Hi, my name is Lizzie, and I am addicted to TikTok. To be clear, I have never actually made a TikTok, but man do I love scrolling TikTok to unwind after a long day. The algorithm mostly takes me to...
“Write so others can understand without you explaining what it says.” I told my son this the other day. Even though he can correctly spell many words at 6-years-old, his handwriting is a challenge. Ever since he started pre-handwriting...
Getaways to the beach are year-round for our family due to the relatively mild temperatures, but once May comes along, trips to the cool water are a complete necessity. Before having kids, my husband and I would put on...
My mom always leaves my home better than she found it when she visits us. It’s her love language. Because she doesn’t live in the same city as me, she wants to do what she can to make my...
A few years ago my mother gave me a book that was truly an eye-opener for my marriage. You probably have heard of it: The Five Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman. He explains that the way we show love to...
If you've been following my posts you know we moved into a new house in June 2020.  When looking for houses, my goals were more space, a place to work, and a place for visitors (haha, that's funny...visitors. in...
Between my three daughters, who are all elementary age, but not consecutive sizes, I feel like we have wardrobes for every size of kid. Our closets are full of too-big or too-small boxes of clothes, which I’m saving for...
I have a preschooler. I have a preschooler who loves to talk. I have a preschooler who loves to talk about everything but school. Honestly, I had no idea that the ambiguous answers to the standard, "How was your day?" would start...
This post is brought to you by the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR). What does staging a house mean? The purpose of staging is to showcase a home’s best qualities and assets to impress potential buyers and sell quickly upon...
Snowpocalypse 2021. I mean COVID quarantine was just a warm up for this, right? Now that we’ve all thawed out and showered, we can reflect on what that week in the Twilight Zone taught us. Much like the Spring...
Sometimes I just need to bake a pie. It makes me feel good. And it tastes good! After the year we've had, you may need a simple win. Let me teach you to bake a pie, and you might...
With the best intentions, sometimes I purchase beautiful blank notebooks intending to journal or write down the silly things my kids say. But unfortunately, most of these journals remain blank. Sitting down to write in a journal became another...
This post is brought to you by the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR). The pandemic has forced many of us indoors for extended periods of time. Suddenly our homes are not just where we rest our heads but have...
We've all heard that it takes a village to raise a child. This has definitely rung true with my son. I know I couldn’t confidently handle his journey with hearing loss without the support and guidance of his audiologist,...

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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...