Chocolate Eclair Dessert

Some foods can bring to mind a moment or a memory with the very first bite. My mother had such a recipe. It was a chocolate eclair dessert, and it seemed to me that it was really only ever made for special occasions – mostly holiday potlucks or family picnics. (Ok – I may have asked [Read On]

#WIRW, #BookReview

What I’m Reading Wednesday: The Truth and Other Lies

In the mood for something different? Something witty, suspenseful, and with a protagonist who is absolutely despicable? Do I have the book for you!   Sascha Arango’s “The Truth and Other Lies” is a cleverly written book that proved to be impossible to put down. Henry Hayden is a famous author who lives a rather unassuming [Read On]


My Sneak Peek at Disney’s Tomorrowland

I confess: any more, I hesitate to turn on the morning news  because it seems to all gloom, doom and stories of destruction and despair. That’s not what I want filling the minds of my sensitive, imaginative kids as they walk out the door, headed to school. That is just one of the many reasons why I left the screening [Read On]


The Best Laid Plans

It is a running joke in our house that if vacation is coming, then so is an injury. Or maybe an illness. My son broke his arm before we went to Vienna on spring break. Do you know what sets off airport metal detectors? The support bracket in your wrist brace, that’s what. I broke [Read On]


My brain has gone slightly off the rails.

I’d like to say that it is only my writing that has gone off the rails, but really, it’s my brain. Please tell me that I am not the only one that has a hard time getting back into a routine after having deviated it for a week or more. This sums up the way [Read On]

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My 5 Fave Things from Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron

Have you been to see Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron yet?  If you have, then you will love my fifth reason. (If not…really. Can we be friends?) If you aren’t one of the bazillion people who have seen it in the first two weeks, well, let me share with you my top five favorite things about the movie: [Read On]

SoFabU On The Road is coming to DFW! #SoFabOTR

I was provided a discounted ticket to SoFabU OTR in exchange for this post; however, all opinions are mine and mine alone. I’m really looking forward to attending the SoFab U On the Road event that is being held in the Gaylord Texan Resort on May 30. If you can travel to the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and [Read On]


A Fit Like A Glove

If you are lucky, you will in your life find yourself in a place that just fits, like a glove, a place that wraps around you like a comfortable sweater and settles your soul. I surprised myself by discovering that one such place was the little village in Wales where we moved for my husband’s job. [Read On]

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]

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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]