Category: Lifestyle

Only in New York

I know that New York City isn’t for everybody. You either love it or hate it. I fall deeply into the “love it” camp. My adoration of this place brings me here often. The clear advantage, in addition to all my accrued American Airline… Continue Reading “Only in New York”

Red Ribbon Week: AKA – Some Sort of Fresh Hell

Red Ribbon Week, for those of you not in ‘the know’, is a week in October designed and dedicated to encourage kids not to use alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. During this event every day of this week has a cutesy little catch phrase… Continue Reading “Red Ribbon Week: AKA – Some Sort of Fresh Hell”

Sorry. Not My Kind of Bar!

There are many teaching milestones that we hit as parents. Potty training. Brushing teeth. Riding a bike. Fixing mommy a martini. You teach your littles how to do basic things so that when they leave your nest they can fly. Right? This past weekend… Continue Reading “Sorry. Not My Kind of Bar!”

F’ing Parent Fails

I’ve been watching my precious 2-year-old niece on and off for a few weeks. This experience has taught me that my language has gotten a little salty over the years. Thankfully, I’ve caught myself from saying anything TOO horrible, but I can’t actually promise… Continue Reading “F’ing Parent Fails”

Hugs by Proxy

Fleeting Hugs When I picked my girls up from camp this summer I got two types of hugs: From the 11 year old – The Running Hug: a huge smile spread across her face when she saw me and then she sprinted towards me… Continue Reading “Hugs by Proxy”

I’ll Miss You Most of All…

My Dear Sweet Waist, Old friend, some letters are harder to write than others. This one fills me with sadness but I’m comforted knowing we had a good, albeit short, run. I miss you more than you can imagine and am flooded with memories of… Continue Reading “I’ll Miss You Most of All…”

Cicada Shots

A New Texas Drinking Game

10 Things That Undeniably Let Me know my Child Loves and Respects Me Tenfold

Let me preface by saying that this list could EASILY be more than 10 things. Not to brag, but my child really loves and respects me. I just shaved it down to a few of my favorites. 🤷‍♀️

Coasters and Carousels

What the Hell Happened?

Y’all. Please. I used to be so cute when I woke up. Bounced out of bed with nary a care, threw my hair in a clip and the only make up I needed was a smile. Adorbs, I tell you!! Now, not only does… Continue Reading “What the Hell Happened?”