Sarah Spencer

Sarah Spencer
Sarah was raised in Plano, took a detour in Oklahoma for college, and now lives in McKinney. She's a teacher and mom who believes that 10 three year olds are easier to handle than one. Sarah and her husband, Nathaniel, are foster and adoptive parents and advocates. Big fans of deep conversations, they run a blog that helps parents connect with their kids over entertainment. She likes to try DIY projects that are way over her head and experiment with different teas and chocolates while binge-watching great series. Follow Sarah at Down the Hobbit Hole Blog and follow on Facebook or Instagram for her movie and book guides for parents.
A bulletin board covered in colorful sticky notes, washi tape, and thumbtacks.

10 Teacher Gifts Under $10 That They’ll Really Appreciate! Written by a Teacher

Refill the snack cubby! Here are teacher gifts under $10 that show appreciation, gratitude, support, and, most importantly, snacks!
A woman applies serum to her face.

5 Texas-Based Skin and Hair Care Brands You Need Now That You’re 30ish

Local beauty brands to help you look and feel 22 again, even though you're in your 30s era.
Little girl plays with donkeys on a farm

9 Family-Friendly Farms and Petting Zoos in North Texas

Pet the baby goats, feed the chickens, and pick all the blueberries at these family-favorite farms and petting zoos in north Texas.
Child runs and flies a kite.

10 Experience Gift Ideas for Texas Kids :: Easter Edition

Valentine's Day was a reminder that I don't want a lot of tiny, plastic junk in the house. We love experience gifts instead. Here are 10 ideas for kids in Texas.
A mom and her kids draw in a coloring book together on the living room floor.

15 Inside Activities to Entertain Kids During Extreme North Texas Weather

It's hard to keep kids entertained indoors during stretches of extreme weather here in North Texas. Here are 15 inside activities to entertain your kids during a North Texas ice storm, severe stormy weather,...

Story Times for Kids in Collin County

Storytelling is weatherproof, not to mention attending an event like this is a great opportunity for socialization and exploration.
weekday school morning routine

7 Tips for Better Mornings on School Days

The less I focus on the morning being perfect, and the more I do things that keep me calm, the better I feel. I know I need to keep and model the calm. I set the tone in the morning.
Dallas library summer reading challenge

5 Ways to Bring Summer Reading into Your Routine

Summer reading programs are everywhere. From libraries to local businesses, you can read books together for prizes.