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Love My Local

Love My Local: Southlake, Keller, Roanoke

Way back in the days of rewinding and playing TLC’s “Waterfalls,” Bryan White’s “Someone Else’s Star,” and Seal’s “Kiss from a Rose” on my Boombox, I moved to Southlake, or Keller, or Roanoke. Back then the city planners couldn’t figure it out. We were right on the edge of all three cities, and I had […]

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pumpkins, shoes, and cookies

Girlfriends Pumpkin Spice Party

Are y’all like me, embracing all things pumpkin with your whole heart come the first leaf to fall? That leaf fell, and I grabbed my flannel plaid scarf, chambray shirt, and favorite fall mug filled to the brim with pumpkin spice coffee. Yes, I said it . . . PUMPKIN SPICE!   I hadn’t thrown […]

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maple cinnamon oat hand pies

Let’s Bake: Cinnamon Oat Hand Pies

When your daughter brings you her little spatula from her play kitchen and says, “Mama, can you teach me how to use this?” You drop everything, put on an apron, and bake! In that moment, all of my home cook dreams came true. I love baking and cannot remember a time when aprons, recipes, and […]

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Boot Cake

Mom’s Guide to Cake Decorating

One of my favorite pastimes is letting the house get quiet, breaking out the mixer, whipping up some homemade buttercream, and decorating birthday cakes for my kiddos. As a mom, I don’t have a lot of time to indulge in hobbies, but baking and decorating cakes for my kids is one that I make sure […]

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