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A Few of My Recent Favorites

Sharing my top 5 things from the month of October!  I love looking at other people’s list of favorite things, so I’m excited to share the things that made my life easier, better, or just brought joy to me during the month of October.  1. Armadilla Wax Candles, I shared a whole post about fall scents and these candles just impress me so much. They … Continue reading A Few of My Recent Favorites

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Best Fall Scents for the Home

I’ve said it before but my favorite season is fall, one of those reasons is the amazing scents that are just too cozy and welcoming. If there’s one thing I enjoy discovering and collecting is candles and all things scents for the home. These have been my favorites for this fall season.  I found the Armadilla Was Works Candle Factory years ago and have been … Continue reading Best Fall Scents for the Home

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A Few of My Recent Favorites

Sharing my top 5 things from the month of August and September!  I love looking at other people’s list of favorite things, so I’m excited to share the things that made my life easier, better, or just brought joy to me during these last two months.  1. Schitt’s Creek, I have seen memes and clips of this show for years but had never seen it … Continue reading A Few of My Recent Favorites

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August Memories

August is always an eventful month for our little family. Dylan and I celebrate our wedding anniversary, 5 years this year! Then a few days later it’s Emiliana’s birthday. I still can’t wrap my mind around the fact that she’s TWO! Every anniversary is special, but there’s just something about those big milestone years, and Dylan and I just celebrated our 5th year of marriage. … Continue reading August Memories

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A Few of My Recent Favorites

Sharing my top 5 things from the month of July!  I love looking at other people’s list of favorite things, so I’m excited to share the things that made my life easier, better, or just brought joy to me during the month of July.  Big Bang Theory, I had seen episodes before never the show in its entirety. This has been Dylan and I’s night … Continue reading A Few of My Recent Favorites

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The Howard Casa: Final Walk-through & Moving in

I can hardly believe that we have been living in our home for 3 months now! But before we were able to move in we had to do our final walk through and get all of our belongings from Texas.  The day of our final walk through, I remember being so excited. We had been walking through the house during the whole process but something … Continue reading The Howard Casa: Final Walk-through & Moving in

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Only 2 Years left

How is there only 2 more years until I turn 30?! Last week I celebrated my 28th birthday and I was once again reviewing my 30 before 30 list that I challenged myself to when I turned 25.  This year my birthday was a little chaotic because it was spent preparing for a quick trip to Washington but it was still a special day. Dylan … Continue reading Only 2 Years left

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The Howard Casa: Construction P.1

We bought our house when it was at the foundation stage. Seeing it go from a slab of concrete to a full house with walls and ceilings was incredible! The whole process of getting the house together took months, we started the whole process in August. Back then it was just in the foundation process because of that, we were unable to make any major … Continue reading The Howard Casa: Construction P.1

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La Familia Howard: Life Update

Oh Man, It’s been a while hasn’t it, but I am back! Feeling refreshed, motivated, and ready to take on anything! The last couple of months have been equal amounts of eventful and ordinary. We did a lot of bowling, turns out Emiliana loves to bowl.  We got to celebrate Thanksgiving with the whole Howard family. We finally have an updated family photo! Saw lots … Continue reading La Familia Howard: Life Update

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Carving Memories One Pumpkin at a Time

So many of my favorite fall activities revolve around pumpkins. Whether it be going to the pumpkin patch, picking our pumpkins, or carving pumpkins. Pumpkins are such a source of joy for me during this time of year. Our trip to the pumpkin patch was quite special since Emiliana is now a very active toddler and she wanted to experience everything. We went Mortimer’s Farm … Continue reading Carving Memories One Pumpkin at a Time

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Another one for the books!

The month of October is filled with birthdays from both Dylan and my side of the family. It’s quite an eventful month but there is one birthday in particular that I love celebrating and that’s Dylan’s! I have gotten better over the years at planning and gift giving. Our first couple years of marriage I was lack luster in that department. I now spend a … Continue reading Another one for the books!

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Do Something Nice…

Did you know that October 5th is National Do Something Nice Day? It’s a day dedicated to encouraging us to do something nice for people around us, whether that be a loved one or a stranger. In today’s world it is so simple to focus on ourselves and forget to show kindness to others. Today is here to remind us that doing good deeds can … Continue reading Do Something Nice…

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My Favorite Discoveries from July to September

A ROUND-UP OF MY FAVORITE THINGS THAT I DISCOVERED FROM JULY TO SEPTEMBER These last three months we have been in Arizona hanging out with Dylan’s family. It’s been so much fun being out here and as always discovering new things that have I have fallen in love with! Clothing item: This one is a little more intimate but I have to share it, the … Continue reading My Favorite Discoveries from July to September

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Once Upon a Fall…

The most enchanting season is upon us – a season of gatherings, chunky sweaters and cardigans, hot chocolate, and pumpkins. Every year as summer ends and fall approaches you can feel the excitement in the air as everyone prepares with their pumpkin flavored everthing and sweater wearing in the blistering heat. Well today is the first day of Fall and regardless of the weather wherever … Continue reading Once Upon a Fall…

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Emiliana’s Journal: First Birthday!

Emiliana has now been one for an entire week! Let me just start by saying that motherhood is incredible, everyday just gets better and better. Seeing Emiliana grow up is bitter sweet. I wish she could stay tiny forever and still continue to be where she is at now. I soak in each moment with her and am so grateful for the opportunity I have … Continue reading Emiliana’s Journal: First Birthday!

