Monthly Archives: October 2012


Thom The Turkey Tulle Wreath Tutorial

Halloween is behind us and the Monster Wreath is safely tucked away for next year. Now, I know some people are eager to start busting outView full post »


My Halloween Treat? A New Camera

I have crafts to make, pumpkins to carve and candy-rabid children to keep at bay today, so not much time for a post with words and stuffs.View full post »


You Can’t Freeze Time, But You Can Record It – School Years Giveaway

I pulled Kendall’s momAgenda School Years organizer out today to fill some information in and glue in a picture of him from k-3View full post »


Thoughts On Adding Another- Would 3 Be Tempting Fate?

We’ve reached the point in time when people are now openly asking us when we will have another baby. We’ve been quite open withView full post »


Easy DIY Halloween Costumes: LEGO & Ladybug

If you’re like a lot of parents out there, it’s the weekend before Halloween and you still don’t have a costume for yourView full post »


Newborn Genome Sequencing- Would You Want To Know If You Could?

The day Leyna was born, just hours after she was placed in our arms, Scott’s 32-year-old cousin died from complications related toView full post »


Welcome Back, Ladies

Leyna hasn’t nursed in over 3 days. That’s not the result of a conscious decision to wean her on my part. It just happened.View full post »


In Austin? You’re Invited to the Pregnancy & Postpartum Health Alliance of Texas Wine Social

It’s been almost exactly a year since I broke down and got help for what turned out to be postpartum anxiety. This time last year, IView full post »


The Hunt For Deep Fried Jambalaya

It’s one of those things I always romanticize when it comes to involving the kids- going to the State Fair. Oh, think of how much funView full post »


First World Potty Training

How on earth did I ever potty train the first one without an iPad and the PBS Kids app?View full post »


iPhone and Instagram Inspiration

I know a lot of you lament that you don’t have “fancy” cameras or that you don’t have time to learn how to useView full post »


Things I Love- Popsicles In October & Cute Bathrooms

I love sharing the things I love with you all. Here are some that I could draw bubbly hearts around. Moen sent us all new fixtures andView full post »


Photographic Evidence That I’m Here Too

Over the weekend, the photography community lost a beautiful soul to ovarian cancer – Jen Burgess Thompson, mother to 2 young boys. IView full post »


Click! RSVP Here For The Twitter Party #ClickMagazine

Who’s ready to talk photography and celebrate the launch of Click Magazine?!  Join me @BabyRabies, @ClickinMoms,View full post »


Mr. Monster Wreath Makes His TV Debut

Little did I know that night I stayed up late tying tulle and pinning eyeballs onto a foam wreath that my Monster Wreath would blossom intoView full post »


Perhaps She’s Broken One Too Many Block Towers

A conversation with 4 year old Kendall: Who’s your favorite mommy? You! Who’s your favorite daddy? Dada! Who’s yourView full post »


A Smoky Mountain Escape In Pictures

Sometimes a girl’s just gotta get away. Escape. Connect. I had the privilege of joining Susan from 5 Minutes For Mom, Zina fromView full post »


Romance and Real Life

“Mom, I don’t WANNA eat here,” Kendall whined. “Well, it’s not your anniversary, is it?” I chimedView full post »


Because She Helped Me See This Was Something I Could Beat #PostpartumAnxiety

I’m not a very religious person, but I believe in God, and I believe in God putting people in my life at times I need themView full post »


Hardwood Floor Topped Table Tutorial

Remember my Husband-Made Kitchen Table? At long last, we finally have some instructions on how to create one yourself! Unlike the BarnView full post »


Container Love

I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect laundry basket for Leyna’s room for 2 years now. That’s quite possibly the lamestView full post »


Flying Is Like Giving Birth

I’ve been flying a lot lately – some pretty turbulent flights. It’s been swell for my anxiety. Really. On a flight out toView full post »