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Brenham, Texas is a charming small town located in the heart of Washington County and the “birthplace of Texas.” The area is known for its beautiful bluebonnets, which bloom in the springtime and cover the hillsides in a carpet of color. The city was founded in 1844 and named after Dr. Richard Fox Brenham, a hero of the Republic of Texas Army. Brenham, TX is home to a number of historical landmarks and a number of National Register Historic Places markers, and a great Texas weekend getaway. The city is also well-known for its annual Bluebonnet Festival, which celebrates the…

I am a mom of five kids and have had five pregnancies. Each pregnancy was different, and I gained different amounts with each. I, however, found out how to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy! In my first two pregnancies, I gained 30-pounds. I snapped right back into shape. As much as women hate to hear this, gaining the recommended amount not only makes it easier to get back into shape but also helps prevent stretch marks from rapid weight gain. I get it, though; we are hungry when pregnant. In my fourth pregnancy with my son, I gained 55 pounds…

Fall in New York City is a special time. The leaves on the trees turn the most beautiful shades of red and orange, and the air has a crisp, fresh smell. People break out their cozy sweaters and enjoy long walks in the park. There’s something about fall in NYC that just feels magical. Of course, fall in NYC wouldn’t be complete without a few cultural experiences, hot drinks, and a meal at a quaint restaurant. When is Fall in NYC? Fall in New York City starts around the end of September to about the second week of November. To…

Home to the Texas Longhorns and often referred to as the Lone Star State, Texas is known for being the second largest state and boasts the city of Austin as the Live Music Capital of the World. South Padre Island, Photo Getty Images Art Wager Though many do not consider Texas to be home to beach towns that can compete with Florida or Hawaii, Texas manages to be quite a stunner when it comes to high-quality and safe family-friendly beaches. Texas stuns tourists with its dedication to clean and impressive coastline destinations with beaches like Padre Island Beach, Lighthouse Beach,…

There’s something special about observation decks in New York City. Maybe it’s the way they give you a bird’s eye view of the city or the way they make you feel like you’re on top of the world. Either way, there’s no denying that they offer some of the best views in town. Photo @ Getty Images, Extreme Photographer New York City is famous for its skyline, and no visit to the Big Apple is complete without spending some time admiring the breathtaking views. Luckily, there are plenty of observation decks scattered around the city, each offering a unique perspective…

My need to take off on a plane for the weekend comes up more often than not. That is why the perfect carry-on bag is essential. As any woman knows, packing everything you need in one carry-on can be a hassle. Lugging around a heavy suitcase is no fun, and trying to keep track of all of your belongings can be a nightmare. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right carry-on bag. After all, you want something that’s big enough to fit all of your essentials, but not so big that it’s cumbersome to carry. And of course,…

Nothing says New York City like a rooftop brunch. There’s something about rooftop brunches that make them inherently NYC – maybe it’s the stunning views of the New York skyline or the chic rooftop setting. Whatever it is, rooftop brunches are a quintessential NYC experience. And luckily, there are plenty of options to choose from. Whether you’re looking for an intimate gathering or a party atmosphere, you can find a rooftop brunch to suit your taste. From bottomless mimosas to rooftop pools, there’s something for everyone. Here is your guide to NYC rooftop brunch! Rooftop Brunches NYC There’s something special…

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