I told my children that if they take away nothing else from their childhood, I hope they learned this one thing. Never buy black luggage. I could tell you that luggage is a metaphor for life. You should try to stand out from the crowd and not be like everyone else. But I’m not. Don’t buy black luggage unless you… Read More
I once read that women say about 20,000 words a day, but men only say about 7,000.
I've only used about half of my words today, so here are the rest.
Wear lipstick, and nobody will see how your life is falling apart around you. All they will notice are your lips! It was the end of the 1980’s, and for reasons I still can’t explain, I attended Baylor University. We had a name for the typical type of girl you would find on campus. Betty Bow Head. Big hair, big… Read More
In honor of my 50th birthday, I impart my wisdom onto you in the form of fifty pieces of the best life advice you will ever read. I’ve been on this earth for almost fifty years, and I have things to say. And you should listen. Well, maybe not. But I hope you listen. I know things about health, marriage,… Read More
Today is the first day of my 49th year here on planet earth. Unlike all of my previous birthdays, this one comes with a sense of dread with turning 50 and feeling depressed “Winter is Coming,” and I don’t like it. On Being a 40-year-old Woman I have LOVED being a woman in her 40’s. Seriously. Your 40’s are better… Read More
Dear May, I still remember when we first met. I was just 5 or 6 years old when you brought paper cones filled with flowers for May Day and the beautiful ribbons of maypoles. Since I lived in upstate New York, you took me away from the dreary winter into spring. Even when we moved to Texas, I still loved… Read More
There is no shortage of blog posts out there with picture-perfect pins of picture-perfect laundry rooms, in seemingly picture-perfect homes. This is not one of those posts. Instead, we take a real look at the 14 laundry room essentials you will find in most homes. 14 laundry room essentials found in most homes 1. tub with a missing lid The… Read More