Category Archives: Live + Love

Autumn at the Arboretum + Halloween Highlights

The Dallas Arboretum is the best come fall. Especially being that, here in Texas, fall weather comes late—long after the first pumpkin sightings at the grocery store and the PSL is back in season at your favorite coffee shop. There’s something about tens of thousands of pumpkins that makes you believe it’s actually autumn, even while you’re sweating… Read More


First Day of School, Ever!

Well hey there! Remember me? I know I’ve been terribly MIA from the blog, but I’m back and will try to play catch up as best I can, though I’m so incredibly behind now. Hopefully you’ve caught some glimpses of our summer fun on Instagram in the meantime. I took the whole summer off, and we had… Read More


Ecocentric Mom Box Review

March 2016 Mom & Baby Box It’s Earth Day, which makes it the perfect time to share with you the special-edition Ecocentric Mom box I received celebrating 1% for the Planet. If you aren’t familiar with 1% for the Planet, it’s a nonprofit organization with more than 1,200 member companies worldwide that pledge to give 1% of their sales to sustainability-oriented… Read More


Sunday Snapshot: Parisian Vibes

We celebrated my son’s second birthday last weekend with a Paris-themed party, complete with Eiffel Tower-shaped cookies and plenty of the delicious food and pastries France is known for. This little guy is obsessed with the Eiffel Tower! Or the “idol” as he adorably calls it. :) C had so much fun at his party, and I’m so… Read More


Sunday Snapshot: A Hug for Winnie the Pooh

Here I am planning out and dreaming about our next Disney experience, and I realized that I only shared one (ONE!) photo of our day at Disneyland, which makes me a little sad because one of my favorite memories of my son happened there. You know, the kind of moment you’ll hold on to and cherish forever, the kind… Read More


Ecocentric Mom Box Review

December 2015 Mom & Baby Box I was so impressed with my first Mom & Baby Box that when Ecocentric Mom asked me if I would like to receive another one to discover some new eco-friendly products, of course I said yes! It’s so much fun to get a package in the mail filled with good-for-you things that… Read More



Sunday Snapshot: The Time We Stumbled Upon a Christmas Card

A weekend of heavy rain and flooding kept us from venturing outdoors in the cold, wet weather to experience our local tree-lighting festival this year. We had so much fun last year that it was a bummer to miss it, but I still wanted to take C to look at the 30-foot-tall Christmas tree when the weather cleared up.… Read More



Ecocentric Mom Box Review

October 2015 Mom & Baby Box Having a baby prompted a lifestyle change for me. I admit that long before I was pregnant, I didn’t care to the level I do now about eating healthy and using natural products. But when we decided to start our family, I began researching changes I should consider making for the well-being of my child. I… Read More