Lunch at the Corner Bakery Cafe

http://www.jscache.com/wejs?wtype=selfserveprop&uniq=508&locationId=4271831&lang=en_US&rating=true&nreviews=5&writereviewlink=true&popIdx=true&iswide=false&border=true Running in to town for medical assistance (darn sickness!) without eating breakfast was NOT on today’s agenda. Until I found out it’s not just rain and cold we’re expecting. Hail and friggin’ freezing temps (for us) is… Read More

Authentic South Texas Tamales

http://www.jscache.com/wejs?wtype=selfserveprop&uniq=584&locationId=3729448&lang=en_US&rating=true&nreviews=5&writereviewlink=true&popIdx=true&iswide=false&border=true Authentic TexMex is a strange and not very specific description. After all, El Paso TexMex can be quite different from Hidalgo TexMex and Laredo TexMex. Just what is TexMex anyway? My best guess is that it’s a… Read More

Long Island Children’s Museum

This small museum has interesting display on different types of sand from around the nation, a netted catwalk, a bubble area and simulated beach. The full-body bubble was a bust though because it wouldn’t go past CJ’s knees… Read More

The Atchafalaya Basin

Today, we’re visiting the swamps of the Atchafalaya Basin in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. The 2011 Atchafalaya Basin Festival will be held on Saturday, November 12th in Henderson, Louisiana. Google search for “Breaux Bridge Louisiana Atchafalaya Basin swamp tours“. We’d… Read More

Eden Valley Refuge

One of the biggest decisions a family can make is where to spend their time and money. Sometimes it’s hard to know in advance if something is going to be appropriate for our kids, have the right amenities,… Read More

Crazy ‘Bout Crawfish Cajun Cafe

http://www.jscache.com/wejs?wtype=selfserveprop&uniq=49&locationId=1189481&lang=en_US&rating=true&nreviews=5&writereviewlink=true&popIdx=true&iswide=false&border=true On the 18th of August, we stopped at the Crazy ‘Bout Crawfish Cajun Cafe in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. We know the reviews on TripAdvisor are split pretty evenly between “this place rocks” and “this place sucks” but… Read More

Today We’re Visiting – Garza Park

One of the biggest decisions a family can make is where to spend their time and money. Sometimes it’s hard to know in advance if something is going to be appropriate for our kids, have the right amenities,… Read More

Tagging The Park – With Art!

Someone has been going around one of the local parks and ‘tagging’ the bottom of the picnic tables with actual artwork. Another park had a Che Guevara profile pic but we didn’t have our camera on hand to… Read More

A Spruced Up Bill Schupp Park

The city of McAllen, Texas’s Park & Recreation department definitely spruced up Bill Schupp Park! We have pics of various stages in the project but 2 years after it was dedicated, we’ve got this awesome image. As native… Read More

Cool (But Still Creepy) Tree

This tree seems to have formed a healthy, long term relationship with a vine that could have killed it. The building behind it? That is a local church in Pharr, Texas. Yep. This interesting display is part of… Read More