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Patrice

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The Dreaded Swimsuit Season

It's coming. I see it in Target (I'm pretty sure it has never left), Walmart, and Old Navy. Swimsuits everywhere! The thought of getting into one of these dreaded torture devices terrifies me. Every year...
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Projects and Home Improvements

We need a larger house. There are five of us and only about 1600 square feet. We are growing out of space. This isn't a bad thing in the least! This is our first home...

Forced Family Fun, Snow and Ice

My family, minus the husbands, went on a weekend getaway (we like to call these little trips together "Forced Family Fun") to Toledo Bend this past weekend. We knew we would be having some...

Stop. Meditate and Listen

Meditation. I never really understood what it was or how people were able to sit in one spot, clear their thoughts, and relax. This was completely foreign to my anxious mind. After the hubs and...

And Now on to Mardi Gras?

How are we Louisiana people supposed to transition from Christmas to Mardi Gras with parades canceled?! I know at this time only New Orleans has stepped up and said they are canceling parades, but...

I’m One of the Lucky Ones

Co-parenting is not always easy. It's not always fun. It's always confusing and stressful. Hey! It's parenting! Unless you're one of the lucky ones. It Hasn't Always Been This Good There were years where it was...

Election Day Hangover

Two days. It took a full two days to really recover from the hangover of working the most monumental election in history. 17 hours. Checking identifications, birth dates, addresses and relaying the names letter...

It’s Time to Show Up!

It's a revolving topic these days. 2020 is a dumpster fire. We're all done. Bring on 2021! Think about this though.... what if you took these last months of 2020 and turned it around and...
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Exercise Your 19th Amendment, Work Those Polls!

2020 in all its glory is also the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, also known as women’s right to vote! **high fives** I decided what better way to celebrate this momentous anniversary than...

Learning and Growing After Suicide Loss

September is Suicide Awareness month. Unfortunately this is a subject I have dealt with this on more than one occasion. Losing someone is never easy. Losing someone who takes their own life can be even...