Wine of the Week: The Hidden Cove Merlot

The Hidden Cove Merlot

Welcome to Wine and Lavender’s Wine of the Week, where I explore various affordable and accessible wines- so you don’t have to. Let me save you time and money by bringing reviews to you in plain terms! This wine was picked up at HEB during my regular food shopping trip… so there marks off accessible and it wasn’t very pricey, […]

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Best Wine Glasses for Moms

Best Wine Glasses for Moms

With the launch of Wine and Lavender’s new weekly segment, Wine of the Week, last week, I thought a post on wine glasses seemed, well… appropriate. I can’t tell you how many wine glasses we’ve gone through in this house. Size, shape, type, and material- we’ve seen almost everything and have a few favorites. I decided to put a quick […]

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Wine of the Week: Red Rock Merlot

Red Rock Merlot Review

Welcome to the FIRST EDITION of Wine and Lavender’s new segment, Wine of the Week!! I am so excited to get this segment started and hope you are, too! Let me preface by saying that I did do some research on the proper techniques used to test wines, however, most of the articles lost my attention within the first paragraph. […]

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Wine of the Week!

Wine of the Week

The glasses have been full (and quickly emptied) here at Wine and Lavender over the last couple of weeks. I’ve been working on a very special project that I’m so excited to announce! The idea for this project came about as I was re-evaluating Wine and Lavender’s purpose. My goal for Wine and Lavender is to provide my readers with […]

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Listening to Your Kids: Slow Down, Mom!

Listening to your kids slow down mom FP1

With three kids and an errand list longer than the Great Wall of China, I’ve found that I sometimes lose sight of the things that are really important in life. As I rush down the aisles of a store to get the shopping done “real quick” or rush my kids into the car after school, I’m often only thinking about […]

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10 Pampered Chef Products Every Mom Needs

10 pampered chef products every mom needs FP

Just about every baby registry I’ve seen is filled with items that are helpful during the baby years, but become useless thereafter. Why are we wasting so much money on temporary gadgets? There are plenty of quality items out there that can do the same things these baby gadgets are designed to do… and more! Especially in the kitchen. No, […]

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10 Ways to Save Money Now

10 ways to save money now

Being a stay at home mom has truly been a blessing for our family… but it has not come without sacrifice. I’m always on the lookout for new ways to save us money to supplement the income we could have if I worked. Through much trial and error, I’ve learned a lot of tricks… so let me save you the hassle. I’ve put […]

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So Long, Summer!

so long summer

Let’s get this out there: It’s been crickets all summer at the Wine and Lavender blog. I know. It’s been eating at me all summer long! But this is not to say that nothing has been going on over here… In fact, it’s quite the opposite. It’s been a difficult summer for Mom. Let me explain… Enemy #1: The Heat While it’s […]

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Santikos Casa Blanca Theatre

Santikos Casa Blanca Theatre

Last week, I had the pleasure of previewing an awesome, NEW entertainment venue that is opening on San Antonio’s far west side… Santikos Casa Blanca Theatre!! This post was sponsored by Santikos Entertainment. All opinions are my own.  The whole experience was great and I have so many wonderful things to tell you about Casa Blanca, like what a great entertainment […]

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