Category Archive: fishing

Girls Weekend at Old Camp Joy, Ore City

Every now and then, it’s nice to take off the mom hat for just a few hours, and enjoy a weekend with your friends.  This past weekend, my friends and I left our… Continue reading

Port Isabel Lighthouse SHS, Port Isabel

The only lighthouse in Texas that is open to the public, we love visiting the Port Isabel Lighthouse, which once illuminated the South Gulf Coast as a beacon to ships!  While the town… Continue reading

11 Family Fun Things to do in Burleson

If you’re looking for a fun little family getaway, check out all the town of Burleson has to offer! Burleson sits just off I-35, South of Fort Worth, and was once a stop… Continue reading

10 Tips for a Terrific Ski Vacation in Red River, New Mexico

Are you ready to take the kids out to ski?  New Mexico is the closest place to go in Texas, and has some incredible ski areas.  I grew up skiing in Red River,… Continue reading

Prairie Lights Sneak A Peek 5K, Grand Prairie

Prairie Lights Sneak a Peek 5K Driving through the amazing lights at Prairie Lights has been a family tradition since my kids were very small.  I can remember when it was originally at… Continue reading

Kids Learn about Nature at Galveston Island State Park

Galveston Island has long been known for their treasure; gold buried by pirates and washed ashore by sunken Spanish ships.  Treasure hunters have spent their lives combing the beaches, finding something just large… Continue reading

Son’s Blue River Camp, Kingsbury

We already love Son’s Island, and just couldn’t wait to visit Son’s Blue River Camp on the San Marcos River!  I planned our visit for a bittersweet moment in our lives, as after… Continue reading

Custer State Park Resort, Custer, SD

Custer State Park Resort is about 30 minutes from Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills, and offers some of the most amazing drives, animals and scenery making it a Bucket List place to… Continue reading

12 Reasons to visit Buena Vista, CO

If you’re looking for an incredible Colorado getaway, you have to visit Buena Vista!  We were only there for a few days, but already planning a trip back to explore all there is… Continue reading

Lake Texoma Family Fun Things To Do

Lake Texoma on the Texas-Oklahoma Borders is a beautiful lake with so many terrific things to do!  It’s clear, cool waters are the complete oppose of the red clay waters of the Red… Continue reading

The Ultimate Road Trip Guide to Destin, Florida

Planning a road trip to Destin?  Here’s my ultimate road trip offering 3 different routes from Texas, with plenty of stops along the way!     My friend Leslie asked for a few… Continue reading

10 Amazing Summer Day Trips from Fort Worth, 2020

If you’re in search of the perfect summer list of Day Trips from Fort Worth and North Texas, this is for you.  If you’re having too much fun, I’ve even included places to… Continue reading

Captain Kelly’s Deep Sea Headquarters, Port Aransas

One of the many things to do in Port Aransas is go fishing!  While there are great places to fish around the island, nothing beats a fishing excursion!  We had an incredible time… Continue reading

A Weekend at Beavers Bend Resort State Park, Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Broken Bow is quickly becoming one of the most visited areas in Oklahoma, and just 3 hours from DFW, it’s easy to see from all the Texas license plates that many Texans are… Continue reading

Pace Bend Park on Lake Travis, Spicewood

On the shores of Lake Travis lies one of the prettiest parks in Texas, Pace Bend Park in Spicewood.  With 9 miles of shoreline, offering both great cliffs and rocky beaches on this… Continue reading