Kristi Walters

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Kristi was born and raised in Dallas, is a blogger, storyteller, and really nice person most of the time. She was married to David, a Dallas firefighter/paramedic, for 19 years, is recently widowed at way too young an age, and is mom to 3 boys - Ethan (18), Chris (17) and Sam (15), and thinks she won the lottery of life in that deal. Kristi writes about family, faith, and things like that unfortunate home perm incident at Kristi Walters.com

15 Ways to Give Back in the New Year

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For the love of giving, let me count the ways..... I know we all tend to think about volunteering and giving a whole lot more around the holidays, but honestly, if I had to do...

To the Man that Asked Me Out to Dinner Yesterday

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I went to the eye doctor and came out with a man. No, really. No, not really. I left him in the eyeglasses store looking at new glasses frames, and I snuck out hoping...

A Halloween Get-Together Turned Tradition :: Easy Potato Soup Recipe

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Yes, you read that right! I called this a get-together and not a dinner party because it's just so darn easy that I think it removes itself entirely from anything fancy enough to be...

Lessons in History and Caring: Memories of 9/11

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I write this on the morning of September 11, 2016, 15 years following the attacks on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.  I was in living in Dallas then, too, in a...

Should Kids be Held Back Before Kindergarten?

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I have three boys, ages 16, almost 15 and just turned 13.  And we held all three out of school for a year before starting kindergarten.   Two of the boys have summer birthdays and...

Helping our Police and Fire Service after Tragedy. What Can I Do?

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I think news like Dallas experienced last week brings out the best in people.  And it's just a natural outpouring of the heart to want to help, even if we don't know how. The truth...

Death of a Friend: Today I Feel Lost…

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Dear   .......... , I thought your mom's memorial service was beautiful and such a wonderful reflection of her.  I hope that you and your siblings left the church today seeing her a little differently than...

Why I Broke up with Scary Mommy

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Y'all, today I broke up with Scary Mommy.  Maybe I'm too new to all the social media opportunities that are EVERYWHERE for us now.  Or maybe I'm just old.  My kids like to tell me...

The Teacher Called… Again

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The teacher called again today and I headed up there to meet her after school.  Sometimes it's just easier that way.  The informal, I'm available to pop in and support you with whatever you...
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Let’s Go to First Monday Trade Days in Canton

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Updated in 2022. I wanted to write y'all a perfect All You Need to Know Guide to Canton, but the place is huge so I'm probably missing something.  So, here's the ALMOST All You Need...