Back-to-School Parenting Hacks

Tweet Back-to-School Parenting Hacks *Posted in partnership with 5W Public Relations. I enjoyed trying each new product and made recommendations from my experiences with them. Check out my segment on #GreatDaySA @KENS5 for Back to School Parent Hacks! One of the most important things about back to school is getting back into the routine of things. When I […]

Printable Post-It Lunch Notes

Tweet Printable Post-It Lunch Notes So I am always experimenting with paper craft ideas, and I’ve always wanted to try printing on Post-It notes. I love the idea of customizing Post-It notes to my daughter to add to her school lunches.  In addition to the lunch note printables you can find on Pinterest, I wanted to add some […]

2015 Culinaria Restaurant Week #EatDrinkGive

Tweet 2015 Culinaria Restaurant Week #EatDrinkGive Besides getting ready for going back to school restaurant week is my favorite part of August. This is the first year that restaurant week will transcend two weeks getting everyone ample time to enjoy the great multiple course meals offered from fantastic local restaurants. Culinaria San Antonio recently launched a […]

Preparing for the Back to School

Tweet Preparing for the Back to School *I’ll be updating as I learn more too! As I get my 12 year old ready for her 7th grade year to start I realized there are so many things to do in order to “be prepared’. This blog post will be loaded like a baked potato with everything you need […]

Learn to SwimToday with Dara Torres

Tweet Learn to SwimToday with Dara Torres *This post is sponsored by MomTrends and SwimToday. I had the incredible opportunity to spend the afternoon at Northside Swim Center, with SwimToday ambassador, Dara Torres, five-time Olympic  swimming champion. Through SwimToday, teams nationwide are inviting new swimmers and families to experience the sport with incentives such as free swim team […]

Best Stove Top Popcorn Recipe

Tweet Best Stove Top Popcorn Recipe This morning I was excited to see that in addition to Fruitful Hill Farms‘ normally offering they also cobs of dried popcorn for $1.50. (Organic popcorn!) One husk left me with a hearty 1/3 cup of kernels. I broke these off the husk by hand, starting at one end and […]

Shuck Shack San Antonio

Tweet Shuck Shack San Antonio This past Tuesday I was incredibly excited to get to try Shuck Shack, the latest venture in the Dady restaurant family. They had a soft opening on July 3rd and came out guns blazing with the grand opening on the Fourth of July. Since seeing pictures on social media from the Dady family trip to […]

The General Public and Bowl & Barrel

Tweet The General Public and Bowl & Barrel Always an early adopter and supporter of new restaurants in San Antonio (and beyond!) I wanted to include pictures, video, and notes from my most recent culinary adventure to the new restaurant in Northwest San Antonio, at The Rim. Both components are physically located next to each other, […]

2015 Must Have iOS Apps

Tweet 2015 Must Have iOS Apps Over the past couple of weeks I have had hours and hours of road trip miles to download hundreds top iTunes chart apps (out of boredom) across multiple categories and these are the apps that stood out to me. Most of these are free, a couple a paid apps but […]

Things NOT to do on 4th of July

Tweet Things NOT to do on 4th of July Growing up with both of my parents being nurses (both spending time in the ICU, one a burn unit specialist) I have heard numerous safety tips around the 4th of July. I was a little envious of others who shot off fireworks. Of course half of […]

About the Declaration of Independence

Tweet About the Declaration of Independence On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, announcing the colonies’ separation from Great Britain. The Constitution provides the legal and governmental framework for the United States, however, the Declaration, with its eloquent assertion “all Men are created equal,” is equally beloved by […]

77 Brands Celebrating #LoveWins Today

Tweet 77 Brands Celebrating #LoveWins Today In the excitement of today’s news that gay marriage legal in ALL 50 states, I decided to check out how brands, government entities, non-profit organizations, and travel destinations were spreading the love so to speak. I didn’t really order these in a particular order (though I did give some […]

Schlitterbahn Galveston Island

Tweet Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark is a 26-acre oasis of thrilling waterpark adventures. The third waterpark in the Schlitterbahn family of parks features more than 30 attractions designed in the Schlitterbahn tradition of ride innovation. The park also features the next generation of the award-winning Transportainment® river system that combines three unique […]