An Intro to Oils

For a few months now, I’ve been researching essential oils. While essential oils are by no means something new (they’ve been around for thousands of years), there seems to have been a sudden… Continue reading

E.T. at the Symphony

As a kid my mom took my brother and I to see E.T. The Extra Terrestrial at the movie theatre. I was 2 years old at the time and don’t remember it, but… Continue reading

A Modern Day Baby Book: AndoramaPix

I take a lot of pictures. I always have. With a camera constantly at my fingertips, I take more than the memory on my phone can even hold. I have tons of pics… Continue reading

Cleaning with Essentials Oils: Natural Flower Power

My grandmother cleaned everything with vinegar, and for a while now I’ve done the same. I mix vinegar with Dawn and clean everything from the kitchen counters to the shower with it. As… Continue reading

LEGO KidsFest: Something for Everyone!

LEGO KidsFest is going on in Austin right now and you can expect all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in one activity- and entertainment-packed family event… Continue reading

Clear Your Mind: A Journey to Meditation

Over the last few years my focus and outlook on life have changed. Maybe it’s age, maybe maturity, maybe the near-death experience, maybe having a second child. Regardless of how it came about,… Continue reading

Essential Oil Jewelry: How I’ve Maintained My Sanity This Week

It’s no secret that I like for my space to smell good. From incense to candles to scentsy plug-ins, I enjoy them all. At Christmas I received an essential oil diffuser as a… Continue reading

What’s In a Name? This is What’s in My Daughter’s. 

For 11 years Xander was my whole world, my only child, my baby boy. While he was always enough, I knew he wouldn’t be my only child. Even when my doctor said she… Continue reading

The Meadows Center: Not the Aquarena Springs I Remember

I remember visiting Aquarena Springs in San Marcos, TX as a child. I can still recall the excitement of the “aquamaids” and other underwater performers, but most of all I remember watching in… Continue reading

Goat Milk Recipe: Banana Milk Shake

We’ve had goat milk in the house for some time now; it’s all MJ drinks. She began drinking goat’s milk at about a year old after her little tummy couldn’t tolerate cow’s milk… Continue reading