Date Night at Mary Eddy’s

A romantic spot for a date night in Oklahoma City? I know just the place. We received a wonderful opportunity to visit Mary Eddy’s, located inside the 21C Hotel in Downtown Oklahoma City, on behalf of Metro Family Magazine this month – just in time for Valentine’s Day. Between the nostalgic ambiance, delicious drinks, and absolutely incredible food, its easy to see why Mary Eddy’s has … Continue reading Date Night at Mary Eddy’s

Great Sand Dunes National Park

A sandbox of epic proportions, the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve spans over 30 square miles and reaches heights of 750 feet! Its beauty is even further magnified thanks to breathtaking backdrop known as the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. If you’re ever in Southern Colorado, visiting this rural gem is not only recommended, it’s mandatory! Continue reading Great Sand Dunes National Park

El Rey Court | Santa Fe, New Mexico

El Rey Court is an iconic roadside adobe-style compound located just off of historic Route 66 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. One of the areas most famous hotels, El Rey Court was once a genuine slice of vintage New Mexico that’s now an eclectic boutique property oozing with coolness. Although we only spent just about 24 hours here, it certainly left an impression on all of us – including the kids. Continue reading El Rey Court | Santa Fe, New Mexico

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

The holiday season is upon us! While celebrations of tidings and good cheer may look a little different this year, there are still so many ways we can make the holidays special at home. For my family, so much of our time together is spent in the kitchen during the holidays – and that’s exactly why I want to share a special recipe with you for our famous Salted Caramel Apple Pie! Continue reading Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

Hotel Luna Mystica

Situated a few miles east of the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge in Taos, New Mexico sits Hotel Luna Mystica. This gorgeous, starlight campsite is home to 20 beautifully renovated, vintage airstream trailers in every color of the rainbow. While reminiscent of our stay at El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas, Hotel Luna Mystica has magnetic energy all it’s own. Perhaps it’s the stunning scenery, rich history, and sheer magic that truly sets it apart.  Continue reading Hotel Luna Mystica

S’ Mores Cookies

Ever since Porter asked Smalls if he wanted a s’ more during the overnight campout in Sandlot, I’ve been hooked. S’mores are a quintessential good-time treat. Think about it: More often than not, when you’re eating s’ mores, you’re sitting around a campfire with good company at the end of a great day. Perhaps that’s why I love them so much – because they bring … Continue reading S’ Mores Cookies

Current Favorite Children’s Books

Books hold such a special place in our hearts. They are full of adventure, discovery, and life lessons. I love watching my little ones’ imagination and curiosity grow with each new story we read together. In fact, reading books to children – even newborns – develops and strengthens their vocabulary, memory, and listening skills at a very young age. It’s such a simple act that … Continue reading Current Favorite Children’s Books