Category: Miscellaneous

Favorite Baby Books?

Daddy Hugs (Classic Board Book) by Karen Katz

Every night after our baby girl’s bath I took her to the nursery and read stories before bedtime. It provided a lovely daddy-daughter time at the end of each day. Now that she’s 10 years old I see that it inspired a love of books and reading in our daughter that is still part of her bedtime ritual. Which baby books do you recommend?

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Be the Office Hero – While playing Wintastic Rewards!

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This is a sponsored post with RaceTrac.  All opinions are my own. Sometimes during the week I want to play office hero. And when I do, I know just where to go to get treats for the office before work – and some Crazy Good Coffee! There is something for everyone, and I can easily run into …

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How I’ve been finding a way to get EXTRA time in the morning…

Adulting. It can be exhausting. Extra responsibilities and extra deadlines can be the norm. But I’ve recently found something that gives me extra of something I like. Extra time. I used to rush to work and quickly stop and grab coffee. But I’ve changed that lately, and instead I’ve been making my coffee at home …

Adulting. It can be exhausting. Extra responsibilities and extra deadlines can be the norm. But I’ve recently found something that gives me extra of something I like. Extra time. #sponsored

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Summer in the South: Dad Essentials

Hot town, summer in the city…back of my neck gettin dirty and gritty. Let’s ALL sing! Seriously though… summer in the Southern States is a beautiful thing. But it will help if you have a few hand dandy tools helping you make it through the steamy days. Here are a few Dad Essentials I need …

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Make Summer in the South even Sweeter

I love living in the South. Others may complain about all the heat – but I love a sunny day on the porch or working in the yard. And once I’ve worked up a good sweat – all I want is a tall, cold drink in my hand. And it turns out – Racetrac has me …

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I Miss You Dad

My Late Father in Navy Uniform

There are certain times and life events during which the absence of loved ones is most acutely felt. Thanksgiving, Christmas and the birth of a child I’ve found rank high among these. So at this joyous time of year, please indulge me a brief sad moment.

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4 Reasons to visit On The Border – this Summer!

We live in Texas, and it may come as a shock to you, but we Texans really love us some good TexMex food! And that’s one reason we’re stoked about all the new offerings at On The Border this summer! With a great mix of music, drinks, atmosphere… and the presence of tender juicy carnitas… …

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Male Fertility Smoothie!

When my wife and I were trying to have a baby, we did a lot of research on what we could do to give ourselves the best possible chances of a healthy pregnancy. And oddly, all those efforts fell pretty squarely on my wife’s’ shoulders. Was she eating right? Taking the right vitamins – was …

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Never Pass Up a Chance to Dance with Cinderella!

So I'll Dance with Cinderella - Steven Curtis Chapman

While reading her Cinderella, our then 3½ yo daughter asked me to dance. I’m ashamed to say my first thought was, “I’m too tired to dance with you tonight.”

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