Have a Stress-free Holiday Season

Have a Stress-free Holiday Season

The spirit of the holidays is among us.  Our bellies are full from Thanksgiving and we’re spending our free time decorating our homes for Santa.  I am a sucker for the holidays.  I love the lights and the football and the food.  I can’t get enough of the holiday...
How to Plan the Perfect Playdate

How to Plan the Perfect Playdate

Playdates are the perfect remedy for a kid with pent-up energy or one with a strong imagination.  Making the time for your child to spend with other peers fosters creativity, personal identity, and helps them grow into the fantastic person you know they are going to...
Prep Your Yard for Fall and Winter

Prep Your Yard for Fall and Winter

The crisp air, colorful leaves, and Baylor Bears football only mean one thing: fall is here. I love this time of year, not only for family outings to the corn maze or to pick apples but because Mother Nature has given us some much needed reprieve from the excruciating...
Keeping Your Horse Cool In The Summer

Keeping Your Horse Cool In The Summer

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but it’s freaking hot outside.  I’m serious – H.O.T.  This Texas heat is ruthless, and I don’t see this temperature ending for another month or more. After the experiment I did to measure the temperature of my car, I’ve been...
[VIDEO} How Hot Is Your Car?

[VIDEO} How Hot Is Your Car?

This Texas heat is NO JOKE!  We all know it’s hot outside – I mean, it is summer.  But, I think we all underestimate how hot it really is.  With the real-feel getting in the triple digits, we all need to do our best to stay hydrated and to stay cool. One...
4 Playground Games That Are More Fun Than Tag

4 Playground Games That Are More Fun Than Tag

I don’t know about you, but I think the house with the biggest playset invites the most friends and neighbors to come over and spend time with you and your family.  Kids love having new things to do, and going outside to play is 10x better than downloading a new app. ...
How To Throw The Perfect Outdoor Party

How To Throw The Perfect Outdoor Party

I don’t know about you, but it seems like Spring only lasted about a day.  School is out, the pools are open, and that means one thing: SUMMER IS HERE. You know I love entertaining and grilling.  But more than that, I love having my friends and family nearby, talking...
What To Grill This Weekend in Less Than One Hour

What To Grill This Weekend in Less Than One Hour

With Spring in full bloom, the days on the calendar get booked up quickly.  There are graduation parties to attend, hikes to take, things to grill, and hours spent making your yard beautiful.  Plus, you’re taking advantage of spending more time on your patio. I get...
Beautify Your Storage Shed

Beautify Your Storage Shed

Picture it: you purchased the perfect piece for your backyard.  The garage has more room to park your car.  Those Christmas decorations aren’t cluttering up the basement.  Everything has its place.  You’re feeling like you actually have your life together...
What is a Yard Evaluation?  Do I Need One?

What is a Yard Evaluation? Do I Need One?

The day has finally come.  You’ve been OOHing and AHHing over that perfect structure to put in your yard.  You’re picturing it already: the perfect storage shed to hold your yard equipment…a playset to make years worth of memories…a chicken coop to keep the poultry...