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

Fort Worth Nature Center Preschool Discovery Class – the Prairie

My five year old loves the Preschool Discovery Class at the Fort Worth Nature Center, and looks forward to going each month.   Which thrills me, but also makes me a little sad,… Continue reading

Loyd Park, Grand Prairie

One of the two Grand Prairie Park Lakes, Loyd Park is located on the shores of Joe Pool Lake, and offers guest a variety of outdoor adventures on their 791 acres!   Check… Continue reading

Fairfield Lake State Park

Fairfield Lake State Park offers beautiful, big shady hardwood trees, scenic campsites, a great fishing lake and abundant wildlife.  We had an amazing visit, and are already planning many more return trips. On… Continue reading

Cooper Farms Peaches, Fairfield

Fairfield is a little town of about 14,000, located on I-45 just south of Corsicana.  The county seat of Freestone County, it has a cute little courthouse square filled with eclectic antique shops… Continue reading

April Giveaway – The Prophets of Smoked Meat by Daniel Vaughn

I’m so thrilled about our April Give-a-Way, a copy of the soon to be released, The Prophets of Smoked Meat, a Journey through Texas Barbecue by Daniel Vaughn! The book, which promises to… Continue reading

The Safari Express at the Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo has a new attraction for it’s younger guest, the Safari Express! My five year couldn’t wait to go ride it!  Like most little children, he loves trains!  I was surprised… Continue reading

Fish Creek Linear Park Trail, Arlington

One of the nicest ways to enjoy the Morning is bike rides with the family.  We love exploring new places to ride!   The Fish Creek Linear Park trail in Arlington stretches from Cravens… Continue reading