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How To Make The Perfect Peach Pie

They grow the best peaches here!

Step One:
Find a county named after peaches. Go there. Even if it's raining.

Step Two:
Follow the signs. Even if it's raining and you can't see the signs very well.

Step Three:
After you go from the parking lot to the building in the pouring rain, do not close your Read more >

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Ten Moving Tips, Tricks, and Lessons

Our stuff is here! Our stuff is here!

The movers arrived late last week with our belongings, so our weekend was one big whirl of figuring out where everything fits in our new house. And you know what’s fun about moving? All the little plot twists. You know, those things that don’t go quite Read more >

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Husband of the Year

Yep, I'm that smart

Turns out trying to slice the tip of your pinky off while making dinner isn't the smartest plan.

The ER doctors and nurses were fantastic. No stitches necessary, but I had to learn to type nine-fingered for a while there. I was also told bad things would happen if I got the bandage wet.

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Anatomy of a Family Photo

A Mother's Guide to a Memorable Family Photo Experience

Step One: Set a date

Plan a couple months in advance so you can finally lose those fifteen pounds you've been carrying around since giving birth five years ago. (And the ten each from the subsequent pregnancies.)

Step Two: Get a haircut

As the big day approaches, arrange for babysitting so you can go by yourself, or schedule the haircut Read more >

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Top Ten Things You Can Expect To See Here

Thanks for stopping by! I'm excited to be here, and I hope I can add something unique and entertaining to your life, even if just for a few minutes. As this website launches, here's a quick little run-down of the types of posts you can expect to see popping up here from time to time:

  1. My books! As they become available, they'll all be listed on my Books Page.
  2. Tales of an accidental southern belle (Also known as “Tales of a midwestern military wife who was transplanted to the south for a lot longer than she expected.”)
  3. Domestic entertainments–or, as my husband likes to call them, “Kitchen accidents.”
  4. Descriptions of some crazy dreams
  5. More top ten lists
  6. Recipes from a busy mom
  7. Discussions of hot guys and husbandly duties (hint hint: we're going to be staging some husband games)
  8. Books I've loved and want to share with the world
  9. The antics of the children
  10. Your stories! Let me know what you want to talk about.

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