Todd and I just visited Amsterdam as the city was kicking off its Christmastime festivities. So beautiful! And oddly specific. I’ve never seen so much blackface in my life. Or women singing seductively to teddy bear puppets.

Five years ago, one of the most traumatic events of my (admittedly sheltered) life happened. I got trapped in Spanx in a Nordstrom dressing room. Here’s how it happened.

For one night — and one spooky night only — the Koches have resurrected our favorite singers for an encore performance. Presenting #GoneTooSoon!

I’ve been invited to be part of the American Cancer Society’s national “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign to … Continue Reading

People in Dallas often joke that there’s a long-standing rule that if you live in Dallas, you’re required to hate Houston…and I’m told the feeling is mutual. Having been to Houston only a few times in my adult life, usually for business meetings or to visit my late Granddaddy when he had his heart surgeries there, I can’t say that the rule doesn’t ring true for me. It’s never been one of my favorite places. Despite that, the kids and I decided to hit the open road last month for a quick trip down I-45 to spend a couple of days exploring the Bayou City. My opinion of the city has largely changed for the better.

My BFF Kerrie dropped by to show me how to make some of her favorite cheap and easy … Continue Reading