Carrie Maddux

Carrie Maddux

Post-Baby Bathing Suit Ideas & Trends

I should have known better than to go bathing suit shopping without having a cocktail or three before hand. The days of just choosing a bathing suit based on a cute pattern are long...
Moving with Toddlers

6 Tips For Moving With Toddlers

We recently listed and sold our home within 48 hours. That means we have 30 days to sort through 5 years of crap with two sidekicks wanting to help. Do you know what you accumulate...

18 Favorite Food Trailers in Austin

While some cities consider food trucks a nuisance, the city of Austin has embraced the entire concept and become quite the tourist attraction. Why are they so popular? Food trucks are the perfect way...

Joanna Gaines: How To Steal Her Style

It is no secret that I adore Joanna Gaines from HGTV's popular show Fixer Upper. Not only am I inspired by her design talents, but I am inspired by her fashion sense as well....

Day Trip to the Silos – Magnolia Market

Freshly painted shiplap, unique antique finds, and a store full of inspiration. Welcome to Magnolia Market! Waco holds a special place in my heart long before Magnolia Market came about. Most people only recognize Waco...

Why I Love Jen Hatmaker

I love Jen Hatmaker. We've never actually met, but I secretly think we could be BFF's for life. She just gets it. She is also able to reciprocate everything I am feeling in such...

Fun Valentine’s Ideas

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and a great excuse to get crafty with your little ones. Here are a few cute and easy gift ideas perfect for your neighbors, teachers, or kids. ::...

Delivery Room: A Dad’s Perspective

When it comes to labor & delivery preparation, you usually come across lists and tips for the expecting mamas. I have an amazing OBGYN (shout out to Dr. Allison Anderson!) and we chose to deliver at St. David's Women's...

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Let Yourself Go

Being a mom has been the hardest job to date. Nothing could prepare me for the lack of free time and overflowing to do lists that come along with being a parent. I often...

DIY:: Rustic Family Sign

We recently had family photos taken by the amazing Laura Morsman and I have been on the hunt for a sign to make our picture wall complete.   Well, I should have known better than...