Picture it. Dallas. October 7, 2017. You enter a land. A land filled with tacos. Unlimited all you can eat tacos. And hot sauce. Can you see it? Can you smell what the Dallas restaurants are cooking? Shrimp tacos, chicken tacos, veggie tacos, carne asada tacos, taco salad….well maybe not the taco salad but you get the idea. I can’t wait! Do you have a … Continue reading Win 2 tickets to Tacolandia Dallas!
June 24, 2017 is a day that will go down in history! What’s so special about that day? Well friends, it marked a major milestone for me. I finally ventured out on my first solo vacation! It was amazing. I would often tag along with the hubs on his business trips and spend the day exploring the destination alone while he was in meetings. This … Continue reading A Weekend Away in San Diego!
My husband and I had a great weekend away in Atlanta but it definitely didn’t start off that way. Grab a cup of tea or a glass of wine cause this is going to be a long but interesting read. We arrived to the airport in Dallas at 5 am only to find that our 6 am flight with Southwest Airlines had been cancelled. We … Continue reading A Weekend Away in Atlanta
Easter Sunday is here. I love the Easter holiday for a variety of reasons. Some of my favorite childhood memories were made every Easter at my grandparent’s countryside home. First, my cousins and I would take turns to getting our hair done by my grandmother. She would either use a straightening comb or stove curlers on our hair based on our mother’s request. I still … Continue reading Easter Joy
Have you ever heard the saying, “we make plans and God laughs?” Well, that saying has been very applicable to my life lately. At the beginning of the year, one of my goals was to do A Weekend Away every month for a total of 12 trips this year. I started off strong in January with an amazing weekend trip to Atlanta. In February, I planned … Continue reading Then Life Happened
Winter is upon us and the struggle to get out of the bed is real. As much as my husband and I would love to work from home in our pajamas all day to keep from going out in the cold, we have jobs that require us to venture out into this bipolar Texas weather on a daily basis. The one thing that makes braving the … Continue reading Cold Weather Couture and a New Wood Watch
Happy New Year y’all! I can’t believe it’s already the 13th day of 2017. I guess time really does fly when you’re having fun. It’s a new year and instead of making resolutions that I honestly never stick to, I have created a list of goals for myself for the year. One of my goals for the year is to take a cue from our friends … Continue reading 2017 Goals & A Weekend Away!
Are you looking for a gift for that frequent traveler on your list but can’t figure out what to get them? Well no worries, SM&S has you covered. Here are 4 thoughtful gift ideas for that girl who is always on the road or that guy that stays in and out of the sky! If your friend or family member is a weekly business traveler, chances … Continue reading 4 Gift Ideas for the Frequent Traveler
A Dining Room Story ‘Twas the day before Thanksgiving and at the Carson place was a busy Brittany panicking because she had an empty dining space. She had family arriving for dinner the next day but she grew calmer knowing she could make her dining room great. So off to At Home, World Market, and Hobby Lobby she went with a vision in mind and money to be … Continue reading Dining Room Reveal @ Carson HQ
I have been dreaming of attending Diner en Blanc since I first learned about the event in 2012. I told anyone who would listen about the event only to be met with blank stares. It seemed that many people didn’t understand my interest in attending an event that you (A) pay a fee to attend, (B) dress in all white, (C) are responsible for bringing your own tables, chairs, decor, food, … Continue reading My Experience at Diner en Blanc Dallas 2016