Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure {book review}

As a mom to middle-schooler who is an avid reader, I couldn’t say no when I was offered the chance to review the new book by Brandon Mull, Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure. If you have a middle-schooler in your life, perhaps you already know about Fablehaven. Brandon Mull’s five-book Fablehaven series has been very popular with […]

A Mindful Review of My Closet

I decided to stop buying clothes. Probably not forever, but for now. They say we wear 20% of our clothes 80% of the time, so what are the chances that whatever random piece of clearance merchandise I suddenly decide I need will make it to the 20% pile? Really this aligns with my overall goal […]

Houston Gourmet Chef Wants to Feed You {Review}

Maria’s Gourmet Kitchen is a Houston business founded by Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef and Houstonian Maria Bedrosian. Too busy to make a nice meal for your family or guests? Maria wants to bring some yin to the yang of your life. I had the opportunity last week to be fed by Maria in the comfort of my […]

BREAKING: I still have no idea what I’m doing

Really, though: the degree to which I have no idea what I’m doing cannot be overstated. And if you are starting to scroll down to find the rest of the story to decode what I’m talking about, you can stop now. There is no rest of the story. The whole story is I am making […]

Big Lies, Little Lies, or Big Little Lies?

Listen, I’m just gonna make this quick. Tomorrow night Big Little Lies premieres on HBO. I am telling you this for two reasons: A) If you’ve read the book and loved it like I did, I know you are going to want to see this series; and, B) If you haven’t read the book by […]