Category Archive: ideas

Sirena Park and the Legend of Sirena the Indian Mermaid in Salado

I love local legends, and the one of Sirena, a beautiful Indian maiden, and her unrequited love of an Indian brave.  Crying by the river, a magical catfish overheard her and said he… Continue reading

10 Tips to a Wonderful Night at the Drive-in Movie Theater!

Summer and Drive In Movies go hand-in-hand, and it’s great to see them making such a big comeback!  If you haven’t been to a drive in movie, now’s your time to go! 1.… Continue reading

Texas Bluebonnet Trail, Ennis

Bluebonnet Season is an abbreviated season in Texas, with the peak usually in mid-April.  Drivers congest the highway service roads for pictures and take long Sunday drives with their families.  All too quickly,… Continue reading

Flying Saucer Pie Company, Houston

It’s Pi Day, March 14th, on our last day of Spring Break in Houston, in which we were searching for some of the odd things to see and do in town!  We’d just… Continue reading

Our Weekend at Bastrop State Park Cabin No.12, Bastrop

  In February, you never know what the weather will be like.  You could have ice on the roads, or a beautiful, sunny day!  Thankfully, the latter was the case for us during… Continue reading

iFly Indoor Skydiving, Hurst and other locations

My oldest is about to turn 18, in just days.  He wants to celebrate by going skydiving, and while I assure him I’ll be happy to watch, but this is one jump I… Continue reading

15 Reasons You Must Take Your Kids to Spark! Children’s Museum in Dallas

You’ve probably never heard of this amazing Children’s Museum in Downtown Dallas, but here’s 15 reasons you should go visit. Spark! in Dallas’ South Side is a terrific Children’s Museum, especially meant to… Continue reading

SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium, Fort Worth

Where can you feed a huge tortoise or caiman, hold a parakeet, pet a capybara, or actually swim with stingrays?  The answer is at SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium in Fort Worth!  The aquarium just… Continue reading

Screams® Halloween Theme Park, Waxahachie

Located on a back road, surrounded by empty farmland, you couldn’t ask for a better location for a Halloween Theme Park then Screams in Waxahachie!  Just the drive out on an early evening… Continue reading