When you step into one of the two model homes at The Grove, every sound, every worry just disappears. The Laurel B floor plan boasts over 2300 sq ft, 3 bedrooms, 4 baths and a 2 car garage. The open kitchen/living room invites you in and you find yourself in peace. The kitchen has granite… Continue reading The Grove: Austin’s Gathering Place
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
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!
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
I’m back! From Greece! Well, actually I got back at the end of October but I’m just now getting around to telling you all about it! My mom and I had the time of our life! The flight there was easy enough. We left Houston in the evening and slept part of the flight. When… Continue reading Athens
A little over 24 hours from now, I will be headed to Greece. This week I have been diving deeper into the word and reading my bible during any downtime, trying to prepare myself for this trip. Our family is in the middle of moving to a new home and the kids will have to… Continue reading Have Bible, Will Travel
Well, it looks like it’s been a couple months since I have blogged! Oops! Life has been a little hectic over here at the Leschber household. Here is the short story of what I have been up to lately: I quit my job! I was not happy in the position I was in and the… Continue reading Um hello?
Watch the bats at the Congress Avenue bridge Take a tour of the Capitol Building Cool off at the Pease Park Splash Pad Splash around at Lake Plugerville Take a dip at Blue Hole in Georgetown Hike up Mount Bonnell Check out the Umlauf Sculpture Garden (free during the summer) Tour the Texas Military Forces… Continue reading 10 Free Family Friendly Things To Do In Austin This Summer!