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The JW Marriott: Your luxury staycation destination

Disclosure :: The JW Marriott generously provided one of our contributors with a stay at this lovely hotel.  All thoughts and opinions are Taylor’s own.   Where can you find a beautiful resort, thrilling water park, luxurious spa, and championship golf course—all without leaving the confines of the city limits? There’s only one place, and […]

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San Antonio’s Best-Kept Beach Secret

Ok, so technically, it’s not in San Antonio.  It’s just outside of San Antonio.  And technically, it’s not a beach, it’s a lake – but it’s got a great, beachy vibe.  And, ok, maybe it’s not a secret, but it doesn’t seem to get packed, so it sure *feels* like a secret!  So, where the heck […]

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Get Away to Garner State Park

Get Away to Garner State Park

Are you looking for a fun family getaway just a stone’s throw from San Antonio? Head west to Garner State Park! My husband, Ryan, along with my two girls and I, met up with some friends and their kids at Garner recently and had a ball. There are several different lodging options at the park, […]

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I can't say I was exactly pining for my family when I enjoyed a glass of Texas Viognier and some stellar tuna ceviche at Love Field's Sky Canyon on my recent work trip.

Work Travel Woes and Wonders

Fortunately, I don’t have to travel for work very often. As I have gotten older, I’ve become more and more a creature of habit and routine, and it can be hard for me to break out of my daily schedule. Habit, schedule and routine are important to my large family’s success, and I guard it […]

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Road Trip Tips

Road Trip Tips from a Mom of Six

tip ‘Tis the season for cookies, eggnog, and chestnuts roasting. It’s also the season where you may or may not be taking a road trip to see family. I don’t want to project all my own neuroses on you, but sometimes a road trip can be stressful, especially when there’s a major holiday involved that […]

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