island life, Texas Travels, writing

For The Love of a Library

Do you remember the first time you went to the library? I don’t, but I can’t remember a time when I didn’t go to the library. In school, the days we went to the library were my favorite.  I love getting new books.  I changed schools a lot and being the new kid is tough. … Continue reading For The Love of a Library

Breakfast Recipes, Family Fun, Homesteading, Parenting, Recipes, Texas Travels, Travels in the USA

Our Favorite Pancake

There was a time when Tony and I gave up eating breakfast out while traveling with our children.  The night before we left on vacation I would make up a batch of sausage & biscuits, pigs in a blanket, and breakfast burritos.  Most trips began before dawn and we would pile our four children, my… Continue reading Our Favorite Pancake

Family Fun, Random Thoughts, Texas Travels

Galveston Island State Park & Huntsville State Park, Great Places to Enjoy His Creation

It was not our plan, but camping at Huntsville State Park was just what the Ross Family needed.  When we set out on Saturday, August 4th we had every intention of camping on the beach at Galveston Island State Park.  Savannah had spent the week at Sea Camp, Texas A&M Galveston.  It made sense then… Continue reading Galveston Island State Park & Huntsville State Park, Great Places to Enjoy His Creation

Random Thoughts, Texas Travels

Summer Fun!

You know I am just amazed at the amount of laundry that a camping trip can generate!  That is what I have been doing today, that and washing the dishes out of the camping bin.  For every good time, there is a certain amount of work that goes into it.  As every mother knows, this… Continue reading Summer Fun!

Family Fun, Texas Travels, Travels in the USA

Galveston Island State Park & Huntsville State Park- Great Places To Enjoy His Creation

Galveston Island State Park It was not our plan, but camping at Huntsville State Park was just what the Ross Family needed.  When we set out on Saturday, August 4th we had every intention of camping on the beach at Galveston Island State Park.  Savannah had spent the week at Sea Camp, Texas A&M Galveston. … Continue reading Galveston Island State Park & Huntsville State Park- Great Places To Enjoy His Creation

Family Fun, Texas Travels, Travels in the USA

Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park

Savannah showing the kids a horseshoe crab If you are looking for a fun and educational outing for the family, I highly recommend the Children's Aquarium at Fair Park.  In the recent years it has undergone some major renovations and the change has been great. The touch tanks are full of sea life that you… Continue reading Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park