Tag Archive | "houston"

Our Hurricane Ike Story

Friday, September 26, 2008


I’ve been away from posting for the past few weeks due to a beautiful little storm named Ike.  And by ‘beautiful‘ and ‘little‘, I mean destructive and HUGE.  One might even say ‘Texas-sized’… During the past few weeks, we’ve been without power (much shorter than most, though!), without water, without internet, and without dairy.  Any […]

You Know You Live in Texas…

Tuesday, August 19, 2008


This is not my list, but when my friend, Karen, sent this to me, I laughed so hard that I just knew I couldn’t keep it to myself.  Tell me which one had you rolling in the comments section below! :)  You know you are in TEXAS in AUGUST when: 1. The birds have to use potholders […]

Kids and the Outdoors

Tuesday, July 22, 2008


We all know the importance of getting our kids out-of-doors.  We’ve heard the studies about childhood obesity and ‘screen time’ in front of tvs and computers.  Of course, in Houston, it’s harder to get outside when temperatures are in high 90s.   But, we try occasionally anyways. When I started studying Charlotte Mason’s educational philosophy […]

Story Time at The Rienzi

Wednesday, June 25, 2008


When I was skimming through all the indoor Houston activites for kiddos on NinaLoca, I ran across some information that just really excited me. There is a mansion in the River Oaks area that has been donated to the Museum of Fine Arts, complete with all of the artwork and collectibles that the Masterson family […]


Thursday, June 5, 2008


If you’re a mom or dad living in the Houston area and you haven’t heard of NinaLoca.com yet, BOY are you going to L-O-V-E me for telling you about it!  🙂 NinaLoca is a great site full of ideas for summer fun for kiddos.  She’s got everything from jumping places, to local parks, to museums, […]

Holy cow!! Great use of visuals to help explain the proposed budget cuts and their actual impact on the overall budget.

You’ll never fold tshirts the same way again!

If you ever wanted to hear someone put a mommy’s day into a song, try this one! (I guarantee you’ll laugh your butt off.)

A little on the political side, but interesting nonetheless…

Children’s Books We’ve Read