Category Archive: Gardens

The Most Artsy Place in Texas, The Village of Salado

Salado is such a fun little village, and reminds me of a smaller Fredericksburg, without the crowds!  There are over 60 shops and galleries in downtown, restaurants, breweries and wineries, and several great… Continue reading

This North Texas Pick-Your-Own Lavender Farm is a Hidden Treasure

Walking in the lavender field at Lavender Ridge Farms in Gainesville, it’s easy to forget that you’re in North Texas, and not the countryside of Provence!  The farm offers you the opportunity to… Continue reading

Cedar Ridge Preserve – Dallas’ Best Hiking Trail

Located right at the city limits of Dallas and Cedar Hill, Cedar Ridge Preserve, which is managed by Audubon Dallas, is a beautiful and popular hiking destination! The preserver offers over 13 different… Continue reading

A Saturday Lunch Date on the Fort Worth Traffic Circle

Our kids are old enough now that we can get away, just the two of us, for a Saturday Morning and Lunch Date, which is exactly what we did today!  I’m working on… Continue reading

10 of the Best Things to do along the Trinity Railway Express Line

Trinity Railway Express runs from Fort Worth T&P Station to Dallas Union Station, and it’s a fun and convenient way to see the city.  When my kids were young, especially my youngest who… Continue reading

Butterflies In The Garden at the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens

After a hiatus for several years while the Conservatory underwent construction, the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens will be bringing back one of our most beloved events, Butterflies in the Garden, this Spring! Know… Continue reading

Make Grapevine Your Spring Break Destination!

There’s so much to do in Grapevine!  Centrally located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, and minutes from DFW Airport, Grapevine has one of the most picturesque Historic Downtowns in North Texas, great restaurants,… Continue reading

12 Amazing Things To Do During Spring Break in Houston, 2020

Spring Break is almost here, but don’t fear if you haven’t already made your plans!  There’s SO much to do in Houston!  Check out my top picks for a non-stop Spring Break of… Continue reading

The Ultimate Spring Break Bucket List in Dallas/Fort Worth!

Ready or not, Spring Break is coming!  It just comes around once a year, and brings with it 216 glorious, homework FREE hours to be filled!  Here’s my Bucket List of Spring Break… Continue reading

What To See and Do During Spring Break in Austin

You can feel it in the warm rays reaching down from the sun, the cool wind gust and blooms peaking out from beneath the earth, it’s almost Spring!  With this celebration comes the… Continue reading

14 Things to do in San Antonio this February, 2020

San Antonio can always be called a city of Love, but never as much as in February, when the city is at it’s most romantic!  Check out all the amazing things to see… Continue reading

A Huge You-Pick Tulip Farm brings a little bit of the Netherlands to San Antonio this January!

We all know that Spring comes early to San Antonio, but this January it brings with it a colorful array of tulips at this new Tulip Farm on the East side of the… Continue reading

Japanese Fall Maple Festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

Travel across the world this weekend to the Japanese Fall Maple Festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens!  The 2019 Festival will be bigger and better than ever!  On November 23rd and 24th,… Continue reading

Holidays at the Dallas Arboretum are Bigger and Better Than Ever for 2019!

Holidays at the Dallas Arboretum are a special, magical time!  Come during the day to see the magnificent exhibits, but the 12 Days at Night are truly incredible!  The 12 Days of Christmas… Continue reading

10 Events Not To Miss in Fort Worth this November

Grab your jacket before you head out the door, because there is so much to do this month in Fort Worth, and the cooler temperatures are calling!  One of the nicest months in… Continue reading