Life in the Coastal Bend

We love life in the Coastal Bend – it’s not just sandy toes and salty air!

Check out these posts and see how we are living our best life at the Coast!

Mother's Day is around the corner and we want to celebrate YOU! Call your mom, call your sister, call your auntie, call your besties: You are all invited to join us for our first signature event IN OVER A YEAR: Madres Bonitas...
The Coastal Bend is BURSTING with fun things to do for families. Whether you are just visiting or have the luxury of LIVING here (like me!), there is always something to do. When I moved here, three years ago, so...
When my husband and I relocated to Corpus Christi in August of 2015 the first place we visited was Padre Island National Seashore. I fell in love. The peace and serenity I felt there was something I had not...
Silly Facebook is at it again! They've created new algorithms to decide what you want to see. We understand. They want to keep you happy. But we want to keep you happy too! So we definitely don’t want you to miss a...
This year, April 9-15th is National Library Week.  As a homeschool family, the library has come to be an invaluable resource.  Depending on the year and curriculum in play, we'll determine just how much time we spend at the library. It is very...
You see that plus sign on your pregnancy test and a FLOOD of emotion hits you in the blink of an eye! A BABY! A baby is coming!!! Congratulations! How scary/exciting/surprising/(insert your reaction here)!  Probably the LAST thing on your...
Some of the best views in the Coastal Bend {in my opinion} come from standing on a boat or on a pier in the early morning light holding a fishing pole. The early morning breeze, the sound of water hitting...
Did you know February 22nd has been designated National Margarita Day? But there's booze in the blender And soon it will render That frozen concoction that helps me hang on - Jimmy Buffet "Margaritaville" Whatever your opinion on that song, I think we can all...
Summer adventuring looks a little different these days and with movie theaters closed my family has been a frequent patron of the drive-in movie theater. I am not sure why it took a pandemic to begin frequenting these gems....
COASTAL BEND I moved to Corpus Christi back in 1995 (yes, I am the oldest writer on the blog).  I was just 23 years old and had just graduated from the University of Florida (I grew up in Florida).  My...
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Corpus Christi & Coastal Bend Area Spring Bucket List

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After being stuck inside due to chilly South Texas weather and some crazy, windy days, many of us welcomed the start of the spring...