Balloons and Cupcakes

Balloons and Cupcakes Today I was thinking about something one of my daughters said to me on her birthday this past December. She is a server in Austin and works about 60 hours per week. When I say that girl … Read More

I Believe

I BELIEVE When Sam and I were going through our separation, and Ashley was about 10, she decided to test me. It was Christmas time, I was broke, I was going through a tough time, and that little 10-year-old girl … Read More

Ashley 10

ASHLEY 10 When Brianna was about twelve years old we found out she was battling depression. She’d had several issues that I thought at the time were anger issues so I took her to a doctor. It turned out she … Read More

We All Have A Milo

We all have a Milo Over the last few months, I’ve mentioned that I’ve felt like my life’s been spinning in circles. When it finally stops spinning, the world seems out of balance, much like it did when I was … Read More

Step One

STEP 1 This weekend my husband and I helped move our daughter into her first apartment in Austin. Since we had some of her furniture at our house, we rented a Penske truck which he drove down while I drove … Read More


STARS Monday around 2 am we lost power in our house. I woke up to a hot and stuffy room and dead silence. I asked Sam what was going on with the air and he said the power was out. … Read More

Where Dreams are Made

Where Dreams Are Made You’re probably going to think it’s weird that I’m talking about coffee yet again. I assure you this one is a little different. This post is about my favorite coffee shop of all time – Crooked … Read More