Lone Star Livin’
Aug. 3, 2012Embrace the chaos of summer
I am the proud aunt of 21 beautiful nieces and nephews, ages 15 to due-in-December, all of whom live in Katy, outside of Houston. Since we’re the only members of our family who don’t live within 15 minutes of each other, it’s a pretty big deal for the nieces and nephews to visit us in Austin, and we try to host as many of them as we can each summer. Read more.
Jul. 25, 2012Welcoming the new neighbors
As regular readers will know, my home is on a cul-de-sac just outside of Austin, which means there are only six houses within a stone’s throw of ours. One of those houses changed owners this month, which is a first since we’ve been residents, so we have a new neighbor in our little community! Read more.
Jun. 27, 2012Hitting the Road
Now that summer is officially underway, the Armijo family is hitting the road to a family reunion out of state. As we pack up the minivan, it seems like a good time to revisit tips for keeping your home safe while traveling for anyone else who may be kicking off their summer adventures. Read more.