Plan a Visit to Arlington, Texas

Plan a Visit to Arlington, Texas



There are times when you want to do something fun, different, but not travel too far from home. We planned the perfect weekend trip for our whole family to Arlington, Texas! It was so much fun and there were so many family friendly options. 

Arlington, TX is a city just west of Dallas. It is well known for “The Big Three” attractions, Texas Rangers, AT&T Stadium (Cowboys Stadium) and Six Flags Over Texas. Read more

Thrive Creative Conference – There and Back Again

Thrive Creative Conference – There and Back Again

I am passionate about this blogging thing.

This blog started in 2011 and while I definitely was NOT consistent in the beginning, I am now proud of the community, friends, and following I have developed in the past few years. 

Even though blogging has been around for quite a while now, I think there is a misconception that this can be a “Real” business! It absolutely can be a legit business!  Read more

How to clean canvas shoes & Toms shoes

Canvas shoes are my favorite! But they can get so dirty, so very quickly. Do you know how to clean canvas (such as Toms) shoes?

how to clean canvas shoes

I grew up in Hawaii. Warm weather all year long. Bare feet as much as possible and slippers (Flip-flops) in my closet. 

I still would rather be wearing slippers or going barefooted in my daily life! 

But alas, it is not always practical to wear slippers, let alone be barefoot at work and all the “mom life” things!  Read more

2018 : The Year of Balance

2018 the year of balance

I can’t believe we are already into the second week of January 2018!!!!

The holidays always throw off our whole families schedule (which isn’t a terrible thing…), and it takes a few days to get my bearings of what day of the week it is and get back into a “normal” routine. 

The final weeks of 2017 were relaxing and I spent quite a bit of my time reflecting on 2017 and thinking about 2018 and what I wanted the new year to look like.  Read more