Home Decor & the Budget

Today me, Kensington, and Mia (my mom) went to the Hollywood Heights Home Tour near Lakewood in Dallas. We went 2 years ago (but couldn’t go last year because I had just had Kenzie) and were dying to go back. It’s basically  showcase of some of the coolest renovated old homes in the iconic neighborhoods […]

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Introducing your pets to baby

We have 2 dogs and a cat. My older dog has a VERY strong aversion to children (due to some poorly handled situations when he was a puppy as well as a fear of how to interact), and my cat is not declawed (I feel like declawing animals is inhumane). So when we brought Kensington […]

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Budget Bathroom Renovation

This week we decided (kind of last minute) to renovate our bathrooms. We have 3 total in our house, but we only did the 2 smaller ones (kids & guest). We didn’t want to spend a bunch of money so we tried to keep as much of the original as possible, but we definitely wanted […]

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Friday 5

It is Friday and I am in a state of panic. Because I am me (and insane) I like to do everything at once. Which means today the contractors are finishing up in the bathrooms (laying tile and taking out old vanities), I have to finish assembling the NEW vanities (which are wicked cool) to […]

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Maintaining a Career with Children

It’s crazy now, looking back, when I think about how nervous I was to have Kensington. Prior to getting pregnant, my career was my baby. I cared deeply about my performance, personal development, and growth – to the extent that I probably would have rated it #2 only to my marriage. Now, not everyone is […]

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Anthropologie Home at Nordstrom

In honor of Anthropologie home going live at Nordstrom, I went ahead and pulled together some of my favorite tableware from the new collection!!! Honestly, I was SUPER tempted to just purchase all new plates and bowls (I still might) but in the interim, I figured I can share my wish list with you! The […]

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Bohemian Boy Nursery

When I found out I was pregnant with a little boy I was BEYOND excited. Kensington is such a good sweet baby girl, and we were ready to try our hand at a rambunctious tornado boy. Of course with all my craziness, I IMMEDIATELY started thinking about the nursery. I’m not really into “kiddish themes” […]

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