As I looked over at my husband, we both said “How did we get here?” We’ve spent almost 16 years raising 3 amazing children. We have entered into the stage of independence. They’ll sleep in til noon if we let them, they don’t need constant supervision, they make decisions on their own and then ask… Continue reading Just a different season
As I’m feeling the stresses of starting a new job, the school year ending for the kiddos and the overall stress of being a mom, I knew I needed a couple days away to unwind and relax. My sister lives in El Paso and Las Cruces is less than an hour drive away. I booked… Continue reading Las Cruces, New Mexico
Every year, my sisters and I plan a trip together. This year we decided to go to Los Angeles. My mom and my sister-in-law joined us! How did we decide LA?? Easy! Southwest was having a big sale and my sister, Richelle in El Paso, and I started searching for cheap flights to somewhere we… Continue reading Girls Trip to Santa Monica
Ever find yourself tired, uninspired and just need a break from real life? Me too. One of the ways I get myself out of this rut is to plan a girls getaway with my girlfriends or my sisters. It doesn’t have to be big or involve air travel! It’s about relaxing for a couple days… Continue reading How to plan for a perfect girls’ getaway!
El Paso is a west Texas gem! We recently traveled to visit my sister and her family over the Christmas break and had so much fun! There is so much to do in El Paso! First on our lists of places to visit was Chamizal National Memorial and the El Paso Zoo. The Chamizal National… Continue reading El Paso
When my kids turn 11, they get to pick a place to visit with just mom. This year, Sabrina picked New York City. At first, I told her no as it was a little out of our price range. But…. I met a friend from NY on my trip Greece that offered her extra bedroom to… Continue reading New York City
As my husband and I waved goodbye to our kids while we sat on the lounge chairs drinking sangria, we smiled and looked at each other and said “I thought this day would never come.” You see, we have 3 kids and for the past 13+ years, we have been attentive to every need and… Continue reading This Next Stage of Motherhood