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Yesterday my hubby and fam played at The Broken Sprocket, an awesome food truck park in Brownsville. I rarely get to see the band play because it’s usually late at night and/or at bars where kids aren’t welcome. But the Broken Sprocket is family friendly and the grommies love it. If you haven’t checked out…

Brownsville, Music

The Broken Sprocket

Did you know my husband is a fishing guide on South Padre Island? He charters bay trips on the Laguna Madre in search of trout, drum, flounder, and more. He has been a Captain for two years now and a deckhand for many many years before that. One of his dreams is to own a…

My Family, South Padre Island

Fishing Fun

Over the weekend we drove up to San Antonio for one of my family’s favorite traditions. The weekend after Thanksgiving, we all go ride the train through Brackenridge Park in San Antonio. My grandpa would take my father when he was a kid, my dad took me, and now I’m taking my own! Pretty trippy!…

My Family, San Antonio, Thanksgiving

Family Traditions

We were at The Jetties for our weekly free surfing lessons with SurfVive.Org when a huuuuuge storm crept up on us. The sky turned black and thunder roared. We quickly packed up and headed out, but not before capturing some fun pics!

Ariela Selah, Seasons, South Padre Island

April Showers

Last week the swell from Hurricane Michael traveled hundreds of miles across the Gulf and exploded into the narrow ship channel on the south side of our little sandbar. The wave rarely breaks, so it’s always a treat when it does.

South Padre Island, Surfing

Hurricane Michael Swell

This morning we woke to a lovely surprise… it was snowing! In South Texas! I think this is only like the third time in recorded history this has happened! The kids built a snowman before school and I took a few pictures before heading to work. Now, at lunchtime, it is STILL snowing! Unbelievable!          

Christmas, Texas, Winter

Snow in South Texas!

This morning we woke to a lovely surprise… it was snowing! In South Texas! I think this is only like the third time in recorded history this has happened! The kids built a snowman before school and I took a few pictures before heading to work. Now, at lunchtime, it is STILL snowing! Unbelievable!          

Christmas, Texas, Winter

Snow in South Texas!