Denim Lace Purses and Kindergarten

Denim Lace Little Explorer Purses are HERE and just in time for school!  Get them for $10 in my shop Mari-Mac Designs. These will be on sale for 24 hours only or until they sell out. I had a lot of fun digging up Fall fashion inspiration in my girls’ closets. I love how the denim…

Learn Positivity

What I wanted was a nice neighborhood with nice neighbors and maybe a pool and park. What I found was so much more. A mastermind group is a collection of like-minded individuals to keep one accountable and motivated. The idea of the “mastermind group” is that surrounding yourself with people of common interests and goals…

Growing with our Garden and allowing our soul (soil) to rest 

Summer, I will actually miss you. The end of the Texas heat wave brings up a little sadness. The mild sometimes humid mornings were perfect for breakfast and meditation. As a true Texan, I enjoy sweating in my garden and mowing the lawn. I enjoy my yard more knowing how hard my husband and I…

My daughters dress better than me

Believe it or not I have not always been fashionable. Since I became the mom to two beautiful fashion forward little girls, I have found it necessary to step up my game.  I blame strategic marketing and the grandmothers.    Most of the clothes I received as a little girl were hand me downs which…

Gardening: good for the soul and the family

Nature is surprisingly attuned to humanities needs. By now most American schools are back in session and organized sports have started. Parents are celebrating early bedtimes and welcoming back the scholastic routine. If you are a gardener or farmer the change in the weather has prompted fall blooms. We planted for the Fall growing season…

Self confidence- my fashion statement 

I have not always been comfortable in my own skin and let’s not mention the issues every women has with her body. I am full-blooded Filipina born in Lufkin and raised by my immigrant mother and my step-father from Kentucky. I was not just self- conscience about my looks but also about my not-so “conventional”…