Krystal Granzow

Her son would introduce her as Krystal "with a K." She's a mom of two and wife to the man who probably works on every elevator ridden in the Hub City. This "retired" educator continues to advocate for ALL kids believing that ALL kids can (and will) learn. She's a published author, Texas native, Jesus loving, financial coachin' (Dave Ramsey Preferred), lifetime learning, podcast preachin', work-at-home mom who loves this Lubbock community. You can find her on Instagram, at www.KrystalGranzow.com, or co-hosting and producing Moms in the Hub Podcast (streaming wherever you get your podcasts). Favorite Restaurant: Orlando's Favorite Landmark: Nick's Shaved Ice Paradise Favorite Lubbock Tradition: Hub City BBQ

My Son is like Buddy the Elf

If you're like me, Elf is on your top 3 must-watch Christmas movie list. We start watching with Christmas in July than give it a rest in January. Have you ever watched the movie...

Tales from an English Teacher

"Whoever CHOOSES to be an English teacher is an idiot." Those were my exact words to my sophomore English teacher. Of course, not to her face because my adolescent self was much more respectful than...

Boundaries, Books, and Bills

Boundaries. There are plenty of people out there who cringe at the word, myself included. It has been suggested that I read the book "Boundaries" by Henry Cloud and John Townsend for six years. I've neglected to pick up...

A Stay-at-Home-Mom MUST

Your day is busy, right? You're cleaning, playing with the children, and making so many different lunch and dinners that it just leads to more cleaning. Stay at home mom life is hard. It's hard...

Working Mom Woes

Have you ever been so scared of change that you just choose not to do anything about it? That was me when it came down to having kids and a career.   I was made to...

17 Fridays Until Christmas

That's right. You only have 17 Fridays until Christmas. So what does this mean for the family and finances? It means it's time to create a plan.    How much did you and your family spend...

Control Freak

My life is not about control—surprise surprise. As a mother, I want to manage all of the controllable and uncontrollable experiences my children will have based on my life experiences and possibly my family's...

Enjoy the Dream

Stress has overwhelmed me for far too long—specifically, stress about spending more time with my children. Anxiety has me trapped because, in reality, I am spending time with my kids. Fear has plagued me....

Cooking with Krystal

My experience with cooking isn't as southern as I'd like. I can remember making the basics like "candy," homemade biscuits (or so I thought they were homemade), and scrambled eggs with my Grandma growing...

Financial Survival Mode

I would like to assume that most of us have been raised to not spend more than we make and to save for a "rainy day." All of which, of course, we probably do...