Category Archives: Dallas/Ft. Worth
Last month, Carnival sent us on our very first cruise as a family! The details: We went on a 7 day cruise aboard the Carnival Magic,View full post »
My mother’s dream, for as long as I can remember, has been to open a lovely little resort, a B&B, some place she could put herView full post »
After years of anguish (see here and here), it seems Leyna has finally come to terms with the reality that is the field of bluebonnetsView full post »
I never really thought I was attached to Texas when I lived here the first time (actually 2nd time, I couldn’t really remember beingView full post »
It’s what we’ve always done. It’s what we will always do, CHILDREN.
So every year. EVERY YEAR. I will drag your littleView 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 »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »
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 »
Excuse me while I puke from anxiety.
You guys? I have never, ever, ever liked showing my stomach in the company of close friends at a poolView full post »
I am as guilty as it gets when it comes to getting swept up in the hype of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I’ve sat in lines outsideView full post »
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 »
My friends at Metroplex Baby are once again losing sleep and busting their rumps throughout February to bring North Texas the mostView full post »
Dear father in Roanoke, TX who forgot his 6 month old in the parking lot of Dominos,
When my son was 8 weeks old, we drove to Texas fromView full post »
Last weekend, we were invited to a royal feast. We ate “baby dragons” and “dragon toes” with our bare hands. WeView full post »
I’m going to see it next week. It’s part of the Birth On Labor Day, or BOLD, movement to make maternity careView full post »
I stumbled upon a birth photo session from a local photographer (Keri Duckett Photography) posted on Facebook yesterday. The previewView full post »
Life as a family of four is turning out to be quite the blissful existence.
Sure, I know we still have plenty of ups and downs ahead of us,View full post »
We officially have the most awesome Santa ever. We’ve been going to him since Kendall’s first Christmas, and just had anotherView full post »
A lot of you may remember a couple blog posts I did around this time last year about a Dallas based cupcake chain called Dimples Cupcakes.View full post »
I’d been counting down the days until yesterday for months. It was the BIG SHOW, the MAIN EVENT, the SUPER BOWL FOR MOMS… itView full post »
Allow me to be dramatic.
Like you have a choice. Like you EVER have a choice.
It is so hot here I want to curl up and stuff myself in theView full post »
Just a quick post to 1. tell you how excited I am to be a contributor over at BurbMom.net now and to 2. tell you how pumped I am to showView full post »
Changes are a coming. Yesterday, after a lovely 8 mile family run and a trip to Starbucks where I eternally screwed myself by introducingView full post »
Despite my Navy Brat upbringing that took me all over the western part of the country (including way west- Hawaii) by the time I was 12,View full post »
I do not know WTF is going on in my original post about Dimples Cupcakes and the CEO calling me diabolical. It’s still up if you wantView full post »
My apologies in advance for the horrible formatting and the terrible length of this post. I’ve messed with it, but can’t get itView full post »