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Category Archive: destinations

Money Saving Tips for Great Wolf Lodge, Grapevine

How many visits to Great Wolf Lodge does it take to be considered a pro?  Like the wise owl who crunches the Tootsie Pop, the World May Never Know, but I’m pretty sure… Continue reading

The Night Watchman Ghost Tour, Grapevine

While I’ll always love summer the most, one of the things I look forward to each fall is the fun little tickle you get on the back of your neck with a good… Continue reading

La King’s Confectionery, Galveston

If you’re looking for a sweet step back in time, La King’s Confectionery in Galveston is the place to visit!  In operation since the 1970’s by the King Family, they offer so many… Continue reading

Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis

It’s hard to explain the beauty of the desert to someone who hasn’t been, but this place is so incredible! Located about 150 miles north of Big Bend National Park, Davis Mountains State… Continue reading

Oak Cliff Annual Mardi Gras Parade, Dallas

A warning before you take your kids to a Mardi Gras parade; it will ruin all other parades for your child.  Once you’ve stocked up on hundreds of colorful beads from outlandish people,… Continue reading

Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve, Southlake

Shhh… can you hear that?  It’s Nature.  Birds singing, a summer locust humming.  The light wind stirring the leaves.  Bob Jones Nature Center is a place to come and unplug, and let the… Continue reading

15 Tips for Visiting Scarborough Renaissance Festival, Waxahachie

My husband bought his first kilt at Scarborough Renaissance Festival, the day I knew we would be a cosplay family!  Since then, we have never missed a year of visiting the fun, family-friendly… Continue reading

Ben Franklin Apothecary, Duncanville

My daughter had a basketball tournament in Desoto today, and it seemed a perfect opportunity to take the kids to a real soda fountain and ice cream shop in Duncanville at the Benjamin… Continue reading

Dinosaur Valley State Park, Glen Rose

Where do you go when you have a son who has dreamed of being a paleontologist since he was just a little boy?  Dinosaur Valley State Park, of course! After years of visiting… Continue reading

Some of my favorite things to do in Texas during the chilly month of January

Happy 2013! Why not make a resolution to see more of our wonderful state?  Here’s a list of some of my favorite things to do in Texas during the chilly month of January! … Continue reading

Texas Space Museum Exhibits

Here’s a list of our favorite Texas museums which are either dedciated to, or offer exhibits with insights into the space industry. My little 5 year old decided he wants to be an… Continue reading

Mainstay Farm, Cleburne

We love our annual visit to Mainstay Farm, which is a perfect destination for birthday parties, family reunions, field trips and their annual Family Pumpkin Days and Christmas trees. Check out my Mommy Tips… Continue reading

Black Friday at Buc-ees

I’m not sure why anyone would want to go to the mall, superstore or toy store on Black Friday. Why would you wait, much less camp, for a store to open? Because you can… Continue reading

Prayer Mountain, Dallas

How can you not love a place named “Prayer Mountain”? Especially with a view like this!! Located in Dallas, (That’s right, Dallas, didn’t you know there was a mountain in Dallas?) on Mountain… Continue reading

MY FAVORITE PLACES TO SEE BALD EAGLES IN TEXAS

Have you ever seen a WILD BALD EAGLE?  Once you see one up close (and by that I mean up close enough to determine that it is a bald eagle through your binoculars),… Continue reading