Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrint The temperatures are heating up in El Paso with no sign of relief in sight. One way to beat the heat is by enjoying a cold sweet ice cream treat at El Paso’s Ice Cream Festival http://icecreamfestep.com/. Last year’s festival offered over 20 vendors serving up more than 75 flavors. The 2018 festival promises […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrint El Paso is a melting pot of cultures and history. It has been shaped by the visitors of the Sun City. Viva El Paso https://vivaelpaso.org/  honors and celebrates the cultures that transformed this place. The outdoor musical performance blends the four cultures which influenced El Paso. Watch as the histories of Native Americans, Spanish […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintAs the last days of school drag on, many parents may be scrambling to find summer activities to keep the kids entertained. The Replica Youth Center can help. Beginning June 4th, The Replica Youth Center at Ft Bliss will be holding weekly themed camps for children in grades 6-12 https://bliss.armymwr.com/programs/youth-programs. For several weeks campers can […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintWhen I was ten or eleven years old my mother and I took a cruise to the Bahamas. I was enamored with the pristine snow like beaches found on the island shores. While living at Ft Bliss, we are hard pressed to find water, let alone beautiful white beaches, however, White Sands National Monument https://www.nps.gov/whsa/index.htm […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintRocking climbing is huge in El Paso, and for good reason, we are surrounded by mountains! Have you always dreamed of scaling Mount Everest?  Before you grab ropes and harness try out your abilities at Ft Bliss’s Family Day on the Wall https://bliss.armymwr.com/calendar/event/family-day-wall/743250/8630 . Ft Bliss has a ton of amenities: Freedom Crossing, Warrior Zone, […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintTell your kids to grab their running shoes.  Better yet, to save time, you should probably just grab them.  We all know how the “where are your shoes” game goes.  Ft Bliss is hosting a Kid’s Night Run on May 18th from 5:00-8: 00 pm. This is a great opportunity for families to get […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintImagine trying to explain to your three-year-old there is nothing to eat as they look up at you with hungry eyes.  When I was a young, single mother, there were times where food was in short supply, but we never went without because I had a wonderful support system.  I knew I could always […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintI am from the deep south, which means sticky humid summers, quite the contrast from the dry desert of El Paso. One benefit of little to no humidity is as soon as the sun goes down the temperatures do too.  What better way to enjoy El Paso’s summer evenings than by attending Cool Canyon […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintGrowing up in Savannah, we had plenty of parades, the Georgia Day Parade, Martin Luther King Day Parade, Christmas Parade and of course the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  As a child, there was nothing more thrilling than parade day.  Seated in my plastic lawn chair I would watch in amazement as the majorettes, decorated […]