Michelle Tate

Michelle Tate
Michelle is a native Austinite. A former Elementary school teacher, she now stays at home with her boys, Mason (2011), Hudson (2015), and Brady (2017). She has been married to her college sweetheart, Brian, since 2008. She enjoys traveling, sewing and refinishing furniture, reading and spending time with family and friends.

New Mom = New Pest Control

Children and pest control Along with the long list of things I didn’t make a priority before kids, pest control was hardly on my radar in my pre-kid days. Then my babies came along and suddenly...

Green Pest Control at Home & School

  With a new school year approaching, schools are gearing up to welcome large amounts of students in the upcoming weeks. One thing I can’t help but think is that pests have found their way into...

Common Summer Pests & How To Get Rid Of Them

The countdown to summer has begun in our house. If you want to know how many more school days are left, just ask my kids. They are looking forward to summer fun with worn...

Meredith’s Mission for Melanoma

Meredith's Mission for Melanoma There once was a girl who dreamed of a white wedding dress and a fancy pair of shoes. She dreamed of fresh flowers and a handsome man standing at the end...

Summer Mosquito Risks To Pregnant Mamas

Summer Mosquito Risks To Pregnant Mamas Summer Mosquito Risks To Pregnant MamasSummer is coming and so are the mosquitoes that the Texas heat will bring! Mosquitoes are attracted to us as we exhale and sweat, and...

100 Things To Do In Austin Over Spring Break

I don’t know about you, but I live in Texas for the warm weather. I’m not a shovel-snow-kind-of girl. Okay, Okay, I tend to be a bit dramatic and Austin didn't actually get any snow,...

I’m Hardheaded And I Won’t Apologize For It

I’m Hardheaded And I Won’t Apologize For It “You can’t hurt me. I have a hard head in more ways then one,” I joked with my hairdresser the first time I sat in her chair....

Holding My Rainbow Baby

Holding My Rainbow Baby I've always known that God's plan was better than my own, but in the midst of trying times, it's hard to keep that positive perspective. On a hot summer day in...

Mom Job

Mom Job The construction site at the front of our neighborhood sparks a lot of questions from my carful of boys each day. There is lots of talk about cranes, dump trucks, and cement mixers....

Cockroaches Can Trigger Asthma?!

Cockroaches Can Trigger Asthma?! My son’s chronic cough led us to a trip to the allergist for allergy testing. During our appointment, I was shocked to learn that on a list of 30 environmental allergens,...

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