How I Get My Newborn to Sleep Through the Night

If there’s one association people make with newborns, it’s sleepless nights. “How are you sleeping?” seems to be the first question people ask new moms (and dads!), and for good reason… most newborns are on 2 to 3 hour sleep cycles, waking up frequently throughout the day and night. I’m unsure if I lucked out […]

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Taco Tuesday

When it comes to dining out, I’ve recently fallen victim to complacency in a major way. We have our Dallas go-to’s – great pizza? Cane Rosso or Pie Tap. A fresh submarine sandwich? The Great Outdoors. And tacos – oh, the beloved tacos – Torchy’s has been our go-to for years now (if you ever […]

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Why I Recommend HelloFresh to Literally Everyone

There’s no denying it, subscription services are hot right now. From make-up subscriptions like Birchbox and Ipsy to clothing subscriptions like Stitch Fix and Trunk Club, it seems that just about any product can be pre-paid by you/hand-chosen by someone else these days. This is why it came as no surprise when meal-kit services such as HelloFresh hit the ground running over the past […]

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You’re Having A Girl

“You’re having a girl!” Those are 4 words that I had expected to hear nearly 4 years ago during Avery’s ultrasound. I’ll never forget the shock when I was told “boy” instead. But God had a plan, and although I may not have understood it then, His picture is coming together so much clearer now. After […]

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We Have A Surprise!

You think you’re surprised? Imagine our reaction! It’s been a wild few weeks since finding out that we are expecting another little peanut. I’ve been MIA because every time my fingers hit the keyboard I’d want to blurt out my secret. Agony!! So this whole thing is wild and scary and exciting and many.many.many emotions. […]

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4 Reasons Why Everyone Should Wait Tables At Least Once In Their Life

If you’ve never worked a day in food service, you’re missing a major chapter under “Life Experience”. I feel that everyone should wait tables at least once in their life, just to know how challenging the job can actually be. It’s like this right of passage into adulthood that no one wants but everyone kind […]

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I Drink At My Job

Happy Friday, friends! With 8 hours being the only thing standing between you and a mojito, let’s talk about a favorite topics that you may or may not indulge in this weekend: alcohol. But what if you didn’t have to wait until the 5 o’clock hour? Drinking in the workplace is something that I (until recently) didn’t know actually happened outside […]

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The Day My Son Told Me He Has Two Homes

Before my world was changed by two pink lines, I suppose I had always thought I’d do life the “old fashioned way”: build a career, meet a good man, settle down, get married, start a family… the white-picket-fence spiel. So what happens when you find yourself pregnant and single? How do you break the news […]

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How To Score Your Dream Job Without A Degree

In today’s education-saturated generation where we’re told that “an Associates degree is the new high school diploma”, it can feel a little discouraging for those of us who took the path less traveled after walking the stage at our high school graduation.We get older and our peers get degrees, making us feel like we might’ve […]

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