The return of the power ballad

Here are a few quick things I discovered over the Thanksgiving holidays: 1. You can, in fact, eat so many carbohydrates that you become sick of them. 2. I don’t really care for leftover turkey ....more

Fashion Friday: Edition it’s Black Friday

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving and found yourself full of so much food that you were in need of stretchy pants. And now there is some great shopping to be had. Personally, I am thankful for technology that allows us to do it from the comfort of our couch ....more

Happy Day of the Turkey to you!

I know. It’s not actually Thanksgiving yet. And at our Thanksgiving meal it really isn’t even going to be the Day of the Turkey as Caroline used to call it when she was little, but rather the Day of the Turducken ....more

A couple of things for Christmas

So this is going to be quick because I really plan to just watch movies and hang with my people and do a whole lot of nothing. My biggest ambition is to see if I can talk P into getting Christmas lights up by this weekend which is harder than it sounds because he absolutely refuses to do anything related to Christmas until after Thanksgiving is over. I get that in theory but I also like to have maximum light and tree enjoyment ....more

Fashion Friday: Edition three cheers for Thanksgiving break

It’s been a long, busy week as evidenced by the fact that I’ve barely written here. But, thankfully, our Thanksgiving break starts at 3:30 p.m. today and not one minute too soon. Here are a few things I found this week: 1 ....more

Things and hair products and such

This week is a little busy around here and I spent an hour and a half in the car on Monday evening driving Caroline twenty miles to soccer practice. It was as stress free as you might imagine. So here are just a few things for now: 1 ....more

Fashion Friday: Edition is it Thanksgiving break yet?

The answer to that is no. Not yet. But we’re officially one week ago and I am so ready for a little break in the schedule ....more

Because it all comes back to product

Today is Veteran’s Day so I feel like the first order of business is to say a big thank you to all the brave men and women who have fought to defend our freedom. We owe you a debt of gratitude beyond what a few words can express. On a completely different note, Caroline stayed home from school on Monday because she started running a low-grade fever on Sunday night and felt generally crummy ....more

A weekend in Aggieland

So remember how I was going to College Station with Gulley for the weekend and was so excited to see the Aggies play? Well, the entire weekend surpassed my expectations with one exception. The football team ....more

Fashion Friday: Edition I’m on my way to Aggieland

I’m so excited because Gulley and I are headed to College Station this weekend for the A&M vs. Auburn game. The only small issue is that we are leaving tomorrow morning about 9:00 a.m. and I haven’t even begun to pack ....more