What The Dutch?! Christmastime in Amsterdam

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.

Spanx for the Memories, Facebook

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 Only: #GoneTooSoon

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

I’m Wearing Pink All Month For Breast Cancer Awareness

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

Hitting the Road to Houston

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.

Cooking With Kerrie: Cheap & Easy Snacks For A Crowd

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

The Library Is Open: The 8 Books That Turned Me Into A Reader

Last summer, I made a mid-year resolution to myself that I was going to start reading again…or for the first time. I’ve never been much of a reader. A few novels here and there over the course of a decade, but no real consistency or interest. My new goal was to read about a book a month. Ultimately, I read eight books over the past year, which I consider a close-enough success.

Two Queens, A Prince & A Princess

If you’d have told me that I’d enjoy an afternoon at Medieval Times, I’d have told you that … Continue Reading

Cooking With Kerrie: Blackberry Cobler

On our latest Facebook Live episode, I’m making a Memorial Day dessert with my BFF Kerrie…and the kids “helped.” … Continue Reading

Cooking With Kerrie: White Trash Christmas Ham Ball

Cooper & his BFF Kerrie make one of her favorite holiday party staples – White Trash Ham Ball! … Continue Reading