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Cinnamon Creek Ranch Archery, Roanoke

Cinnamon Creek Ranch is a huge archery  complex, with a large pro-shop, over 50 indoor archery lanes, 5 outdoor ranges and even elevated blinds!  You can purchase all-day passes, and kids 12 and under… Continue reading

crock pot cooking in the car

We are on the road almost every weekend, but  regardless where we are, one of my top mom jobs is feeding my family!  Sometimes it takes a little creativity.  Here is one of my favorite… Continue reading

Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas

Know Before You Go Save money by purchasing a CityPASS, which allows you reduced rates to 4 of 6 different attractions in Dallas.  Click HERE for more information. I have always enjoyed reading… Continue reading

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, Sherman

It is so thrilling for me when my children and I read books together that I loved as a child.  It’s even more exciting when I see that the story has captured them… Continue reading

Caddo Mounds State Historical Site, Alto

I wonder if any of the Texas Paranormal Groups have ever visited the Caddo Mounds State Historical Site?  Because even a hard core disbeliever such as myself will tell you that there are… Continue reading

washing dishes with God

I recently read The Shack, by William P. Young, which was loaned to me by a friend.  I really enjoyed the book, and one of the images that really stood out to me was… Continue reading

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose

The small town of Glen Rose is where Texas reaches up out of the flat prairie of Fort Worth and greets its guest with scenic vistas and rocky canyons the Brazos River has… Continue reading

Veteran’s Day

On Veterans Day, after we raised the flag and watched some local coverage on television, I took my 3 year old outside and we played with his little toy soldiers.  While I am a… Continue reading

We crashed the Civil War reenactment at Fort Richardson

The second annual Civil War Reenactment was held at Fort Richardson in Jacksboro, Tx.  Forces from the Union and the Confederacy took to the field in battle, bringing to life a skirmish that never really happened.  Except for… Continue reading

Thurber Ghost Town

Several years ago I read about the ghost town of Thurber, located between Fort Worth and Abilene on I-20, and one October day we set out on a road trip to see the… Continue reading

Granbury Ghost and Legends Tour, Granbury

You need to beware the scary sights you’ll see on this post.  I don’t mean ghost, although we did see 2, I mean my bad pictures.  Dark corners make for great ghost stories,… Continue reading

Dinosaur Puppets

Meet Lenny the Longneck.  My kids and I had a blast making these cute little lunch bag puppets, then they put on a show for my husband and me. Thanks to Texas Parks… Continue reading

Woodsy Owl and Smokey the Bear

Here are some fun facts about our countries most recognizable forest celebrities.  Both Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl are representatives of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service. Smokey was “born” in… Continue reading

Fort Griffin State Historical Site

Built after the Civil War for protection during the Texas Indian Wars, Fort Griffin State Historic Site, in Albany, allows visitors the chance to step back to the Wild West and learn, play and… Continue reading

National Championship Pow Wow, Traders Village, Grand Prairie

The Annual National Championship Pow-Wow at Traders Village in Grand Prairie is September 15 – 17th, 2017. In our family, everything is a ritual. If we love something, we try to go back… Continue reading