Here’s wishing you and your family a very happy Independence Day! May we never take our freedom and those who have fought for it for granted. image source Since now is the time of year when you see the American Flag being displayed everywhere, here is the Flag Code. I was reading through these the other … More happy independence day!
This past weekend, Brent and I packed up ourselves and our godson, Malachi, and headed out on the 10 hour drive from Oklahoma City to Paducah, Kentucky for my family reunion. My family is pretty much spread out across the country so we have a family reunion every 5 years and it is always so … More summer roadtrippin’
Hi there! I’m Kristen. I was born and raised in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri and moved to Oklahoma 11 (woah!) years ago. I currently live in Choctaw, Oklahoma with my huband Brent and our four dogs. I’m starting my journey into blogging so that I can share my experiences, victories, defeats, the good and … More life
I’ve been working on my back patio for the past 4 weeks (two and a half years if we’re being technical about it) to get it “done” so that I can move on to a new space in my house. I am on a mission to combat my project ADD and finish a project before … More a little inspiration
We’ve all fallen prey to the pursuit of more stuff. About two years ago I stepped back and took a hard look at what kind of life I was building. Was I building a life of stuff or a life of substance? I truly wanted to be building a life of substance but I found … More the pursuit of stuff
Welcome to Refuge & Rome. Before we get started let me tell you a little bit about why I am starting this blog. I, like my computer, have a lot of tabs open in my head at any given time. My interests cannot be confined in a box and they are as wide and … More welcome