Spicy Paleo Crackers

I’m trying to follow the paleo diet. And for the most part, I really enjoy it! I love meat, vegetables, eggs, nuts and fruit. But I do miss the crunch of crackers. Especially when the husband breaks out his cracker du jour after work (Carrs, Triscuits, Wheat Thins… all weaknesses of mine). I decided to create a cracker I can enjoy, guilt free! And so my Spicy Paleo Crackers recipe was born. They turned out quite tasty and fulfilling! Plus {Read More}

Could You Have a (Spiritual) Cone on Your Head?

Could YOU Have a (Spiritual) Cone on Your Head? I sure have before! Poor Pumbaa. He had surgery to remove a benign tumor two weeks ago. He has hobbled around on his bandaged leg for days, and he has been heeling quite nicely. Yesterday, I took him to the vet to have his staples removed. The little guy had staples all the way from his paw to his shoulders. When they brought him out to me, I was quite shocked to {Read More}

3 Blessings in Disguise of a Rainy Tropical Vacation

So we arrived in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, midday Friday after departing LAX at 1:00 a.m. Excited but exhausted from flying all night, we hopped in a van for the 45-minute ride to our destination, Casa de Campo in La Romana. Just. In. Time. For. A TROPICAL DEPRESSION! That was three days ago, and we’ve yet to step foot on the beach. Nor have we experienced most of the other activities this amazing place offers its guests. Horseback riding, skeet {Read More}

Beach Style for the Guy

We are headed to the Dominican Republic! T has a business trip there, and I get to tag along. Let me tell ya… this kind of opportunity doesn’t happen very often in his line of work. So needless to say, I jumped at the chance to visit another country with a tropical beach. I can’t wait to explore, relax and, of course, read a book (or two) with my toes in the sand! A few weeks ago I posted about {Read More}

How to Make a God Box

There’s a story behind this project. Last week in Dallas, I was blessed to visit one of my oldest friends, Norm, and his sweet wife, Robin. I grew up with Norm in Monroe, LA, and then attended SMU with him and Robin in the early 80s. Robin and I are Facebook friends, so I was aware that she has a 22-year-old niece who was diagnosed with Leukemia a few weeks ago. Reagan is currently undergoing her first of four rounds {Read More}

Dots + Stripes Style

Are you adventurous when it comes to your wardrobe? For some reason, I am always drawn toward trends that mix colors and patterns in unexpected ways. Last week at The Hundred blog conference in Dallas, I had an unanticipated (but greatly appreciated!) opportunity for a headshot and fashion photo shoot for my blog. Thank you to my friend Lupita Martinez of Images Of Rain Photography! This polka-dot/stripe combo is what I wore to the love farewell brunch at the historic {Read More}