdoors. Took a walk, played outside with bubbles, kicked a ball around the yard, chatted […]

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  • Do you like chocolate & peanut butter? You should definitely give this cupcake recipe a try…its fabulous! Ryan saw Ina Garten makes these on Food Network the other day & has been wanting to try […]

    Chocolate Cupcakes and Peanut Butter Icing

    Do you like chocolate & peanut butter? You should definitely give this cupcake recipe a try…its fabulous! Ryan saw Ina Garten makes these on Food Network the other day & has been wanting to try […]

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  • We have been without internet at the house for about a week now. Its amazing how you feel so out of the loop and in the dark when you aren’t online!  But we are hooked […]

    Updates with Pics

    We have been without internet at the house for about a week now. Its amazing how you feel so out of the loop and in the dark when you aren’t online!  But we are hooked […]

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  • Little Kamryn has always loved her pacifier, also known as pappy. Whenever she gets sleepy, hurt, mad or pouty, she would ask for it. Pappy and her blanky. Her two sources of comfort, other than […]

    How we conquered pappy.

    Little Kamryn has always loved her pacifier, also known as pappy. Whenever she gets sleepy, hurt, mad or pouty, she would ask for it. Pappy and her blanky. Her two sources of comfort, other than […]

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  • Over the past few years of my life, I have set a goal for myself. BE REAL. Be open & honest. Be transparent. Be…well, be myself.  Hi, I’m Traci. Nice to meet you. If you […]

    Get real.

    Over the past few years of my life, I have set a goal for myself. BE REAL. Be open & honest. Be transparent. Be…well, be myself.  Hi, I’m Traci. Nice to meet you. If you […]

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  • Need a new twist on lasagna, pizza, or spaghetti?  Try this! It’s a Rachael Ray recipe that I found on Food Network’s site. Super easy, doesn’t take long, and delish! Ingredients 1 pound pasta curls (recommended: […]

    Pizzagna

    Need a new twist on lasagna, pizza, or spaghetti?  Try this! It’s a Rachael Ray recipe that I found on Food Network’s site. Super easy, doesn’t take long, and delish! Ingredients 1 pound pasta curls (recommended: […]

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  • Thanks to our sweet friends Matt & Cristy – we now are proud owners of a double jogging stroller – yay! We’ve wanted one for a while, but never wanted to fork out the dough […]

    Our new (used) jogging stroller.

    Thanks to our sweet friends Matt & Cristy – we now are proud owners of a double jogging stroller – yay! We’ve wanted one for a while, but never wanted to fork out the dough […]

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  • We are officially registered for two 10k races that I’m rather pumped about. At the end of March, the Tyler Azalea 10k and in April, the Austin Capitol 10k. Yay! The one in Tyler begins […]

    On the calendar…

    We are officially registered for two 10k races that I’m rather pumped about. At the end of March, the Tyler Azalea 10k and in April, the Austin Capitol 10k. Yay! The one in Tyler begins […]

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  • The show Extreme Makeover Home Edition is here in Tyler! They had the kickoff this morning and are surprising the family & starting the build next week. How cool is that?! I went with some […]

    Move that bus!

    The show Extreme Makeover Home Edition is here in Tyler! They had the kickoff this morning and are surprising the family & starting the build next week. How cool is that?! I went with some […]

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  • Yesterday we woke up to a beautiful surprise – SNOW! It rarely snows here in East Texas, so for us- it is very exciting! The college where Ryan works was closed for the day and […]

    Snow Day & Date Night.

    Yesterday we woke up to a beautiful surprise – SNOW! It rarely snows here in East Texas, so for us- it is very exciting! The college where Ryan works was closed for the day and […]

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  • Our two kids are complete opposites. I mean totally different. Sometimes I wonder how they both came from the same place! Addi is very curious, very sensitive, always thinking & contemplating, always talking or singing, […]

    Wonderfully Made.

    Our two kids are complete opposites. I mean totally different. Sometimes I wonder how they both came from the same place! Addi is very curious, very sensitive, always thinking & contemplating, always talking or singing, […]

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  • I’ve heard from a lot of people recently, well maybe over the past 6 months or so, who have started running. I love to get emails or Facebook messages from friends saying they have started […]

    Patiently Running.

    I’ve heard from a lot of people recently, well maybe over the past 6 months or so, who have started running. I love to get emails or Facebook messages from friends saying they have started […]

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  • This is where I work.  My office. This is where I spend a good 8 hours of my day, five days a week. On average, about 40 hours a week. 160 hours a month. 1,920 […]

    Whatever you do.

    This is where I work.  My office. This is where I spend a good 8 hours of my day, five days a week. On average, about 40 hours a week. 160 hours a month. 1,920 […]

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  • Gosh, I love these two.

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  • Chicken & Rice 3 cups MInute Rice, white/brown or mixed Add: 1 can condensed cream mushroom soup, 1 can cream of chicken soup, 1 can chicken broth + 1/2 can of water or broth, dash […]

    Christy's Chicken & Rice

    Chicken & Rice 3 cups MInute Rice, white/brown or mixed Add: 1 can condensed cream mushroom soup, 1 can cream of chicken soup, 1 can chicken broth + 1/2 can of water or broth, dash […]

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