Category Archives: Stuff

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So You Want To Be A Blogger? Here’s How To Get Rich

You tell me you think you want to start blogging, and I’m really excited for you! Blogging can make you rich, it’s true. IView full post »

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Launching My YouTube Channel with the Help of bumGenius

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 »

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Open House- Welcome To My New Space

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 »

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I’m Drunk On All The Snot In My Head

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 »

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Ball Gown One Day, Clogged Breasts The Next

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 »

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Give Yourself Permission To Change… And Not Pack Early

“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 »

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BirthPhotographers.com Image Of The Year Competition

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 »

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Meet Maggie & Another Leyna

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 »

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Things That Make Me Happy On My Birthday

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 »

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I Think I Should Blog About My Husband More

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 »

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One Car Shopping Adventure With Kids

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 »

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Hang With Me, Let’s Interview An Emmy Winner

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 »

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A Facebook Celebration and a Shutterbag Giveaway!

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 »

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Repurposed Burlap Wreath Tutorial

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 »

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I Took A Leap- Jill Krause Photography

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 »

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Babies Grow Fast, Yo

 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 »

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A Pork Be Inspired Giveaway

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 »

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A Letter To My 51 Year Old Self- A Listen To Your Mother Reading

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 »

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A Dallas Great Wolf Lodge Staycation- Because I’m Too Pregnant To Leave

About halfway into this pregnancy, I thought, “Oh, we simply MUST take the children to the beach this summer!” I envisionedView full post »

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Crazy Easy Last Minute Flag Shirt

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 »

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I Keep Meaning To Blog, But…

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 »

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“I Eat Sand.” “Please Tell That To America!”

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 »

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FUNNIEST Teacher Appreciation Cards Ever

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 »

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The Busy Life Cycle- Wash, Rinse, Repeat

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 »

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StrollerTraffic Dallas- My New Gig

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 »

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A Half Decade Celebration Done Right With The Frisco RoughRiders

The Frisco RoughRiders baseball team provided a birthday party for Kendall in exchange for this post. All pictures and opinions are myView full post »

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Listen To Your Mother! And Come Listen To Me In Austin

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 »

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2 is Tough When You’re Stuck In The Bluebonnets

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 »

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Starbucks, You Confuse Me

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 »

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Help Me Send Soap To Families In Haiti!

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 »

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What A Dad Conference Taught Me About Joy & Anxiety

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 »

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Pregnancy Essentials

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 »

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How To Win At Life With The Help of Soap- SoapBox Soaps

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 »

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One Kid was EASY! A Mommy Truth

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 »

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Shine The Light

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 »