Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park, Dallas

One of my favorite places to visit in Dallas is Fair Park, and not just during the State Fair.  The old buildings, most of which were built in the 1930’s, give it a… Continue reading

Monorail Safari at the Dallas Zoo

“The little birdies go tweet, tweet, tweet, tweet, tweet, The elephant sounds the horn, The crocodile snaps, The children clap, Welcome to the Dallas Zoo” It’s summer, and that means that I am… Continue reading

Splash Station, Cleburne

One of our summer traditions is a day or weekend trip to the cute little town of Cleburne.  After a full morning of hiking around the botanical gardens at Winston Patrick McGregor Park,… Continue reading

The Southern Cross Ranch BOGO Offer, Dallas

  The Southern Cross Ranch offers a range of recreational activities such as Rock Climbing Walls, Pedal Boats, Bungee Trampoline, Swimming, Fishing, Wagon Rides, Pony and Horseback Rides on our Trails! Click HERE… Continue reading

Trinity Forest Adventure Park BOGO Offer

  Ready for the most exciting entertainment venue in the Metroplex? The Trinity Forest Aerial Adventure park is a combination of a Canopy Tour, Challenge Course and Zip Line Adventure. Totally Safe. Totally… Continue reading

Urban Acres Farmstead, Dallas

  Updated 12/2015 Boo!  Urban Acres has permanently closed this location. Urban Acres is an organic store, restaurant, and a farmstead in the historic Oak Cliff section of Dallas.  They try to utilize as… Continue reading

LEGO® Kidsfest

(Updated 10/24/2014) LEGO® Kidsfest  is a yearly tour, and usually only offered in a few select markets around the country.  In 2014, Dallas was one of 7 locations, and we had a chance… Continue reading

Log Cabin Village, Fort Worth

The Log Cabin Village in Fort Worth offers visitors a chance to view 7 authentic Texas frontier cabins, built around the middle of the nineteenth century (1840-1870),  that have been preserved and brought… Continue reading

Fort Worth Cats Baseball Game at LaGrave Field

Sadly, the cats are no more.   Baseball? It’s just a game — as simple as a ball and a bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes.  ~Ernie Harwell  The… Continue reading

Levitt Pavilion, Arlington

The Levitt Pavilion in Arlington is one of our summer go-to places!  Whether it’s a children’s concert in the morning, or a family concert under the stars,  we know we are going to… Continue reading

Build It Garage Exhibit, Perot Museum, Dallas

It’s amazing the things kids can create given just a few materials, patience and time to be creative.  The Perot Museum in Dallas seems to understand, and want to nurture this idea.  On… Continue reading

Black Creek Lake, LBJ National Grasslands, Decatur

For National Grasslands week, we visited the LBJ National Grasslands in Decatur.  This was our first time to visit, and my expectation was a dry and treeless ocean of tall prairie grasses.  What… Continue reading

Schlitterbahn’s Moms Ice Chest Challenge

Oh, how we LOVE Schlitterbahn!  We love the water, the rides, the food, the Comal River that flows through it!  As a mom, I love that I can take our lunch, and sometimes… Continue reading

River Runners, Arkansas River, CO

My daughter just returned from an amazing trip of white water rafting on the Arkansas River in Colorado!  She went with Girl Scouts on a High Adventure trip, and I was incredibly proud… Continue reading

Mount Blanco Fossil Museum, Crosbyton

The Mount Blanco Fossil Museum is a great example of what you can find when you venture off the interstate when driving through Texas!  Located in the little town of Crosbyton, it’s a… Continue reading