Tag: Texas

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part IV: San Antonio & Austin- August 2019

You cannot go to San Antonio without stopping by The Alamo. We made a really quick stop here on our way out of town and Madison did get her Junior Ranger badge, I just didn’t get a picture or a video of it. The… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part IV: San Antonio & Austin- August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: San Antonio Continued – August 2019

After leaving the San Antonio River Walk, we headed to Natural Bridge Caverns. Natural Bridge Caverns is one of the largest caverns in Texas. The views on the tour were astonishing. I wore my hiking sandals for this tour which happen to be the… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: San Antonio Continued – August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio Continued – August 2019

When we arrived in San Antonio we first went to the San Antonio Missions. The missions are filled with history! The mission were established by Catholic religious orders to spread Christianity among the local natives, and it was eye-opening to see how it ultimately… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio Continued – August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio – August 2019

Every summer, The Padre Island National Seashore does ridley turtle releases. Click HERE for more details on this wonderful event. This had been on my bucket list for a couple of years. You cannot predict the timing since you cannot predict when turtles will… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio – August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part II Padre Island National Seashore – August 2019

The following day we headed to Padre Island National Seashore so Madison could complete a couple of Junior Ranger badges. We walked along the seashore and picked up trash along the way. It’s mind-blowing how much is left on the beach, from fishing lines… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part II Padre Island National Seashore – August 2019”

Jumping Through Hoops

Madison loves to create. Especially when it comes to nature. She builds things with mud and leaves and sticks. Someday I am sure I’ll understand why she has done this since she could walk. But for now I don’t try to make sense of… Continue Reading “Jumping Through Hoops”

January 2017 Gifted Homeschooling Update

This post contains affiliate links. Please see my complete disclosure for more details. It snowed in Texas!!! Not a lot, but enough! 🙂 It’s funny, I wonder why I am always tired and have bags under my eyes and then I write a monthly… Continue Reading “January 2017 Gifted Homeschooling Update”

December 2016 Homeschooling Update

December was filled with family, friends, blessings, and fun. We started off the month with Madison’s Speech and Debate Tournament. It was a 13 hour day and in the end, she placed 3rd in Junior Open Interpretation, 5th in Junior Informative and 6th in… Continue Reading “December 2016 Homeschooling Update”

Sistine Chapel Exhibition 

We are fortunate that the Sistine Chapel Exhibition is currently in Dallas through January 8th, so we decided to visit it today. I was able to secure a Groupon so it made it a little more budget friendly. It was a very intriguing exhibit… Continue Reading “Sistine Chapel Exhibition “

Visiting the Texas State Capitol

The second day in Austin, TX, we decided to visit the Texas State Capitol. Way up at the top of the dome is Lady Liberty. Madison is posing as lady liberty in front of the Capitol. The original Lady Liberty is on display at… Continue Reading “Visiting the Texas State Capitol”

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