San Antonio at Christmas

San Antonio at Christmas

Since I began blogging in 2010, I have been able to share a little of the SAN ANTONIO RIVERWALK at Christmastime with you each year….it is a magical city downtown at Christmas. Somehow the lights in the RIVER this year remind me of the game, Twister! I guess those dots just stick with you! It is well worth…

Southerleigh at the Pearl:  Summer 2015 Begins!

Southerleigh at the Pearl: Summer 2015 Begins!

Happy Saturday, all!  For the start of Summer 2015, we headed down to SOUTHERLEIGH, FINE FOODS AND BREWERY in the restored PEARL BREWERY area on the THE SAN ANTONIO RIVERWALK This was the perfect place for our celebration of new beginnings (more on that later) and to celebrate family, friends, and summer! Of course, Southerleigh’s has an earthy, warehouse-architecture…

La Villita: From Battlefield to Beauty

La Villita: From Battlefield to Beauty

Today, dear blog readers, we will visit an area once San Antonio’s first neighborhood and the site where in 1836 General Santa Ana established a line of canons to fire upon the Alamo. La Villita has come a long way from the primitive huts which sat there in the early 1800s to a cozy,stone village now housing the city’s…

King William: The Dollhouse District

King William: The Dollhouse District

The happiest time around our house, growing up, was Christmas. My parents would set aside the boxing gloves and agree to make this time special. Santa was always generous. Yet, I never received the one thing many little girls longed for…a beautiful, two story Victorian doll house. I can remember decorating it in my mind…dreaming of…

Christmas Color Rock: The San Antonio Way!

Christmas Color Rock: The San Antonio Way!

When Collette asked me to join her Christmas Color Rock, I knew that my weekend in downtown San Antonio would be the perfect place for pictures. Our Riverwalk Christmas Celebration is renowned for the lights and influences of a distinct Mexican heritage….you just might not find more variety in Christmas colors set to the tunes…