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Gatsplat Indoor Paintball Field, Keller

Paintball is a terrific family activity, and we all love playing!  Gatsplat has taken the all the fun of paintball, and brought it inside so it can be played all year long!  we… Continue reading

After Dark in the Park at River Legacy, Arlington

For one weekend each October, the trails at River Legacy Park’s Living Science Center are lit up for After Dark in the Park!  This fun, not spooky, Halloween-themed event is geared for children… Continue reading

Shadow Creek Pumpkin Farm, Midlothian

The Great Pumpkin is going to be busy this Halloween, because there is a new pumpkin patch in Texas! Shadow Creek Pumpkin Farm just opened for their first season, and we were there… Continue reading

Big State Fountain Grill, Irving

I’m a sucker for a Soda Fountain type restaurant!  I absolutely love them, the blend of history and fun food.  Big State Fountain looks like it came right out of a 1950’s movie,… Continue reading

Maxine’s Cafe, Bastrop

From Corn Mazes and Fall Festivals to Haunted Houses, hiking and playing in the Colorado River, we had an incredible weekend in Bastrop seeing all the town East of Austin has to offer… Continue reading

Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park, Smithville

From the moment you turn off the highway onto the small country road, you know this is going to be something different.  Unlike most parks with huge signs bringing people in, there was… Continue reading

Our Spooky Texas Weekend at The Gas Station from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Bastrop

We just returned from what I’ve named our “Spooky Texas Weekend”, and we had a terrifyingly terrific time!  I had read about The Gas Station, one of the buildings used in the filming… Continue reading

The Robinson Family Farm, Temple

My absolute favorite thing about fall is heading out to spend a day on a farm!  I love to be able to just let my kids run and play, and have fun together!… Continue reading

Preston Trail Farms’ Big Orange Pumpkin Farm, Gunter

As I sat down under an awning covered picnic table, I thought about what a great age my youngest is now.  At nine years old, he’s old enough that I can bring him… Continue reading

Witch Mountain, Cedar Hill

Do you love a good ghost story?  As with any good tale, there are many variations, but most of the reports from people who have encountered the witch are of those hiking on… Continue reading

GrapeFest, Grapevine

The 2017 Grapefest runs from Thursday, September 14th to Sunday, September 17th, and it’s really a lot of fun for the entire family!  From GrapeStomps to Midway Rides, there is something for everyone!… Continue reading

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Hill Country Texas, Canyon Lake

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Hill Country Texas is an incredible place to take the entire family for a weekend on the Guadalupe River, playing on Canyon Lake, or just hanging out in the… Continue reading

Chalk Ridge Falls Park, Belton

There are SO many fun things to do in Belton, and we ended our Labor Day Weekend at Chalk Ridge Falls!  Chalk Ridge Falls is a FREE park just below the Stillhouse Hollow… Continue reading

The Landing at Creekside Park, Belton

Creekside Park in Belton is a fun park on Nolan Creek, perfect for a morning or afternoon of fun for the kids on a sunny summer day!  This FREE park is great for… Continue reading

The Gin at Nolan Creek, Belton

During our Labor Day in Belton, we headed over to the The Gin at Nolan Creek for lunch, and I just love this restaurant!  It’s located just steps from the creek, and we… Continue reading