Today’s favorite thing combines two of my favorite things – family and food! I married into a creative family. These people write, draw, build, paint, bake, cook and well, basically they do it all. My sister-in-law is a food genius or to be more accurate, she is a food scientist. Anna thinks up new and […]
To encourage you to get out and enjoy all that East Texas has to offer this time of year, we challenge you to a Christmas Scavenger Hunt!
I don’t even know where to begin…but I want to share our adoption story with you. A little background… My husband and I struggled with infertility for about 2 and a half years. We were then blessed with our miracle baby. He will be 10 in January. After having him we continued trying to have […]
“Mommy, are you a boy or a girl?” Over the last few weeks, this has been my daughter’s favorite question. Wherever we are, whoever we see, she wants to know “are they a boy or a girl”? It is such an innocent question, and yet as soon as my darling three-year-old began asking it, I […]
My favorite thing is a space. A place that has become my sanctuary, sanity and my hideout from the world. It is my back porch swing. Three years ago at Christmas my husband Nathan, along with the help of my girls, made me a back porch swing out of cedar wood right from our own […]
In my family, Thanksgiving is a big deal. So to host it is an enormous responsibility. When we were kids, Grandmother always hosted Thanksgiving and she made it a masterpiece. Grandmother always cooked everything. She wouldn’t have it any other way. It was as if the Pilgrims themselves had Thanksgiving dinner at Grandmother’s house. So […]