Archives for May 2013

New House Sneak Peek: Focusing on the #GoodLife

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Allstate. All opinions are 100% mine. So the last post I wrote about how we bought a new house was a little on the negative side. Or maybe a lot on the negative side, as I explained why buying a house is a bad idea.  Nevertheless, we, of course, bought a house anyway. Because, really, we aren't going to let all the risks and trouble and expense of buying a home hold us back from it. Of course there are risks when you own a home. But there … [Read more...]

First and Last Day of School

I just dropped Jaye off for her last day of "school" for the year. She has grown so much. It's incredible. Jaye and I on her first day of Mother's Day Out last September. Such a little baby. And here we are/were this morning. My round little baby is looking like a real little girl now! Cue the mama tears and the "oh they grow up so fast" wistful reminiscing. . . . Okay, enough of that. Time to get busy enjoying my last day of child-free time! … [Read more...]

DFW in Review: Campbell Green Park

Today Jaye and I visited a new (to us!) park in Dallas, and we had a blast. So far, the Campbell Green Park is my favorite park ever! Campbell Green Park Details: Location: Campbell and Hillcrest, map here. Surface material: wood chips Structure material: metal and plastic. Equipment: big kid area, toddler area, climbing walls, many slides, monkey bars, swings, baby swings. Benches and picnic tables free sprayground next door to the park! Paths for biking and sports fields … [Read more...]

The Little Jayebug and the Big Big Slide

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A Week in May

What have we been up to lately? I definitely owe a family post, so here goes! Last Saturday, after breakfast with Pops, we walked down to the park by Pops' house. After a long time playing, Jaye was hot and thirsty. She clearly needed a treat from the ice cream truck. "Mmmm." On Tuesday, Jaye and I met up with her friend Sam at the Galleria play area. She and Sam sweetly shared their snacks with each other, even though for the most part they didn't interact much. Baby playdates are … [Read more...]