Sunday, April 12, 2015

The Story Behind Where Is Pidge?

Where Is Pidge?, Michelle Staubach Grimes, Roger Staubach
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Any parent understands the turn of events that happened right before I snapped this grainy photo. My three year-old was in toddler purgatory: tired and cranky yet too tired to settle down and go to bed. Jordan had one of those days in which she had been blowing and going since 8am: school, an after-school visit to the grandparents house (which is usually filled with too many sweets) and a late dinner.

I told her we were going to relax and read a book. She stopped her fussy/cranky/tired crying and picked up Where Is Pidge?the story of middle child Pidge Hoobler who feels lonely, somewhat overlooked and decides to run away but gets stuck in her family's laundry chute.

As soon as Jordan opened the book, she settled. She studied the first few pages and simply said, "Mommy, read this book."

Done. It was the calm after the storm.

Since then it has become a book we revisit three to four times a week. Out of the blue, Jordan will ask "Where is Pidge?", "Why was Pidge crying?" or even better "Pidge is happy?".

Ultimately Pidge realizes she's not forgotten, instead she is loved and appreciated by her family. A message that resonates not only with my daughter but with just about anyone.
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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Gear For Rangers Fans Who Live In Uptown: The Victoria's Secret Pink Major League Baseball Collection


Texas Rangers, Victoria's Secret Pink Major League Baseball Collection


The Victoria's Secret Pink Texas Rangers Collection is a fashion home run. I LOVE the striped tank top with the sequined "T".  This is absolutely Sunday-brunch-in-Uptown gear for the stylish sports fan...who might be a bit hungover. I can see some of my girls drinking mimosas and Ubering to the Ballpark wearing these. Not that I have ever done any of that.
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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Texas Rangers Gear That Isn't Fugly

What to wear to a Rangers game, Texas Rangers Game day outfits
Blue Kendra Scott Earrings | Alex & Ani Texas Rangers Bangle | Barrington Gifts Blue & Red Crossbody (Design Your Own HERE) | Old Navy Texas Rangers T-Shirt | Boyfriend Jeans | Sunglasses | Hat | MLB OPI Collection | Dooney & Burke Texas Rangers Wristlet

I'm sorry. There's a lot of ugly-ass team merch out there. The good news is that there's a ton of stylish stuff, too, especially for baseball fans.
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The Best Selling Players Jerseys By State

Best selling players jerseys by state, throwback jerseys

Mitchell & Ness is a clothing company that specializes in throwback and retro gear. They also put together some fascinating research that piqued my interest. Using their 2014 sales data they determined which retro jerseys were most popular in each state.
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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Sexy Spring Skin With Skin Authority CEO Celeste Hilling & Gina Miller


I believe beauty secrets are meant to be shared. That's what Skin Authority CEO Celeste Hilling and I are doing Thursday, April 2nd at 8pm Central/6pm Pacific in our Sexy Spring Skin Google Hangout. We're sharing everything you need to know to have your most beautiful and sexiest spring ever. 
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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Negative Calorie Foods: Fact or Fiction?

negative calorie foods list, negative calorie foods, low calorie foods

Are there really miracle foods that are negative in calories? In theory, yes. In reality, it's a bit more complicated.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

That Sports Girl's Night Out. Interested?


Are you an original sports girl who wants to connect with and meet fans just like yourself? Want to learn more about your favorite sports, players and teams? I might have something for you.
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