Starr Burgess worked as an elementary teacher and school counselor for a total of seven years. She has a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Texas State University. Starr is busy working on her second children’s book: Counselor Dynamite Befuddles the Bullyville Crew. She currently resides with her husband, Clyde, and their daughter in Pflugerville, TX.
Tell us a little about your main character, Counselor Dynamite, and what makes her…Continue
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You know how you had that one toy in your bedroom as a kid that kinda creeped you out once your parents turned out the lights and tucked you in for the night? Mine was a clown who I swear glared at me from his perch high up on my bookcase. (Special thanks to Poltergeist for that little childhood fear.) But now that I'm an adult (allegedly anyway), my daughter has…Continue
Shopping last minute has it's downside. Last minute shopping at Wal-Mart is just plain horrific. This is my story about December 23rd at a local Wal-Mart. I saw shoplifting, child abuse, butt cracks...
It kind of just sucks the Christmas Spirit right out of a person. Why does Wal-Mart…Continue
Added by Megan Lynch on January 11, 2013 at 3:15pm — No Comments
** Santa needs to be A LOT more organized next year.
** I may never see my son again now that Wii U is hooked up in the basement.
** Goatdog REALLY likes to open presents. Especially ones that don't belong to him.
** When it snows, everyone seems to have forgotten how to drive.
** Teepeeing the inside of your house…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 28, 2012 at 5:39pm — No Comments
We made it through Christmas!
Every year it comes faster and faster. It builds to this glorious day of gluttony and gifts and then it's all over. Just. like. that.…
Heard it on the radio this morning... Christmas is also about Sharing and Caring, giving and receiving... peace and love for one another.... all these are true blessings..
This year I received a number of gifts... posted here and here.. and besides that, I also received a few gifts from my blogger friends…
Added by Reanaclaire on December 26, 2012 at 7:37am — No Comments
You can still make these, promise! >> 7 Last-Minute, Super-Easy DIY Christmas Gifts
Do you have all the Christmas gifts you need?
If you still need a few, like me, and…Continue
Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on December 23, 2012 at 9:28pm — No Comments
I can only imagine that every member of my family just read the title and clicked on it so fast thinking I was writing a post about them! Slow your hearts down… I’m writing to all the mamas and friends who have written me over the course of this month. I’m at a stand-still right now with nothing to do. That’s right… NOTHING. It feels odd and I’m a little out of place. I have nothing to bake or cook, nothing to wrap, nothing to clean and only 1 basket of laundry to fold. SO I guess, as…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on December 23, 2012 at 4:28pm — No Comments
** Those sneaky Mayans were totally effing with us all along. I knew it!!!!
** December is one giant money suck.
** Our Elf on the Shelf would be a lot more welcome here if he wrapped presents and actually did "elf" shit.
** Taking a shower lately is definitely a luxury.
** Living next to a house being torn…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 21, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments
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** All I want for Christmas is a personal chef. And a bigger bank account to pay for the personal chef.
** Those inflatable lawn Santas look so sad and hungover during the daytime.
** A sick kid at home makes for an incredibly unproductive week.
** I've eaten so many damn holiday cookies that you should probably start calling me…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 15, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
IT’S TIME FOR OUR 1ST CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY!
Take some time to scroll through the incredible items that I found for you, read about the companies & people behind them, look at the photos and then enter via the Rafflecopter Form below each item! Yes, each item has its…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on December 14, 2012 at 8:35am — No Comments
Ah, it's the holiday season -- that magical time of the year when you wanna sip hot cocoa by the fire and shove people outta the way for a deal on a flat-screened t.v. Cause let's be real, y'all. December tends to turn the very best of us into giant assholes.
Every year I tell myself I'm not gonna get swept up into all the hoopla of running here, there and…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 13, 2012 at 11:52am — No Comments
This is a very difficult post for me to write. But I am hoping that if any of my readers is facing a similar situation, you will know that you are not alone. My heart goes out to you. 25 years ago today, I received a phone call at work that would forever change my life.
This day started a four day ordeal of doctors, nurses, specialists......and tears. Buckets upon buckets of tears. My almost 11 month old baby boy was gone, one week before what would have been…
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** 'Tis the season to be an asshole. Apparently.
** I am not the Energizer Bunny.
** The Elf on the Shelf might very well be my nemesis.
** Anything that's lost is very likely at the bottom of my son's backpack.
** I should really write a country song cause I've got the homework blues.
** Leaving your…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 8, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments
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Things worth picking up for yourself or things for you to give to others this holiday season:Continue
Added by Samelia's World! on December 7, 2012 at 1:56pm — No Comments