Camping the Grand Canyon, three kids in August

I read that the Grand Canyon gets on average sixteen inches of rain per year, it is the desert. Lucky us, we tent camped three days in which it rained every night with a downpour on the first night. Lesson to my frugal husband, our fifteen year old tent will not be waterproof and Amazon…

Memorial Day Weekend 2020

It was the girls first pool day of the season and it was wonderful! The heat has definitely arrived in Texas and our neighborhood pools are still closed. We were invited to spend the day with friends and it was magical. It is amazing what cool water on a hot day can do to lift…

Yaya Summer Camp 2020

Every summer since Mia was about four years old, my mom has taken her and her cousin for three days of good old fashioned spoiling. Mia is not usually brave enough to stay with my mom on her own, but when her big cousin is there she has the courage of a lion. I usually…

East Texas Lakes July 4th

It’s just not July Fourth without hanging out in a body of water. We spend the weekend in our hometown which is commonly know as East Texas or the Piney Woods. The Angelina National Forest and Lake Sam Rayburn are the best part of living in this area, especially if you are outdoorsy like my…

The Sanctuary Blueberry Farm, Montgomery Texas

Nothing screams summer quite like blueberries. We were so excited to find this awesome blueberry farm only a thirty minute drive north of our house. We saw a friend post about this beautiful place and we spent Memorial Day picking blueberries at Sanctuary Blueberry Farm on an unseasonably cool afternoon. The farm uses only organic…

Ocean Study with Disney Plus’ Dolphin Reef

We absolutely love the beach and could spend every weekend there if we could. Since summer is pretty much here in Texas we have already planned days to escape to the shoreline for fun in the sun and endless hermit crab and seashell hunting. The girls and I have been working on an assignment based…

Lake Houston Wilderness Park Tent Camping

When I think of camping, my goal is to get out of the city away from the hustle and bustle. Imagine my surprise when we found an amazing camping spot only 30 minutes from our home in The Woodlands. Lake Houston Wilderness Park is the only overnight camping park in the Houston Parks and Recreation…

Easy One Pan Breakfast bake!

Or two pans depending on your preference! We found this recipe a long time ago and realized that with adding a third child we needed this easy breakfast back in our lives more than ever. So we resurrected it and decided to share it with our friends that have been asking. I usually use this…

Lake Livingston Holiday

The holidays have become more sentimental for me. Perhaps it is the adding of another year, the adding of another child or another year that my dad is not with us. My mom is traveling overseas for Christmas so we decided to skip presents and gift ourselves with a long weekend at the lake. I…