Menu Plan: July 6-12


Happy Monday! There’s not much going on this week. The kids – along with their cousin – are headed to my dad’s house. I’ve got a whole week sans kids. I might just sit around in my pajamas playing Nintendo. Or paint the bathroom. Or sleep until noon and then eat cookies for breakfast. Okay, […]

Texas burger recipe

Texas burger recipe | One Mama's Daily Drama --- This hamburger has everything you love about Tex-Mex tacos. It's the perfect combination of spicy, salty, and summer grilling!

Summertime means grill season. This Texas burger is the perfect, easy grill recipe for a cookout or even a weeknight meal. This post was sponsored by Red Gold Tomatoes and Laura’s Lean Beef to promote their Summer Grilling Giveaway. Here in Texas, grilling season is really like ten months long. Unless it is below freezing, someone […]

No-Sew Patriotic Pillow

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 Hey there!  I’m Lynn, and I’m stopping by from Riggstown Road today to share a sweet little project with you – just in time for the Fourth.  This No-Sew Patriotic Pillow is something you can whip up in a jiffy.  And not only is it no-sew, it’s also basically no-cost.  I love to upcycle! I […]

Menu Plan: June 29-July 5


Happy Monday! We’re finally more-or-less settled into our new house. Of course, there are still projects to finish and some serious organizing needed in the garage, but it feels like home. Since we are further from Hubby’s day job, he has to pack a lunch instead of coming home. That means I have to actually plan […]

10 things to do in Arlington

10 things to do in Arlington | One Mama's Daily Drama --- There are lots of fun things to do with kids in Arlington!

There are tons of fun things to do in Arlington for families! This post is part of an ongoing series to help local families and visitors find fun, family-friendly entertainment across DFW. Things to do in Arlington 1. Six Flags While Six Flags is more fun for big kids and teens, there are still things for little […]

14 tips for moving on a budget

14 tips for moving on a budget | One Mama's Daily Drama --- Trim your expenses and save money when you move to a new home. These ideas can save you hundred!

Moving can be a pretty expensive process. When you add up the cost of switching or starting new utilities, packing supplies and equipment, and actually hauling everything, it can be a lot. I’m not even counting the addition of necessities for the new home. After moving four times in nine years, I’ve got a few […]

Menu Plan: June 22-28


Happy Monday! Man, this has been a long week for me. I had to go back and read last week’s post to even remember what I planned to cook for supper. We only ate about half of the meals that I planned and ended up eating fast food. In fact, we’ve eaten a lot of […]

Rainbow mason jar candle holders

Rainbow mason jar candle holders | One Mama's Daily Drama --- Dress up your patio or dining table with these easy DiY painted candle holders.

Summertime means time in the backyard. Around dusk it is finally cool enough here in Texas to be comfortable, but that also means that it’s getting dark. These rainbow mason jar candle holders add a little light and they’re super easy to make in just a few hours. Rainbow mason jar candle holders I don’t […]

Buying vs renting: which is best?

Buying vs renting: Which is best? | One Mama's Daily Drama --- Compare the cost and other important factors when choosing whether to rent or to buy a home.

Do you dream of buying a house but worry about the cost? Is renting the more affordable option? It’s important to weight the benefits of both sides when making a big financial decision. Let’s compare buying vs renting. Hubby and I just bought our first house. We’ve been married for 12 years and have two […]