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Living History Days at Fort Griffin

Stepping back in time….     Fort Griffin State Historical Site came alive as they celebrated Living History Days!   Vendors dressed in period clothing display their handmade wares.  My daughter bought a “housewife”,… Continue reading

Mineral Wells Fossil Park

Once upon a time, a giant pinata was filled with fossils, and hung over Texas.  When the pinata was broken, fossils rained down over what is now the Mineral Wells Fossil Park.  They are… Continue reading

Pumpkin Bobbers

  Here’s a great way to add some fun to your October family fishing trips, or just a cute craft for at home! Make Pumpkin Bobbers!   We made these adorable little pumpkin… Continue reading

Paddling Village Creek, Arlington

How we got started…. When our oldest son was 5, my daughter 3 and our youngest not even a thought, Santa gave us a Family Christmas Gift, a canoe.  It was the start of… Continue reading

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I would love to help promote your fun Texas business on HFitTS’ blog. Please check out the advertising options, and let me know which one would work best for you!      #1)   … Continue reading

Brazos Bend State Park

We spent the weekend camping, playing and not fishing at Brazos Bend State Park, located about an hour south of downtown Houston!  We had an amazing time, just look at all there is… Continue reading

Preschool Discovery Class at the Fort Worth Nature Center

The Fort Worth Nature Center is one of our favorite hang outs.  Located on the far west side of Fort Worth, along the shore of Lake Worth, there are lots of quiet hiking trails, … Continue reading

chicken & mushroom tacos using Kitchen Pride Texas Grown Mushrooms

Do you love mushrooms?  So do we!  We were looking for something different to do for dinner, and decided to make Chicken and Mushroom tacos.  They were terrific, and even my husband, who… Continue reading

Champion Dog, Prince Tom

When I was a little girl, about 2nd – 4th grade, my FAVORITE book was Champion Dog, Prince Tom by Jean Fritz and Tom Clute.  It’s the true story about a cocker spaniel… Continue reading

Dallas Zoo Nature Journal Contest

Each summer the Dallas Zoo holds a nature journal contest in their Nature Exchange at the Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo.  The zoo chooses from a one page submission of a contestant’s nature journal, the entry… Continue reading

Galveston Duck Tours

While I love the beach at Galveston, so much that my husband and I were married there, I also appreciate the history of the island.  There are sooo many fun tours you can… Continue reading

Cleburne’s Burger Bar

“When a cheeseburger is really good, you don’t mind standing up to eat it!” That’s what I told my boys when we had lunch at the Cleburne Burger Bar, located at 109 N.… Continue reading

we’re going on a bear hunt

We’re going on a bear hunt… I’m not afraid! I’ve got good friends to come with me. What do I see? It’s the Thursday night before school starts, and just as we have… Continue reading

Baking with Grandma

The wonderful smell of banana bread is filling up our house as I am typing these words.   My four year old and I decided to make some banana bread, and I pulled out… Continue reading

our big, flat Texas family

When my daughter, Danielle, was in second grade, her teacher had us do a Flat Stanley project.  If you have never heard of poor little Flat Stanley, he is a character in a… Continue reading