Category: Travel

  • Low Cost Family Fun in Central Texas

    Low Cost Family Fun in Central Texas

    Looking to make memories as a family without going into debt? Well, you’ve made it to the right place, then. I’ve always tried to keep budget conscious when it comes to travel and activities, but don’t want to scrimp on the fun opportunities. Here are some places throughout Central Texas that we’ve found to be…

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  • Fun Texas Getaways

    Fun Texas Getaways

    When the opportunity arises, I love being able to get away with a gal pal to refresh and recharge without the responsibilities motherhood demands. Don’t get me wrong, I love my kids tremendously, and enjoy exploring alongside them… but every now and then, it’s wonderful to spend some time focusing on the things I enjoy…

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  • Head Out to the Hill Country

    Head Out to the Hill Country

    Texas has some beautifully diverse terrain. Some of the most serene spots can be found in what’s known as the Texas Hill Country. From multiple locations featuring natural springs and swimming holes, to multiple cavern tour experiences, there’s something to explore in the Hill Country. North of Austin is the quaint town of Marble Falls.…

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  • Fun in the Golden State

    Fun in the Golden State

    Fun in California can be costly, especially if you stick to the more touristy attractions. Fear not, there are quite a few things to do that are memorable without completely emptying your wallet. When we lived there, we tried our best to appreciate all the beauty that surrounded us, and tried to take advantage of…

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  • San Antonio

    San Antonio

    We enjoy taking day trips to hang out in the San Antonio area, and we’re still exploring new-to-us sights. Here are some places we have visited as a family and thoroughly enjoyed. Six Flags Fiesta Texas is always a highlight of visiting. If you have adventurous thrill seekers like we do, it’s the place to…

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  • Family Fun in Waco

    Family Fun in Waco

    A day in Waco for us, is almost always a day well spent. Of course, a trip to Waco typically means a pit-stop at the Magnolia Silos District. We like to stop and grab coffee or tea, maybe even a sweet treat, hang around the grounds to let the kids play, get some decor inspiration…

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  • Free Fun in & Around Austin

    Free Fun in & Around Austin

    I love finding activities that can involve the whole family and don’t break the bank. So during our explorations, I’ve come up with a list of free activities that have kept my kiddos busy and my bank account happy! Lake Travis. I know many people in Austin flock to Barton Springs Pool or Lady Bird…

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  • Southwest Summer

    Southwest Summer

    Last Summer we lived in Southern New Mexico.  Yes, New Mexico as in one of the contiguous 48 states – and no, there’s no need for a passport! (Trust me – I’ve been asked… Geography 101).  New Mexico is not only home to the MOST amazing cuisine you will ever encounter, but there are gems including…

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  • Road Trippin’

    Road Trippin’

    Summer is just around the corner, and I know many people are preparing to journey out onto the open road.  Recently, we embarked on our third 7 hour (each way) road trip.  Being that this was our third in the last nine months, I think that now qualifies me as a road trip aficionado of…

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