Family Travel // Cape Cod + Nantucket

When we flew up to Boston for our summer vacation, I knew I wanted to explore the nearby small towns like Cape Cod and Nantucket. Martha's Vineyard didn't make the cut due to time, but it sure can be another day trip adventure if you're looking for one. We rented a...

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Family Travel // Boston, MA

We visited Boston, Massachusetts in July of 2019 for our family summer vacation. We had such a great time exploring an amazing city and eating all the Lobster rolls we could find! We booked our hotel stay with the Hyatt Regency Boston, located in the heart of...

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Mother’s Day // Gift Guide

Happy Mother's Day! Every mother deserves the world, but tiny cute gifts are also appreciated. I've collected a few of my favorites, that a mother in your life might enjoy as well. That mother could totally be you. 😉 Mama Necklace | Heart Earrings | Volcano Candle |...

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Travel // Texas Wine Country

Texas Wine Country completely blew me away and I can't wait until my next trip! I didn't even know Fredericksburg or Hye, Texas existed until a few months prior to going. It was all new to me and I absolutely loved every minute! Main Street in Fredericksburg is the...

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Style // Fall Outfit Try On

October is officially here! We took a trip to Texas at the end of September (blog post coming), and my hunt for Fall outfits was in full swing. Nordstrom, Amazon, Target, Abercrombie, and online boutiques are my main squeezes when it comes to clothes. I rarely or...

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Family Travel // Montage Palmetto Bluff, SC

We drove up to South Carolina for the long Labor Day weekend to Montage Palmetto Bluff. Our original plans were for Charleston, but when researching resorts and things to do, the Montage came up and looked like a little piece of Southern pie I couldn't pass up. And it...

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Ultimate Guide // Road Trip with Kids

We recently took a road trip with our four kids up to South Carolina for Labor Day weekend. We stayed at the gorgeous Montage Palmetto Bluff, which was about a six hour drive for us. Six hours, in the car with four kids, is not for the impatient, not for the...

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Travel // Lake Tahoe in the Winter

If you want to see beauty only nature can provide, head to the Sierra Nevadas in California for a fun and "view goals" filled week. Lake Tahoe is on my top list of most beautiful places in the United States. It was absolutely breathtaking and a vacation spot I'll...

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Hey there! I’m Alex, author at Alex the Real Housemom! I am a wife to my high school sweetheart and a mom of three wonderful littles!  Alex the Real Housemom is a mom/family blog emphasizing family fun, healthy quick recipes, and adventures of a wife and mom being real.

Hey there! I’m Alex, author at Alex the Real Housemom! I am a wife to my high school sweetheart and a mom of three wonderful littles! I hope you find this site to be a great source of family fun, quick and easy recipes, and parenting humor! Alex the Real Housemom means being fit in all aspects of life: mentally, physically, and spiritually. Not only do I support and promote healthy eating and physical activity, I encourage exercising the brain and soul…sometimes in the form of yummy eats!

Family Travel // Cape Cod + Nantucket

When we flew up to Boston for our summer vacation, I knew I wanted to explore the nearby small towns like Cape Cod and Nantucket. Martha's Vineyard didn't make the cut due to time, but it sure can be another day trip adventure if you're looking for one. We rented a...

read more

Family Travel // Boston, MA

We visited Boston, Massachusetts in July of 2019 for our family summer vacation. We had such a great time exploring an amazing city and eating all the Lobster rolls we could find! We booked our hotel stay with the Hyatt Regency Boston, located in the heart of...

read more

Mother’s Day // Gift Guide

Happy Mother's Day! Every mother deserves the world, but tiny cute gifts are also appreciated. I've collected a few of my favorites, that a mother in your life might enjoy as well. That mother could totally be you. 😉 Mama Necklace | Heart Earrings | Volcano Candle |...

read more

Travel // Texas Wine Country

Texas Wine Country completely blew me away and I can't wait until my next trip! I didn't even know Fredericksburg or Hye, Texas existed until a few months prior to going. It was all new to me and I absolutely loved every minute! Main Street in Fredericksburg is the...

read more

Style // Fall Outfit Try On

October is officially here! We took a trip to Texas at the end of September (blog post coming), and my hunt for Fall outfits was in full swing. Nordstrom, Amazon, Target, Abercrombie, and online boutiques are my main squeezes when it comes to clothes. I rarely or...

read more

Family Travel // Montage Palmetto Bluff, SC

We drove up to South Carolina for the long Labor Day weekend to Montage Palmetto Bluff. Our original plans were for Charleston, but when researching resorts and things to do, the Montage came up and looked like a little piece of Southern pie I couldn't pass up. And it...

read more

Ultimate Guide // Road Trip with Kids

We recently took a road trip with our four kids up to South Carolina for Labor Day weekend. We stayed at the gorgeous Montage Palmetto Bluff, which was about a six hour drive for us. Six hours, in the car with four kids, is not for the impatient, not for the...

read more

Travel // Lake Tahoe in the Winter

If you want to see beauty only nature can provide, head to the Sierra Nevadas in California for a fun and "view goals" filled week. Lake Tahoe is on my top list of most beautiful places in the United States. It was absolutely breathtaking and a vacation spot I'll...

read more