LEGO KidsFest Texas is This Weekend!

LEGO KidsFest Dallas

My family is receiving tickets to LEGO KidsFest in Dallas through US Family Guide in exchange for sharing this information with my readers. If you’re in Dallas, check out the fun giveaway for a pair of LEFO KidsFest tickets at the bottom of this post! Last night, we picked Jack up from Kindergarten, headed home for a quick… 

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Wordy Wednesday

Wordy Wednesday

This week has been BIG. First? Jack started Kindergarten. I thought I was just going to be super excited about the whole thing and that was it, but in reality I had all kinds of crazy emotions coursing through my veins. We now have two full days under our belts, and truly…I think Jack is… 

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Blog Coaching

Blog Coaching: Build a Strong Foundation for Your Blog

Now that school is started, I finally have time to announce something I’m very excited about. Starting now (no time like the present!), I will be offering blog coaching to newbie bloggers, wannabe bloggers who don’t know where to start, and small businesses who want to add a blog and social media presence to their… 

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First Day of School

I’m Sad About the First Day of School. But I’m also Excited. And Anxious. And Excited.

I feel all kinds of emotions about my kids starting school. Especially about Jack starting Kindergarten. Kindergarten! Today he said to me, “Are you sad that I’m starting Kindergarten?” “Yes,” I told him. “I am, a little.” “Why?” he asked, digging into the pudding cup I’d just made him open all on his own (because… 

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JBF Dallas

Get Ready to Shop (& Make Some Money) at JBF Dallas

Okay, local moms…it is time to get your shop on! And while you’re at, maybe make a little extra cash, too. The HUGELY popular Just Between Friends Dallas consignment sale is returning September 25-28 and I’ll be participating on many levels…and I want you to get in on the fun, too! If you’re unfamiliar with JBF, here’s… 

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Pool Time

Wordy Wednesday

You guys!! Six more days until I have a KINDERGARTNER…what the WHAT! I just…don’t even know. I’m sure I’ll have a long-winded post about how fast kids grow up next week so I’ll save it for then, but…it’s getting real around here. In unrelated news, I broke my phone (not once, not twice, but three times…)… 

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Nature Box Snacks

Take a Peek Inside Our NatureBox (and Get a NatureBox Coupon!)

I’ve said it before but this is an appropriate place to say it again: I love subscription boxes. I’ve also said this before, but will say it again here: I need all the help I can get when packing lunches for my kids. So imagine, if you will, the joy in my heart when a… 

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Southwest Meal Planner Designs

New Meal Planner Designs, and a Few Notes on Small Businesses in General

I have been hard at work getting some new meal planners ready. I’ve added some features and seven new designs and I finally have them all listed and ready to go in my Etsy shop. I am excited to share them all here! But first of all? I totally see why people don’t start small businesses… 

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Custom Unicorn Shirt

Another Etsy Shop to Adore: Play2LearnwithSarah (AND…Win a Shirt!)

I love Etsy! I love shopping online, and I love buying handmade…so basically, Etsy is one of my happy places. Today, I want to share with you something exciting…a brand new Etsy shop to adore and love! My friend Sarah from Play 2 Learn with Sarah sells super cute t-shirts (soon to come with matching bows)… 

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Swimming!

Wordy Wednesday

Haaaaappy Wednesday!  I don’t have a whole lot to say today, but I wanted to share this cute picture I took at the pool this week. These days are numbered, and we are headed to the pool every.single.chance we get for the next few weeks. This child? She’s half fish. She’s a natural in the… 

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Grandparents Day Printables

Grandparents Day Printables

Grandparents Day is coming up on September 7, 2014. Honestly, we are kind of hit-or-miss with this holiday. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day seem sufficient to me, but this year I thought I’d take a little extra effort to make something fun and easy for Grandparents Day. What I came up with was a Grandparents… 

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