Author Archives: Beth

4 Easy Steps to Youngify Your Face

4 Easy Steps to Youngify Your Face

Growing up, my mom imparted the importance of good skin care. I feel blessed that my mom did not allow me to wear makeup, and was quite strict about this. When she finally allowed it (strategically I sometimes wonder), I was heavily into playing tennis, swimming and running and didn’t want makeup on my face.Read More

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YesterLand Farm: Another Great Dallas Attraction Reviewed

YesterLand Farm: Another Great Dallas Attraction Reviewed

Want a fun day or evening trip just outside of Dallas? Yesterland Farm is fun fun fun as a day-date or date-night out for a couple but especially for a family! I loved discovering this place just down the road. Only 45 minutes East of Dallas, in Canton, TX, this farm will help you takeRead More

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Trick-or-Treating, Kids and Food Allergies

Trick-or-Treating, Kids and Food Allergies

Have you heard of the Teal Pumpkin Project? It is a movement through FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) to make trick-or-treating more enjoyable and safer for kids with food allergies, since most candy contains nuts, dairy and other ingredients which are red flags to kids with allergies. Instead of passing out candy, you passRead More

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Muffins

Pumpkin Spice Latte Muffins

Through trial and error of other recipes for pumpkin spice muffins, here is what I have created:A sort of pioneer woman, meets food network, and voilà my own recipe created from my impatience with following recipes. Oh, and I added the “latte” because I think that word makes everything sound better; I love coffee latteRead More

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Recycling, in Germany, is a Nightmare

Recycling, in Germany, is a Nightmare

You have to be German to understand (and be able to recycle in) Germany. Actually this is a love-hate relationship for me. I love how Germans recycle but I hate doing it. From receiving a citation to just doing it wrong, it’s been a nightmare for me. When my husband and I had decided toRead More

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Travel to Mexico Without Leaving Dallas

Travel to Mexico Without Leaving Dallas

If you live in Dallas, but would like to feel like you have traveled to Mexico. Take a little trip to Garibaldi, 9334 E RL Thornton Frwy, Dallas, TX 75228. From the food, the people, the shops and more, you will literally feel transported into Mexico. Garibaldi Bazaar is a maze of small booths, nearlyRead More

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You Know You are Married to a GERMAN When

You Know You are Married to a GERMAN When

Of note, the following generalization applies to being married to a German man or woman in Germany. If a German, moves to the US or another country, out of their own desire, then their mindset and goals in life and therefore personality are going to be different, changed, and changing compared to a German whoRead More

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My Big Fat German Wedding

My Big Fat German Wedding

This month, June, and year, 2016, I celebrated my ten year wedding anniversary. My husband and I got married in Bavaria, Germany. It was an amazing wedding! How do German wedding traditions compare to American wedding traditions? My Big Fat German Wedding The Rings 1) Germans don’t wear diamond wedding rings. While Americans do their hugelyRead More

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Why Bathroom Bills Make Me Physically Sick

Why Bathroom Bills Make Me Physically Sick

When it comes to political stances or opinions I have always remained quiet. However, I feel extremely convicted to speak up regarding bathroom ordinances being discussed, passed and supported because they are sickening me! I am a Christian, yes, but that is not why I am speaking up in this post against the Target policyRead More

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How to Be a WiseMommies? Happy Mother’s Day!

How to Be a WiseMommies? Happy Mother’s Day!

How does one become a WiseMommies? Motherhood: When one of my good friends first became a mother, she told me, “motherhood will show you and your husband just how selfish you are or have been as human beings.” I started to think about this especially after having my first born child. It is true thatRead More

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