Archive of ‘Traveling’ category

A Women’s Trip to Uganda

It was back during my first year of teaching that I had a crazy idea. I was overwhelmed and over-stressed from six months of tirelessly instilling knowledge into the minds of ninth-graders. Spring break was upon me and long days by the pool a good book with no students would be the perfect mental escape. But the Lord […] Read more…

10 Realizations For Traveling with a Baby

You would think that having a baby would mean an end to trips and travel for a little while. But in the five months since becoming a mom, Jess, Amelia and I have been ALL OVER THE PLACE. In her short little life we have been to the beach twice, flown to and from Texas, […] Read more…

Texas Weekend Recap Part 2: Austin and Flight Home

Following our exciting weekend in Waco to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Silos with HGTV’s Fixer Upper stars, Chip and Joanna, we hit the road south for a quick trip to Austin. If you caught my last post you read about Amelia’s wonderful experience on her first flight. I wish I could say the same about […] Read more…

Texas Weekend Recap Part 1: First Flight and Waco

If you have never watched HGTV’s hit show Fixer Upper shame on you! Just kidding, sort of, it’s awesome! For those of you in the dark, Fixer Upper features Chip and Joanna Gaines, a creative, humble Christian couple, their four beautiful kiddos, their rustic farmhouse, and their growing renovation business. Their talent for taking run down […] Read more…

Beaching with a Baby

The days of non-stop relaxation, tanning, sleeping in, and romantic swims at the beach may be over, but with proper preparation, a trip to the beach with a baby can still be a blast! At 13 weeks, Amelia has already been on 2 beach trips and Jess and I can honestly say we love experiencing […] Read more…