Summer-Proofing Your A/C

Yep, you feel like you’re DYING!! It’s not even the start of summer yet, but it’s East Texas and the heat doesn’t wait for a specific date on the calendar. You’ve started turning on the fans and turning up the A/C, but something doesn’t feel right. You may not be getting the most out of your Air Conditioner, and it’s …

Staying Cool While Pregnant in the Summer!

If it’s one complaint I’ve heard from multiple mothers across the years, it’s “I couldn’t STAND being pregnant during the summer.” Well, with all the hot flashes, mood swings, and weight you gain, I can kind-of understand the discomfort the summer heat brings on expectant ladies, and the frustration behind it. To increase the coolness and decrease the discomfort, Mary …

Before the Summer Ends

For many kids, summer break will be ending sooner then they’d like to think of. The lazy mornings, the camp-outs, the VBS–all of it will have to wait until next summer in a few weeks, and the groans are about to start. But before it all wraps-up, try some of these fun memory-making-moments and “little things” that they can take …

The Good, The Bad & The Healthy

The days in East Texas seemed to be getting cooler, but someone spoke too soon (sorry)! Now that we’re truly in the middle of hot day after hot day, many trips to the pool could be in order. With that, the weekends full of cookouts and and picnics pile on, which include tasty treats everyone enjoys. You want to delve into them …

Activities to Pick the Summer Up!

It’s July, and all the summer activities the kids wanted to do were done in a matter of 2 weeks. So now you hear, “I’m BORED,” on repeat and are about to pull your hair or someone’s hair out. Have no fear! There are still things that can get the kids to giggle and keep them active through these next …

A Little "Something" for the Scrapbook

You plan on putting together an awesome scrapbook…and then it falls to the wayside about a day into it. Wait, is that just me?!   Yes, I admit that I use to do scrap-booking all the time as a teen, but after senior year in high school, I kind-of lost track of, well, everything. If you’re better then I am …