Author Archives: Brooke Holley

Madagascar: Family Night In

Wow guys, it’s been a minute since I’ve had the opportunity to sit down and write. I’ve missed it; but quarantine with three kids at home and two parents working full-time in the house. Well, you all know. A lot of “don’t climb that bookcase”, “did you seriously just trap the baby in there?!”, and…

Read More

Blogging… we share tips, talk about family budgets, chore charts, all the things; but one of the most important parts of blogging is simply this: real people relating to real people. Here real parents, relating to real parents. These last couple of months have been quite the roller coaster ride at The Holley House. For…

Read More

For those of you who haven’t checked out my bio yet, I’m a foster parent. Four years ago my husband and I started discussing opening our home and we were the most terrified individuals on planet Earth. One because the thought of someone judging my parent worthiness made me scared. I knew we would love…

Read More

“I Will Never Do That”

“I will never do that.”  If I could count the “I will never do thats” that I’ve done in the last couple of years.  I got home last night after dinner and chuckled at how many rules I had broken for the pre-child version of Brooke in just one meal.  Child dressed like Elsa in…

Read More

Hi Texoma Fam! January was quite an eventful month at the Holley House. We added two new foster loves to our home and three days later, the flu started taking us out one by one. We are finally back into the swing of things and I’m excited to start spending some time writing. In honor…

Read More

A Review: Texoma Fun House

Texoma’s Fun House. Have you guys been there yet? If you haven’t, go! This place is awesome for kids and PARENTS! Here is why: Why kids will love it: Bounce Houses for ALL ages Obstacle Courses Battle Ball Games I mean really, it’s kid Paradise.  Why parents will love it: Recliners and comfortable seating throughout…

Read More

The Breakup Letter

As much as it pains me to write this break-up letter, Instacart, love of my life, you cost too much. Friends, I did it. I paid the $99 a year membership fee for Instacart’s free delivery. This one-time financial hit was supposed to set me up for 365 days of grocery shopping luxury. I basically…

Read More

I’m a Georgia girl who fell in love with a Cowboys fan, and found myself moving to Wichita Falls in 2014 after marrying my college sweetheart. I am wife to my handsome husband, Cameron, and mom to the world’s sweetest girl, Tayla. Together with our goofy dog, Brynn, we make up the Holley House. We…

Read More