On My Mind

Why We’re Still Renting

photo taken a few weeks before moving to texas

A question I receive every single week without fail is this: “Why are you guys still renting?” Usually it’s followed by “why don’t you just move?” And there is so much to unpack there. (That feels like half a pun.) As someone who loves interior design and has been planning our forever home for a decade, I always have interiors on my home and the desire to make a house our own again is always on my mind. Let’s dive in.

The Ultimate Back to School Guide 2021

Look, friend. I don’t want to be the bearer of bad news- don’t shoot the messenger, you know? If you’re in the south, your littles are more than likely gearing up to start school. I couldn’t figure out why I was getting so many requests for backpacks and lunch box recommendations until I remembered “it’s coming.” Here are my favorite backpacks, lunch boxes and lunch accessories to send those babes back to school with in just a few weeks.

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021 | The Last Minute Amazon Prime Guide

You know when you do that thing? When you hear an important date over and over (“Father’s Day is June 20th…June 20th is Father’s Day…”) and before you know it, you realize that day is now this weekend? I’ve been there. If you’re reading this, you may be there right now. Don’t worry friend, everything on this list will arrive before Sunday with enough time for you to wrap it or send it to your brother/dad/father-in-law and look like a thoughtful MVP.

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021 | The Fancy One

Based on your emails, DM’s and comments, I know some of you out there are in a relationship with a fancy man. If he has alarms set for sneaker releases, regularly watches and reads GQ content, googles Lebron’s game day style or has says out loud,”that’s a nice suit” when watching ESPN, you’ve likely got a fancy guy on your hands. These gifts have a higher price point and are sure to feel special and exciting for the guy in your life that values that sort of thing- if that’s your thing.

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021| The One For Everyone

Gift guides are my love language. We know this. For whatever reason, men’s gift guides are my favorite because they seem to be the most helpful. This is the first of a few gift guides-The Gift Guide For Everyone. No matter who is on your list-whether it be your husband who could use just a little more alone time or your dad who loves leisure or your brother who loves tech or your sports obsessed father-in-law…this gift guide has your back.

An Anniversary Staycation Guide

Last weekend, O and I snuck away to The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek for a quick staycation and it was the most beautiful, most refreshing and most special “trip.” I’m the world’s biggest advocate for a quick one-night staycation so here is a little peek into our stay as well as my guide for making the most of a getaway right in your own city.