Author Archives: heatherwlu

Dallas Arboretum Tree Lighting

This is such a weird week: half day Wednesday, no school Thursday, regular school day Friday. We did enjoy our random little day off today! The kids slept in, then we pretty much just hung out at home. Jack had … Continue reading

Posted in November 2019 | Leave a comment

Chili Weather

Y’all, it is COLD here in Dallas! It was in the 20′s when I drove the kids to school this morning and barely got to 40 this afternoon. I love it. Isla’s on the fence? Obviously it’s soup weather (because … Continue reading

Posted in November 2019 | Leave a comment

Under the Weather

I’ve been feeling pretty under the weather this week. On Monday I spiked a fever that got up over 102 during the night- here’s what my sleep app recorded: Red = sleep, black = awake. Ugh. And that’s including a … Continue reading

Posted in November 2019 | Leave a comment

King Ranch Chicken

Happy (almost) Halloween! Bob Ross and Eloise are pretty pumped about tomorrow. All of a sudden it’s gotten really cold in Dallas, which seems just right for Halloween week. Given the cold and rain, Isla’s last soccer practice was canceled … Continue reading

Posted in October 2019 | Leave a comment

Field Trips and Fire Children

Today I chaperoned Isla’s field trip to the Cathedral Guadalupe downtown. Her class is so cute and they were really good for the cathedral tour… but also REALLY anxious to get to part 2, playtime/picnic at Klyde Warren Park. She … Continue reading

Posted in October 2019 | Leave a comment

(Crazy) Weekend Recap

Well, we’ve had an interesting few days! Our weekend was great- trunk or treat, Nutcracker practice, birthday party, took the kids on a bike ride, got them both much-needed haircuts. We even managed to get them into bed super early … Continue reading

Posted in October 2019 | Leave a comment

Fair Day 2019

The kids have had standardized testing at school this week and it has been SO NICE not having any homework. The idea was that it would allow us to get them to bed earlier… orrrr take them to the State … Continue reading

Posted in October 2019 | Leave a comment

October Book Club

Last week I hosted October book club. Not to be cheesy, but it’s my favorite month and my favorite people! For dinner I made Skinnytaste’s turkey chili taco soup, Jo’s quick table salad from the Magnolia Table cookbook, and mini … Continue reading

Posted in October 2019 | Leave a comment

Menu Lately

It finally feels like fall in Dallas! Hallelujah. I mean, it’s supposed to be back up to 90 tomorrow… but the past 2 mornings of sweatshirt weather have been fabulous. Also the high on Friday is 60 and I WILL … Continue reading

Posted in October 2019 | Leave a comment

Weekend Recap

The kids had a half day on Friday (Fair Day), so we headed to the Arboretum to check out the pumpkins. When the kids were little we would head to the Arboretum with friends almost weekly- like here, here, here… … Continue reading

Posted in September 2019 | Leave a comment