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WASHINGTON — Today, Lucia Kathryn “LucyKate” Walters, (Only Child-Leesburg, VA), announced that she is resigning her position of Only Child in order to pursue the post of Big Sister in the Walters family. “Being a big sister is not an easy task but I am up for the challenge,” said LucyKate. “Having just had a…

Pancake Saturday {Cooking Adventures: Day 6}

Saturdays are for two things: sleeping in and eating pancakes. When I was little, I spent Friday nights at my Me-Maw’s house. Every Saturday morning she made me chocolate-chip pancakes. She would mix up the batter but she would let me help. I would scoot a kitchen table chair up next to where she stood…

Walters, Party of Three

We just returned from an extra long road trip from DC to Memphis. On our way home we stopped in Strawberry Plains for Cracker Barrel.  Normally we would have hit a Chick-Fil-A Drive through and kept on truckin but when you have a baby in tow stopping at a fine establishment like the Cracker Barrel…

Where is Mary Poppins When You Need Her?

Tomorrow I will be the proud momma of a 9 month old! LucyKate is growing and changing and getting cuter, smarter and more alert by the minute!  I can tell such a huge difference in just the last week.  She is totally out of that “infant” stage and headed full-speed into the world of the…

Cooking With Love

Have you ever heard someone say a meal was “made with love”?  Some food just tastes better when its made by someone who loves you, someone who enjoys cooking and painstakingly prepares meals for their loved ones. I feel this happens most often when you eat a delicious meal prepared by someone who as been…

What’s Going On??

My blogging was quiet in April.  Here is what you missed: Zone diet = royal failure.  Short story is that the Zone Diet requires more discipline than I can endure right now so I do not recommend anyone use Zone to start a diet, maybe to maintain a weight or explore new strategies for healthy…

Val Gal

For Valentines Day we did a little photo shoot 🙂 LK’s three grandmommas got these pics yesterday but they were too cute not to share with the world! And of course, we had to get a little Cupid shot And this is when I knew the photo shoot was over! Hope you had a lovely…

Experienced Not Required

Before I had my own baby, I didn’t have any experience with babies.  I am an only child and I never really baby sat growing up.  One time in high school I baby sat for two kids who were just about 5 years younger than me… we played Super Mario Bros while their parents went…

Secrets Pondered and Treasured

A year ago today, I found out I was pregnant. But before I took my pregnancy test(s), I already knew I was pregnant.  I had been tracking my basal body temperature each morning and, when I saw my temp was 94, I knew. Still, I waited until Brian left the house and then took a…

Four Months of Baby Bliss

Taking a break from all the discipline talk, I want to celebrate my baby girl’s 4 month birthday! I can’t believe how fast time has passed by us these last four months.  LK is the sweetest and has been a really good baby.  The Lord knows my limits and has blessed me with a happy,…