Hurricane Harvey in San Antonio Help

Tweet Hurricane Harvey in San Antonio Help Get Help As I write this blog post, I can hear the winds starting to pick up outside my house.  We are very grateful to be in our warm home, with electricity and wifi, eating, and surrounded by the comfort of our own “stuff.”  Hurricane Harvey is having […]

2017 August San Antonio Zoo and Splashtown

Tweet During the month of August, San Antonio Zoo and Splashtown San Antonio are offering a double dose of summer fun with a membership swap that allows members of one attraction the opportunity to enjoy the other attraction absolutely free! Splashtown members receive unlimited free admission to San Antonio Zoo any day of the week, […]

San Antonio Zoo: Bug Mania

Tweet San Antonio Zoo: Bug Mania Get ready to bug out! Bug Mania! is taking over the zoo through September 3rd. These huge replicas of bugs will be scattered throughout the entire zoo, inspiring our guests to appreciate the roles these creatures play in a diverse animal world. Plus, educators will give you the chance […]

Culinaria Burgers, BBQ, and Beer Tips

Tweet Burgers, BBQ & Beer La Cantera Resort & Spa Price: $35 (General Admission) / $50 (At the Door) (Tickets are inclusive; unless otherwise noted) 1:00 PM PURCHASE TICKETS!! This is my families favorite event and it’s a wonderful way to end Festival Week. It’s outside, you’re walking around, and eating some of the best […]

Culinaria’s Grand Tasting

Tweet Grand Tasting La Cantera Resort & Spa Price: $100 (General Admission) / $125 (At the Door)  (Tickets are inclusive; unless otherwise noted) 7:00 PM PURCHASE TICKETS!! It’s the mouthwatering, jaw dropping gourmet event of the week. The sights, sounds, and tastes of the Grand Tasting show it’s more than just in the name. Varieties of […]

Pants for the School Dance

Tweet Pants for the School Dance This past Friday, Jaden had a school dance at her middle school.  If you have met Jaden (in-person or on the internet) you’ll know that she has her own style and she expresses herself through what she wears. She has one of the unofficially largest collections of Star Wars […]

Books about Women

Tweet Books about Women One of the most important things we can do for creating equality between men and women is to share the stories of women from our past and present.  History hides the fearless journeys many women have embarked on, so we need everyone to be curious.  Wonder outloud (and with your friends […]

Blood Pressure and Heart Health

Tweet Blood Pressure and Heart Health February is the month America is supposed to focus on their heart health. In honor of this month (and the importance) I am going to be updating this blog posts with more information about how your blood pressure relates to the healthiness of your heart.    Heart disease is […]

San Antonio Downtown Happy Hours

Tweet San Antonio Downtown Happy Hours People always ask me about my favorite happy hour places and of course places to eat.  Check out some that I put together.  Click on the images to be taken directly to their websites. Bite 1012S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210 210.532.2551 Happy hours: Tuesday – Friday: 5:00pm […]

The German Christmas Pickle

Tweet Starting who knows when, by who knows who (the facts have been lost over the years…3 variations of the story can be found here), the Christmas pickle is a beloved Germany tradition that my family has celebrated each year during the holidays.  As the last ornament to ordain the tree, the parents hide the […]

San Antonio Zoo Lights

Tweet As a part of being the San Antonio zoo’s blog troop I’m excited take advantage of these media previews but everything listed as my own opinion based on my own personal experiences.  Last night my husband, daughter, and I enjoyed a wonderful evening at the San Antonio Zoo. Starting November 18, 2016 through January […]

2016 San Antonio Zoo Boo!

Tweet 2016 San Antonio Zoo Boo! October and football season is well underway but starting to also finally cool off (ish.) One of the fabulous perks of being a part of the San Antonio Zoo Troop of Bloggers is getting insider tips and tricks to upcoming events. In October, the Zoon is all about Zoo Boo! I brought […]

2016 Culinaria Summer Restaurant Week

Tweet 2016 Culinaria Summer Restaurant Week It is my favorite time of year! (Besides in January when it is also Restaurant Week!) What: San Antonio Restaurant Week benefits all of Culinaria’s Hope for Hospitality Programs including The Farm, making each dining experience a charitable one. It is truly a masterful culinary adventure, as well as an opportunity to try new restaurants and support […]

For Sale: Med Center Townhome

Tweet My amazing friend and realtor, Shyler Leon, just put my home on the market! This was the home Jaden and I moved into right after I graduated with my computer science degree. I worked hard to be able to buy without PMI and was rejected by several banks before a mortgage broker from Oak […]