I laugh when I put up my Christmas tree. Eight pieces or so, pre-lit, done within 30 minutes (fluffing included). Yet, for YEARS I watched my Dad struggle with his...organizing the color-coded branches, wrestling the lights (usually with language...
Not only is my family full of fall and pumpkin enthusiasts, but we are also huge Halloween fans. It's a day to dress up, eat pizza for dinner, go trick or treating with cousins, and stay up past bedtime....
I never thought I would spend holidays without my kids. I wanted to be the mom with the perfectly crafted holiday cupcakes, not the mom who has to miss out on celebrations! When we were going through our divorce,...
I grew up in a family that went big for every holiday, something I attribute to my mom. Valentine's Day was one of my favorite holidays. Now that I'm an adult, I don't usually think of Valentine's Day as...
Whether you're a planner or a last-minute scrambler, planning Thanksgiving dinner can be a headache. Maybe you love the chance to tie a cute apron on and become the hostess of the day, or you loathe the idea of...
When I searched the word "resolution" on Merriam-Webster's website, this is what it said; resolution: the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem, etc. As a mom, I solve problems every day.  I find a lost shoe...
I'm always looking for an affordable way to replace artificial foods with all natural substitutes, so of course I was on the hunt for an easter egg dye alternative. I know, I know... some of you are thinking "ain't nobody...
The holidays are supposed to be the happiest time of the year.  But what if they're not?   An experience that I had a few years ago has forever changed what I think about during the holidays.  I had a...
Ready or not, the holiday season is HERE! We love Oklahoma City and the MANY holiday events our great city has to offer! To help you with your planning this year, we've narrowed those events down to our top...
Christmas is such a magical time of the year. We spend months looking forward to the lights, the decorations, the cookies, the gifts, the celebrations. No matter how old you are, you can't deny the joy that this season...
Teacher Appreciation Week is nearly upon us and, if you're like me, your Instagram and Facebook feeds are filled with gift ideas for the special teachers in your life. Many of these are adorable and fun and would be...
A night out on the town with our main man.  Without our precious kiddos that we all love so very much.  BOTH hands to eat your fancy dinner with...we ALL NEED this to be a priority in our life....

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