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Category Archive: destinations

7 Reasons Why October May Be The Best Month To Visit Galveston Island

Galveston doesn’t quite become a ghost town in October, after the Summer masses have left, but in a sense it is very much a ghost town, with great spooky stories from it’s past,… Continue reading

Oktoberfest Fort Worth at Panther Island Pavilion

I didn’t Chicken Dance!  I wanted to Chicken Dance, because it’s the Chicken Dance, and I happen to have some mad Chicken Dancing skills, but between all the other fun things happening all… Continue reading

Georgetown Wine and Music Festival, 2019

On Saturday, September 28th, the streets of the square in Historic Downtown Georgetown will be lined with 15 of your favorite wineries pouring both in-state and out-of-state varietals, artisans and a diverse selection… Continue reading

Good Grief! You Won’t Believe This Amazing Pumpkin Village at the Dallas Arboretum Featuring Peanuts Characters!

Each Fall, one of the best places to celebrate pumpkins is the incredible displays and exhibits at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens!  They always have an incredible theme, and this year’s theme… Continue reading

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

Prost! to the 14 Best Oktoberfest Festivals in Texas

It may still be in the 90’s but a sure way to know it’s Fall in Texas is Oktoberfest!  It’s not hard to find Texas’ German roots almost anywhere you look in the… 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

Music Alley Festival, Mansfield

On Saturday, September 7th Downtown Mansfield will be taken back to the 1980’s for their Annual Music Alley Festival featuring the time when MTV was king! The Festival will run from 4 –… 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

10 Reasons To Visit Historic Downtown Granbury

It’s unique history along the Brazos River, now impounded by Lake Granbury, gives this beautiful Courthouse Square it’s character.  The shops and stores have all embraced Granbury’s history to make it a destination… 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

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