Texas Archive

Texas Visit

After our eventful Christmas Eve and our fairly relaxing Christmas Day, it was full steam ahead headed west! First stop was to see Rob’s sister and family in Longview, TX. We got there late on Saturday, spent all day Sunday, and left after grabbing breakfast on Monday. Sunday the kids played outside for a good …

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Dr. Pepper Museum:Waco, TX

On one of our Texas adventures, we were headed from Fort Worth down to Houston, but took a few detours along the way. One of our stops was at the Dr. Pepper Museum in Waco, TX. The museum is housed in the 1906 bottling building, which was turned into the museum in 1989. Now if …

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Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels, TX

Welcome to Travel Tuesday! This week’s spot is Schlitterbahn. Another detour while traveling in Texas included a stop in New Braunfels, TX, which is about 50 south of Austin and about 30 miiles northwest of San Antonio. New Braunfels is the home of the “World’s Best Waterpark”, Schlitterbahn! Growing up in Texas, you would have …

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Minute Maid Park {Houston, TX}

Today for my Places I’ve Been… series, I’m taking you Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. I’ll admit that the home of the Astros is not the most picturesque ballpark I’ve ever been to, but it does have a couple of cool features. Out in the outfield is a train that runs along an 800 …

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Emergency trip to Texas

Saturday morning Rob and I got up early, dropped Drew off for his hiking trip, and got to the Atlanta airport. Everything went really smoothly, parking the car, checking our luggage, going through security, so we had time to grab some breakfast. We decided crepes at Freshens. Really yummy! We flew Spirit Airlines out of …

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Visiting with Family

The end of our long trip culminated with visiting of 2 more families. Saturday we enjoyed a visit from Rob’s sister, Jill and her husband and their new baby girl. So exciting to get to meet our newest niece. Alex had fun playing with his new cousin.

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A Day at Johnson Space Center NASA

Day 8 of our trip began with kolaches at Mornings Kolaches. Yummy! Then we headed to Johnson Space Center aka NASA for a busy, fun-filled day.

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Traveling in Texas

On Day 7 we got up bright and early and told Granny goodbye. The boys had decided the night before that they wanted to go see the baseball stadium at Texas A&M, which would add some time to the trip. Hence the reason we got up super early. We first stopped on our way out …

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A Day with Dad

Day 6 started by us taking Drew over to my Dad’s house. Drew had told us that he wanted to go cycling with my Dad while we were in town.

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Dallas, Texas

Monday we said our goodbyes to Maria and fam. Then it was back on the road headed to my favorite state, Texas!!! We were surprised to see some “mountains” in Southern Oklahoma. We went to a scenic lot and saw that Oklahoma is the hope of the Reflection seismograph . Not long after that we …

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Ton’s Mongolian Grill {DFW area, TX}

Every time we go to Texas we make a trip over to Grand Prairie, TX where we eat one of our “new” fav Fort Worth eateries; Ton’s Mongolian Grill. Rob introduced me to a restaurant of this sort when we went to Oregon. He used to eat at Chang’s at least once a week when …

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At the Stockyards

Today we woke up and Rob suggested that we take the morning to get out and do something. He threw a couple options out there and I opted for the Stockyards. It doesn’t matter how many times we go to there, I adore it more every time and it’s one of the most fun places …

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We’re home…

Sheesh! We are home finally! I’m exhausted. I’m in the process of unpacking, washing, cleaning, going through mail, and the list goes on! Here’s a couple pics from our trip! pics have been removed from old account First, here’s my new hair do! Thank you Aunt Janet! Here’s my Mom with Drew Here’s the highest …

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