Random thought of the day: Children


Sometimes I have so many things in my mind, random things, that I wish I could just dump some of it off. Because I’ll lose the thought. Completely. Poof. POOF! Like it never even happened. They call that “mom brain.” Like, I was thinking of SO MANY THINGS AT ONCE that my mind was like, […]

January 23, 2024

Diary of a Formerly Oily Girly


Preventative skin care is the fountain of youth. Not really, but it is the key to looking young for a very very long time. I used to have oily skin when I was younger, and I hated it. I did everything I could to “dry up” my skin. This was a terrible, no good mistake. […]

December 10, 2023

hour of the insomniac


It’s 2:23 am. I have to work in the morning… But my brain is loud. It’s practically screaming. And there isn’t necessarily anything important in there. It’s just… thoughts. Am I a good mom? Am I a good wife? Why does my right hip always hurt no matter how much I stretch? Do I look […]

December 1, 2023

sometimes it’s buried deep


But a tiny voice whispers in my mind, “You are lost, hope is gone, but you must go on and do the next right thing.” One foot in front of the other. Right then left. So simple, right? That’s a quote from Frozen 2. The scene where Olaf and Elsa are gone and Ana feels […]

November 25, 2023

moms who launder


As a mom of two, I think it’s fair to say that I see my fair share of laundry. See attached photo for details. Photo above is from less than one week. When you have to organize this much laundry, it’s like doing a constantly shifting jigsaw puzzle. Especially if you do it while the […]

November 19, 2023



“I’m tired. I’m often tired.” -Said a lot of moms, a lot of the time Being a mom is cool most of the time. Probably 85-90 percent of the time, being a mom is badass. However, that 10-15 percent is pretty serious. Like that scene in Mean Girls where they all act like animals and […]

November 17, 2023

Five Date Ideas If You’re In The Austin Area


If you’re like me, you like to plan. Whether that’s a five-year plan, a life plan, a career plan, or a plan for your love life… you just love some good organization. And when it comes to date night, you’re no different. You like something thought out, heartfelt, that you can tell is personalized to […]

March 9, 2019

Binge Worthy Shows


We all have those nights (sometimes full days) where we just don’t want to leave the house… maybe not even the bed. Those are the days that I am beyond thankful for my endless options of binge worthy television shows. I can jump between Amazon Prime, Hulu, Netflix, HBO, etc. and always find something new […]

March 2, 2019