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Ranch House Barbecue, Glen Rose

Word is that the Ranch House is permanently closed.  I’ll leave the post here while I grieve for all the chicken fried steaks I never got to eat. When I do a post… Continue reading

Hiking to Gorman Falls, Bend

Hiking to Gorman Falls Gorman Falls is a spectacular waterfall located next to the Colorado River in Colorado Bend State Park in the Texas Hill Country.   The water comes from Gorman Springs,… Continue reading

11 BIG Ways to Celebrate Texas Independence Day

Here’s a list of places, events and things to do to celebrate Texas Independence Day! 1.  The Alamo, San Antonio Explore The Alamo and the Battle of the Alamo Commemoration until March 7th,… Continue reading

Sulphur Springs Camp, Bend

We awoke on the spring morning of our first visit to Sulphur Springs Camp in Bend to hear a chorus of birds singing around our tent, keeping harmony with the sound of the… Continue reading

Twisted Root Burger Company

What started as a small burger restaurant in Deep Ellum in Downtown Dallas has now grown to over 20 locations!  While nothing can compare to the Deep Ellum location, we’ve been to several… Continue reading

Crater of Diamonds State Park, Arkansas

  For Valentine’s Day, like a lot of women, I asked my husband for a diamond. But not just any diamond. One we found ourselves! See, what I really wanted was a weekend… Continue reading

Upward sports and why we love it!

This is my daughter’s 6th year to play Upward basketball at our church.  We love cheering for her while she has fun learning the fundamentals of the game in a mostly non-competitive league,… Continue reading

Paris Coffee Shop, Fort Worth

For Valentine’s Day, my sweet hubby took me to Paris for lunch.  No, not France, not even the Texas town by the same name, but to the Paris Coffee Shop on Magnolia Street.… Continue reading

Valentine Tot’s Party at Hugh Smith Rec Center, Arlington

Don’t you just love these cute little shaggy monsters? My five year old son made his at the Valentine Tot’s Party at Hugh Smith Recreation Center in Arlington.  It was our special Valentine’s… Continue reading

Texas Most Romantic Get-A-Ways

Over the weekend, we had fun on our facebook page, posting some of the Most Romantic Get-A-Ways in Texas.   Facebook followers named their favorites from around the Lone Star State.  Whether you… Continue reading

D.O.R.B.A trail, Cedar Hill State Park

** Please check with DORBA for trail conditions.  Click HERE to visit their website. ** I can’t express how much I love riding my bike. I’m sure it has something to do with… Continue reading

Maddogz Paintball Park, Waxahachie

We are all about family activities. Family bonding experiences. And, sometimes, the dirtier those experiences get us, the better. Because I think that dirt and sweat may just be the glue that holds… Continue reading

Never buy bubbles again, my homemade bubbles solution.

Bubbles! Is there anything more fun than blowing bubbles? It seems we always have bubbles in our car.   They are a staple during a trip to the park or playground.  My youngest… Continue reading

Cody Rocamontes Skatepark, Arlington

My kids have been begging me for months to take them to a skatepark.  Even though it’s Grand Opening Dedication is not scheduled until March 12, 2013, we decided to head out and get… Continue reading

Youth Volunteers at Texas Zoos

Updated Jan. 2016 You would think that with 4 dogs, a cat, a bird, a turtle, a toad and fish tanks my kids would get plenty of practice at the art of cleaning… Continue reading