Strong Women

I was a single mom for 13 years and with that came a lot of do-it-myself projects. Over the years, I have told y’all about my lack of skill when it comes to plants but what I haven’t shared is that I am AWESOME at reading directions. When IKEA came to Texas my sister and I made the trek to…

I have seen you around town

Every now and then I meet someone that recognizes me from my picture and it truly surprises me. Besides my family and friends, who are obligated to read what I write, I really didn’t think that people paid much attention to it, so it was an absolute pleasure to meet Martha Wells and Cathy Ralls.

Empty Nester Projects

Our girls are moving to Boerne, Texas this summer. Can I just say that there have been way too many life changes happening right now in our lives? First Pace graduating, now this! So I have come up with a solution to stave off my never ending need to mother and that is PROJECTS! I know what you are thinking…

Summer Ready

This May will be a busy one in the Thomas household. I have the daunting task of mentally preparing for Pace, my youngest, to graduate high school on June 1! I’m pretty sure it will take me the entire month. There were times when I thought this day would never come and he would very possibly become a professional high-school…

February 2017 Lifestyle Letter

My dad (Big John) and I were frequent visitors to CHAS.KINCAID GRO. MARKET (KINCAID’S) during the 80’s and 90’s. I was strictly a cheese and mayo only kinda gal and Big John was a “works” guy. One day our order was mixed up and I had my first taste of mustard, lettuce, pickle, onion, and jalapeno. Surprisingly, I didn’t die…

Welcome 2017

I have mixed emotions about 2016. I witnessed some absolutely terrible things happen to family, friends and the world in general, but I also witnessed some amazing blessings as well. I look at the new year as a chance for a fresh start in the aspects of my life that I feel are lacking. If I feel less connected spiritually,…