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5 Trips for Positive Vibes

Hopefully every trip you take leaves you feeling exhilarated, accomplished, and longing for more experiences just like it! But sometimes the world we live in can seem discouraging, rude, and downright mean in the age of Internet “anonymity” and out-of-control newsmedia. The negativity really gets to me sometimes, and travel is certainly a way of… Continue reading 5 Trips for Positive Vibes


Best of Waco

Updated May 2020. It’s time, everyone. Tomorrow is the last Fixer Upper of the series! But never fear–Magnolia and the Silos (and the Bakery, and now the Magnolia Table!) are here to stay! And if I know one thing about Chip and Jo, I know they are not in the business of slowing down. In… Continue reading Best of Waco


10 Things to Do in Austin

Updated May 2020. If you’ve been following along with our travels on Instagram and Facebook, you know my sweet husband and I met up in Austin a couple of weeks ago for a quick getaway! My husband used to live there, so he knew all the great places to go and romantic settings to enjoy.… Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Austin

Eat North America · Waco

What to Eat in Waco

It’s What I Ate Wednesday, friends! You’ve read about the Silos Baking Co. and the Food Trucks at the Silos, but what about food in the rest of Waco? Find out here! Breakfast The most important meal of the day comes with… coffee! We had to stop at Common Grounds one day for coffee and… Continue reading What to Eat in Waco


Planning Your Trip to Waco, TX

It’s Flyaway Friday–hooray! So now you’re ready to plan your own trip to Waco. Whether you’re heading to this small Texas town for Baylor University happenings or to see Fixer Upper‘s famous power couple’s Magnolia Market for yourself, this is the ultimate guide to planning your trip! When to Go Texas is hot. Much of… Continue reading Planning Your Trip to Waco, TX


A Peek Inside the Mailander House

It’s Throwback Thursday, and since I’ve had some people wanting to know more about our stay at the Mailander House, I decided to write a post about our stay to complement our post about the owners’ experience living there! So, my friends, here’s a sneak peek inside Fixer Upper‘s Season 1 Mailander House, also known as… Continue reading A Peek Inside the Mailander House

Eat Experiences · Waco

Food Trucks at the Silos

It’s a very special What I Ate Wednesday all about the incredible food trucks at the Magnolia Silos in Waco, TX! Chip, Joanna, and their team have really made Waco a destination, particularly with their Silos property–breakfast at the bakery, shopping during the day, lunch at the food trucks, games on the lawn, and even… Continue reading Food Trucks at the Silos


Magnolia Market at the Silos

This Travel Tip Tuesday, I’ve got everything you need to know about your trip to Magnolia Market at the Silos! If you’re planning a trip to Waco and have any interest in Chip and Joanna Gaines or Fixer Upper from HGTV, this is a must-do! And in case you wondered, they really do plant magnolia… Continue reading Magnolia Market at the Silos

packing for women north america · texas

Summer Packing: A Week in Texas

Updated April 2020. It’s Travel Tip Tuesday, and this week we’re talking about packing! You know I never check a bag if I can help it, so this is how I packed light for a week in hot, humid, summertime Texas! If you’ve been following along on Facebook or Instagram, you know I was in… Continue reading Summer Packing: A Week in Texas


10 Reasons to Visit Waco

Why did I choose to visit Waco? My mom wanted to see and shop at the Silos! And once I started watching HGTV’s Fixer Upper featuring the inspirational Chip and Joanna Gaines based in Waco, I wanted to visit to see it all in person! But once we got there, we discovered more and more reasons… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Waco