Eco-Fest in Arlington

The first day of Fall welcomed cooler temperatures and the kick-off weekend of a season full of festivals!  We celebrated the season opener at Eco-Fest in Arlington, one of our annual favorites! The… Continue reading

Cowtown Wake Park, Fort Worth

Cowtown Wake Park is closed due to flooding.  It is planned to reopen as Republic Wakepark DFW, when it’s not flooding.  Stay Tuned. Come back. For my daughter’s 12th birthday, we headed out… Continue reading

Hamilton Pool, Dripping Springs

On the second day of our “No Destination” Road Trip, we left amazing Krause Springs after an incredible morning rain shower.  It gently fell from the sky in silver streaks, and we all… Continue reading

Hamilton Smoke Shack, Hamilton

The last week of our summer vacation we decided to take a road trip.  “Where are we going to go?” we all asked each other.  In the end, we decided to not have… Continue reading

Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is AMAZING.  Check out my Mommy Tips for making the most of your visit. Know Before You Go Be sure and purchase your tickets online before… Continue reading

Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas

The Trinity River Audubon Center sits along the Trinity River, south of downtown Dallas and while it’s still in the city’s limits, it seems a world away.   I like places like that,… Continue reading

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

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