Category Archive: art and crafts

The Most Artsy Place in Texas, The Village of Salado

Salado is such a fun little village, and reminds me of a smaller Fredericksburg, without the crowds!  There are over 60 shops and galleries in downtown, restaurants, breweries and wineries, and several great… Continue reading

10 Things Not To Miss at the 38th Annual North Texas Irish Festival in Fair Park

March 6-8th, the beautiful art deco buildings in Dallas’s Fair Park will be the home of the 38th Annual North Texas Irish Festival!  The second largest festival in Fair Park, there will be… Continue reading

Make Grapevine Your Spring Break Destination!

There’s so much to do in Grapevine!  Centrally located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, and minutes from DFW Airport, Grapevine has one of the most picturesque Historic Downtowns in North Texas, great restaurants,… Continue reading

Sawyer Yards, Houston

It’s hard to miss the Silo’s at Sawyer Yard, a collection of old grain silos lit up each evening, the anchoring landmark of Houston’s Sawyer Yards.  Set between active railyards, it’s probably not… Continue reading

Vetro Glassblowing Studio and Gallery, Grapevine

If you’re looking for a really unique and special outing, either for a date night or family day, check out the glass blowing studio at Vetro in Downtown Grapevine!  This fun studio offers… 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

15 Free Things to do in Arlington this Summer

We usually exhaust our summer funds by the 2nd week of June, and with 10 more weeks of summer ahead, we are looking for FREE things to do!  Here’s a great list of… Continue reading

The Crayola Experience, Plano

The new Crayola Experience in Plano, which opened in early 2018, is just the 5th Crayola Experience location in the country, and the only one in Texas, and it was definitely worth the… Continue reading

Firehouse Pottery, Fort Worth

I’d often heard my son and his grandmother talk about wanting to learn how to make pottery, so for Christmas is was a no-brainer to purchase gift cards for them to take lessons… Continue reading

Fort Worth Nature Center

Why are there crowds at the Fort Worth Nature Center?  Because it’s so cool! As someone who has been frequenting the Fort Worth Nature Center for years, it’s strange to see the changes. … Continue reading

Stonehenge II, Ingram

It wasn’t aliens that built Stonehenge II in the Texas Hill Country, a 80 percent-scale replica of the famed stones in England, but it’s still a great place to visit in Ingram, overlooking… Continue reading

You Won’t Believe This Refurbished Tour Bus in the Texas Hill Country Where You Can Spend the Weekend!

I’ve been humming Johnny Cash songs all week, thanks to our incredible stay in the Highwaymen Tour Bus in Ingram this week!  This 1953 repurposed Greyhound tour bus was our home-away from home… Continue reading

Rogue Brick Builders Lounge, Fort Worth

We are just head over heals for this new place we found in Fort Worth, a place to just go and build with their Legos!  We had so much fun!  It’s much more… Continue reading

Rainbow Vomit Immersive Art Exhibit and Selfie Studio, Dallas

Stepping into the exhibits at Rainbow Vomit, the interactive art gallery set amid the bars on Parry Ave. in Dallas’ Fair Park, is like stepping into a comic book.  You’re set adrift in… Continue reading

24 Fun Things to do in DFW this Spring, 2020

With a late Easter this year, we have plenty of time to enjoy all the Spring activities available around the Metroplex!  Check out my list of 24 of our favorites and most anticipated… Continue reading