Lake Whitney State Park

I’ve been a little obsessed with Lake Whitney lately. That’s because the 4th largest lake in Texas, located on the Brazos River, offers so much fun!   We spent one weekend at Lake… Continue reading

Best of Texas St. Patrick Day Celebrations!

Like everything, Texas celebrates St. Patrick’s Day is a BIG way!  From parades, carnivals, pageants, Gaelic music and a Green River, here are some of the best celebrations going on across the state!… Continue reading

Brookhaven College Earth Science Fair, Farmer’s Branch

Brookhaven College in Farmer’s Branch held an Earth Science Fair, and we were excited to get to attend! Our first stop was the inflatable planetarium!  Have you ever been inside one of these?… Continue reading

Girls in Engineering Day at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Each year, during National Engineers Week, usually the 3rd week in February,  we visit the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History for their annual Girl Scout Girls in Engineering Day event! Special events… Continue reading

Hiking to Gorman Falls, Bend

Hiking to Gorman Falls Gorman Falls is a spectacular waterfall located next to the Colorado River in Colorado Bend State Park in the Texas Hill Country.   The water comes from Gorman Springs,… Continue reading

11 BIG Ways to Celebrate Texas Independence Day

Here’s a list of places, events and things to do to celebrate Texas Independence Day! 1.  The Alamo, San Antonio Explore The Alamo and the Battle of the Alamo Commemoration with a Texas… Continue reading

Sulphur Springs Camp, Bend

We awoke on the spring morning of our first visit to Sulphur Springs Camp in Bend to hear a chorus of birds singing around our tent, keeping harmony with the sound of the… Continue reading

Crater of Diamonds State Park, Arkansas

  For Valentine’s Day, like a lot of women, I asked my husband for a diamond. But not just any diamond. One we found ourselves! See, what I really wanted was a weekend… Continue reading

Texas Most Romantic Get-A-Ways

Over the weekend, we had fun on our facebook page, posting some of the Most Romantic Get-A-Ways in Texas.   Facebook followers named their favorites from around the Lone Star State.  Whether you… Continue reading

D.O.R.B.A trail, Cedar Hill State Park

** Please check with DORBA for trail conditions.  Click HERE to visit their website. ** I can’t express how much I love riding my bike. I’m sure it has something to do with… Continue reading

Mainstay Farm, Cleburne

We love our annual visit to Mainstay Farm, which is a perfect destination for birthday parties, family reunions, field trips and their annual Family Pumpkin Days and Christmas trees. Check out my Mommy Tips… Continue reading

Country Critters, Alvarado

Nestled down a country road southeast of Fort Worth is Country Critters farm and petting zoo.  Open seasonally for Spring and Fall, the family-owned farm is like a visit out to Grandma’s house!… Continue reading

Mineral Wells Fossil Park

Once upon a time, a giant pinata was filled with fossils, and hung over Texas.  When the pinata was broken, fossils rained down over what is now the Mineral Wells Fossil Park.  They are… Continue reading

Burger’s Lake, Fort Worth

Burger’s Lake really isn’t a lake at all, but it is. Confusing?  Well, the water isn’t what you expect from lake water.  Coming from underground, natural springs, the water is cold!  Then it’s micro-filtered, and… 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