It finally felt like Fall today so we headed out to Big Orange Pumpkin Farm  to experience some Fall Goodness.  Growing up in Upstate New York made this one of my favorite times of the year with all the beautiful changing leaves and the crisp smell of the air.  We always went apple and pumpkin […]

Hi everyone!! I know I have been gone for a bit.  A lot has happened… Donnie and I relocated from San Diego back to McKinney, Texas, bought our first home, changed jobs, got our first puppy, Rufus, and had a beautiful baby girl, Ayla, just last month.  Whew, I lose my breath just typing all […]

  Hi Guys, A couple weeks ago I had the privilege of meeting a few individuals within the Kumiai Indian Community while working with  $100 Solution Project on a Semester at Sea Reunion Voyage that I was working on.  This organization is great because they don’t just drop off food and clothing for the people and leave, rather […]

Merry Early Christmas Everyone! What’s better than getting tacky in celebration of the gaudiest holiday of the year? Well, check out The Hogan’s Tacky Christmas!  Donnie and I made our own ugly sweaters from scratch last weekend and I wanted to put these suckers to good use before they get packed away in storage. After […]

Meet my husband and his mother, Blynda, aka my mother-in-law or  in her own words, Udder Mudder. She came out to visit us in October and Donnie and I had been dying to take a trip to Temecula, so we made it happen. I love this fun, crazy woman dearly and I heart how much […]

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