Texans in Europe for 20: Toledo, Spain

Our 20th anniversary trip to Madrid, Toledo, Córdoba and Sevilla, Spain; Fatima, Santarém and Lisbon, Portugal; and Rome, Italy, was flat out amazing. To read all about it, just click on those links. I have been busting to share our adventure in Europe with y’all. It was so fun to live it in real-time over on…

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7 Quick Takes: Where I Recover from Jet Lag

When was the last time I did seven quick takes, like years ago? There’s so much to share! To reflect upon! To laugh about! – 1 – You may have heard we went to Europe to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. Ha. Pretty sure even the Pope knows I was so excited. Speaking of the…

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Whitakers Head West 2016: Part Five

You can read all about our journey from Texas to California, and back, in parts one, two, three, four, five and six!  Our time at the Tierney household was beyond fabulous. Our kids got along beautifully, we shared way too many ice-cold Dr Peppers (and cocktails) and we found kindred spirits. I loved that the morning we…

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Whitakers Head West 2016: Part Four

You can read all about our journey from Texas to California, and back, in parts one, two, three, four, five and six!  When we set the alarm for 6am, we kept telling ourselves it was really 8am Texas time. Not sure the kids bought it. But, when they finally woke up and realized where we were headed,…

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Whitakers Head West 2016: Part Three

You can read all about our journey from Texas to California, and back, in parts one, two, three, four, five and six!  Our time in the San Diego area was far too short, but we were really looking forward to our stint with the Tierney family and showing the kids “real LA” which, to be honest, is…

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