Cooking With Kerrie: Ramen Dump & Done Salad

I’m in the kitchen with my BFF Kerrie making her famous Dump & Done Ramen Salad, adapted from … Continue Reading

The Kids Are Away

The kids are gone for two weeks – and Todd’s still at work – so I’m drinking and … Continue Reading

The Kids Take Over Cooped Up

On this episode of #CoopedUp…Lord only knows! My kids took over and my (not so) inner stage mom … Continue Reading

Blue Apron & Back Pain

On yet another riveting episode of CoopedUp! – also known as “Cooper says y’all endlessly while unpacking Blue Apron” and … Continue Reading

My Circus Room – Yes, You Read That Correctly

In previous videos, I’ve casually mentioned that we have a “Circus Room” in our house, complete with a big top tent, stages (plural) and clown murals. A bunch of y’all have asked for a tour…and who am I to not give you what you want?!

The Ultimate Upgrade In Positano

For our last night in Positano, our hotel – Hotel Marincanto – surprised us with an upgrade to … Continue Reading

CoopedUp Test Kitchen: Blue Apron Arrives!

I’ve officially jumped on the ingredients-and-recipes-in-a-box bandwagon. At the prompting of friends (and a pretty swell “first week … Continue Reading

That Time Cooper & Craig Went To Tallywackers

Today, my dear, hilarious friend Craig – who you may know as the twisted mind behind the popular … Continue Reading

Let Me Say This About That

Yesterday, I met up with my dear friend Craig at a local Mexican joint here in Dallas for lunch. We were seated at 12:30 and, after what I thought was just an hour or two of fun conversation, I looked at my watch and realized it was 5:10 – and I needed to pick up my perfect, adorable children within 20 minutes…in our neighborhood 30 minutes away. Ever since we met as Hillary Clinton delegates to the Texas State Democratic Convention (yes, such a thing exists) years ago, so is my life with the Southern Belle who is Miss Craig McCartney.

Changing Minds Over A Chain Link Fence

Yesterday, I blew the mind of the 85-year-old Mexican great-grandmother who lives next door to my office here in Dallas…and reinforced to me the importance of being out.