Brandi is the proud Mrs. to her high school sweetheart, mother to 2 amazing little girls, Addisen and Charlotte, and a photography enthusiast. She’s a Fort Worth native who is intentional about her marriage and raising little ladies in today’s society. From a stay-at-home mom who avidly avoids housework to a lover of designer duds who shops the clearance racks, she’s a walking contradiction. Join her candid discussion on all things wife and mom at www.goscasta.com and follow her lovable wit on Twitter.

Daddy Diaries :: Thank You Moms

Let me start with this: I love being a dad of little girls. It’s just cool. I do sometimes feel like an island in my own house though. Here’s the total roll call: I’m currently...

Food Fights: Winning the Dinner Time Battle

We've been having food fights as of late. I'm not talking about the fun kind where everyone freely throws food, laughs together and has a blast. I'm talking about the kind where everyone leaves the...

Our Favorite Christmas Books

There seems to be an overwhelming trend of families enjoying books together this Christmas. My social media feeds are filled with photos of tree skirts lined with wrapped books waiting to be opened each...

Favorite Thanksgiving Books for Kids

Christmas is, without a doubt, my favorite holiday. However, Thanksgiving is a very close second! I figure I'm one of the few people who intentionally decorates for Thanksgiving between Halloween and Christmas, but in...

Favorite Halloween Books for Kids

As the daughter-in-law of a former elementary school librarian, we've been gifted an amazing library of children's books. On my own, I never would have thought to start collecting seasonal books, but my mother-in-law...
friends holding hands

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

I try to live my life with no regrets. Off the top of my head, if there is one thing I regret, one thing I wish I could go back and change, it starts...
Kids learn crafts at preschool.

Going to Preschool Guilt Free

My role, my J-O-B, is to care for our home (I give myself a C-), cook the meals (woohoo! A+), be the primary care-giver for our children (grade to be determined) and take care of the day-to-day needs of our home and family.