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McPherson Slough, Grapevine Lake

As a Girl Scout troop leader, I would love to take my daughter’s troop out canoeing, and share with them our family’s love of the water and paddling sports!  Before I can do… Continue reading

Klyde Warren Park, Dallas

My two oldest children are going to volunteer this summer at the Dallas Zoo, and are required to have a TB test.  We drove to Dallas early in the morning to get the… Continue reading

Alpine Shooting Range, Fort Worth

I was still feeling pretty awesome after my terrific shooting display during my Mother’s Day Shotgun introduction with my kid’s 4-H leaders, since I didn’t miss a single time I shot.  I only… Continue reading

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History offers amazing, interactive exhibits, permanent exhibits, Imax, the Noble Planetarium and some incredible traveling exhibits as well.   Know Before You Go Parking is $8,… Continue reading

Coupon for Zone Action Park in Lewisville

Summer vacation is here, and Zone Action Park in Lewisville is a great destination! Enjoy go carts, mini golf, batting cage, game room and bounce houses!   Zone Action Park 1951 Summit Ave.… Continue reading

Buffalo Boogie 5K, Fort Worth Nature Center

Do buffalo boogie?  Well, probably not, but at the Fort Worth Nature Center, there certainly are a lot of people, and dogs, doing the Buffalo Boogie. My daughter and I, and our labrador, Superdog,… Continue reading

4-H Mother’s Day Event at Ellis County Sportsman’s Club

For Mother’s Day weekend, my children’s archery coach put together a special introduction to archery event just for us moms at Ellis County Sportsman’s Club.   I was so excited to start shooting,… Continue reading

Coyote Drive-In, Fort Worth

I’ll never be able to understand why Drive-In Theaters ever quit being popular, but I’m so glad they are back and in a BIG way!  The Coyote Drive-In in Fort Worth opened in… Continue reading

Half Price Books

Our little house is just getting too little, and we need to free up a little extra space. As much as I HATE it, I realized I was going to HAVE to let… Continue reading

Eisenhower State Park, Denison

As I’m sitting down to write this, I’m amazed at how many pictures I have to share, and how many different things to talk about at Eisenhower State Park!  There was so much… Continue reading

Rock Climbing at Elzie Odom Athletic Center, Arlington

Ever since we visited Maddogz Paintball in Waxahachie, and my little five-year old got to try out a climbing wall, he has been asking and asking to do it again.  Of course, he… Continue reading

Julien Feild Park and Serenity Gardens, Mansfield

On a recent Spring afternoon, my daughter, who has been having a hard time with the social complexities of 5th grade, needed a little “us” time.  We left my husband and sons with a… Continue reading

Girl Scout Canoe Training

While my older kids were busy at their 4-H Campout, I left the house early on a cloudy and chilly Sunday morning, and headed to Holiday Park on Benbrook Lake to take my… Continue reading

4-H Camping and Flashlight Target Practice

After about a year of pleading, my oldest son and daughter received their first bows, and are participating in a 4-H archery shooting sport club.  They are really enjoying going to practices, and… Continue reading

Hugh Smith Friday Family Swim, Arlington

We visited Hugh Smith Indoor Pool for their Friday Family Night Open Swim, which is every Friday night from 6-8pm, and just $2.50 per person.  We had a terrific time! My five year… Continue reading