• Austin, Texas [Couple’s Getaway]

    We hit the road and headed to Austin, Texas. My partner recently lost her grandmother, who was more like her mother; and had been having some rough days. We needed a little getaway, so off we went. We’re in Dallas, so Austin is only about a three hour drive. We didn’t have an agenda, we just wanted to explore the city a little bit and relax. We stayed at the Residence Inn Austin/The Domain Area. The Domain area is in the Northwest part of Austin. A lot of this area is brand new and some areas are still under construction. Its about 15 minutes away from the popular, touristic, busier part of the city.…

  • Why are you sad?

    Yesterday, was not a good day. Actually, the last couple of days have not been “good days”. It seems to always start with a numbness which is soon followed by a feeling of hopelessness. Monday, I found myself locked inside the bathroom in my office, crying, overwhelmed with emotions.  It feels like a shadow that covers me from head to toe. It takes over, and I don’t have control over the emptiness it leaves inside of me. It’s a vortex of energy, numbness, and contradictions sucking the life out of me. I live with depression and anxiety. I manage my live with that monster in my brain. Sometimes, I try…

  • Magnolia Market At The Silos

    I have been a fan of Fixer Upper on HGTV for a long time. I am not only an admirer of Chip and Jo’s work, but I find a lot inspiration in their work ethic and family ties. This visit to Waco, Texas was a long time coming. These days I can’t help but think of Chip and Jo when I think of Waco and Texas Travel. They have introduced this beautiful state and city to people all from all over the United States. Waco was their greatest fixxer upper. We finally ventured out to Waco, during Spring At The Silos. I looked into it and aside from the regular…

  • DCA 60th

    [Planning] Our Disneyland Adventure

    We are back to our regular routine after a successful and wonderful vacation. This one is definitely one off the bucket-list. We have made beautiful memories and have been truly blessed to have been at this magical place. If you are planning your own Disney adventure; there are several things to consider. I always like to plan ahead. Here are some tips that were very helpful for us. Deciding on a Date: Throughout the year Disney parks have events. Take a look online and checkout what's going on in the park around the dates you are considering. We decided to make this our summer vacation, and we ventured out during…