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A Day in Denton, with Kids

Denton, which once stood as a lone town on the prairie, has become almost an extention of the suburbs of Dallas and Fort Worth now, but there is a whole lot of fun… Continue reading

Joe Pool Lake Family Fun Things To Do

Grab your sunscreen, because there are over 30 fun activities just waiting for you at Joe Pool Lake in North Texas! Lynn Creek Marina, Grand Prairie 1.  Get out on the lake!  Lynn… Continue reading

Groupon Coupons

I already love Groupon, and it’s one of the first places I go when I am planning a trip to another city, Texas or otherwise.  I love that even if I accidentally let… Continue reading

National Day of the American Cowboy

“Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learnt something from… Continue reading

A Day in Waco…. with GIRLFRIENDS!

While all three of my children were away at camp and Mission Week with our church, I got to have a fun-filled day in Waco with some of my favorite people, my girlfriends!… Continue reading

Tex Plex Park, Midlothian

Sitting on one thousand acres on the southern end of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the newly opened Tex Plex park is an amusement park for real adrenaline junkies, regardless of age!  Featuring one… Continue reading

Texas Shark Week 2017 Guide

SHARK WEEK! Starting June 23rd, this year’s Shark Week should be bigger and better than ever! Check out some fun places to get close, maybe too close, to the majestic creatures that fascinate… Continue reading

10 Best Homemade Ice Cream Shops in Texas

My kids say I’m the only person who can take the fun out of ice cream, because we eat SO much each summer, just to make sure this list stays current!  Please don’t… Continue reading

Salmon Lake Park, Grapeland

There are some really good secret swimming holes in East Texas, where you can always find a little shade, and the cool spring water has a light brown tint from the tannin in… Continue reading

Splash Kingdom Timber Falls, Nacogdoches

My oldest will be a high school senior this year, and we’re making our last round of college tours this summer!  He loves East Texas, so we headed back to Nacogdoches, and spent… Continue reading

Howdy Homemade Ice Cream, Dallas

We are ALWAYS looking for homemade ice cream.  Where it’s made in the store, usually that day, and while vanilla will always be my favorite flavor, I want to try something unique.  Unique… Continue reading

Coyote Drive In, Lewisville

I didn’t think they could improve on the Coyote Drive In in Fort Worth when they built the new Coyote Drive In in Lewisville.  As a fan of drive ins,  the Coyote in… Continue reading

Hula Hut, Little Elm

In my life before children, I once worked in Little Elm, and there was NOTHING there!  Food wise, there was a little BBQ stand, and a Sonic in The Colony.  I haven’t been… Continue reading

Little Elm Beach Park, Little Elm

It’s places like Little Elm Beach Park that make me LOVE summer!  We spent a beautiful day at the park, which has plenty of activities to keep my kids busy and NOT arguing!… Continue reading

Cleburne State Park, Cleburne

It was still dark when we loaded the bikes up and set out for Cleburne State Park, which offers 12 miles of mountain bike trails!  The trail varies from easy to challenging for… Continue reading