this past weekend our family got together to celebrate my sister, mirelle’s, birthday at ferris wheeler’s bbq + backyard which is a new-to-us place. we looooove good bbq, proof here, so we ventured to the other side of town to try this place out and it did not disappoint! their one-page menu is simple and to-the-point and their food was delish. we…

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week 24 pregnancy bumpdate

i’m 24 weeks preggers & time is flying by! (see week 17 here & week 20 here) i feel like my bump tripled in size in the last month and is now totes poppin’. i’ve swollen up in a lot of areas besides just my tummy & this has helped keep my legs from rubbing together when i wear dresses (which is…
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piada menu tasting

i was invited to try piada‘s spring/summer menu this week & how could i resist! they are known for being “italian street food” and their concept is simple- you can choose right off the menu, customize anything you want or build your own creation in a bowl or a piada, which is an italian flatbread. i’ve been to piada before, it’s right…
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week 20 pregnancy bumpdate

i am officially 20 weeks along in my pregnancy & baby bump is in full effect and totes visible now all the time, even when i lay down and your stomach usually flattens out. he’s there! can’t believe this is the half-way-there mark, it’s gone by so fast it seems but my body keeps changing. my boobs are huge and…
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pecan lodge barbecue in my belly

this past weekend was so fun! dek & i spent friday night watching the two latest episodes of handmaid’s tales season 2…which is SO good. freaky, but good. i enjoyed the show with some butter popcorn & truffle salt from trader joe’s that i was gifted for christmas from a co-worker, i love it on popcorn! saturday dek & i went on…
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week 17 pregnancy bumpdate

i thought it would be fun to start documenting my experience, maybe not every week, but i want to remember my feelings and thoughts throughout this pregnancy & be able to share them with you. i’m feeling really good! besides having a bump in my lower abdomen (which i joke is a food baby most of the time) i don’t really feel or look pregnant.…
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weekend reminiscing

this weekend flew by (don’t they always?!) but there were some really fun & relaxing moments that i’d love to share! friday i worked from home & was able to accomplish a lot. a lot of work and a lot of personal crap. i made some returns, cleaned my car & had breakfast with my mom. mom & i started doing weekly dates…
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roadtrip to austin, texas

greetings from austin, texas! a few weekends ago my mom, sister & i took off and road tripped it 3 hours south of dallas to austin for a long weekend to stay, shop and eat our way through the city. i’d love to share some of the places we visited & loved….if you care to see just scroll on: on our…
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im preggers!!!

& it’s a BOY!!!!!! we’re expecting our first little baby later this year! oct. 1 to be precise but with my birthday on sept. 28 and with my luck i will turn 33 and go into labor all in one day, ha! we’ve been trying to get pregnant since our trip to bali last may. i’ll never forget the afternoon we decided…
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street style in deep ellum

a few weekends ago dek and i got up bright & early to snap some photos & play with our new dji mavic pro drone. i had seen this “sun mural” before from other dallas bloggers & it’s on the “deep ellum 42 murals walking tour” and i really wanted to see it for myself and take some photos in front of it and then use the dart…
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