Monthly Archives: November 2009

Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you and yours had a day full of family, friends, and food. This is me demonstrating how thankful I am for devices that keep my screaming child contained while I attempt to run a 5k in the cold with over 30,000 other people. Thankful for daddy transportation. It’s efficient and much better […]

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Kendall’s obsessed with football, and by obsessed I mean he wants to take one of his two footballs everywhere (he has two because I forgot his only one at home when we travelled to San Antonio, and I begged my mom to get him another before we got there so he would stop screaming “BALL!!” […]

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Hey, guess what! I finally had a little girl and she does wear pillowcase dresses! I updated this tutorial with instructions on how to make this dress with bias tape for the armholes and a couple other cute embellishments. You can read that here. If you want the version that doesn’t require bias tape, then […]

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So remember how I gave up the internet for an ENTIRE WEEK? And remember how I lived to tell about it? Well, I can finally share the rest of the story with you all. I went on my internet sabbatical as part of a social experiment for DFW’s CBS 11. The story finally aired tonight. […]

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Let it be known that after you have a baby (long after the life that grew inside of you and kicked your ass from the inside has left the comfort of your warm, swimmy womb), you will catch yourself reaching to pat your tummy after what feels like an adorable little baby kick to the […]

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I was SO ready for this race. Being my second marathon, I felt a sense of calm about me. It was like I could relax more, enjoy it more because I knew what to expect. We’ve been training for six months, six long hard months that took us right through the brutal Texas summer. I’ve […]

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My domesticity level went up a notch this week after I completed my challenge from Ashley at Delish-Blog.com. We had a great meal on Wednesday night that didn’t consist of anything that needed to be heated in the microwave (seriously can not remember the last time that happened), and now we have a bunch of […]

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Kendall likes to hit himself… in the face, and sometimes he follows that up by bashing his head against the wall, doors, floor, etc.  I especially love how after he freaks the fuck out on himself he looks at me, as if to say, “See what YOU made me dooooo!!” Yes, it is totally my […]

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I met Ashley over at Delish-Blog.com over 4 years ago on, of all things, a wedding message board. We became good internet friends, she answered tons of questions for me about DIY wedding projects (she pulled of a gorgeous wedding of her own the year before I got hitched) and she was even AT my […]

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