Cindy E

Cindy was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in Sugar Land, Texas. She has a BS from the University of Texas at Austin in elementary education and a M.Ed in curriculum and instruction from Houston Baptist University. Cindy married her high school sweetheart, Stuart, after 10 years of dating. Stuart and Cindy are the parents of two beautiful girls and an adorable miniature schnauzer. In her spare time, Cindy loves to bake and try new recipes. In fact, her greatest ambition in life is to be a contestant on the Great American Baking Show one day. Cindy is also a huge Backstreet Boys fan and has seen them live in concert 9 times! Cindy has enjoyed writing her entire life and loves being a contributor for HMB.
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Favorite Fall Recipes You’ll Be Cooking on Repeat

It's fall here in Houston, and I’m doing my best to manifest my favorite season inside my home. I’ve pulled out the fall decor and stocked up on some autumn necessities: pumpkins, cranberries and...
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Celebrating Grandparents Day Together

As the child of immigrants, I never got the chance to know my maternal grandparents. I missed out on the opportunity to form bonds and loving relationships with them simply due to lack of...

Our Top Convenient, Allergy Safe Snacks for Back to School

It’s back to school time and we all know what that means! Time to hit your nearest Target and load your red basket up with glue sticks, crayons, colored pencils, tissue boxes and... allergy...

Books for the Beach: A Houston Moms Summer Reading Guide

Summer is HERE and we've put together the perfect reading guide for you! Whether you're looking for a heart-racing thriller, a spicy read, or something sweet to pass the time, we've got the book...
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Cinco de Mayo in Houston: Let’s Fiesta!

Growing up in Texas, I am ashamed to say that I most often associated the holiday of Cinco de Mayo with eating Tex Mex, drinking margaritas and watching colorful parades. In actuality, Cinco de...
Family enjoying Spring Break in Houston together

A Mom’s Guide to Spring Break in Houston

Spring Break is coming! Houston is a mecca for fun and entertainment, yet it can seem overwhelming. Never fear mamas, we’ve done the homework for you! Whether your kiddos are interested in science, art,...
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The Truth About Eating Disorders

February 20-26, 2023 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.  I was a teenager when the movie Center Stage came out in 2000. A teen drama, the plot centered around a group of dancers enrolled at...
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Cervical Cancer Awareness and Prevention

The start of a new year often brings along a sense of renewal, and what better way to start fresh this year than to ensure your health is in tiptop shape? January is Cervical...

10 Family Friendly Experiences to Have in Houston This Year

One of the best things about wrapping up the end of a year is the anticipation of looking forward to what’s next to come. We’ve pulled together a list of 10 experiences in Houston...
Thanksgiving activities and crafts

Ten Thanksgiving Activities And Crafts For Your Family!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and with that in mind, we have rounded up 10 different Thanksgiving activities and crafts to keep your kids busy during their holiday break!  I’m sure everyone has...