Holly jolly happenings are filling up the calendar! If you're ready to put a little jingle in your bells, here are a few great ways to celebrate the holiday season in Austin... Season's Greetings Selfie Wall- Now - Dec. 27...
The holiday season can be so busy. In our family, we are striving to create family memories, have quiet reflections, and celebrate meaningful traditions.  The main way we have refocused the month of December around Jesus and the miracle of...
Am I A Grinch For Wanting A Minimalist Christmas? For quite a while now, I’ve struggled with my relationship to “stuff.” Deep down, I want to be a minimalist. And by minimalist, I don’t mean living in a house...
As someone with aspirations for a more minimalist Christmas, I’m all about experience and activity gifts for the holiday season. While my kids get plenty of toys as well, I love giving a gift that keeps the emphasis on...
5 things you must absolutely have to make your life easy as a working mom who once thought she’d never understand stay at home parents. As you may have read here and here, I was raised by a single working...
Winter is a season full of gatherings between friends, family and co-workers. I'm always on the look out for new frilly, fancy winter drinks for our teenagers to feel included in the celebrations. They're growing past the age of...
From the delicious food to the time spent with loved ones, Thanksgiving is easily one of our favorite holidays. Even though it’s fun, there are still several risks associated and things to be aware of to keep your family...
Gone are the days of heading to the mall before dessert hit the table. More and more retailers are closed on Thanksgiving (thanks, now pass the stuffing) and your tablecloth doesn't have to be a deconstructed Target catalog. Thanks...
Over the summer, on one of the few days it rained a lot, I pulled up to a stop light beside a homeless man in a wheelchair. I had no cash, but I was more concerned that he was...
Thanksgiving was a big deal in my family growing up. It was my dad’s favorite holiday (football, food, family, yes please!). But what wasn’t a big deal in my family: dishes. We had them, but not a single plate...