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Real Talk with Real Moms || Growing Your Family

Hey, hey it’s Friday! YAY! I don’t know about you, but after two four-day work weeks, I realllllly needed five days to catch up on everything that needed to get done. And now my desk is perfectly in order, my inbox at net zero, and everything on my to-do list checked off. (Ha! I kid, I kid!) I’m really excited about this latest post in our Real Talk series, Growing Your Family, and really excited to hear from the other moms who are weighing in. How do you know when it’s the right time to grow your family or if you even …

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What To Listen To Now || Matthew Logan Vasquez

Some decisions in life are easy.  Like having coffee in the morning or whether you’d like to have dessert after dinner (always a yes.)  The same is true for when your super talented music supervisor friend, Matt Mugford, emails and asks if you’d like to do a post on one of his super talented musician friends, Matthew Logan Vasquez.  You always say yes.  Which is exactly what happened and how we found ourselves driving through the hill country of Dripping Springs, passing decades-old barbecue joints and century-old live oak …

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Parker’s Toddler Room ||Transitioning from the Crib

Something I’ve found interesting about motherhood is that the things that you never dream would be hard can turn out to be the most challenging and other things that you dread end up being ridiculously simple.  Transitioning Parker’s nursery to a toddler room and her crib to a big girl bed happened to be one of the things that fell into the latter category.  I’m not sure why I was so unjustifiably afraid of removing those trusty crib bars that kept my toddler confined through the night, but I drug my feet long after she …

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Breakfast Recipes || Lox Toast

I have to confess, that I am just now coming out of my sun-induced, barbecue-laden 4th of July fog.  We had a pretty crazy wonderful weekend out at the lake house with my family, water skiing, swimming off the dock, drinking wine and eating meats coming off of the smoker like it was our job.  Now that we’re back, I’m desperate for a kale salad, some overnight oats, some general healthy living.  What are you eating these days?  Back in LA a few weeks ago, I swung by my friend Kara’s kitchen and in true Kara fashion she …

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