The Sign

I was never really a person to believe in signs. I’m still not. I think I try to pull for straws though when it comes to signs and my mom ....more

Nine. And why the Internet is awesome.

Nine years ago I was in law school. Finishing up my last semester and getting ready to graduate. I had never really thought about having kids, I was never one of those girls who romanticized the idea of being a mom and having kids ....more

New Music Wednesday

Ok it’s been a while since I told you about new music. I’ve not had much going on since I told you about how awesome Mary Lambert was and how I loved Colbie Caillat’s song “Try.” So I’ve got 2 new albums for you and a couple of singles. **** Ok so let’s start with...more

Yes, Ava, There is A Santa Claus

Ava will be 9 in just 2 weeks. I’m not even sure how, but she will. I’m fighting an uphill battle to ensure she still believes in Santa ....more


It’s that time again. Time to get together with friends (and family) to celebrate and give thanks for all of our blessings. My favorite holiday of the year ....more

Thank You.

Monday Ava had her first choir concert. She was nervous and excited. ...more

Random Jess- October version

Oh what a couple of weeks it’s been. Meetings and school stuff and strep and colds. Gah ....more

NFL Go Pink? Pass

Cancer awareness hits close to home for me. October is the biggest cancer awareness campaign of the year as we go pink for breast cancer awareness. After my mom died, I was living in Dallas, the headquarters of Susan G ....more

Daisy Crazy

I love my job. I get to go to the State Fair of Texas every year for work. I get to interact with new people and see new things (and of course eat amazingly delicious food, like the Fried Sweet which is an exceptionally wonderful pie that is 3 pies in one–buttermilk, peach and pecan) ....more

New Music Tuesday-Girl Power

I participated in the Mary Lambert...more