I remember when my son Christian was getting ready to start kindergarten, we were so busy researching the “perfect” private school that we didn’t realize how behind he was already. Christian was attending Pre-K at a local church and knew his colors, how to count to ten and some other basic information. We actually thought… Read More Is your child ready to start Kindergarten?
Every year, our we always look for Christmas activities to do as a family. So, I was excited to hear that Enchant Christmas was touring in Texas for the first time this year! I found a YouTube video of it and showed my two boys! They were hooked! Finding something a twelve year-old and a… Read More Enchant Christmas in Arlington, Texas
Now that the Holiday season is upon us, my first thought is “What do I get Daniel?” My 12-year-old son Daniel has unique taste. He’s not your typical boy who sits in front of the x-box for hours and plays video games. Don’t get me wrong, he loves video games, but he prefers to build… Read More Christmas shopping for Preteens!
Friday nights for the Johnson family means “game night”. We usually let the boys pick out a board game and either stay home or go to our favorite coffee shop. The boys came up with their top 5 favorite board game. 1. Ticket to Ride: I love this game because its easy to understand… Read More Game night with the family!
Not only am I a mom, wife, lifestyle blogger, but I’m also a kindergarten teacher. I have received some amazing gifts from my students and I wanted to share my list for other parents! 1. Basket with the Teacher’s favorite things: If you look on the Teacher’s website you’ll notice he/she has… Read More Top 10 gifts for a Teacher written by a Teacher
My husband Brady and I have been married for 20 years! I always, have people ask me “What’s the secret to your happy marriage? To be honest, we had nothing to do with it, God put us together for a reason! To love each other and show our kids what marriage should look like. Here’s… Read More Tips for a “Happily Ever After”
Growing up, my mom and dad didn’t go on date nights or show affection towards one another. They both worked 9-5 and spend the weekend running errands or doing housework. We didn’t even say “I Love You” to each other. So, when Brady and I got married twenty-years ago, I knew things were going to… Read More How to date your Husband!
If your kids are anything like mine. They are always complaining about being bored. So, finding fun and free kids activities are always challenging. Here is our go to activities for our kids: Klyde Warren Park (Dallas) The first of every month means Target First Saturdays. This is when Klyde Warren Warren Park, DMA and… Read More Top 5 “Almost free” kids events in Dallas
When I was a little girl, the only time we were allowed to drink coke was during our road trips. The taste of coke still brings me back to road tripping with my family. Fast forward twenty years later and now I’m taking road trips with my family. Our boys love getting up early, grabbing… Read More Not your typical Fixer Upper
Arrive early! This is especially true if you plan on going during Saturday or Sunday. Bring an appetite. The vendors tease you with their smells and tantalizing samples. So, come prepared to eat. Just think of it as a practice for the State Fair of Texas. Bring comfortable shoes! There’s lots to see, stores to… Read More The perfect Girls Night Out at Grapefest 2017.