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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Arlington

Arlington has long been a Texas summer destination, with GREAT entertainment venues such as the Texas Rangers Baseball Team, Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor!   Know Before You Go Parking is… Continue reading

Hawaiian Falls Water Park, Mansfield

Summer is almost over and there are NO excuses for your child to go back to school without experiencing the fun at Hawaiian Falls Waterparks! They make it easy and affordable – FREE… Continue reading

Howard Moore Play Pool, Arlington

Just as we were ready to embark on a fun, water-soaked summer, my youngest broke his leg on May 31st.  We spent a very DRY June, and after his cast was removed, we… Continue reading

Texas Rangers and Globe Life Park, Arlington

We LOVE baseball, and the Texas Rangers! Check our my Mommy Tips for having a great time at your next game, and all the other events at Globe Life Park in Arlington! Know… Continue reading

Water Works Park, Denton

WaterWorks Park in Denton is a city owned waterpark with a fun play area for younger kids, a lazy river, slides, sand volleyball and access to an indoor natatorium with another slide, swim… Continue reading

Garner State Park, Concan

I’m not sure I can objectively tell someone about Garner State Park. My emotions get tied up in the descriptions.  Memories from my childhood, and even stories from my mother’s childhood in the… Continue reading

Robertson’s Hams, Salado

Since it opened back in October, I’ve been anticipating driving on TX-130, the country’s fastest road with a posted speed limit of 85 mph!   We didn’t want to stop while on the… Continue reading

Hollywood and Vine, Glen Rose

This Restaurant is now permanently closed. My daughter went to Girl Scout summer camp for a week, at Steven’s Ranch on the Brazos River.  She absolutely loves it, especially since she was doing… Continue reading

Galveston Island State Park

Galveston Island State Park, located on the west side of the island, is only about a 10 minute drive from the busy Seawall tourist attractions, but it’s quiet, natural setting seems worlds away!… Continue reading

The Spot, Galveston

One of the funnest beach themed restaurants on Galveston Island is The Spot! Built with a thatched roof and lots of open air seating, (and inside seating with air conditioning), our family has… Continue reading

Galveston Island Ferry

Some of the best things to do when visiting Galveston Island are FREE! The Galveston Island Ferry is one example.   We love to ride the ferry over to Bolivar Peninsula and Crystal… Continue reading

Woody’s Smokehouse, Centerville

My daughter and I had our own little “Girl-cation”, which was great quality time for us, and an opportunity to work on keeping open those ever closing lines of communications as she soon… Continue reading

4th of July T-shirts

The fourth of July is just a few days away, and we can’t wait!   One of the biggest attractions for us every year is the annual Light Up Arlington Fireworks Event on… Continue reading

Allen Bolden Pool, Arlington

One of my kid’s favorite summer places to keep cool is Allen Bolden Pool in Arlington.  With two diving boards, and lots of deep water for swimming, it’s a great alternative to play… Continue reading

Hatching Baby Chicks

One of the most amazing experiences of our summer so far has been the baby chicks we hatched!  There is nothing like watching new life being born, and my kids were amazed! We… Continue reading