Spring Break – Surviving Vacation With Family

Ahh …Spring Break, that time of the year when children, teenagers and young adults suddenly descend upon your quite space.  The time of the day generally reserved for you, your Mom time, the time when you do all the things us Mom’s do during the day.  Now, instead of finishing that novel, painting your next master piece or Tuesday yoga classes …your weekday-daytime role has changed.  Enter … Continue reading Spring Break – Surviving Vacation With Family

Favorite Places to Eat in Austin

One of my favorite things to do while living in Austin was to eat out.  And of course, Austin is all about good food and live music!  You can find some of the best restaurants anywhere, right here.  Some of them world-famous!  Austin has the popular spots, you know the ones …everybody knows this place and goes here type places.  And then you have the unique, little … Continue reading Favorite Places to Eat in Austin

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