Christmas Tree Farm Visit

Our family visits Devine Acres Farm | Devine, Texas | South Texas Christmas Tree Farm


It’s been about 10 years since I met my friend Colleen. She introduced me to an awesome little Christmas tree farm in Devine, TX and I couldn’t believe my eyes when we arrived for the first time. I never imagined it was possible to visit such a cute little Christmas tree farm so close to the Rio Grande Valley. (It’s still a nice little 4ish hour drive away but it beats driving to Dallas!)

We fell in love with this place and have since tried to make it back as a post-Thanksgiving tradition. We drive up, pick out our Christmas tree, roast some marshmallows, and play until our legs feel like jell-o.

This year was the first year we headed up as a complete family of 7. It had been a while and we were so psyched to finally head back up. The kids were not disappointed and neither was I!

The farm has grown, there was definitely a bigger crowd than I was used to, but the charm is still 100% intact. The friendly faces showed us the way and we had a blast exploring all the new games and features the farm now offers.

We had an incredible time and can’t wait to head back up next year!

Have you visited this beautiful little gem?

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Welcome to the world, Natalia!

Newborn Photos | McAllen, TX

Meeting sweet Natalia was the highlight of my day! I had the pleasure of meeting her mommy and daddy via one of our local doulas, Jessica Sargent. This sweet family of three came by to ensure we documented all of Natalia’s sweet newborn details.

Babies change so quickly and this sleepy stage will fade fast. I’m so glad I got to spend time with them. Here’s a sneak peek of our time together.

Natalia did so great! She wasn’t a big fan of changing her clothes (what newborn baby is, right?) but she would get past her outfit changes like a champ. Her parents are so in love with this little girl and I can’t blame them, she is such a sweet little one.

Welcome to the world, Natalia. I wish you so much joy as you take your journey through this world.

~Norma Hess

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