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YHL Does Dallas (& Houston & Austin)

Be still, my beating heart.  Young House Love (YHL) is coming to Dallas and I couldn’t be more stoked about it!!!!! If you’ve never heard of them, they’re totally famous DIY bloggers who get 5 million hits a month!  They are a quirky couple, living in Richmond, with their daughter, Clara, and dog, Burger.  Sherry and John … Continue reading

Car Seat Safety

Car Seat Safety

LADIES AND GENTS, PLEASE READ THIS! The topic of car seat safety is a BIG issue and has been weighing on me for awhile now, so much so that I’m thinking of getting my car seat certification.  But let’s back up first. When Josh and I met back in college at Texas A&M, our boss … Continue reading

Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps: How To Get Out Of Debt

Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps: How To Get Out Of Debt

Let’s switch gears a sec, shall we?  This isn’t really baby related at all-so don’t go too far if babies aren’t your thang. A few years ago, Josh turned me on to this financial guru named Dave Ramsey.  David L. Ramsey III is an American financial author, radio host, television personality, and motivational speaker. His … Continue reading

You Down With E-W-G

Yeah you know me! Who’s down with EWG? Every last crunchy! Yikes!  We don’t ask where my thoughts blog titles come from, they just appear. Alrighty then, let’s move on shall we?  So to follow-up with my previous post on edible shampoo and conditioner, I wanted to tell you a little about the Environmental Working Group (EWG). The … Continue reading

Lifefactory Water Bottles

Lifefactory Water Bottles

Hello, and welcome to my house of glass…please enter at your own risk. Ha! I’m pretty sure Emma nor I would be allowed to visit let alone live in one of those.  I am so clumsy that it’s ridiculous-remember the movie Pure Luck?  That’s me.  I even walk into walls and doorways that come out of nowhere.  Crazy I tell … Continue reading

Gentle Parenting: Love and Logic

Gentle Parenting: Love and Logic

I know I’ve been on the gardening/green kick lately, so let’s switch gears and get back to bébé… Last month my sis flew in from Houston to attend a Love and Logic seminar with me here in Grapevine, TX.  It was yet another one of those, I had heard people using it and kind of got the gist … Continue reading

Natural Parenting: Babywearing

Natural Parenting: Babywearing

Happy St. Patty’s Day! Yikes!  It has been a while since I posted.  I blame it on our external hard drive crashing that contained ALL of baby girl’s pictures from birth, which is no bueno.  Luckily, I kept some of her photos on my memory stick so we at least have those.  Hubby doesn’t understand that … Continue reading

Natural Parenting: 18 Months of Breastfeeding

Natural Parenting: 18 Months of Breastfeeding

Yes, I get it.  Some of you will think I’m nuts for nursing that long and others will totally understand.  For me, I have to say I’m proud and truly blessed.  Growing up for the past thirty years, I had constantly heard how my mom nursed both my sister and me for 18 months each and thought nothing … Continue reading