Late nights. Too much sugar. Present overload. Another flight. Another car trip. More shows. More snacks. More tantrums. Ring a bell? The holidays, especially holiday travel with young children, can take its toll. In theory, the holidays are a sweet, special...
It's official : we are about to have our entire winter season all in the span of one weekend. It is hard to believe that yesterday we were in shorts and flip-flops and today we are back in our...

A Bunch of Scrap

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I never meant to get hooked. It started at a party. When #1 was born in 2001, some well meaning mom-friends invited me to a scrapbook party. You know the drill: Meet at a friend's house, eat some appetizers, have a...
But first, coffee. May your coffee be stronger than your toddler. Life begins after coffee.  You have seen the catchy coffee phrases on mugs, t-shirts, and posters. There is a special relationship between a mom and coffee. It is our...
DIY Lotion Bar

DIY- Mint Lotion Bars

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Today I have a super useful DIY I want to share with you, Diy Lotion Bars. If you've ever been to Lush you know how amazing their Massage Bars are. They feel so nice on the skin and are...
Whatever your reasons may be for purging your home -  starting fresh in 2021, the kids had a growth spurt, the garage is about to burst, motivation from organizing pros you have binge-watched -  I hope you find the...
I'm a city-girl gone country, living on a small ranch with a fun variety of farm animals.  Our barn is full of rabbits, chickens, and donkeys.  It definitely took me a while to embrace the country life, but now...
A few months ago I set out to find ways to save my family money in every way possible. The first thing I tackled was paper towels. I did this by replacing my paper towels with Reusable Kitchen Towels. We...
Hi!  I have a confession to make.   I have a clutter problem and I can say that out loud now. Please know it isn't because I'm proud of it.   It's because for the first time in my life I...
This "shoe-free house" policy has been a long road. We have tried to implement it several times and have failed, mostly because we feel awkward asking guests to remove their shoes. Well one baby with RSV, 4 viruses, a...
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Life In Coastal Bend

Corpus Christi & Coastal Bend Area Spring Bucket List

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After being stuck inside due to chilly South Texas weather and some crazy, windy days, many of us welcomed the start of the spring...