Lee Armstrong

Lee has a journalism degree from the University of Arkansas (Go Hogs!) and an MBA from SMU. She’s a senior manager at a global professional services firm and is married to Micah, a junior high assistant principal, who is the perfect blend of The Rock and Mr. Belding. She is mom to Quinn (3) and Barrett (1). She is a personality assessment junkie, avid football fan and Paleo cooking enthusiast. You can often find her pushing a jogging stroller around White Rock Lake or planning their next family adventure. Follow along with her at @leearmstrong215

Planning a Small Thanksgiving

I grew up in a small family. After my father passed when I was 11, it was just my mom and I. The holidays didn’t always look traditional. Sometimes we spent time with extended...

Home Organization when You Can’t Afford a Visit from The Home Edit

If you’ve been watching Clea and Joanna organize Reese Witherspoon and Khloe Kardashian since The Home Edit episodes premiered, you’re in good company. Unfortunately, not all of us have a celebrity mogul's budget to...

Peloton :: A Business Case for Parents

I remember a few years ago when my husband and I looked lustfully at the Peloton store in our local mall. The bike seemed so frivolous, so out of reach, and frankly silly at...

What You Should Know About Your Child’s First Ear Piercing

Last summer our three-year-old had taken a huge interest in my earrings and started asking if she could get some. I kicked myself for not having taken the plunge when she was a tiny...

3 Socially-Distant Day Trips from Dallas {+Texas Park Pass Giveaway!}

This post has been sponsored by Apparent Insurance. All opinions are 100% our own! Looking for summer adventure but also trying to navigate COVID-19 and make sure your risks are “calculated"? It's time to plan...

How to Rock Your Whole30 Reset (Without Breaking the Bank)

You’ve probably heard about The Whole30 by now. While your mileage may vary, I can testify that the Whole30 has changed my life. There is often a misconception that you’ll spend a fortune on...
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The {Pandemic Birthday} Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday at Home

Remember when the biggest challenge to celebrating your little one’s birthday was a shortage of helium? Wow, nothing like a pandemic to make you re-think your plans to host a birthday during the coronavirus...

The Outsourcing Mom: Where to Spend Money to Buy Back Your Time

If you’re a fan of the Lazy Genius podcast, you’ll hear Kendra Adachi often say, “Be a genius about the things that matter and lazy about the things that don’t.” I implement this strategy...

The Busy Mom’s Guide to Stress-Free Meal Planning

If meal planning conjures up an intimidating, spotless, color-coordinated refrigerator filled with BPA-free containers labeled in calligraphy – YOU'RE NOT ALONE. But, meal planning is, simply put – a plan, for what you will...