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Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area

Lewisville Lake is a very popular and commercial lake just north of Dallas.  It’s busy shorelines host restaurants and homes, and the water is filled with boats each weekend.  But just on the other… Continue reading

Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Stockyards is one of the mandatory “Must Visit” places in Texas, and filled with tourist and locals, all who love a fun, festival like atmosphere and a taste of the… Continue reading

Bass Pro Shop’s Outdoor World, Grapevine

  Outdoor World in Grapevine   FREE Annual Events Each Holiday season, Bass Pro Shops is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with fun kid activities, unique decorations and even FREE Santa photos! It’s… Continue reading

Rio San Antonio Cruises, San Antonio

You may have walked along the San Antonio Riverwalk, and dined in one of it’s many restaurants, but you haven’t really experienced the river until you taken one of the boat tours! Know… Continue reading

The Witte Museum, San Antonio

My daughter and I have just returned from her 3 day 4th grade field study trip to Austin and San Antonio.  We visited the Witte Museum in San Antonio, which is one of… Continue reading

Texas State Capitol, Austin

We just returned from my daughter’s 4th grade Field Study, a field trip to some of the most historically significant places in Texas.  We had an amazing, if not exhausting time, and I’m… Continue reading

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

  The San Jacinto Monument Every lover of Texas history should visit the San Jacinto Monument, where Texas secured her place in history as a free nation!  But there is alot more to do and… Continue reading

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, Cedar Hill

“Lizards don’t bite”, says my know it all four year old, to the herpetologist standing in front of him on the trail at Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center. “They don’t?  Well, what do you… Continue reading

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

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

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