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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

Splashdayz Waterpark and Conference Center, White Settlement

When Hawaiian Falls Waterpark in White Settlement defaulted on their lease in 2016, the waterpark/adventure park sat empty for the season, until the city of White Settlement reopened the park, minus the ziplines… Continue reading

Free Play Arlington, Arlington

Free Play Arlington is an arcade where you pay a cover charge, and all the games are free!  The arcade games consist of retro games from the 80’s and 90’s, with a few… Continue reading

Master Lock 5900D Personal Safe

This small safe is the perfect thing to take to the waterpark, pool or lake and keep your small items, such as phones, keys, money and credit cards safe!  When I see a… Continue reading

Springtown Dinosaur Tracks, Springtown

We’re a dinosaur hunting family.  Anytime we hear of a good dinosaur attraction, it immediately goes on our Bucket List of things to do.  So, in May, when it was reported that a… Continue reading