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…

Summer Road Trip Day One

Eleven hours of driving and we are still in Texas. We had high hopes of making it to Carlsbad, New Mexico, but we had even higher hopes of making this trip memorable and stress free. We downloaded this app that shows you points of interest along your route which made for some fun and interesting…

Guadalupe State Park

Ryan had a work meeting out of town and we decided that we would tag along last minute. I don’t see how couples can be apart weeks or months at a time. My husband just planned to be gone one night. We threw some things in the car, loaded the girls up and drove four…

Faith, Family and Homeschool

I talked myself into believing that I was satisfied with two kids. They were beautiful and healthy and I should be happy for what God had given me and my husband. As a young girl I had always imagined myself with four or even six children, I enjoyed the thought of a big family. But…

Beach Day Surprises

Spending the day at Port Bolivar, Texas and a family surprise at the beach.

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

We love the beach and any excuse to collect seashells. We loaded up two vehicles with 7 adults and 4 kiddos ages 6 and under for a 17 hour drive west to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Our vacation was all about relationships and using them to build our life and our businesses. We mixed business with…

Summer Fun for Cheap in The Woodlands, Texas

The summer months may be awful in Texas but in The Woodlands the trees and countless outdoor community events make it impossible to stay inside. From outdoor concerts on the waterway, live music at the local farmers market and splash pads and organic snow cones to keep us cool we have many reasons to takeĀ …

Blue Bell, Brenham, Texas

Visit the Blue Bell Factory at Brenham, Texas for a fun family day. The kids will enjoy Fireman’s Park and exploring the murals of Brenham Art Walk

Spring Break 2018, Kerrville, Texas

It is nearly the end of April and I am just now getting around to posting pictures of our Spring Break. Honestly, I have sat down to write this post about a dozen times. I feel like I have been scattered and pulled into different directions. Entrepreneurship is a scary, confusing and very curvy road….