So, Your Young Adult is Joining Texas A&M’s Corps of Cadets

Texas A&M University is a powerhouse of an institution, and the Corps of Cadets certainly makes it unique. They’re called the “keepers of the spirit” for a reason. It’s their discipline, dedication and love for Aggieland that ensures generations of students will always know what a special thing it is to call yourself a Texas…

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Before & After: Curb Appeal

Mr. Whitaker and I love agriculture. It’s why we have four degrees in the field, between us. Both of us agree, though, that if we could go back and do it again, we’d both major in horticulture. Of course, I would exclude indoor plants because I kill them everytime. But seriously… When we moved into…

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Before & After: Mudroom Hallway

This pass-through hallway initially started as nothing. But, as the kids started going to school and backpacks started accumulating all over the house, we knew we needed a better solution. We added a hook system which worked beautifully for nearly a decade. But, leave it to reels on Instagram, the tail end of a pandemic…

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Happy 8th to the Baby of the Family!

The baby is eight, y’all. Eight. Scott asked me this morning if I was going to dust off the blog and write her a letter. I hemmed and hawed all day long and finally decided to do it. If birth stories are your thing, you might love this one. But, if you’re a fan of…

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