Emily G

Emily is married to Brad and mother of the handsome Jack and precious Annabelle. After more than a decade as a software engineer (two of those as a working mother), she cleaned out her cubicle and can be found most days at one of the beautiful parks Cowtown has to offer, without a WiFi hotspot in range. These days, Emily spends her time exploring our fair city with her babes in tow, volunteering at her church, cheering on the Fightin' Texas Aggies, and shopping her way through DFW at large. You'll find her journaling her daily life at Being Mrs. Gentry.

Back to Preschool Blues

I don't know if it's the reality that he's growing up for real or the loss of control over the other days in his week, but something about it is giving me the blues.

Childhood Milestones: Is Your Toddler Doing Differential Equations Yet?

I’m writing this on the heels of removing the last baby bed from service in my home. There's been a crib in one room or another (sometimes in two of them) for almost five...
pecan pie

No-Fail Pecan Pie and Her No-Nutsense Cousin

I don't eat pecans. I'm not even going to pretend that it has anything to do with an allergy because it's completely a preference. I can taste pecans in every single thing that people...

Monogrammed Pumpkin DIY

Like so many of you, I love decorating my house for fall. To get the most mileage out of my decor, I tend to prefer things that don't scream Halloween or Thanksgiving. I may...

Visiting the 2014 State Fair of Texas

It's time for the great State Fair of Texas! That's a solid reason for me to head east, if ever there was one. Here are some of my recommendations from past experience and research...

Got Squash?

Am I the only one who is not ready for fall? Here in Cowtown, we’ve had some of the most beautiful summer weather that I can remember, and I’m not ready to see it...
Picnic Serving Meal

The Gift of a Good Meal

There are two time periods in my life when I have felt the most loved by my friends. Both of those times were in the first few weeks we were home with our sweet,...