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The girls have finally gone Texan

The girls have finally gone Texan

We took a trip to the legendary Cavender’s this afternoon.  For those not familiar with it, it’s a huge shop filled with Western boots and clothing (or cowgirl clothes as the girls prefer to call it).  You can take a look here for an idea of the sorts of things they stock: Cavender’s. The girls … Continue reading

New Old Lady Nighties

New Old Lady Nighties

The girls decided 2 weeks ago, after a weekend away with their friends who wore nighties (nightdresses) to bed, that they both needed nighties instead of pyjamas. Finding children’s night clothes in the USA that are 100% cotton is difficult (as is finding cotton socks – why would you want polyester socks when it’s hot?) … Continue reading

Old Town Spring, Texas

Old Town Spring, Texas

We took Mum to a little town just North of Houston this week, Old Town Spring.  It has many wooden buildings which are over a century old and is built in style of an 1800s settler town.  It’s a nice change from ever so modern Houston. We had a lovely, but very hot, afternoon wandering … Continue reading

Feeding giraffes and whistling raccoons

It’s been cold here this week – obviously not as cold as it’s been in England with all the snow, but definitely cold for Houston.  The temperatures have been just above freezing for a couple of nights this week.  This has been a shock for the Little One who has mainly been naked since we … Continue reading