What is Fiesta in San Antonio TX?

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Viva Fiesta! Fiesta in San Antonio is officially upon us and half the people I encounter are excited and ready for the big week and others have no idea what is going on.  This post is to talk about What is Fiesta in San Antonio TX? What is Fiesta? Fiesta is a festival. It began more than 120 years ago as … Read More

Hoffman Haus Review – Fredericksburg TX

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Garrison Brothers Review

Travel & Experience: Hoffman Haus Review & Fredericksburg TX    Hoffman Haus in the Log Cabin and it is SO CUTE!!! Clean- As a few of you might know, I’m a germ-a-phobe!  So I bring Lysol anti-bacterial wipes with me everywhere.  So we check in and I immediately start to wipe things down.  For the most part everything came back clean. … Read More

Going Through Withdrawals – I Heart Blo The Woodlands

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Best Blo Dry bar in Houston

About Blo Blo is North America’s original blow dry bar and the world’s largest blow dry bar franchise. You’re not cheating on your hairdresser. No cuts, no color: just wash, blo & go! We can’t wait to treat your tresses. This Blo Beauty location also offers makeup services to get you fab-in-a-flash. My Blo Experience Going Through Withdrawals – I … Read More

Merry Christmas from My Family to Yours!

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Merry Christmas

We wish you a very Merry Christmas!  We are so thankful and excited to be enjoying our 1st Christmas in our new home in San Antonio, Tx!  We are looking forward to meeting people here in the photography world and blogging world.  And we are so excited to share with you all the best places to eat, shop and experience … Read More

Healthcare Alternatives – We said NO to Insurance – Christian Healthcare Ministries

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Health Insurance Alternatives Christian Health Care Sharing

**This post is a major work in progress but due to demand I released it to the public in draft status. I apologize for the craziness** What are health care sharing ministries and what do they do? The community of believers comes together as one Body to assist members in need. This way, individual believers are connected to the larger Body of Christ … Read More

Marriott Marquis Houston Review – Travel

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Travel & Experience: Vacationing at The Marriott Marquis Houston Marriott Marquis Houston Review – This hotel is located in the heart of Downtown, connected via skybridge to the George R. Brown Convention Center. This Houston hotel boasts 1,000 guest rooms and over 100,000 SF of meeting space, including Houston’s largest ballroom. The Houston Marquis features a Texas shaped lazy river and … Read More

Family Day at the Houston Symphony

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Houston Symphony Family Night

Did you know that there is a Family Day at the Houston Symphony?  Neither did I!  We attended one of their performances when my husband Jonathan Ivy with The Woodlands Studio was asked to take some photos.  We bought our 2 girls to be in photos and in general to check things out and fell in love.  They host several … Read More

When to go to the Houston Zoo

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Tips and Tricks on Visiting the Houston Zoo

Oh how we love the Houston Zoo! When our oldest was born we went to the zoo all the time, the 1st year when we were in the DFW area we went to their 2 zoos and we loved them, each unique and fun (Dallas Zoo vs Ft Worth Zoo). Then we moved to Houston when she turned 1 and have been … Read More

Blogging is the New Marketing

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Blogging is the New Marketing

Blogging is the New Marketing In case you haven’t noticed…Blogging is the New Marketing!  I don’t go to Nordstrom’s website and scroll through their products.  Honestly, I don’t even go to Pinterest if I’m serious shopping (I only go there to steal ideas).  When I am serious shopping or looking for inspiration I go to Simply B Style, Dress Up … Read More