Cindy E

Cindy was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in Sugar Land, Texas. She has a BS from the University of Texas at Austin in elementary education and a M.Ed in curriculum and instruction from Houston Baptist University. Cindy married her high school sweetheart, Stuart, after 10 years of dating. Stuart and Cindy are the parents of two beautiful girls and an adorable miniature schnauzer. In her spare time, Cindy loves to bake and try new recipes. In fact, her greatest ambition in life is to be a contestant on the Great American Baking Show one day. Cindy is also a huge Backstreet Boys fan and has seen them live in concert 9 times! Cindy has enjoyed writing her entire life and loves being a contributor for HMB.

Where to Find the Best Hot Chocolate Bombs in Houston

A warm, homemade cup of hot chocolate is hard to beat, and it is a holiday tradition that I have enjoyed sharing with my children. A fairly new novelty that my kiddos and I...

Recipe Roundup: A Houston Moms Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, ever. Truly, how can any other holiday compare to this amazing yearly food extravaganza? I am an avid collector of recipes and my virtual Thanksgiving “file folder” is basically...
DIY Halloween Costumes

15 Fun and Easy DIY Halloween Costumes

  It’s October, y’all, and Halloween is almost upon us! I adore a good costume but I don’t love the hefty price tags that most of them come with. Plus, what’s a procrastinating mama to...

Creating A Skincare Routine You Love

WHAT. ARE. THOSE?! I shrieked internally to myself as I examined my face critically in the bathroom mirror. I moaned in my head as I spied what looked like the beginnings of crows feet...

A Weekend Getaway to Round Top, Texas!

Round Top, Texas. Have you been before? If not, you need to put it on your Texas travel list STAT. It’s less than two hours by car from Houston and is the perfect spot...

Take the Girls’ Trip:: How Time Away Will Make You a Better Mom

Shortly before COVID hit, an email appeared in my inbox one day. “We’re planning a girls’ trip for a big 4-0 birthday… Who’s in?” I read the email twice and then marked it as unread...
Father's Day gift guide

A Father’s Day Gift Guide for Every Kind of Dad in Your Life

As soon as June hits, I start to feel a little stressed because I know that Father’s Day is quickly approaching. It can be daunting to find the perfect gift that shows how much...

Books for the Beach:: A Houston Moms Summer Reading Guide

Reading has always been one of my favorite pastimes, and one of the perks of pandemic life is that I’ve had plenty of time to slow down and get lost in a good book...

10 Ways to Celebrate Teachers + Nominate Your Favorite for a Giveaway!

It’s hard to believe it, but we are soon approaching the end of the school year. And that means… Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up! Teachers have had a particularly challenging year, and deserve...

Oh Crap! How to Survive Potty Training Your Toddler

Right before my youngest daughter turned two, I thought to myself- hmm, I think it’s time to potty train her. My husband and I had started toilet training our eldest daughter around the age...