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Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio – Drury Plaza Hotel

When we have driven south, we’ve never thought about staying at a Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio. We have always stayed further out of downtown near Fiesta Texas or in the Hill Country. This past weekend we were treated to a stay at the Drury Plaza Hotel Riverwalk and were … Read more

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Aurora Borealis or the Northern Lights Phenomenon

Have you seen the recent news about the Northern Lights? Apparently the Solar Storm that moved over the Earth this past week has caused the aurora borealis to become even more intense as they swept across the night skies. Northern Lights I have always been fascinated with the phenomenon but have … Read more

Houston, We Have Landed

American Idol auditions are one of my favorite things to watch on tv. I do not always follow the show through to the end, but I do typically watch all of the audition shows. It is fun to see the corky people, inspiring to watch those with amazing dreams, and … Read more


{Bloggy Con ’11} – We Have Arrived in Ohio

Whew! After 21 hours on the road, 18 hours Tuesday and 3 hours Wednesday, we arrived at the Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio. What a trip! We are only traveling with 4 out of 5 of our kiddos since Pepper is in Utah on her mission trip, but it … Read more

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5 Summer Getaways Every Kid Should Experience

When I was growing up I remember taking a family vacation of some sort every year. I realize now that money must have been tight for my parents but this was so important to them. Nowadays, money is still tight for us now, but we believe in getting away, even if just … Read more

2016 Kia Sedona road trip travel with kids

Road Trip

It’s amazing how much stuff is required for a “simple” 3 hour road trip! Not that a road trip is simple, especially when traveling with two toddlers! Actually, we’ll have 3 toddlers, but I only have to prepare for two! So, extra clothes for everyone, 2 sets for my 2 year … Read more

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