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Travel guide to Punta de Mita, Mexico Part I

w punta de mita oasis suite

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We are up to our eyeballs in puppies and home renovations. Nothing like doing it all at once – right? I’ll share more about our renovations once they are finished, and at the rate they are going, I’m thinking they could possibly be done later this week. For now, I want to…

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New Braunfels Weekend

whitewater amphitheater

I hope you had a wonderful, long weekend. I’m having the most Monday-feeling Tuesday today. I took Friday off because Aaron and I headed out of town for the long weekend. So, I enjoyed a four-day weekend, but it’s been even harder to get through my inbox today! Without further ado, here’s a quick recap of our weekend in New…

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Puerto Vallarta Bachelorette Recap Part III

secrets Puerto Vallarta

I’m back today with the last and final recap for my Puerto Vallarta Bachelorette party. As I mentioned on Monday, I’m still looking into some fun activities for our upcoming Mexico trip, and I’ve had fun reliving my bachelorette party for you. Here is part I, and you can read part II here. Day 3 It wouldn’t be a bachelorette…

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Puerto Vallarta – My Bachelorette Recap Part II

tamarindo | Now amber

I hope you enjoyed Part I of my throwback recap to my bachelorette party in Puerto Vallarta yesterday. I’m back today for part II. I left you yesterday at night one. Now, my friends and I all love a mix of adventure and relaxation. So, we decided as a group, that Day 2 would be our adventure day. We researched…

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Puerto Vallarta – My Bachelorette Recap Part I

Secrets Puerto Vallarta | bachelorette party

I thought it would be fun to take it way back – and recap my 2016 trip to Puerto Vallarta. Aaron and I have a trip scheduled to Mexico in June, and we’ve started researching some fun activities to do. And, since I recently picked blogging back up again, you guys have never heard about my Bachelorette party. So, here…

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Explore your own backyard: Anahuac, Texas

Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge

I haven’t done one of these in awhile, so I thought it would be fun to talk about a place that’s about an hour away from Houston: Anahuac, Texas. In this series I talk about places that are relatively local to Houston that you can get to and from in a day. You can read the rest of those posts…

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Our weekend at the Lakeway Resort and Spa in Austin

Lakeway Austin Resort and Spa

We headed out of town for a long-ish weekend, and it could not have been more refreshing. One of our best friends had a birthday, so we decided to head to the Lakeway Resort and Spa in Austin. I stayed there a couple of years ago for her Bachelorette party, so pre-COVID, and we had the best time. This was…

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Our weekend in St. Louis

Garon Fam

Remember my post last week about our friends in St. Louis? Well, Aaron and I decided it was time to visit them this past weekend. Sara, Aaron and I had been keeping our visit a secret from Brent so we could surprise him. And, we pulled it off! Aaron and I flew out of Houston early Friday morning. We flew…

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This time last year: St. Louis

St. Louis

I thought it would be fun to share today what Aaron and I were up to this time last year (spoiler alert: we were in St. Louis). At this point, we were starting to hear about the pandemic. Because I work in healthcare, we were beginning to start conversations about COVID-19, but it wasn’t full blown panic. The Backstory I’ve…

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Sea Island, Georgia: Part II

I’m back today recapping the second part of our trip to Sea Island, Georgia in 2019. You can read the first part here. I left you guys hanging at the dinner portion of our evening. And, it really deserves it’s own post. Seriously. It was that good. The Georgian Room I didn’t have one bad meal the entire time we…

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