Alexis Maycock

Alexis is a local writer, project manager, and DEIJ advocate. She and her family reside in North Texas. An active PTA member and Booster member at her daughter’s high school, Alexis loves to stay involved in her local community. When she is not writing and spending time with her family. You can find her discovering new local restaurants and frequenting local bookstores. She also enjoys a hot cup of coffee, a classic novel, a glass of wine, and some charcuterie!
Chocolate Brownie with Vanilla Ice Cream, Tell Me Something Sweet Bakery

Handmade Sweets, Tasty Treats, & Legacy at Tell Me Something Sweet Bakery!

This post has been sponsored by Tell Me Something Sweet Bakery. All opinions are 100% our own. Baking is a pastime that I absolutely enjoy but rarely get the opportunity to do. I vividly remember...
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Motherhood & Sobriety: A Local Mom’s Journey

Sobriety is not a topic you would immediately expect to see when it comes to motherhood, but maybe it should be. Stigmas around alcoholism and motherhood, and misconceptions around sobriety may be to blame....
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4 Ways To Improve Your Sleep Right Now

According to the National Sleep Foundation annual 'Sleep in America' poll, "...results show that many Americans are not getting bright light exposure during the day and are looking at screens around bedtime. In addition,...
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Easy Acts of Service for Kids of All Ages

February is a great time to remind our children of the joy and value of serving others. "Acts of service" is a love language and something that kids can do regardless of age. And...

10 Things You May Not Know About Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Annually, on the third Monday in January, we celebrate the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since it is a national and federal holiday, a majority of us have the...

Kwanzaa Holiday Gift Guide

A few years ago, our family began to incorporate Kwanzaa traditions into our overall December holiday celebrations. You can read more about how we celebrate Kwanzaa here. Kwanzaa is a celebration of African culture...
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What to Expect on Your First Visit to the American Girl Store in Dallas

When my four-year-old told me she wanted to go to the American Girl Store and pick out a doll for her fifth birthday, I knew I wanted to make her experience the best ever....

How To Host A Virtual Book Club in 6 Easy Steps

So you want to host a virtual book club? And why shouldn't you? It is easy, simple, and fun! Book clubs are a wonderful way to connect with old friends, make new friends, and have...