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Category Archive: Dallas/Fort Worth

Don’t Miss the Fun at the Plano Balloon Festival!

Balloon Glows are one of my favorite events, and the Plano Balloon Festival is one of the biggest in the state, celebrating 40 years in 2019!   In addition to the Balloon Glow, there… Continue reading

7 Best Restaurants in Dallas’ Deep Ellum Neighborhood

While Deep Ellum is mostly known for their bars, nightclubs and artsy scene, it’s also a cosmic draw to the foodie crowd for good, unpretentious food and a casual atmosphere.  These are my… Continue reading

Howell Family Farms in Arlington is Lighting Up Fall Like Never Before in an All New Pumpkin Wonderland This October

Pumpkin Nights Launches in Dallas/Fort Worth on Thursday, Oct. 10 -Step into a storybook and plan your own adventure for date night, family night or a friends’ outing at Pumpkin Nights this fall! –… Continue reading

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

Panther Island Boat Tours, Fort Worth

Fort Worth has a new and fun way to experience the Trinity River that runs through it, on a Panther Island Boat Tour!  Panther Island has been the go-to place in Fort Worth… 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

Never Miss Another Music Festival in Texas; A Lineup of the Top Music Festivals by Month!

From March through December, Texas is filled with some amazing Music Festivals!  Like it’s land, Texas’ music runs from Hip Hop to Red Dirt to Conjuncto, and fills in all the spaces in… Continue reading

The FREE Money Factory Tour at the United States Bureau of Printing and Engraving in Fort Worth!

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth, one of only two places in the United States where dollars are produced.  Free tours are offered Tuesday – Fri, but be warned, they don’t give out… 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

10 Perfect Lake Getaways in Texas

No matter what you’re looking for, quiet mornings fishing on mirror-like water, or tieing up for parties on the lake, there is a perfect Lake Getaway in Texas for you! Canyon Lake  Play … Continue reading

Texas has 11 Exciting Amusement Parks To Thrill You This Summer

Making this the BEST SUMMER EVER means lots of fun thrills and Texas definitely has you covered when it comes to excitement!  Texas is ranked #7 in the country with 32 roller coasters,… Continue reading

14 Things for Kids 5 and Under At The 2019 State Fair of Texas

As soon as school starts, we start turning our heads and hearts to Dallas and the State Fair of Texas, which runs from September 27 – October 30th, 2019!  While the Fair is… Continue reading

20 of the Best Unique Shopping Destinations in DFW

While Waco seems to get most of the attention for great shopping venues, the Metroplex has a wonderful selection of unique boutiques, warehouses and antiques!  If you’re making a day of your trip,… Continue reading