Most people call me Kim. I moved to the Rio Grande Valley five years ago to practice law. Then I had my daughter, who turned my priorities upside down. I am now a stay-at-home attorney who fills my days with anything related to raising a toddler, learning to cook healthy meals, mastering the Spanish language, reading books with and without pictures, creating things with my hands and of course, writing.

Recipe of the Month: Haystacks Make an Easy, Tasty, and Versatile Meal

Today I'm sharing one of my favorite recipes and something that is a big part of my culture: haystacks.  The variations on this haystack recipe are endless, and it makes an easy, tasty, and...
Sea Turtle Inc Turtle Release

Sea Turtles and the Cold: Rescue and Release

South Padre Island has our very own sea turtle rescue organization, Sea Turtle, Inc. According to their website, Sea Turtle, Inc.'s mission is to "rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured sea turtles, educate the public,...
Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Chick-fil-A Containers: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

Excuse the cliche, but I'm a mom and this post is about Chick-fil-A. We all love it there, right? I'm specifically speaking to the plastic containers in which Chick-fil-A serves several menu items. One evening,...

Grateful and Still Waiting for Baby Number Two

This month marks two years since my husband and I started trying for baby number two. Two years later and still no sign of baby number two. We have a diagnosis, and we have...
Fall Getaways in the RGV

Fall Getaways in the Rio Grande Valley

Last month, on a Saturday night, I found myself sorting a huge bin of bible felts. I texted a fellow mom who lives close by and invited her to join me, but she was...

Motherhood in the RGV: A Great Time to Start Speaking Spanish

Motherhood and learning a new language are both hard work. For some RGV moms, however, motherhood may be a great time to start speaking the Spanish language. Becoming a Non-Native Speaker I began learning Spanish through...