The Mejias Take Manhattan

Holy July, Batman! We have been uncharacteristically traveling like jet setters this month. OK. Nothing like jet setters. Is a jet setter a real thing? Let’s just say it is and quit talking about it already. We were in Florida for a week and then my mom came to town and me and the ol’ […]

The New Mom in the Grocery Store

The rain plopped down in heavy drops on my windshield as I drove home from the grocery store this morning. I’d loaded my grocery haul into the back of my SUV just in time to miss getting soaked myself. I was glad I’d decided to do my shopping in the morning and get it out […]

What I Learned at CAMP {#TxSC15}

I don’t think anyone would describe me as “adventurous”, yet I seem to willingly put myself in situations that require me to travel to places I’ve never been, to meet people I’ve never met with some regularity. My latest adventure? CAMP. Last weekend I drove three and a half hours to Camp Texlake, which is a […]

My Mom

My mom taught me the value of a handwritten thank you note. She knows how to make a pie — including the crust — and used to sew dresses for me and my sister. She is possibly the nicest person you’ll ever meet. Today I am thankful for my mom. We’ve had very different lives, my […]

Motherhood

I spent half of today griping at my kids and the other half putting up the Christmas tree with them. The two activities may have bled into one another. Decorating for Christmas does not put me in a good mood; I would rather not put up a tree at all. The way I see it, […]