Fun Galveston Beach House Tours – Part II

I got so swept away while looking at beach house decor on HAR, I found a few more beautiful Galveston beach homes I had to share with you!! I was really surprised to see such a diversity in styles... they're not all what you might expect when you think "beach house"! If you missed last week's house tours, click here to catch up. Source The heart of the home, this kitchen has all the makings for great gatherings and easy everyday living. The massive butcher block island provides seating ...

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Fun Galveston Beach House Tours – Part I

With summer upon us, I thought it would be fun to look at some beach houses, and being in Houston, what better place to look for beach interiors than Galveston! The historic city, best known for the catastrophic 1900 hurricane, has been rebuilt several times since and has more than 30 miles of beaches!!! John and I recently went down to Galveston as a last-minute getaway for our 29th anniversary!!! We stayed at Hotel Galvez, the historic landmark and treasured beachfront hotel that's been ...

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How Would You Like a Dream Vacation Home on a Private Island?

Even though we still have another month until summer officially begins, the heat here in Houston and Memorial Day coming up this weekend has me dreaming about summer vacations, and better yet, vacation homes!! My husband has always wanted a ski home in Colorado. He worked as a ski instructor in Vail after college for three years, and he still goes up 5-6 times a year to ski. I think I would love the summers there, but I am much more of a beach person, and I've been trying to slowly convert him ...

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