travel

YOLO || Setting a Time Capsule Goal for Our Family

Have you thought about what you want to be doing this time next year?  It’s so easy to feel like the summer passes you by without getting to do some of the things that were on your list, but rather than lamenting that it’s already July, have you considered dreaming big about what you want to be doing this time next year and working towards that goal for the next 12 months?  I call it a time capsule goal because it’s the antithesis of instant gratification.  You plot and save and work, but you delay the reward for a …

read more

My 10 Favorite Things to do in Austin with Kids

Whether you are visiting Austin or live here and are looking for more things to do with your kids in the city, this post is for you! There’s so many things you can do in Austin with kids, from Museums to parks to the zoo! These places are perfect for a day out in Austin with your family. Freckles and tan lines, fingers sticky from melted popsicle remnants, the smell of chlorine wafting through the air. The signs of summer are far from subtle.  Since school let out a couple of weeks ago, we’ve been taking advantage of more …

read more

Spring Break 2018 || Our Trip To LA with Parker + Ever

No, you’re right, it wasn’t actually spring break. Like anyone’s spring break. Parker’s was the second week of March and Aaron’s was the fourth week of March, but somehow our schedules had us planning a spring break during the last week of April.  Aaron was going to be there for work over the weekend so we booked tickets to tag along and decided to call is spring break.  If you are just popping in for the first time and have skipped the last six years of this blog, here’s the cliff’s notes: We lived …

read more

Happy Friday || Fave (Wanderlust) Links

I had a text conversation a few nights ago with an old friend and colleague.  We were chatting about a business that she may be potentially starting and life changes and no less than three times in the not-so-long conversation I ended a sentence with “…while you don’t have kids!”.  Anyone else?! I wholeheartedly believe that having children is the most wild fun ride and adventure and I’m so glad to be on it, but so many things are just wildly different once little ones come on the scene.  It is a fact that you …

read more