The Beginning of a Love Affair

  Everything was a blur leading up to when we stepped off the plane. We were exhausted, but excited to go on this adventure together. And, of course, I had planned a full day of activities. It’s not like in the past 48 hours we hadn’t gotten married, moved the…

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Easy Sangrias

  We are almost a month into fall (are we, really?), but the Texas heat hasn’t slowed down one bit. The high hit 90 here in DFW yesterday, and that means there’s definitely still plenty of sunshine and summer left to squeeze in a pitcher of sangria before the weather cools…

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Afternoon Eagle Mountain Lake Adventures

  After waking up early and catching up with our DVR this morning, Colton and I needed some outdoor time! Some days it is just a day to get outside and do something, and today was one of those days. This morning’s overcast wasn’t very promising, but our DVR seemed to…

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An Open Letter to My Mom, a Year Later

    October 13, 2016   Dear Mom,   I had a dream about you last night. It has been a long time, just shy of a year, in fact, and it was welcome. The last dream I had about you was when you were in the hospital, and I…

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A Day at the Fair

  Every year at the end of September, the State Fair of Texas opens up at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. It brings with it a festive atmosphere of food and fun overlooked by Big Tex himself, but it is guaranteed leave your arteries clogged for weeks. Vendors battle for their…

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