New Year! New Goals!

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Welcome 2016!! Wow!!! Does that seem impossible to anyone else? 2016? Yesterday my youngest boys went back to high school and my oldest left to return to college this morning. I can’t drag it out any longer…the holidays are over. Insert sad face Like almost everyone else, I am committing to getting back on track […]

Snow On The X7Bar Ranch

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Well….It was beautiful while it lasted!! We had a whole three hours of Winter Wonderland!!! Snow in Southwest Texas is a rare thing. In fact, the last time we had snow was nine years ago and then it was just a few flurries.   This morning it started with a few big thick flurries and […]

Christmas Giveaway Winners

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Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas, surrounded with friends and family! I sure did! Thanks to all who entered the giveaway for my favorite Christmas book by Karla Dornacher. I told ya’ll I would announce the two winners yesterday, on Christmas Day, but I stayed in my PJs all day and just relaxed and enjoyed […]

Sic ‘Em Bears!


Fall and college football!!!! Does it get any better?? A couple of weekends ago we went to Waco, Texas to visit our two oldest and see a Baylor football game. My husband and I are both proud Baylor alums. My oldest son is now attending Baylor University which gives us the awesome opportunity to go […]

Welcome to the Lonestar Barn

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Hello and welcome to The Lonestar Barn! I am so excited to be entering the world of blogging! For several years I had friends who would tell me, “you should write a blog.” I always politely chuckled and replied, “no one would want to read it.” Actually, until two years ago, I had never even read a […]