About Me

I did it.  After 13 years of working as an electrical engineer, after having 3 kids, after returning to work after 3 maternity leaves, after spending 7 years as a full time working mom, and after 3 years as a full time working mom and blogger… I left my career in telecommunications.

  I am excited and honored to be featured on 365 Things to Do in Houston‘s “Top 5” Series today!  Each week they highlight a different Houstonian, who shares her five favorite things to do in the Greater Houston area.  If you don’t follow them already, go HERE to get tips

One Square Mile: Texas is a “documentary television series that portrays Texas culture from the perspective of distinct square miles across the Lone Star state.  As a whole, the series is a microcosm of Texas life and a collective portrait of the state.”  And one of those square miles is Montrose

If a 20 year old Brooke announced she was getting married, I might just fall over.  If she was still in college and fallen head over heals for some Navy man, I would suggest she take her time, get another degree, start a job, have some fun or just grow

  In February 2012, Joe started his own little Garbage Can Curbside Service. For details, go HERE. In short, he asked our neighbors if he could roll out, and then back in, their garbage cans on trash day. In return, they would pay him 25¢ each week. He was lucky enough to be

  Thank you to Patricia Lopez for the opportunity to talk about making fun and easy school lunches!  Watch for blog updates each Friday for lunch box ideas! Click on the links for more information on making Rice Balls and the Tools I use for our lunches. Also, here are some quick

  Thank you to Patricia Lopez for the opportunity to talk about free and unique things to do in Houston!  Click on the links for more information on the Mysterious Red Button, JP Morgan Chase Tower Observation Deck, Tunnels Under Downtown, the Waugh Bridge Bat Colony and Weekday and Weekend

  Thank you to Courtney Zavala for the opportunity to come on and talk about free things to do in Houston! Thank you also to 5 year old Samuel, and his mom Tiffany, who originally told us about Burping the Bayou! Click on the links for more information on the

Welcome to BigKidSmallCity. My kids aren’t really big, and Houston isn’t small, but my kids FEEL big while we are exploring this big city one small piece at a time. It is my mission to encourage parents of young kids to do get out of the house, rejoin the human race an enjoy life