The holidays are always a special time of the year; family get-togethers, lots of food, gifts, all the good stuff. We wanted to make it a little bit, ok a GREAT bit, more special and this year we spent Thanksgiving in the Great Smoky Mountains. We've been wanting to share these photos for a while, … Continue reading Home for the Holidays: Great Smoky Mountain National Park
There's so much to do in the Texas capital and it's easy to get overwhelmed, so we put together our day trip itinerary here.
Father's Day is less than two weeks out, so it's about time to get the dad in your life a little something to show him that he's THE MAN. As a dad who enjoys being adventurous outside, I think I've got a little insight as to what he might like. So we've compiled a list, … Continue reading Father’s Day Gift Guide for the Adventurous Dad
Contrary to the state slogan, we do encourage you to mess with Texas. Specifically, go mess with Big Bend National Park in the far west corner of the Lone Star State. Big Bend is one of our least visited national parks, but that is not in any way a reflection of how beautiful it is. We were … Continue reading 5 Things You Must Do at Big Bend National Park
Last week, we saw a deal online for cheap tickets to a weeks worth of concerts. Only one jumped out at us, but it was a good one: Florence + The Machine! So we went ahead and bought the tickets. We held out on telling the girls until the day of, because we don't think … Continue reading First Concert
Mandy wanted to do something fun with the kids for Mother's Day instead of it just being 'another' day and paying too much to eat a nice meal. So we decided to go to Hamilton Pool out in Austin! She said she teared up when I brought up the idea. So we loaded up Sunday … Continue reading Mother’s Day
Every year everyone celebrates the day they were born, but for whatever reason, each decade on Earth requires a special celebration. We generally tend to try to avoid cliches, but we couldn't resist when I turned 30 last Thursday (April 21) and decided to go to Big Bend National Park to celebrate! Coming from Houston, … Continue reading Turning 30 at Big Bend National Park
We had the BEST time in London on our honeymoon.
Weekly Photo Challenge
We went to Paris, France for the first part of our honeymoon - the trip was not without incident!