My 1st Time Traveling Without Sophia

Back in April, Carlos and I began planning a vacation for the fall, sans Sophia. To be honest, I would have felt more comfortable bringing Sophia, but I knew that it would be good for our marriage to spend some time together without Sophia and I knew that it would be beneficial to me personally. So before…

September

September was just amazing. First, Carlos, Sophia and I flew up to Texas to spend a weekend at Lake Buchanan with my extended family, in celebration of Deda’s 80th birthday in a few weeks. Then, Carlos and I left Sophia in the care of my parents and flew to Chiapas, Mexico for a vacation. I…

A Texas Summer

Sophia and I have been in Texas for the past few weeks. We’ve visited splash pads, parks, and the pool and seen lots of people we love. Additionally, my family took a day trip to Waco, I went to a chocolate-making class in Austin with my dad and sister, and Hannah and I went to…

“You can take the girl out of Texas…

…but you can’t take the Texas out of the girl.” While that phrase is annoyingly cheesy, it’s the only way I can think to describe the sensation I’m feeling, being at home. I do feel really comfortable living in Mexico and sometimes, feel like I can relate more to Mexicans than to Americans. It shocked…

Christmas in Mexico, in Photos

Despite this being my first Christmas not in Texas, it was definitely one of the best. It really meant a lot that my family came to spend it with me in Mexico! Here are some pics of our time together: Carlos and I took my sisters to a get-together with some friends and we had…

2013 in Review

2012 was full of lots of changes (looking at you, Ireland and Carlos), so I definitely expected 2013 to be a year of re-adjustment and “finding my place” in America. I tried for a few months-quit one job to take another job that I thought I would love, but ended up having to quit. Unemployed…