Strong Bonds Retreat at Edelweiss Lodge & Resort

The week before Christmas, we had the opportunity to spend a long weekend on a Strong Bonds retreat at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in beautiful Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. In case you’ve never heard of it, Strong Bonds is an Army resiliency program sponsored by unit chaplains that offers partial-expense-paid get-aways for service members and their families […]

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8 Planning Tips for Braving Rome with Toddlers

Shortly after arriving in Deutschland, we heard about an airline company that offers inexpensive hops from Germany to countries all over Europe. It didn’t take us long to get the itch to travel once we started settling in, so we couldn’t pass up the opportunity when we found round trip tickets from Frankfurt to Rome […]

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San Antonio Mission Trail | Mission Concepcion

Mission Concepcion San Antonio Mission Trail

This post is part of the San Antonio Mission Trail series.  Click here to learn more about San Antonio Mission National Historical Park. The first stop on our self-guided tour of the San Antonio Mission Trail was the beautiful Mission Concepcion (Neustra Senora de la Purisima Concepcion).  Originally built in East Texas in the 1700s,  the church […]

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