EASY FOOTBALL TAILGATE IDEAS

EASY FOOTBALL TAILGATE IDEAS

We are a split household when it comes to football. I originally went to Texas Tech, but then transferred to The University of Texas my sophomore year. Trent went to Texas Tech and is a diehard red raider. This is a big weekend for our family as Texas plays Texas Tech at Tech’s home in Lubbock. Now that we have Piper, tailgating parties are a bit different than they were in the past. I love having friends over to watch the game and “tailgate” out my mom car/Tahoe.

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OUR LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER

OUR LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER

When we remodeled our home last summer and we changed almost every room in the house  besides the living room. I really wanted to knock down the wall between the dining and living room but the project was going to price us out of the neighborhood so we decided not move forward for the sake of budget and resale value. Once the kitchen, bathrooms and master were new and shiny, the living room felt like such an eye sore. But I was 6 months pregnant and we had other more pressing things to work on i.e. the nursery so I tried to somewhat refresh the space on a budget. We switched out the fan, rug and pillows to hold me over until we were ready to overhaul the space. 

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HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL ROUNDUP

HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL ROUNDUP

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays (and basically all of October, November and December)! I love getting to decorate the porch but I love even more to make the fun food and drinks to celebrate the spooky day! A couple years ago I made these Mad Scientist Inspired Cocktails and they were such a fun twist on my normal girly cocktails.

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HAIR CHANGES DURING PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM

HAIR CHANGES DURING PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM

Besides the weight gain and lower back issues, the biggest change I experienced while pregnant was with my hair. Before getting pregnant, I could go three days before my hair was too greasy all the dry shampoo in the world wouldn’t help. I’d consider this relatively normal and I only colored my hair twice a year. 

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