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.