Michelle is married to her best friend, Jeff.  She is mother to three amazing little men, Reid (June 2011) and Jack & Hunter (May 2013).  With 14 years of work in medical sales, she is truly grateful for the ever-challenging yet fulfilling opportunity to balance career and family. Her loves: yoga, her mom’s pecan brownies, her hubby’s risotto, organizing, the sun, wine, new beauty products and a great pair of heels. More of Michelle’s musings can be found on her family blog, Andersen Life and Times.

Greenling: My #1 Weekday Time-Saver

The hubs and I love to eat fresh, home-cooked meals. Lately, we realized that thanks to our busy schedules, we end up picking up take-out, ordering in or popping a frozen pizza in the oven...

Unpakt: The Answer to Your Moving Woes

Raise your hand if moving is on your Top 10 List of favorite activities? Anyone, anyone? Raise your hand if moving is on your Top 10 List of least favorite activities? Thought so! Now what would you say...

Contributor Confessions: Shameful Admissions of My 2nd (& Twin) Pregnancy

If ever I thought I was emotional during my 1st pregnancy, I was in for a world of surprise with my 2nd (& twin) pregnancy! For better or for worse, I'm usually not an overly...

The Purple Cow: A Fun, Kid-Friendly Diner in Dallas

If you're like my husband and me, you're always on the search for new opportunities for eating out with the littles. We recently discovered this gem of a diner nestled within the Preston Royal...

Best Baby Boutiques in Dallas

Right from the start I should clarify: Believe it or not - I haven't been to every baby boutique in the Dallas area, so this list is comprised more of the favorite boutiques in the...

Kidville! But is it for the Working Parent?

You've likely heard many of us here at Dallas Moms Blog rave about Kidville, but did you think it was only for the moms who are home with their little ones during the week? If...

One Simple Step Can Save Your Child’s Life

As a parent, what is your worst nightmare? Your child being involved in a bad accident? Or worse, a fatal accident? What about a fatal accident that could have been prevented...by YOU? One simple step you...

7 Simple Techniques for Success with Your New Year’s Resolutions

Although I'm not one to make New Year's resolutions, I do set goals throughout the year and resolve to do and be better in various ways. Did you make a New Year's resolution? Whether you've set out...
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The Single Most Important Organizational Tool I Own

It's that time of year again - the madness that we call the Holidays. It's a time filled with family gatherings, hardy meals, festive parties and holiday events galore! So how do we keep up...
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The Halloween Season

Ghosts and goblins, haunted houses and scary movies, and of course late night costume parties...throw in some utterly horrifying (or extremely provocative) costumes, and you have yourself the typical B.C. (before children) Halloween. Halloween carnivals, fall...
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KISS: Keep It Sane & Social

I love crazy.  Well, not really, but I do love to stay active (which can sometimes equate to crazy). I learned a long time ago that Isaac Newton was on to something when he introduced...

Top 10 Must-Have Toddler Items

September.  My favorite month of the year.  Yes, I confess, it’s my birthday month and I adore sapphires, but the real reason I love September is because of the transition from summer to fall. ...