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Stillhouse Park, Belton

For Labor Day we spent the day at Stillhouse Hollow Lake and Belton, a really cute town near Killeen, about halfway between Austin and Waco.  We visited in the Spring, and I really… Continue reading

A Weekend at Rockwall Harbor, Rockwall

Like death, there are 7 stages to the acceptance that summer is over. Denial, such as when I refuse to buy back to school clothes, and spend all the budget on swimwear. The… Continue reading

Burleson Historical Ghost Tour, Burleson

My daughter and I love Ghost Tours, which are usually just a little history blended with a little ghost story here and there, and lots of fun!  When we heard about the Burleson… Continue reading

Downtown Nashville, TN

While all things are bigger in Texas, the Eclipse 2017 was not.  A line of totality, or total darkness, ran through the middle of the United States, from Oregon to South Carolina, missing… Continue reading

Clayton W. Chandler Park, Mansfield

This morning we headed to Chandler Park for their grand opening, and got a quick peak at all the park has to offer! Splash Pad Located next to the restrooms, the first splash… Continue reading

Highland Village Balloon Festival, Highland Village

  The Highland Village Balloon Festival is celebrating their 30th year, and it’s bigger and better than ever!  We had a great time, but as always, there are things I would have done… Continue reading

DFW Surf, Grapevine

I started telling you about all the fun things to do at DFW Surf in Grapevine back at the beginning of summer, but it was August before we made it out to try… Continue reading

Lost Oak Winery, Burleson

Late summer in Texas is Wine Season, when vineyards are busy harvesting their grapes, and people from all over come to experience a little of the fruits of their labors!  Each August and… Continue reading

10 Reasons Why Your Child Will Love Topgolf

Maybe you think Topgolf is only for adults, and it is a really neat place for an adult night-out, but they open early, 9am daily and 8am on Saturydays, and it’s a perfect… Continue reading

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, Dallas

Are you ready to blast your family back to the 11th century this summer? Right now, Sundays through Thursdays at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Dallas. Kids are completely FREE with the purchase… Continue reading

Money Saving Tips for Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington

We love Six Flags Over Texas, and always have season passes!  Numerous trips to both the Arlington park and Fiesta Texas in San Antonio have given us plenty of Mommy Tips, and I’m… Continue reading

Japanese Tea Gardens, San Antonio

Built in an old rock quarry, the Japanese Tea Gardens are one of the hidden jewels of San Antonio, and as I say so many times, if you never get beyond the Riverwalk… Continue reading

Augie’s Barbed Wire Smokehouse, San Antonio

We spent a fun day exploring Brackenridge Park in San Antonio, home to the San Antonio Zoo, Witte Museum and much more!  Nothing makes an appetite like a good day of adventure, so… Continue reading

White Water Bay Waterpark at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio

Did you know that Six Flags Fiesta Texas has a waterpark, and that it’s FREE with your Six Flags Fiesta Texas ticket?  White Water Bay Waterpark is a GREAT way to keep cool… Continue reading

Schilo’s Delicatessen, San Antonio

While San Antonio is known for their famous Mexican Food, it pays to remember that it’s just a 30 minute drive from the Riverwalk to New Braunfels, a town as famous for their… Continue reading