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Category Archive: gardening

24 Fun Things to do in DFW this Spring

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

Clark Botanical Gardens, Weatherford

Clark Botanic Gardens in Weatherford is a well-known wedding destination in North Texas, but the gardens extend through past ponds, a historic tree trail, unique “themed” gardens and much more!  It’s been a… Continue reading

10 Hints for visiting Magnolia Market, Waco

Waco has gone from a cute little college town to an international tourist attraction in just 4 years, thanks to Chip and Joanna Gaines from HGTV’s Fixer Upper!  During our last visit, we… Continue reading

Homestead Craft Village at Homestead Heritage, Waco

It’s 4 o’clock on a beautiful April afternoon, and we’re trying to decide if we must check out the Cheese Cave at Brazos Valley Cheese after spending a full early afternoon touring Homestead… 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

Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth

Billy Bob’s in Fort Worth’s historic Stockyard’s is well known as a terrific place to watch a concert or take a spin on the dance floor, but is it as “family-friendly” as they… Continue reading

Danielle’s yummy mashed potatoes

I’m a firm believer that that my children MUST spend Thanksgiving with me when they are grown and have their own families….. I apologize now to my future son and daughters in laws, but… Continue reading

How to make a scarecrow

My four year old has outgrown his 4T jeans and cooler weather clothing, and while the majority of them are going to find new homes at our church’s Mission Center, we decided to… Continue reading

Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas

Nestled in beautiful Fair Park, the Texas Discovery Gardens is a wonderful place to escape the sounds of the city and enjoy a day in nature.  We made a list of some of… Continue reading

Texas State Capitol, Austin

We just returned from my daughter’s 4th grade Field Study, a field trip to some of the most historically significant places in Texas.  We had an amazing, if not exhausting time, and I’m… Continue reading