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My Favorite Discoveries from April to June

A ROUND-UP OF MY FAVORITE THINGS THAT I DISCOVERED FROM APRIL TO JUNE It was an interesting couple of months but I was still able to find some new favorite things! Clothing: DENIZEN bermuda shorts, I got these from Target after realizing I didn’t have any clothes for the hotter weather. They are perfect; good length, stretchy, and cute! I got a darker wash and … Continue reading My Favorite Discoveries from April to June

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Emiliana’s Journal: 10 Months

Another month has come and gone, now Emiliana is 10 months old! There are only 2 months until she turns 1! Can someone please tell me how to slow downtime? My baby is growing up too fast! Emiliana got a couple new teeth this month and has been enjoying using them to eat. She loves crackers and will come running (in her walker) when she … Continue reading Emiliana’s Journal: 10 Months

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COVID-19 Update: First Public Family Outing

Who would have thought that a couple months ago life would come to screeching halt the way that it did? I remember it was a Wednesday night when the COVID-19 had just started to show up on my radar. I had heard a very little about it before this point but since it was far from home I didn’t think much of it. I even … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: First Public Family Outing

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Sephora Sale Recommendations

Today is the start of the Sephora Spring Savings Event. Those who are Rouge members can get 20% off from 4/17 to 5/1, VIB members get 15% off from 4/21 to 4/29, and Insider members get 10% off from 4/23 to 4/27. I am sharing my favorite products that are worth buying especially during this sale: FAB Pure Skin Face Cleanser – I talked about … Continue reading Sephora Sale Recommendations

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My Favorite Things from January to March

A ROUND-UP OF MY FAVORITE THINGS THAT I DISCOVERED FROM JANUARY TO MARCH I love looking at other people’s lists of favorite things, so I’m excited to share the things that made my life easier, better, or just brought joy to me during these past 3 months. I decided to pick one item for each category. Clothing – Quilted Sneakers; these have been popular for … Continue reading My Favorite Things from January to March

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Things to do while “Sheltering in Place”

Happy Friday! Normally this would be a post filled with events that are happening in the DFW area during April but this month, like last month is a little different. With the spread of the coronavirus happening so quickly, most people have either been ordered to or voluntarily chosen to shelter in place. Meaning no going out except for essentials. That being said, most events … Continue reading Things to do while “Sheltering in Place”

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Emiliana’s Journal: 7 Months

On Saturday our little Emiliana turned 7 months! Every day that passes I am blown away by how much she has grown and how quickly time has passed. Emiliana continues to be a source of joy, happiness, and peace amidst all the chaos. She always has a smile on her face and her “hugs and kisses” put the most troubled heart at rest. Emiliana tried … Continue reading Emiliana’s Journal: 7 Months

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Things to do in the DFW area – March

Happy Friday! Here is a round up of events that are happening through out the month of March in the Dallas-Fort Worth area: Free: Daily Museum of Geometic and MADI Art, Hip Squares: Dallas Artists of the 1960s exhibit available until April 26th. Crow Museum of Asian Art of the University of Texas at Dallas, Beili Liu: One and Another exhibit available until August 16th. … Continue reading Things to do in the DFW area – March

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I’ve Been Spoiled for 3 Years, Time for me to Spoil YOU!

For the past 3 years, my wonderful husband, Dylan, has taken it upon himself to plan all of our Valentine’s day dates. I have been spoiled, and this year I told Dylan that I would plan everything, so it’s his turn to be spoiled. I have our top secret plan already set but I wanted to share a couple of ideas that could help you … Continue reading I’ve Been Spoiled for 3 Years, Time for me to Spoil YOU!

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Things to do in the DFW area – February

One of our family goals this year is to be more active not so much in the physical aspect but in getting out, doing things and adventuring where we live. We were doing really good when we first moved here going out and finding new places, but we settled in and  the sense of adventure in a new city kind of faded away. The same … Continue reading Things to do in the DFW area – February

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Emiliana’s Journal: 5 Months

Another month with our princess has come and gone! She is now 5 months! How can this be possible? Emiliana is our greatest joy, every morning that we wake up to her is just filled with smiles, giggles and squeals. I absolutely adore that she is using her voice so much more. Emiliana is so vocal, she needs to be a part of all the … Continue reading Emiliana’s Journal: 5 Months

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New year, same me, only better!

Every year I make a list of goals, unrealistic goals, that I have the best intentions of completing but I already have the mentality that it’s okay to not complete them. Why? I have found that I rely on the saying “new year, new me” a bit too much. In my mind it  implys that somehow the new year is supposed to magically transform me … Continue reading New year, same me, only better!

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Emiliana’s Journal: 4 Months

Emiliana turned 4 months right before all the Christmas madness that I never got around to writing an update. Now that everything has settled and the Christmas decorations have come down, new year goals have been made, and life is starting to get back to a sense of normal, I finally sat down to write all about Emiliana! Everyday that passes, Our sweet little girl … Continue reading Emiliana’s Journal: 4 Months

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Emiliana’s Journal: 3 Months

Everyone always says, “life will never be the same once you have kids”, this is one of those things you just don’t fully comprehend until you have kids. Emiliana has changed our lives in so many incredible ways, that’s it’s hard to imagine that it’s only been 3 months! Dylan and I are constantly amazed at the pure joy, love, and beauty of our little … Continue reading Emiliana’s Journal: 3 Months