Summering at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels

This post is sponsored by Schlitterbahn.   We took our much-anticipated trip to Schlitterbahn New Braunfels the other week. Can you believe I was brave (or crazy) enough to take the kids solo? It was a bit of a challenge, but we had a great time–and a good night’s sleep that night too! 

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Camping at Goliad State Park


The kids were off for Spring Break last week, and although we’re usually staycationers, we planned an overnight camping trip at Goliad State Park. We’ve only been camping once with the kids (and that was ages ago when there were only three!). The park is also a historic site that played a big part in […]

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Lost Maples State Natural Area


Last week during Thanksgiving break, we took a day trip to Lost Maples State Natural Area. It was our first time visiting, and we went at the perfect time of year with all the vibrant fall colors. It’s about a two-hour drive from San Antonio, so we packed a picnic and hit the road. Click […]

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Schlitterbahn South Padre Island: The Best Little Vacation Spot in Texas


This post is sponsored by Schlitterbahn Earlier this month, we had an unexpected opportunity to take the kids for a weekend stay at the Beach Resort at Schlitterbahn South Padre Island. We usually make a day trip to the coast every summer, but don’t usually stay overnight so we can keep the cost (and stress […]

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Chalk It Up 2010

Last Saturday was Artpace’s annual Chalk It Up event here in downtown San Antonio. Skyler and I had so much fun attending the free event last year, that we couldn’t miss out–and luckily my mom volunteered to help me out with the kids so we could all make it down to Houston street.  We started […]

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