Kristi’s Blog

Calling all Winter Texans! 

I need your help! I promise it won’t cost you anything but time–and only a few minutes at that. Let me explain.  I know for a fact that the number one reason Winter Texans flock to the Rio Grande Valley each winter is NOT because you heard about it on the radio..or saw a snazzy television […]

What’s so great about retirement in South Texas, anyway?

Let me start out by offering a quick disclaimer:  I’m not retired.  Unfortunately, I’m far from it.  And, I’ve never been to retirement destinations in Arizona or Florida, so I personally have nothing to base this column on except the conversations I’ve had over the last 10 years with the hundred-thousand-plus (yes, 100,000+) Winter Texans who come […]

The Accidental Publisher

I have made investing in my education and networking with industry leaders a priority.  Over the course of my life with Welcome Home RGV, I have attended conferences, seminars, and conventions on topics ranging from social media strategies to the recreational vehicle industry, as a whole. Much of the work we have done at Welcome […]

Winter Texan Task Force

I’d like to ask for your help.  If you haven’t noticed, our Winter Texan numbers aren’t quite what they used to be.  Now, don’t get me wrong, they are still good – but there is no doubt that there is room for improvement. Our market is changing.  New retirees are different than the ones we’ve […]

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

This is the best time of the season if you ask me.  The hustle and bustle of January is behind us, and we can take the month of February to kick back and have some fun.  I know most of you have hobbies; the evidence is clear as we visit your RV resorts—from craft rooms […]