Amanda Sorena

Blogger, Writer, Urban Adventurer

Monthly Archives: June, 2016

Awesome Houston Story Times That Aren’t at the Library

If you haven’t been to a story time at the Houston Public Library, you are missing out! Nearly all of the local branches have amazing story time presentations with everything from … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

All We Need Farm: Tour the Farm, Milk a Goat, Eat Gelato Pops

When you think of the sprawling metropolis of Houston, “farming” isn’t a word that immediately comes to mind. For me, that changed four years ago when I met Stacey Roussel, … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Review: The Museum of Fine Art’s Kusama: At the End of the Universe

A quick look at this colorful exhibit, on display through September 18th! Every summer, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston seems to bring in a awesome exhibit that is perfect for expanding … Continue reading

June 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Houston’s Best Swimming Pools (Not in Your Backyard)

School isn’t out for long before our crew is already sporting tan lines…despite the 70 SPF I slather on them whenever they are standing still long enough. Spending the afternoon at the … Continue reading

June 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Everything You Need to Know About Houston-Area Facebook Trading Groups

As far as I am concerned, the local Facebook buy/sell/trade pages are better than discovering your long lost elementary school best friend that lives two streets over. You see, when you … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Really Happens When You’re on Bed Rest During Your Pregnancy

Whenever I meet someone and hear that they too survived bed rest during their pregnancy, I feel like giving them the Hunger Gamesthree-fingered salute. Going on bed rest gives you entry to … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

All Aboard! 6 Train Adventures for Houston Kids

Stop me if this is a familiar scene. You’re driving around Houston and get stuck at a train crossing. You’re slightly annoyed at the delay to get to wherever it … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Most Kid-Friendly Art Museums in Houston

With more than 150 different museums in Houston—from transportation-themed spots and the epic Children’s Museum to the hidden treasures—we have no shortage of choices to seek out a bit of culture. That being said, the phrases “art museum” … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

I Lowered My Parenting Standards and It Kept Me Sane

When our new neighbors moved in a few years ago with their only child, I remember them looking at our three young, wild kids and saying, “I don’t know how you … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

30 Must-Dos for Your Family’s Houston Summer Bucket List

When we had our first daughter, we were gifted with a copy of the Goodnight Houston book. Each page says goodnight to a different Houston attraction and I was always enamored with … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment