RFP testing

Protect our Athlete’s Noggins with Remove From Play Testing.

When my son got into the minivan after training last week, his 11-year-old face was streaked with worry for a fellow teammate. “He hit his head on the goalpost tonight. Right on the temple! I could hear it. He was down for like, two minutes. What if he has a concussion?” My kiddo and his friend and [Read On]

sea world

Sea World, Texas Style

We traveled to San Antonio for our Spring Break vacation. One of the top things on our to-do list was Sea World San Antonio. The morning had started out overcast and chilly, but we didn’t let it deter us! With confidence in the weatherman’s forecast, we headed out to the park. We found the best deal online [Read On]

monkeykingdomPIN

Monkey Kingdom

Monkey Kingdom opens today, April 16, in theaters everywhere. And while that is exciting enough news for my nature loving daughter who has been waiting impatiently to see this film, I was pleased to learn that for everyone that goes to see Monkey Kingdom during opening week (April 16-23), DisneyNature will make a donation to [Read On]

oatmeal carmelitas

Oatmeal Carmelitas!

Some time back in the ’90s, I was the only female on an otherwise all-male trade execution desk for a major brokerage firm. I liked to bake but didn’t have roommates for a time, and I sure didn’t need to eat all that sugary goodness on my own, so I routinely brought my bounty into [Read On]

WIRW BreakupBooks

What I’m Reading Wednesday: It Started With a Breakup

Today’s picks for What I’m Reading Wednesday have one thing in common – they both center around a young woman who has just broken off her engagement – one the dumper, one the dumpee – and what direction their lives take afterwards. They are two very different characters in personality (one independent and driven, one [Read On]

vividFLor

DFW night out with FLOR’s National Design Challenge 2015

Hey Dallas/Fort Worth area friends, FLOR has invited me and my followers to a fun evening out at its Dallas store tomorrow as it launches its first creative competition! FLOR offers carpet design squares to create custom rugs, runners, or wall-to-wall designs of any shape and size. There are endless design options and as the tiles connects securely together with [Read On]

chickfilaDFW

Hey DFW: How About A Free Chick-Fil-A Breakfast?

Hey, Dallas/Fort Worth Chick-Fil-A fans! I’m SOOO excited to share this great offer from Chick-Fil-A for a free breakfast*! or From Monday, April 20th through Saturday, April 25th you can enjoy a FREE Chick-fil-A Chicken Biscuit or Chick-n-Minis (3-count) AND test out the latest Chick-fil-A app. All you have to do to participate in this mobile offer giveaway is [Read On]

So Happy Together Grand Calendar

Check out Minted for Calendars & Other Gifts!

The trouble with procrastination is that sometimes you just can’t ever catch up. When we moved back to the US in December 2012, life was pretty much upside down for a while. The calendar I had at the time included an extra month, so it ran through January, and it still took me a while to [Read On]

IMG_5165

Great Finds at the #TNTFtWorth Tech and Travel Roadshow

I’m a bit of a tech junkie and so I was thrilled to get an invite from Techlicious and Traveling Moms for the Tech and Travel Roadshow held recently in Fort Worth. It was held at the Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel and Spa, which has recently undergone a major remodel. Now, let me start this off by [Read On]

bikini2

On Swimsuit Shopping and other Mortifications

My new neighborhood has been rife with the activity of new pools being built and existing pools being serviced, signs that summer is approaching. Which, in turn, means I may have to put on a swim suit. Confession #1: I hate swim suit shopping. I don’t know about you, but it never goes well for me. Confession [Read On]