Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose

The small town of Glen Rose is where Texas reaches up out of the flat prairie of Fort Worth and greets its guest with scenic vistas and canyons cut by the Brazos River… Continue reading

Things to see and do in Huntsville

This little Texas town is home to the Texas State Penitentiary and Sam Houston State University, but there is a lot more to see here!  Take a quick detour off the interstate, or… Continue reading

12 of the Best Summer Vacation Destinations in Texas

Summer fun is just a few fast-paced months away, and now is a great time to start making plans for a terrific getaway!  Here’s my 12 must-do Summer Family Getaways!  Now all you… Continue reading

DFW Best Spring Playdates, 2018

  Spring is just around the corner, and the warm weather is a great time to get the kids out for some fun playdates where you can meet-up with friends or just hang… Continue reading

Our Weekend at Bastrop State Park Cabin No.12, Bastrop

  In February, you never know what the weather will be like.  You could have ice on the roads, or a beautiful, sunny day!  Thankfully, the latter was the case for us during… Continue reading

Bastrop River Company, Bastrop

It may be February, but that isn’t going to keep us off the water.  After all, this is Texas, and the weather can fluctuate from 30 degrees to 80 degrees, or more, in… Continue reading

The Chairy Orchard, Denton

I’m all about the little oddities that make life interesting, and the Chairy Orchard boast itself as one of those things that makes life in Denton a little unique!  When the homeowners in… Continue reading

Turner Falls, Davis Oklahoma

We first visited Turner Falls Park in Davis about 15 years ago, and it turned in to an annual trip, centered around when my husband would be gone for the weekend to the… Continue reading

iFly Indoor Skydiving, Hurst and other locations

My oldest is about to turn 18, in just days.  He wants to celebrate by going skydiving, and while I assure him I’ll be happy to watch, but this is one jump I… Continue reading

10 Reasons Why Your Next Beach Vacation Should be to South Padre Island

South Padre Island isn’t just a place to visit for Spring Break when you’re in college, it’s an incredible vacation destination for families all year long!  We spent the New Years Weekend exploring… Continue reading

15 Reasons You Must Take Your Kids to Spark! Children’s Museum in Dallas

You’ve probably never heard of this amazing Children’s Museum in Downtown Dallas, but here’s 15 reasons you should go visit. Spark! in Dallas’ South Side is a terrific Children’s Museum, especially meant to… Continue reading

10 Best Scouting Overnights in Texas

Scouting offers so many amazing opportunities for kids and their families, but one of the often overlooked ones is Scout Overnights!  Many of the favorite fun destinations in Texas also offer educational overnights… Continue reading

SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium, Fort Worth

Where can you feed a huge tortoise or caiman, hold a parakeet, pet a capybara, or actually swim with stingrays?  The answer is at SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium in Fort Worth!  The aquarium just… Continue reading

Sea Turtle Inc., South Padre Island

No trip to the Texas coast would be complete without seeing a sea turtle, but in South Padre Island, it’s easy to see many at Sea Turtle, Inc., a rescue center for rehabilitating… Continue reading

The Best 5K Races in Texas for families

We made a “family” New Year’s Resolution for 2017, and agreed to do a 5K each month.  My kids already loved races, so it wasn’t a hard thing to dedicate one weekend a… Continue reading