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TrophyWife
I am a stay at home mom of a daughter.
Interests: music, movies, reading, family, boating, working in the yard, horses
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gentle reader, the last 8 days have been a blur. and i've missed you. i almost didn't get this post written tonight, because, procrastination. for realz. obviously i didn't get it written sunday night to post monday morning. i made myself "busy" today...although, i did have a delivery to take care of for kiroman and then a few errands to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at TrophyWife
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but who's counting, gentle reader, who's counting? it started simple enough. get a hobby, she said to kiroman. and he did. buy a really cool rifle, she said to kiroman. and he did. {although she helped him out a little} i know right? shocking that i helped him when picking his long gun...but i picked the one i thought looked... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at TrophyWife
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oh i bet that caught your attention, didn't it, gentle reader? hahahaha! yes, there is a story behind this title. one night, while we were in cabo, we were at our favorite beach bar, the mango deck, with our favorite server, joe. i do not remember exactly what brought up the subject of sex music. it had to be something... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, i strongly encourage you to see this movie, if you didn't make it to the theater this past weekend. it is a must see. if you have been a reader here for any time at all, you have probably noticed that you don't see much in the arena of political posts. i really don't do that here. however,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2016 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, it is always amazing to me to realize how fast time passes. muscle barbie recently posted on social media about her very real, very personal, very destructive, very depressing, very emotional time period in her life. she's transparent about that time in her life. if you are friends with her on any of her social media, you have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, i had quite the experience today on our city's expressway. i was on my way to pick up my ring and decided the best route would be the interstate to the expressway. which was great, in theory. actually, it was great until we had to do the merge thing. why is it when people see that damn sign,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, we have a new hobby here in kirofamily. when winter comes around, we find we don't have a lot of hobbies around here. our hobbies are mainly outside activities. i know, there are winter outside activities but i don't care for them. it means getting bundled up with 19 layers of clothes, snow pants, scarves, hats, gloves, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, the kirofamily went on a trip the week after christmas. two years ago, we left a few days before christmas and was gone for a week. being gone for christmas is kinda weird when you're used to hosting the dinner and the whole family. after spending new year's eve in cabo, it's safe to say that it is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2016 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, kirofamily spent the last week on vacation so this an inbetweener post. but i promise to fill everyone in soon. as i was sitting on the couch today, while kiroman was watching those darn jets, i was scrolling through my social media feeds and came upon this gem above. be kind: i really try to be kind. and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2016 at TrophyWife
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can you even believe we have reached 2016, gentle reader? wow! it seems like just yesterday was 2015!!! hahahaha! i am not a new year, new you bandwagon kinda person. if you are, great! all the more power to you, friend! i just don't buy into that someone is a different person because of the change of the calendar. i... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2016 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, this is no lie. THIRTY YEARS AGO we got hitched, got married, tied the knot. you know it's a big deal when i use capital letters! we were so young way back then. like, i had just turned 20 five days before and kiroman was a whopping 21. kinda crazy for two kids that had only started dating... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, i am wishing you a very merry christmas, from my family to you and yours. i truly hope you are able to spend it with those that are the most important to you. i truly hope you are able to experience much love, joy, and peace. i truly hope that what ever holiday you celebrate this time of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, the minions have christmas clothes!!! on the left we have percy, aka: lumpy and sunshine. on the right we have willy, aka: lanky and moonbeam. neither young man was happy to be dressed in their christmas finery. i can't say that i blame them. the sweaters were a tad small for them. who knew? i thought they looked... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, it's that time of year again. i've been doing this for a long time now...choosing one word to focus on during the year. ali edwards started this idea 9 or 10 years ago. every year, i have chosen my word wisely. i've never had to think too terribly long about it. the word usually comes easy enough, based... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, we all love happy endings, don't we? do you remember earlier this year...this past april, our boomer went missing? he got out of the backyard, through a gate that was not properly secured. he was missing for 11 days. i hadn't given up hope but the all day searches were over. well, we all know how that ended,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2015 at TrophyWife
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happy belated halloween, gentle reader! i hope you all enjoyed a spooky celebration. earlier in the week, muscle barbie had a fun photo shoot with dan from models by design and make up artist samantha hathhorn. i'll be sharing a few more photos in a later post. how did ya'll start off your holiday weekend? kirofamily started ours off with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, we recently went on a road trip. well, it didn't start out as a road trip. it started out as a flying to rapid city, south dakota rent a car and do a road trip. kiroman was speaking at the black hills chiropractic society meeting friday and saturday. well, it started out as just saturday but then a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2015 at TrophyWife
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kiroworld style! gentle reader, we have created a partnership with a local christian radio station, kgbi 100.7fm and kccro 660am/94.5fm. periodically, kiroman will be interviewed by greg vogt and mike shane. today was the inaugural interview and it went pretty darn good, if i do say so myself! this was pre-interview. in the blue is jack, who is a dj... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, i really wish i could post some of the awesome conversations i have with muscle barbie. i mean, the texting conversations we have. well, and the face to face ones, too. and sometimes i can. sometimes i can't. and sometimes i can with certain parts blurred out. to protect the innocent stupid. i'm sure some of you know... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, you might remember this post. muscle barbie's guest post about losing sister, aka eliza jean. it was a horrible moment in our family. and i don't want to go into any of that so you can read the post yourself. i'm here today to tell you a little more about the minions. i'm not even gonna lie. i... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, welcome to meme monday! i'm so glad you stopped by to check things out. i know it's been awhile but the summer was busy and time moved so quickly. i admit to wanting to live in the moment rather than spend time thinking about the next blog post. so here we are, the last monday in august of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2015 at TrophyWife
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may 8, 2010 - june 6, 2015...you knew her as sister. gentle reader, this blog post is written by muscle barbie. because i could not have written it any finer than she did. Friday I thought to myself multiple times to tell my mom to bring Eliza out to the lake with us. I was up so late just in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, turning the lights off can only mean one thing: after eleven days of roaming the countryside, boomer is home! words can not even begin to describe the feelings we have. eleven days of setting out food, checking the trail camera, walking the neighborhood, calling for him day and night, watching on the highway for a dog crossing, running... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, we're going to do a little recap, ok? let's step back to april 27, 2015, shall we? it started like any other monday. i set my alarm. i hit snooze. i debated on whether i was going to get out of bed in time to get everything done before i had to leave for the gym. i finally... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at TrophyWife
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gentle reader, this is a topic very close to my heart. kirofamily has subscribed to this since kiroman and i began dating. don't get me wrong, i love spending vast amounts of time with my family and friends, i really do. but it's not always possible, ya know? so we adopted this mantra early on. because it's possible to spend... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at TrophyWife