Adriana Armendarez

Adriana Armendarez
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Outdoor Patio Dining in the Coastal Bend

Friends we are so excited to have a resource for all of our favorite places to eat outdoors! The Coastal Bend is home to many wonderful places to dine amidst fresh air with friends,...
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Pet Friendly Restaurants in the Coastal Bend

One of the many reasons we love where we live, are all the options to dine on the patio around town. These outings are great for all members of the family, including your fur-babies....
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Restaurants with a Play Area in the Coastal Bend

What better way to get your kiddos to burn some energy than by letting them play around before dinner-time?! Let them cut loose at this list of restaurants and other establishments. We have you...
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Museums in the Coastal Bend

  Museums are wonderful places to explore for a number of reasons. They can serve as a low-cost or even free adventure for the family. Our area museums have a ton to offer. Check out...
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Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History: Membership Scoop

Hi friends! I’m here to tell you why getting or gifting a family membership to the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History has loads of advantages. You don’t have to be a history...
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Devices for Baby: Practical Alternatives

Moms, I know babies and toddlers are squirmy-wormy. I know their attention span equals their age, i.e 2 years = 2-minute attention span. I know you have multiples, I know your hands are full,...

Coed Teen Birthday Parties: A Guide of Sorts

The middle school to high school transitional ages are something else. It’s a beast. It’s exciting. It’s worrisome. Here is my experience from her 14th birthday party.  We are a Hispanic household. Okay - daughter’s...

Meet the Team: Adriana

Coastal Bend Hi Ya’ll! I’m Adriana Armendarez! Years ago, I made the move from West Texas to Corpus Christi to attend college - Go Islanders!  And now I’ve been here half of my life! YIKES!...
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Camping at Turkey Bend Recreation Area

If primitive tent camping is your thing, Turkey Bend Recreation Area might be for you! Even if it’s not your thing, I definitely recommend the trip! For me, it was right under a four-hour...

Worth It Wednesday: The Pretty Potty Pumie Edition

Ladies, I’m no water expert, but the water here is something fierce. Hard water, limestone, sulfuric water; I’m not sure, but it causes so much yuckiness and build-up in my shower, tub, and toilet....