This Stranger's Life

Guest Post Coming Soon

I have some exciting news! I will have a guest blog post from a former Homeschooler who credits home education with motivating her to travel around the world. Emily’s blog can be found here at The Planking Traveler. Check… Read More

South Padre Island Texas

A couple of weekends ago we took a quick trip to South Padre Island Texas. In all the years I have lived in Texas this was the first time we made the trek down towards the border. South… Read More

McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park was a fun little place that I had no idea existed! My mom, who is always on the hunt for great photo opportunities, wanted to take pictures of waterfalls here in Texas. We found… Read More

Road Trip To Arizona

As part of reaching my goal to visit every state in the U.S, I planned a Road Trip with my mom and sister. Unfortunately, my sister was not able to make it which created a noticeable absence. I… Read More

Looking For Something That Is Not Lost

Today the kids and I went Geocaching. Geocaching is the recreational activity of hunting for and finding a hidden object by means of GPS coordinates posted on a website.  This activity was part of my life list and… Read More

An Unexpected Trip To The Texas Capitol

We took the kids on a day trip to visit a little place where we love to get pecans. It is about 20 miles from Austin.  We live about two hours from Austin so it was not an… Read More

Fulfilling The Life List

Quick post today!  The kids are on their winter break so it has given me some downtime. I have been planning on which Life List items I want to focus on in the coming new year.  Travel is… Read More

Life List

All too often we can get so absorbed with living our day-to-day lives that we forget to truly live our life. Creating a life list has been something I have wanted to do for quite some time. Most… Read More