Destination – Galveston Seashore

One of our favorite places to go is to the beach.  Every summer we spend lots of family time at the seashore of Galveston Island.  Starting with Spring Break madness and continuing through the summer months, Galveston offers a great getaway, perfect for families, couples and all you spring breakers. If Spring Break is not your ideal getaway time, than August might be.  If you can stand the summer heat, as it gets … Continue reading Destination – Galveston Seashore

The Historic Hotel Galvez

The Hotel Galvez is located in Galveston, TX.  A very majestic, seaside hotel that is rich in history and beautiful architecture, it first opened its doors in 1911.  Some of the hotels guests include celebrities such as Frank Sinatra and Jimmy Stewart.  American Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B Johnson and Franklin D. Roosevelt stayed here, as well as General Douglas MacArthur. There is a certain mystic about the hotel and it is said, by … Continue reading The Historic Hotel Galvez

Zilker Botanical Garden – Austin

Zilker Botanical Garden – Austin, TX There are so many things to see and do in Austin, one of the places I really enjoy is Zilker Botanical Garden.  My son and I spent the day there one spring for a class field trip, what fun!  The Gardens are simply beautiful especially in the spring, on 30 acres, they have often been called “The Jewel in the Heart of Austin.” There … Continue reading Zilker Botanical Garden – Austin