Krystal Hurst

From a fourth grade teaching career in Richardson to managing a letterpress studio in the Design District of Dallas, Krystal finally found her calling with the not-so-simple life of motherhood. She’s been married for her best friend and husband, Tim, for 15 years and enjoys spending time with her sons, Mark (born March 2011), Zachary (born January 2013), Nathan (born October 2015), and Jake (born July 2018). When not devoting her time to Dallas Moms Blog and her family, she enjoys eating cheaply and traveling often!

Nursery Tour :: Behind Locked Doors

When Abbe discovered she and her husband were expecting, they were living in the Lakewood area of Dallas. They’d had a lot of fun renovating their older home, and wanted their nursery to be...

Contributor Confessions: Mother’s Day Wishes

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and now that I’m a mother it takes on a whole new meaning for me. I’m no longer making picture magnets or matchstick hearts for my mom, instead...

Monkey See Monkey Do at the Dallas Zoo

I wish I could say I was a frequent supporter of the Dallas Zoo, but I have to admit, I only recently rediscovered the Zoo. A few weeks ago, it was a beautiful Spring...

Date Night: Hi-Tech Golfing at TopGolf

My husband and I recently decided to venture out of our normal date night routine and try something different. We headed across 75 to the east side of Dallas and found ourselves at TopGolf....

Getting in Shape and Socializing

When I became a mom, I went through the hardest transition of my life! Within a few weeks, I'd left my full time job, became a stay-at-home wife, and then became a mother.  I...

Filling Your Child’s Piggy Bank

Less than 2 weeks ago, we celebrated my son’s 1st birthday. It was an occasion to remember, but one I’m glad has passed. The stress of baking and decorating, and making sure everything was...

(Almost) Professional Photography

A few weeks ago, I took advantage of the beautiful spring winter weather and headed to the start of Dallas Blooms at the Arboretum. It couldn’t have been a more perfect day with sunshine,...

Playing the Preschool Game

Last December, I had the very rare opportunity to spend some time thoroughly cleaning my house. I don’t know what it was about that day, but the stars were all aligned. My son was...

Where’d You Learn That?

I'm not sure about most moms, but during the day I often need other adult voices to fill the space in the room, so I will typically leave the television on in the background....