Category Archive: restaurants

24 Fun Things to do in DFW this Spring, 2020

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

Enoch’s Stomp Vineyard and Winery, Harleton

During a Girls Weekend in East Texas, my friends and I visited Enoch’s Stomp for a tour of the vineyards and the tasting room!  We had an incredible time!  I’ve done my share… Continue reading

Texas Music City Grill and Smokehouse, Lindale

Hooray for Girl’s Weekends!  I headed to East Texas with some of my girlfriends for a few days or R&R, with NO Husbands or KIDS, and had such a great time!  On the… Continue reading

A weekend in New Braunfels

There is SO much to do in the cute little town of New Braunfels in the Texas Hill Country, and we had a blast exploring some of our favorite things during a long… Continue reading

Herbert’s Taco Hut, San Marcos

If you ask just about anyone, they’ll tell you that the best place to eat in San Marcos is at Herbert’s Taco Hut!  The little restaurant has been a staple in the town… Continue reading

Hard 8 BBQ, Stephenville

Warning: Don’t read this if you’re hungry. Hard Eight Pit Bar B Q opened in 2003 in Stephenville, and while they now have a few locations around DFW, the original is, in my… Continue reading

Hard Rock Cafe at Bayou Place, Houston

Our daughter loves Hard Rock Cafe, and we always visit one when in a new city, if just to get her another shirt!  The Houston Hard Rock Cafe is located in Downtown Houston,… Continue reading

Downtown Aquarium, Houston

Lionfish, tigers and bar-icudas, oh my!  The Downtown Aquarium in Houston is a huge entertainment complex sitting right off I-45, and recognizable by the ferris wheel that overlooks the freeway!  In addition to… Continue reading

Ranchman’s Cafe, The Ponder Steakhouse

The Ranchman’s Cafe, one of our favorites and a must place to stop if we are in the area! Since 1948 they have served steaks, huge baked potatoes and delicious pie in a… 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

A Day Trip to Nuevo Progreso, Mexico from South Padre Island

During our Christmas break in South Padre Island, my father in law, who had traveled with us, wanted to visit a dentist in the border town of Nuevo Progreso that he had been… Continue reading

10 of the Best Family Friendly Restaurants in Arlington

It’s hard to find a good restaurant that appeals to the entire family, with good food choices, a casual atmosphere and speedy enough service to keep the kids from getting bored, but we’ve… 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