2013 June Archives



Jun 22
2013

Austin Food & Wine Festival 2013


Hubby and I attended the second annual Austin Food and Wine Festival. We went to the inaugural festival last year and were so excited to return. My dear girlfriend Traci opened up her home to us again and let us rest our heads chez elle. We brought the kids and a new amazing babysitter, Angie. She’s from Honduras, speaks fluent Spanish and English, is a college graduate and loves to teach kids. Perfect, right? I…

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Jun 21
2013

We Over Me Farm


In Texas, folks love their kids, their sports, and their God. So when Paul Quinn College, an HBCU in Dallas, decided to transform their football field into two acres of farmland, people thought the school had lost their mind! The college eliminated their football program (*gasp*) and converted the sport’s field into an organic garden that yields black spanish radish, spring onion, chocolate mint and much more. Why would someone do that?! Well, with good…

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Jun 20
2013

Daddy Trifecta


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Jun 19
2013

Mommy Fail


Last year, when Boots turned four we had an amazing Justice League themed celebration (pictured below). I’m talking about homemade lightning bolt personal pizzas, handmade (well, really cut and glued) superhero capes, games, Clark Kent’s red telephone booth, individual cupcakes for each hero, and a metropolis tablescape to die for. This year, not so much. Last week it hit me that his birthday was fast approaching and that if any creative party planning was going…

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Jun 18
2013

Five Years Old


So, Boots (my new nickname for the Lion), how old are you going to be tomorrow? Draws an imaginary five in the air with his finger. Are you excited? Uh-huh. Do you feel any different? Nods. How so? When I’m five I’m almost Gadget’s age and can go to his school. What’s your favorite thing about the Caterpillar? Um, one time she didn’t want bread and she fed me like a doctor. That’s why I…

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