Lowering My Expectations

I have a habit of creating incredibly fantastic scenarios in my head of how every future plan will unfold. I enjoy making plans, packing, writing itineraries and most of all imagining the perfect happiest family memories being made. Let me invite you into my imaginary perfect family holiday traditions for a moment…. It’s a chilly Saturday […]

Our Many Halloween Celebrations

It’s November 1st, Halloween is officially over, which almost makes me sad, but then I remember it’s my Birthday Month/Thanksgiving/Black Friday and so many fun events are coming up! Let’s not get ahead of ourselves though…can we first reflect on one of the best holidays in existence? The day of playing dress-up, getting free treats […]

Boo! (at the Zoo!)

If you haven’t realized it, we are a bit obsessed with the Nashville Zoo. Luna and I attend just about every event they offer throughout the year. Our zoo rocks. So, clearly, we wouldn’t miss this year’s Boo at the Zoo (formerly known as the “Ghouls at Grassmere”). Somehow, we have the CRAZIEST jam-packed schedule this fall/winter […]

Christmas Traditions

I love holiday traditions with my family. In Texas, my family has lots of little special traditions I looked forward to each year while growing up. We eat seafood gumbo, say a prayer before opening presents, watch White Christmas, and spend Christmas Eve at my Grandma’s with our extended family every year. When I became serious […]