Two words: dinner hour. Two more words: shoot me. Between kids’ activities, Scott’s work schedule, my graphic design work and my inability to drink Dr Pepper intravaneously, preparing for dinner sometimes puts me in the crazy house. It also means that sometimes we eat nachos for dinner with a side of goldfish. Just keeping it real.…

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Stressed about packing your child for summer camp? Never fear! Here are 9 easy ideas to getting your camper summer ready in no time.

I hate to keep bringing up Dos Equis, buuuuut packing for summer camp. That’ll do it. BUT. It’s not as bad as you think. My pain, your gain. Here’s the nine best tips I have. Cheers. 1: Color Code For reals. Color code it all. Since I pack four kids for camp (I know!) the Sharpie…

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And, in Texas that means we’ve finally hit the 80s. I do so love the fall for two reasons: 1) It’s my happy decorating place. I tend to decorate with jewel tones and fall-ish colors year ’round so stepping into fall is like finding my favorite wool cardigan. It’s familiar and cozy and inviting. Easter…

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If you’re like me, you lose your keys. All the time. There are a plethora of things I lose – my iPhone, my purse, my mind. After the millionth time, I finally decided to do something about it. This project took me less than 15 minutes, just a few dollars and almost all the supplies…

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After 17 years of marriage, 5 kids, 1 miscarriage and a slew of “learning opportunities,” I’d say the Mr. and I have learned one critical lesson: we have SO much more to learn. A few weeks ago, we were asked to speak to a group of engaged couples about “keeping the romance alive with children.”…

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