Family Travel: A Weekend in Grapevine, Texas

I’ll be upfront with you here…until I WENT to Grapevine, Texas, I really didn’t expect much from Grapevine, Texas. The very first time I went was about 4 years ago, to a mommy blogger conference, with some of my most favorite friends. We stayed at the Gaylord Texan. For 5 days. And in 5 full […]

Easy Texas Lonestar Pasta Bolognese

Today I’m sharing a pasta dish with you, courtesy of our sponsor Skinner® pasta.  I hope you’ll love it! As you may know, I’m now a Texan.  Becoming a Texan has been easier than I imagined, as coming from a very proud state (both Virginia and West Virginia), I know how to puff up my chest and […]

Bears for Humanity

I’ve just learned, for sure, that all stuffed animals are not created equally. I know, I know.  We all have a pile of fluffy creatures in bins and baskets and on beds all throughout our homes.  It seems our kiddos just can’t get enough of them, or well, at least that’s how it is in […]

Easy Dinner Picnics with Farm Rich

I have GOT to stop prefacing every post I do now with “Wow, is Texas hot.” But seriously you all, Texas is hot. I was warned, repeatedly, before moving here, and yet, it didn’t sway me.  In fact, the heat is just something to get used to, and not an excuse to not want to […]

Easy Easter Cupcakes–Two Ways

I used to teach a lot of classes – cake decorating, cookie decorating, cupcake decorating.  It was fun, for sure, especially teaching busy moms that they, too, could make really fanciful things using products that were ready to go. For example, Pillsbury. Pillsbury makes a huge assortment of products that make a busy parent’s life […]