Category Archives: Stuff
Yesterday I unveiled the shiny new blog design, and now I show you what’s up my other sleeve.
A fancy new YouTube channel! You canView full post »
On the first day of this year, I decided I would make things happen in 2014. Leyna had her arm in a splint after breaking it the dayView full post »
I think this post might come off like I’m drunk, but really I’m just drowning in my own snot all up in my head. I have a sinusView full post »
I spent my weekend in Atlanta at the Ritz in Buckhead. On Saturday, I visited the Dry Bar for a blowout and dressed in a long sequined gownView full post »
“How may of you are the parent you thought you’d be before you had kids?”
That’s the question I opened with lastView full post »
Once again, for the 2nd year in a row, I was faced with an impossible challenge. I am a judge for the BirthPhotographers.com Image Of TheView full post »
About the time Leyna was a year old, I remember reading a comment on my Facebook page from a woman named Leyna. It was the first time IView full post »
It’s my birthday! The big Three Three. I’m making Scott take me out to lunch today where I intend to drink a bloody mary andView full post »
I don’t blog very often about Scott, my husband. Largely because I always take the “Is it my story to tell?”approach withView full post »
Buying a new car before we had kids went something like this:
Commence the exciting adventure the moment our finances allowed. Spend hoursView full post »
Ever heard of Sex And The City? Or Everybody Loves Raymond? What about Modern Family?
Ever heard of the Emmy Awards?
In what is sure to beView full post »
When I started blogging 6 years ago, I never, ever, ever thought more than a handful of people would read it. And I never intended thatView full post »
Hey! If you caught me on The Broadcast on KTXD this morning, you might be here looking for a link to this tutorial. I re-made a burlapView full post »
Remember when our government shut down? Good times.
My husband works for the federal government, and he was sent home. For the first weekView full post »
Let’s talk consignment sales! This post is sponsored by Just Between Friends, a Dallas area consignment sale.
This guy is 8 weeksView full post »
The food situation in this house is a bad one, friends. We’ve basically been living off of fast food. I mean, yes, I know… IView full post »
Back in May, I had the honor of being on the 2013 Listen To Your Mother, Austin cast. I joined 13 other women and one man on a simple stageView full post »
About halfway into this pregnancy, I thought, “Oh, we simply MUST take the children to the beach this summer!” I envisionedView full post »
If you’re into that thing where you make cutesy matchy holiday shirts for your kids, this is for you.
If you’re into craftsView full post »
Then summer keeps happening.
And my 3 hours of productivity a day are often spent putting on and taking off little swimsuits, and coveringView full post »
I think the first time I’m on national TV, I’m going to be telling the world that I eat sand. Sometimes. Just a littleView full post »
The end of the school year for us totally snuck up on me. As it does every year. So not only was I like, “Holy crap! I have toView full post »
I’ve fallen out of the habit of blogging. Like exercise, it’s something that always makes me feel better when I’m done,View full post »
I have so much time these days. It’s getting really boring around here, what with all the laying around, eating bon-bons, growing aView full post »
The Frisco RoughRiders baseball team provided a birthday party for Kendall in exchange for this post. All pictures and opinions are myView full post »
I am so freaking excited to tell you all that I was selected as a cast member for this year’s Listen To Your Mother show in Austin,View full post »
2 is tough. You’re still just so dang adorable that your parents want lots and lots of pictures of you…
But you wantView full post »
Starbucks is “committed to reducing waste” you guys. So much so that you can buy a reusable plastic cup from them for $1.
IView full post »
In the days following the earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, I, like so many of us, was glued to the TV and any bit of news I could takeView full post »
So I did this thing last weekend where I went to a blog conference all about dads. It’s called Dad 2.0, and I’ve been fortunateView full post »
Today I got to talk with Texas Living about a few of my pregnancy essentials this time around. Granted, there are many more I didn’tView full post »
More than 3,000 children’s lives could be saved every day with something as simple as a bar of soap and clean water. – SoapBoxView full post »
Kendall’s been sick this week. Not the kind of sick where he lays in a bed and sleeps all day, though. Just the kind of sick whereView full post »
Shine the light.
It’s the only way to find our way out.
It’s the only way to find joy again.
It’s the only way to findView full post »
The ladies from HaHas for HooHas are really… special. I love them for their humor and talent (and Jen’s mad dance skillz), andView full post »