Please, Be Kind

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My sons know the phrase well: please, be kind. I say this to them over and over, all the time, and it’s my response to almost any issue or argument they bring me. When they are at odds about which...
I like dressing up. I like looking cute. But a lot of the trends out there… let’s just say that I could not pull them off, nor would I want to. For instance: crop tops. I like how they...

A Pandemic Perspective

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The pandemic did a number on me. I didn’t even realize how deeply it affected me until I was left cleaning up the disastrous mess it made. Recently, I realized I went into survival mode and am just now...
As the weather starts to change and we move into fall, we will see Pumpkin Spice Everything. So many of us wait for pumpkin spice lattes to hit our Starbucks menu and order up one to enjoy in the...
This post is brought to you by the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR). Get the most for your money with these helpful tips!  One of the best things about being a homeowner is the freedom to do any renovations or updates...
After a long summer, it’s finally fall! The heady scents of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ginger mix with sweet pumpkin in the air, which just means one thing... Pumpkin spice season is upon us. And if you're like me...
If you have older kids like I do, gone are the days of fun family outings to the pumpkin patch and weeks spent agonizing over the perfect Halloween costume. But the weather is becoming more bearable and you might...
Halloween is just around the corner and there are tons of events around town where your little ones will have the opportunity to dress up and have fun. If you like the convenience of trick-or-treating in just one place,...
When my husband and I had our first son, we made the decision to educate our children in Spanish first. Spanish is my native language, and my husband (even though he was born and raised in the U.S.) didn’t...

Moms, Take a Break!

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Hey, moms—take a REAL break.  It’s high time we realized that just being kidless for a moment or two isn’t enough. Although the rare solo H-E-B trip to grab some groceries is a little slice of heaven, it’s not an...
School is here and school lunches are definitely a thing. One thing I have decided to focus on this year is packing a greener lunchbox. Sure, I’m going to add school lunch meals to my Pinterest board, too. But...
Childrearing practices run the gamut when it comes to commanding respect from little ones. In order to comply with our elders’ wishes, many of us were raised on the allure of special treats, fear of punishment, and “Because I...
Getting a reprieve from the humid summer temperatures last week really helped kick off Autumn in South Texas right and get me in the mood for all things FALL! Hayrides, kettle corn, and exploring a pumpkin patch! Plenty of local...
It's car-pick-up-line o'clock again. The perpetual sheen of sweat gathered from walking to and from the car has my skin feeling like a glazed donut (gross), but I'm sitting with the air conditioning aimed at my face, in an idle...

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The Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Spice in San Antonio

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After a long summer, it’s finally fall! The heady scents of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ginger mix with sweet pumpkin in the air, which...