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Michelle A

Texas born and raised, Michelle married her husband Michael after seven years of dating and currently resides in the Meyerland area. In December 2012, Michelle and Michael welcomed their first son {affectionately called Baby Apple} and enjoys spending every moment spoiling him! Michelle is a full time working mom in the field of education and a full time student working on her Master's degree {to become a principal one day!}, but in her spare time she enjoys shopping, anything Kate Spade, reading, writing, and traveling. Check her out over at Michelle's Desk to read about all things baby, life, and love!

How a Simple Act Changed Me Forever

Recently, I had one of those days. You know the one...  My morning started out with a grouchy toddler who couldn't be satisfied, no matter what I tried to do for him. Once I got...

5 Awesome Ways I’m Ruining My Child

According to certain parenting websites and the unsolicited advice of other moms, I am doing some pretty crazy things that will surely "ruin" my child.  They say these things are "detrimental" to my child's...

How Being an Educator Has Made Me a Better Mom

Working in education, I have learned so many valuable lessons when it comes to being a mom. Trust me when I say I have seen it all when it comes to various types of...

Stuff Houston Moms Say

Houston moms, we are something special! We have a certain code of dress {layers...to bundle up under in the brisk morning and then shed when the temps reach three degrees by lunch}, a particular...

I’m Not a Bad Mom {Learning to Ignore Dirty Glances from Non-Parents}

I don't venture out into public places like grocery stores or restaurants with the toddler much when my husband isn't around, but sometimes it is inevitable. My deepest fear has always been that I will...

Where I Go… {The Meyerland/Bellaire Edition}

I live in one of the most amazing parts of Houston...an area where I am surrounded by anything and everything that I could possibly dream of having or needing. My family lives in the...
7 Houston Date Night Ideas that don't involve dinner and a movie! A photograph of a smiling husband and wife.

7 Houston Date Night Ideas {…that don’t involve dinner and a movie!}

I have a newsflash for all of you Houstonians looking for an amazing day or night out with your significant other - DINNER AND A MOVIE DATES ARE SO 2017! Move over sushi and superheroes,...

Cancelling Christmas :: Extreme or Necessary?

Over the weekend I did something I haven't been able to do in a long time... I pulled out the 'ol trusty iPad and caught up on blog reading. I love when I can click...

Best Toys for Toddlers {1 – 3 years}

Please Note :: We are so excited to be partnering together with our sponsor Kid to Kid – Houston Galleria for a fun series of posts dedicated to OUR favorite toys for the littlest of...

One…and I’m Done

When I got married, I knew we would get questions about when we were going to have children. Seven months after our wedding, I was pregnant...and seriously, as soon as I popped out my...