Monthly archives: June, 2017

Veggie Tales

Houston is notorious for having a hot, humid, and rainy start to the summer. While most people hate this time, the plants thrive on it! I’m not known for having a green thumb whatsoever, but you know who does? My husband! We had two days of real winter weather this year and it ended up killing all of our citrus and veggie plants. So, after tearing up all the dead vegetation, we planted a variety of new veggies and fruits in …

Surviving to Thriving

No one likes change. It’s different, scary, and unsettling. But you know what I’ve come to realize? Whenever something changes, it’s usually always for the best. Something you may not know about me – I am a firm believer in the saying “Everything happens for a reason.” Believing in this has gotten me through a lot of tough times and disappointments in my life. Just like everyone else, I get scared at the prospect of change and often shy away …

With A Little Help From My Friends (and Family)

There is a ton of pressure on working women in society to do it all. We are told that we should have pinterest-worthy living rooms that are always spotless, high-powered careers in a field that we are passionate about, happy husbands who always feel supported and loved, and for some, well-adjusted (and of course well-mannered) children. This ideal sounds great. I would love to have all of these things. But, unfortunately, it’s just not happening. Sometimes I feel like I …