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Workout Wednesday 7.25.18

Today’s advice? How to still safely work out outdoors even when it feels like a furnace blowing in your face. 

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A Trip to Magnolia Table!

Recently, we took a family girls trip to Austin, TX and made a early morning pit stop in Waco for breakfast at Magnolia Table!

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Pedal the Pacific!

Today on the blog we talk to Maddie’s friend Kelly, who is joining a team of women to bike down the Pacific coast and raise funds for a shelter for kids caught up in human trafficking!

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A Swiss Adventure!

While we didn’t build a permanent tree house like they did on Swiss Family Robinson, we did create our treehouse while hammock camping!

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Waco Bound (for the day)!

The members of my family are big fans of Fixer Upper, the HGTV series if you don't know. They are based in Waco which is about an hour and a half from our house and they have opened a retail store and bakery. So, my aunt, uncle and cousin came down to visit and we all made a trip together to go check it out!

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A Trip to Wimberly: Part 3

Our final day in Wimberly was all about the local shopping! There are so many cute little stores downtown. We met so many interesting people including the wonderful people at the gourmet popcorn shop and the guy that hosts the local art gallery across the way from the cafe! The bakery has many gluten free options (including cinnamon rolls! Oh how I've missed you!) and we indulged before heading back to Fort Worth.

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A Trip to Wimberly: Part 2

Day two of our baby moon to Wimberly was all about swimming! We headed over to Jacob's Well (something that was on our bucket list to see) and then tubed down the river in San Marcos for the afternoon. Even Duchess got in on the action!

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A Trip to Wimberly: Part 1

We are now in our third trimester, which means the cut off date for Maddie to travel is coming up. So, we packed up the Jeep and made a small getaway for our baby moon and headed to Wimberly, TX.

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Backpacking Caprock Canyon

This last weekend we got away to hike out at Caprock Canyon State Park. A few hours away, it was a part of Texas I hadn't seen before and it did not disappoint.

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Happy Independence Day Texas!

This week on March 2nd, Texas will be celebrating it's Independence Day from Mexico. March 2nd is the day we drafted our Declaration of Independence from Mexico in the little shack in Washington-on-the-Brazos. Soon after, the Alamo would fall and soon after that, Texas would defeat Mexico.

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A Weekend in San Antonio: Day 3

Sunday we ate at the historical Gunther House. It was the first flour mill in the area and a the catalyst for the city growing. The original house is now a restaurant and serves DELICIOUS food! 

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A Weekend in San Antonio: Day 2

Saturday we started off visiting the Alamo. It's one of my favorite places and this trip seemed a little extra special. Jared and I got to visit the small building at Washington one the Brazos where they declared Texas independence from Mexico last March. It's a small, nondescript building but it's what was happening while the men in the Alamo fought to the death. I got a little emotional knowing this and saw the Alamo in a slightly different light. It's a little piece of home that I will always treasure.

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