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Category Archive: activities

Canyon of the Eagles, Burnet

It’s my birthday weekend, and we headed to Canyon of the Eagles on Lake Buchanan, one of the Highland Lakes on the Colorado River!  Named for the numerous bald eagles that nest here… 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

Mr Hamburger, Huntsville

We’re always on the search for a good cheeseburger, and the little town of Huntsville doesn’t disappoint!  Just a couple of miles off I-45. Mr Hamburger smiles down and welcome everyone to one… Continue reading

Flying Saucer Pie Company, Houston

It’s Pi Day, March 14th, on our last day of Spring Break in Houston, in which we were searching for some of the odd things to see and do in town!  We’d just… Continue reading

Beer Can House, Houston

We are in Houston for Spring Break, and checking out some of the fun. and more unique things to see and do in the city!  It doesn’t get any more unique than the… Continue reading

Discovery Green, Houston

Americans and travelers from around the world are heading to Houston this year to attend a World Series Champion Astros game, and even before the season begins, the entire Bayou City is welcoming… Continue reading

Houston Zoo, Houston

It’s Spring Break, and we’ve come to what has to be the busiest place in the state, the Houston Zoo!  While the parking situation was a little crazy (we did shuttle parking and… Continue reading

Sherwood Forest Faire, McDade

It’s Spring Break, and we’re heading to Houston, but before we go we had to stop and spend a fun-filled day back in 1196 A.D. in the middle of Nottingham Forest, a trip… 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

3 Days in Bricktown, Oklahoma City, Ok

I’ve been hearing lots of great things about Bricktown in Oklahoma City for a few years now, but we’ve never had the time to make a trip up and check it out, but… 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

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