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Bowlounge, Dallas

We spent Father’s Day Weekend in Dallas, staying in the Dallas Design District at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, and swimming at their wonderful waterpark, Jade Waters!  At night, we headed just a couple… Continue reading

Jade Waters at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas

Each weekend, my husband packs up the car and heads out early Saturday morning with us on an adventure to go hiking or swimming or something other than what he’d probably rather be… Continue reading

Pecan Lodge, Dallas

For Father’s Day, we headed to Dallas, and to one of our very favorite BBQ restaurants in the state, Pecan Lodge in Deep Ellum!  We’ve loved Pecan Lodge since they were back at… Continue reading

Tonkawa Falls, Crawford

Just a 30 minute drive outside of Waco lies the small town of Crawford and Tonkawa Falls, a swimming hole known for its waterfall and cliffs, set in a city park! The falls… Continue reading

Power Plant Texas Grill, Seguin

Set on the shores of the Guadalupe River, in the old Seguin Power Plant, next to the waterfall, you really can’t ask for a more picturesque restaurant than the Power Plant Texas Grill!… Continue reading

Seguin Tubes, Seguin

How often can you say you had the entire Guadalupe River, as much as you can see, to yourself?  Well, we spent a Mommy and Me weekend with a friend and her children… Continue reading

Son’s Island, Seguin

From the moment I sat down in the hammock chair on our cabana at Son’s Island, feeling the cool breeze off the river and listening to the happy laughter of my kids, I… Continue reading

Airfield Falls Trailhead and Conservation Park, Fort Worth

The most picturesque waterfall in DFW is Airfield Falls, located on Farmers Branch, right before it merges with the West Fork of the Trinity River!  With the recent completion of the new park… Continue reading

The Point on Lake Worth, Fort Worth

We spent a day with friends in Fort Worth, and went to walk the new trail to Airfield Falls, and see the new park that just opened in April!  My search for a… Continue reading

Hart’s Firehouse BBQ, Lampasas

Just across the street from Hancock Springs, Lampasas’ historic bathhouse and swimming pool that was built in the early 1900’s is Hart’s Firehouse BBQ.  After an incredible day trip of swimming in the… Continue reading

Hancock Springs Pool and Park, Lampasas

We drive along 281 a lot, and I’ve always wanted to visit Hancock Springs Pool in Lampasas, one of my favorite small Texas towns!  The pool and pool house just look so inviting… Continue reading

Horseshoe Bay Resort, Horseshoe Bay

For my husband’s birthday, I planned a special weekend getaway to Horseshoe Bay Resort on Lake LBJ, located about an hour northwest of Austin.  The resort has everything our family loves; tennis for… Continue reading

Grumps Burgers, Granbury also Stephenville, Cleburne and Burleson

  Despite the angry sounding name, Grumps Burgers never fails to delight us with their terrific cheese burgers, so it wasn’t a hard choice on where to eat on our way to watch… Continue reading

Backwoods Paddlesports, Fort Worth

Thanks to the Trinity River Vision, Fort Worth and the river that runs through it are learning to live together, and bringing the people to the river.  The Trinity Trails, the long, paved… Continue reading

Z Bonz Dog Park, Fort Worth

The rule of thumb at dog parks is that a dog must be at least 4 months old, and have been given it’s final round of puppy shots and rabies vaccination.  Our little… Continue reading