Getting Back to Nature at Armand Bayou Nature Center, Texas

In the outskirts of Houston near Webster, Texas, you can find the Armand Bayou Nature Center.  Lush trees, swampy atmosphere, chirping birds, turtles, spiders, alligators… and BISON! (yes, bison!) You can find all of this and more at the nature center. The Armand Bayou is one of my favorite places to escape to in my area. It has three main walking trails that are about … Continue reading Getting Back to Nature at Armand Bayou Nature Center, Texas

I Took a Painting Class and Learned a Lesson in Self-Acceptance

I went to my first painting class at Painting with a Twist! I’d never been to Painting with a Twist before, but there’s a local studio near where I live so I decided to go with a friend. It was so much fun and really relaxing – so much more relaxing than I was expecting. I used to love painting and my mom put me … Continue reading I Took a Painting Class and Learned a Lesson in Self-Acceptance

Camping at Huntsville State Park, Texas

I went camping at Huntsville State Park! The park is located in Huntsville, Texas, which is about an hour to hour and a half north of Houston. Huntsville State Park is a 2,000+ acre park next to the Sam Houston National Forest. Within the park is Lake Raven, about 200 acres and filled with a variety of fish, frogs and alligators (yes — alligators!). It … Continue reading Camping at Huntsville State Park, Texas

Hiking Diamond Head State Monument and Exploring Waikiki Beach! Hawaii, Day 6

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the sixth day of my week-long adventure, so check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! On my sixth day in Hawaii, my first full day on Oahu, I headed to the iconic Diamond Head State Monument. Diamond Head … Continue reading Hiking Diamond Head State Monument and Exploring Waikiki Beach! Hawaii, Day 6

Snorkeling and Maui Beach Sunsets! Hawaii, Day 4

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the fourth day of my week-long adventure, so be sure to read about my first few days in Hawaii and check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! My fourth day in Maui, Hawaii, was my last full day … Continue reading Snorkeling and Maui Beach Sunsets! Hawaii, Day 4

Exploring Lahaina and a Beautiful Sunset! Hawaii, Day 2

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the second day of my week-long adventure, so be sure to read about my first few days in Hawaii and check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! My official first day in Maui, Hawaii, is actually my second … Continue reading Exploring Lahaina and a Beautiful Sunset! Hawaii, Day 2