San Diego – 2012

January 21, 2012 our friends Jessica and Stephen aka “Stessica” made it official!! We joined them in San Diego for a gorgeous ceremony and reception. We stopped in San Diego on our way back from Thailand and luckily for us Mariam was nice enough to bring us our wedding attire so we did [...]

Labor Day – Port Aransas

This year marks our 6th annual trip to Port Aransas aka “Port A”. Port A is my favorite Texas beach town that is located about 4 hours away from Houston just north of Corpus Christi. Over the years the weekend has fluctuated between Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day but after this year [...]

Womance 2011 – Welcome to Miami

Womance 2011 served two purposes: First as our annual Womance trip and Second as Jessica’s Bachelorette Party. We decided onMiamias a good spot to get some sun and fun! In attendance this year we had: me, Mariam, Mandy, Jennifer, Jessica, Heather and Carrie. The trip started off by us arriving at the hotel [...]

2011 4th of July – Las Vegas

For the 4th of July of 2011 we gathered a group and headed to Las Vegas. The crew included: me, Brian, Tina, Pat, Mariam and Jennifer. We started the trip off right with a limo ride from the airport to our hotel (Aria). This is our second time to stay at Aria and [...]

Down Under

In May of this year we went to Australia. This was an amazing trip and is one of the many places that we’ve visited that I could see myself living. It took us around 24 hours of flight time, and was completely worth it, to get to Melbourne which the locals pronounce as “Melbun”. We [...]

Hawaii – Kauai

Over Thanksgiving 2010 we went to Kauai which was my first time to visit Hawaii. Kauai is also known as the “Garden State” which is a very good description of the island. This is also where several movies were filmed: Jurassic Park, Lord of the Flies and Raiders of the Lost Ark. We [...]

Boliver Island

Who can resist a weekend at a “beach cabin”? Torres was nice and daring enough to invite 11 of us to her parent’s “beach cabin” on Boliver Island. Boliver is about 2 hours from Houston and a ferry ride away from Galveston. Boliver was hit pretty hard by hurricane Ike in 2008 and many houses [...]

4th of July Leakey Style

For the 4th of July weekend we joined our friends Tim and Kelli and many others in Leakey, Texas for the July Jubilee. This was our first trip to Leakey and I’m sure it will not be our last. Kelli is from Leakey and still has family there who have an amazing piece of property [...]

Peru

What an amazing trip to Peru! We started off the trip with 2 nights in Lima which is 8 million people and is always foggy/overcast only gets a half an inch of rain a year. Our hotel was located in the Miraflores District which you may have heard about lately in the news because it’s [...]

NOLA – Jazzfest

Bourbon Street, Crawfish, Jazzfest, Beignets and dancing (sometimes even on the bar) – it must be New Orleans! This was my first Jazzfest and the first time back to the Big Easy post Katrina and it did not disappoint. We met Dave and Christiana on Friday night at the airport and headed to dinner at [...]