Yesterday we went on one of our many family hikes at Comanche Lookout Park. I lived in San Antonio for 4 years during college and never even knew of this park until I moved back. Not only is this park a beauty, but it has history! This park has the 4th highest point in Bexar County, which was used by Native Americans for warfare and hunting. One of the lookout posts still remains and is an awesome sight to see.
This park has both paved and non-paved trails, and a good number of benches to sit and enjoy the views. This park is dog friendly, which is a must for us! One of the reasons I hate going to the gym, is the fact that I have to leave our dogs (children) at home. I almost always turn my hikes into a more intense workout, so I can be with the dogs :). Working out with your dogs outside not only makes it more fun, but it makes it feel like less of a work out. Our normal route is to take the non paved path to the right of the main entrance. It is elevated and takes you right up to a pretty cool view with a bench if you need a rest.
A bit farther past the bench is a paved path, off to the right, where I do 50 lunges. I can definitely already feel the burn at this point! As you continue past the lookout post, there are some straight-a-ways that are good for sprinting and racing the pups. Layla is almost 9 months old, so she is a big ball of energy right now. Any chance she gets to run and chase us, she takes it and absolutely loves it. I usually try to do at least 5 20-second sprints each hike.
The highest point at this park has some benches to sit and relax and enjoy the spectacular views. I do 50 more lunges on the route back to the car. If you’re looking for more of a challenge, do your lunges on the non paved paths! Comment your favorite spots to hike in San Antonio! Thanks for reading! 🙂
DRESS: Dottie Couture
BLACK BOOTIES: Sold out / Similar
BEIGE BOOTIES: Sold out / Similar
TAN BOOTIES: Dottie Couture
NECKLACE: Similar / Kendra Scott
I hope everyone had a fabulous Halloween this year! Tyler and I decided to be an Indian and a Cowboy at the last minute. We ended up putting the majority of our time into our dogs’ halloween costumes and because we’ve been having a Star Wars marathon, we decided to dress Nala up as Yoda, and Layla as Princess Leia.
If you love fringe as much as I do, this dress is perfect. It doubles as a costume and the material is unbelievably soft! I paired it with 3 different booties to give y’all some different options. I got the necklace several years ago at Charming Charlie, but I linked similar necklaces that they are currently selling! I made the headpiece myself in under 20 mins with less than $10 worth of supplies from Hobby Lobby.
Thanks for reading and have a wonderful Monday! 🙂
TANK TOP: Sold Out / Similar
SKIRT: Dottie Couture
LEGGINGS: Dottie Couture
HAT: Charlotte Russe
BOOTIES: Sold out / Similar
BOOTS: Charlotte Russe
SUGAR SKULL: Tesoros
Today is the start of ‘Dia de los Muertos’, also know as ‘Day of the Dead’. This holiday is definitely one of my favorites! The first time I saw a Sugar Skull, I was really intrigued. I started researching them and really fell in love with the holiday! I just love the idea of everyone coming together and remembering the ones that we have lost. Ever since, my obsession for finding and collecting anything and everything sugar skull related has only grown (and has gotten a little out of hand lol).
I got this tank top at the Pecan Street Festival in Austin, Texas. It is a festival that happens twice a year on 6th street, which was previously known as ‘Pecan St.’ This year was our first time going and it was amazing! There were a plethora of vendors, all unique in their own way, as well as an unbelievable amount of delicious food and drinks.
The leatherette skirt and leggings are from Dottie Couture Boutique, and both are fabulous quality. Dottie is having a 20% off sale today (use code SPOOKY)! I hope y’all had a great Halloween weekend! 🙂
WHAT YOU NEED:
1 small pumpkin
1 medium pumpkin
1 large pumpkin
3 wooden letters that spell out “BOO”
black and orange spray paint
sliver glitter spray
hot glue gun
Hot glue gun: Walmart
All other supplies: Hobby Lobyy
This pumpkin craft is really easy and turns out super cute. First, I spray painted the small and large sized pumpkins black and the medium sized pumpkin orange. You don’t have to spray paint the medium pumpkin orange, but mine was a little marked up and dirty and the paint covers that right up. The black pumpkins were spray painted with 2 layers. While I let the pumpkins dry I painted each letter for the ‘BOO’ and did two layers on those as well. Once the pumpkins were dry, I sprayed all three with silver glitter. After all the letters and pumpkins were dry, I hot glued the letters to the pumpkins and then glued the pumpkins on top of each other. The hot glue gun I use is high temperature and works really well. It is less than $7 at Walmart. It doesn’t come with the glue sticks, so make sure you get those and that they are the right size for the gun. Lastly, I painted the stem of the pumpkin on top gold for a little extra touch. Happy Halloween! 🙂