2016 Houston Rodeo Fun

Last week was Summer Break and we went to the Houston Rodeo for the day to check out the shopping, the rodeo and the Georgia Florida Line concert.  Check out the photo above, this is one of the stands that we saw on our way into the festivities.  Each year I think about this, but I have yet to try anything.  If you were to get something from this Fried A Fair stand, which would you get? How about this?  How many footballs would guess this … [Read more...]

It’s Spring Break This Week

Has Spring Break hit your house yet?  It's in full swing over here at our house.  We've played at several parks, swam in the pool, hit the video games, played basketball, washed cars, watched movies and just enjoyed the time away from school. Yes, the water was cold, but the boys were excited about the warm Texas weather.  So after they had enough of the cold water, they hopped in the hot tub to warm up a bit.  Thank goodness the previous … [Read more...]

Add A Citronella Candle To Your Night

I love my Jewelry In Candles line and just ordered the Citronella candle for my porch since the Texas weather is perfect for enjoying the night out on the back porch. You can read about their Citronella Candles by clicking: https://www.jewelryincandles.com/store/bobbieanne/p/365/citronella-candle/?filter_name=citronella Even better - these candles also come with a piece of hidden jewelry inside!  You can choose between a necklace, earrings or … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Your Family Vacation on a Budget

This was perfect timing for the following guest post with it being Spring Break.  Do you have any getaway plans in mind? A family vacation is a time when everyone can gather together without the stresses of work, school and daily life.  If only for a few days, this time away from home should be enjoyable instead of being spent thinking about money. There are several ways to go on a vacation on a budget if you plan ahead.  Photo Credit: … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons Texas Is This Year’s Spring Break Destination

If you have kids, Spring Break is probably something they can’t wait to happen. So, you should try and make it as memorable as possible for them. Take a look at these five things that make Texas a prime Spring Break destination this year. Spend Some Time on the Galveston Beaches Image via Flickr by Michael J. Trump Many of the Galveston Beaches have been refurbished since Hurricane Ike, making it a beautiful and relaxing place to go on … [Read more...]

Spring Break At The Rodeo

Thursday – Spring Break Day 4- was “get caught up day” because we had big plans to go to the Houston Rodeo all day on Friday.  We cleaned the house, did laundry and got ready for the rodeo.  Friday morning we woke up and left the house at breakfast time and were gone until 1 am.  We all made it back home with full bellies and blisters on our feet. We started off at the rodeo walking through the carnival and the indoor shopping.  We had a blast … [Read more...]