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Holy Guacamole! 8 Amazing Texas Restaurants To Get Your Fajita Fix!

One of the truest of Tex-Mex creations, the original fajitas came from the Mexican Cowboys or Vaqueros in West Texas and the Rio Grande Valley, who would cook the tough skirt steak right… Continue reading

You’ll Love These Old-School Vinyl Record Stores in Texas

Here’s a list of the some of the best record stores in the state, based not only on selection, but also on customer service!  We go to a lot of record stores, and… Continue reading

18 of the Best Waterparks in DFW

Compared to the other major areas in Texas, DFW has a LOT of Waterparks, 18 of them!  Here’s a round up of the best of the best, and what makes each worth a… Continue reading

10 Fun Things to do in Houston with your Best Friends

There are some things that are just more fun with friends, when THE MORE is definitely THE MERRIER!  Here’s 10 of my favorite things to do with friends in Houston, inspired by National… Continue reading

Where To Celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday (July 31st) in Texas

It’s Harry Potter’s 34th Birthday, and there are celebrations happening all around the state!  Grab your robe and wand and head out to one of the fun festivals!   DFW Area Pinot’s Palette,… Continue reading

Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine

This amazing resort in North Texas has everything you need for a terrific weekend with the family!  We had so much fun, and in July everything we did was centered around the resorts… Continue reading

18 Things to See and Do on Alabama’s Coastal Connection National Scenic Byway

Take this amazing Scenic Byway on your way to Gulf Shores or Destin for a chance to see the gentle transformation of the Alabama Gulf Coast to the Southern elegance and charm by… Continue reading

Why Natchitoches, Louisiana Should Be Your Next Girls Weekend Getaway

Steel Magnolias turns 30 in November, and the little town where the author of the book lives and the movie was filmed is going all out for the event!  But that’s just one… Continue reading

Where to Play, Eat, and Stay in Orange Beach, Alabama

Just East of Gulf Shores, Alabama, Orange Beach sits on the beach and bay of the Gulf Coast, offering the best of both worlds to vacationers!  A little less crowded and congested than… Continue reading

Where to Eat, Sleep and Play in Gulf Shores, Alabama

From beaches to burgers, here’s a list of some of our favorite places to play, eat and stay in Gulf Shores, Alabama! Small Town Big Beach completely describes Gulf Shores Alabama. With a… Continue reading

Texas Grape Stomps and Grape Harvest Festivals, 2019

July and August in Texas may be hot, but it’s also Grape Harvest Time!  Many of the Wineries and Vineyards offer fun Grape Stomps and Festivals for the entire family, with great activities,… Continue reading

A Step Back in Time on Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico

Yes, Life is a Highway….. Driving from Texas, you’ll start to see the signs along I-40 advertising Tucumcari miles before you reach the exit to Historic Route 66 and the town of Tucumcari,… Continue reading

Tips for Visiting Meow Wolf, Santa Fe New Mexico

Meow Wolf was beyond anything I had imagined, and we just absolutely loved it!  Even my husband, who I’ve left out of many immersive art exhibit visits, was just spellbound by the depth… Continue reading

The Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway, Albuquerque to Santa Fe, New Mexico

Named for the various turquoise mines along the route, the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway stretches from Albuquerque to Santa Fe, taking you through the mountains, forest and desert of New Mexico for… Continue reading

The Isotopes Baseball Game was a Home Run during our Albuquerque, New Mexico Vacation

I can’t believe how much there was to see and do in Albuquerque!  We found ourselves there for a week with only a days notice before going, so planning things to do and… Continue reading