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Life Lately + Houston Summers

kayaking

I hope you all are having a great week. I’m sharing some things that have been on my mind lately, along with some fun things to do during Houston summers. I’m still over here trying to mentally recover from losing Buttercup late last week. It’s hard to believe that we started 2021 with two members of the fam who just…

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Dogs

Pupdate

houston | golden retrievers

I thought I’d give you guys a brief update on the pups. The last update I did with them, we had only had them for three weeks. Now that we’ve had a chance to settle in, I’ll let you know how things are coming along. So, consider this your 1.5 month pupdate. 12-weeks old Today, the puppies are 12 weeks…

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Explore your own backyard: Biking Buffalo Bayou

buffalo bayou | biking

I’ve done a couple of these posts about exploring some fun things to do in your own backyard. And today, I thought it would be fun to talk about one of my favorite things to do in Houston: biking. Houston might not seem like it would be a city filled with bike trails, but it has miles upon miles of…

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Dogs

Saying goodbye to Buttercup

Sawyer and Buttercup

Happy Monday, everyone. I wish I were here today with better news. There is really no easy way to say this either, but we had to say goodbye to Buttercup on Friday afternoon. When I wrote Friday’s blog, I wasn’t envisioning the day to turn out the way it did, and Aaron and I are still kind of trying to…

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House Updates

Before and After: Home Renovation

montrose oak floors

I promised I’d share some more about our home renovation that we needed to do after the freeze. A couple of weeks ago I shared the before and after of my home office. I’m still loving the fact that I’m back in my home office after three, long months. It dawned on me that I need to do a post…

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Cooking

Four Easy Recipes for the Rest of your Week

taco night

Happy Tuesday, friends! I’m here today with four easy recipes for you to make for dinner this week. All should take you less than 30 minutes. I have officially reached the point of summer where I feel like, as adults, we should really get a summer break. Needless to say, cooking dinner isn’t at the top list of my priorities…

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Weekend Recap

houston | spring branch trails

Happy Monday – I’m back today with a recap of our relatively low-key weekend. It was raining all day Friday while I was working, so I knew that would be the perfect evening to just stay in. Aaron was on board, so as soon as I stopped working on Friday, it turned into pizza night at the Gomez house. We…

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Happy Friday + Home to me

houston | park at memorial heights

Happy Friday, friends. If you had a short week, I hope it was good to you. It’s been raining here in Houston for the greater part of the week, which tends to be an excuse for me to kind of slow down a bit. I’ve been especially nostalgic lately, especially as the fog lifts on the pandemic, and we begin…

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Best Costco Summer Items

Costco | topo Chico hard seltzer

Remember when I said I had to do a Costco trip prior to my Fourth of July party? Well, I had to do a huge trip. I hadn’t been to Costco in awhile, so I needed a little bit of, well, everything. I always like to see what other people are buying at Costco, so I figured I’d share some…

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