Relationships

Front Yard Living

Front Yard Living

I used to be a bad neighbor. For as long as I can remember I have been an indifferent neighbor at best. I’m not sure why I have always avoided neighbors at all costs. It’s embarrassing admitting it! Growing up I never really took the time to get to know any kids in the neighborhood, always […]

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me too

Me Too

By now you may have heard of the #MeToo movement. A movement to get women to say out loud – I was harassed, molested, abused, assaulted and maybe even raped. The other night when I saw my girlfriend post ‘Me Too.’ I paused and thought, Wow. Her? She’s so smart and capable and well put […]

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embrace the chaos

Embracing Toy Chaos

So, you know how there’s all those moms on the internet talking about how they only “live in the now” and how their houses are messy because they’re “making memories” and blah, blah, blah? I read these posts and I’m constantly like, “YAASS that’s me, too! Preach it, sista! Keep making those memories!”… but I’ve […]

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Fall Date ideas Austin

Fall Date Nights

Fall is my favorite season…something about the air turning a few degrees cooler (it is Texas after all), football playing in the background, family coming together to cook delicious comfort foods. It is the best. I get a new sense of inspiration in the fall for cooking, family outings and dates with my main man. […]

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saying no

The Art of Saying No to Birthday Parties, Volunteering and More

I’m the master at saying no. I like to say no. I’m good at saying no. (My children can confirm this.) And I still find myself overloaded at times. So how in the world are you YES people surviving? I don’t get you. But I want to help you. I think that as humans, we […]

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