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!

Growing Green Children

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When my kids were younger, they used to listen to the Jack Johnson and Friends Curious George CD on repeat. They loved the 3 Rs song (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle), but listened to it so often that even my guitar...
Happy Earth Day! This year marks the 46th anniversary of the holiday meant to inspire and remind us to be kind to to our planet. John McConnell was a Peace Activist who proposed the day in 1970 as a way to...
"There's nothing to do in Corpus Christi." "Corpus is so BORING!" "Why can't we be more like (insert trendy city here)?" Husband and I moved here in 1997.  ON PURPOSE.  Locals are genuinely surprised when they learn that Corpus Christi is our...
Our eyes meet from across the room and we both smile shyly at each other. We fidget with our hands while waiting to make the first move. After what seems like an eternity of wanting to talk to each...
As a city girl gone country, if you had told me thirteen years ago I would find myself raising my children in the country and the owner of animals I knew nothing about, I would have laughed at you and called...
I moved to Corpus Christi in the fall of 2001 to attend Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. I seriously didn't think that I would get married here and start raising a family, but I have grown to love my city,...
Spring is here! One neat outdoor event to do with your family is to head to a local farmers market. Around the coastal bend there are a few certified farmers markets that you can experience. I live in Alice, and...
After being stuck inside due to chilly South Texas weather and some crazy, windy days, many of us welcomed the start of the spring season. School-aged children were counting down to spring break. As for my own children, they are already begging...
The early days of having a baby were much tougher than I expected. So, as a new stay-at-home mom, I didn't get out much. I was intimidated and insecure. I didn't know how to use a stroller. I feared...
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Life In Coastal Bend

Being a Midwestern Transplant in the Coastal Bend

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I moved to Corpus Christi in 2017 with lots of dreams. When my husband and I rented our U-Haul to move across the country...