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4 Ways to Prepare for Entertaining Accidents (What to Do Before)

Every year, I have the privilege of opening up my home to my large family for a few days. This entertaining opportunity is something I really look forward to! We laugh, eat and just enjoy each other's company. However, entertaining can be stressful so I'm always looking for tips and tricks to make things easier for me.…

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One of My Greatest Challenges As a Mother

Being a mother is one of life's greatest joys but it comes with it's own set of challenges. Moms must manage multiple roles, one of those roles being a caregiver. As a mom, being a caregiver to my children is not always easy. In spite of the stress, I do my very best to care…

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4 Things Parents Love About ZURU MAX Build More + Unboxing Video!

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As parents, it's very important that we find find toys that our kids love and that don't break the bank. Nowadays, good quality toys cost a lot of money too. However, I don't feel like I need to sacrifice my kids imagination or creativty for money's sake. Their learning is utmost importance to both Brandon…

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6 Back to School Goals (Just for Mom)

Did someone say "back to school"?! Yes, unfortunately (well, at least I feel that way), school is now back in session. Though it's still technically summer, summer as we know it, is over. Guys, you know how much I love summer. I took most of it off to spend time with my family and re-evaluate…

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Summer Fun Bash – Instagram Live Series

Summer is knocking at our door but it's already begun around here. Once the kids are out of school, that officially starts summer everywhere. I've been staying busy trying to keep the kids busy with activities. It takes resources to keep kids entertained - time, money, effort, etc. We definitely don't want them getting bored…

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Save Time and Energy with LG Appliances Twin Wash

Can I please keep it real about one household chore - laundry? I hate it! It piles up just as you feel like you're getting a handle on things. I've finally come to the realization that we will always have a lot of laundry.  I cannot change that. What I can alter is my methods…

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I Spy – No.1

I've been spying so many awesome recipes and home/craft projects all over the internet lately. I've been trying to "PIN" posts, save them to my Instagram collections, and leave comments when I have time. Today, I thought I'd share some of the things I've been finding with you. I'm not sure if this will be…

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A Look Back on 2017

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Well, I can't believe it's here but we are about to start a new year. 2017 was full of surprises - some good, some bad, but mostly a lot of unexpected stuff. You can plan all day long, but there will always be some unexpected things that will happen. Quickly, things started to take shape…

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Ginger & Bee + Giveaway

Ginger & Bee is a bathhouse boutique that specializes in handcrafted soap, bath, beauty products, and gifts. The company is owned by a mother/daughter duo and they are located in Houma, Louisiana. They have the most precious store in town! As a previous vintage rental stylist, I pay attention to all the details and notice when…

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5 Things That Are Always In My Purse

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Each week has it's fair share of tasks, projects, and a seemingly endless to-do list. Also, many days I have to leave the house multiple times to get things accomplished. Some days grocery shopping is on the to-do list and on other days getting the kids to the doctor is first on the list. There…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.