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.

Easy Weeknight Meals To Add To Your Dinner Rotation!

An unspoken “rule” in my home is weekends are for eating out and weeknights are for eating in. Living by this rule has allowed us to spend valuable time together at the table every...

Your Houston Moms Weekend in Dallas Itinerary

My husband and I kicked off the start of summer last month with a weekend trip to Dallas, Texas. Our kids had never been before and we really wanted to visit family and friends....
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A Beginner’s Guide to Houseplants

It all started with a single peace lily. A beautiful, perfect peace lily that arrived at my doorstep mere hours after we put our beloved family dog down. It was from a friend of my...

Your Houston Moms Summer Bucket List

It’s summer break, y’all! As a child, I absolutely LOVED summer break because it was two months of glorious, wonderful, completely unstructured time off. As a mom, however, the thought of two months of...
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How to Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month With Your Family

Growing up as the child of Taiwanese immigrants, I often took for granted all the ways that my parents sought to help me embrace and preserve my heritage. After getting married and beginning my...
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Husband Appreciation Day: 9 Ways to Celebrate Him

The third Saturday of this month, April 16, 2022, is National Husband Appreciation Day! If your reaction to this is anything like mine, you’re probably thinking–hmm, is this day even actually a thing? And...

I Was A Dog Mom First:: Grieving the Loss of a Beloved Companion

My husband and I are both “dog people” and grew up with pups, so it was no surprise when we felt the desire to adopt a fur baby of our own shortly after we...
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Celebrate National Pancake Day in Houston

Pancakes. Flapjacks. Hotcakes. Griddle cakes... there are so many names for this classic breakfast staple. March 1st is National Pancake Day, and to help y’all celebrate, we’ve rounded up our favorite places to find...

Where to Get the Best Pie in Houston {Or Make Your Own!}

You may be surprised to learn that National Pie Day is actually on January 23 and not on March 14 (that’s Pi Day!). Pie is one of my very favorite things to eat in...

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...