Bussey’s Stone Hut Fossils, Glen Rose

Glen Rose has lots of activities!  Check out Dinosaur Valley State Park, Dinosaur World, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and tubing or canoeing the Brazos River! One neat place to visit just outside of… Continue reading

Red Kane Park, Arlington

Each summer, we visit Red Kane Park in Arlington.  It’s a great park, with lots of mature trees so we can stay a little cooler in the shade. The park has a basket… Continue reading

CR Smith Museum, Fort Worth

The CR Smith Museum is often overlooked for the larger science museums in Dallas and Fort Worth, but if you have a child that loves planes, it’s the perfect place to visit!  Smaller… Continue reading

Feeding the Giraffes, Dallas Zoo

Have you ever fed a giraffe? We did one day at the Dallas Zoo one day.  It’s obvious that the Dallas Zoo loves their giraffes, they have pictures of giraffes on their sign.… Continue reading

Arlington YMCA Swim Team

Our favorite part of summer is swimming, but 3 months isn’t enough for us, which is why we originally joined the Arlington YMCA, so we could swim year round!  Now, my children have… Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend in Granbury

Each Memorial Day weekend, the town of Granbury celebrates with a fun 3-day festival in the historic courthouse square!  Cruisin’ Granbury, as it’s called, has a retro, 50’s theme and you’ll find lots… Continue reading

Klyde Warren Park, Dallas

My two oldest children are going to volunteer this summer at the Dallas Zoo, and are required to have a TB test.  We drove to Dallas early in the morning to get the… Continue reading

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History offers amazing, interactive exhibits, permanent exhibits, Imax, the Noble Planetarium and some incredible traveling exhibits as well.   Know Before You Go Parking is $8,… 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

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

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

Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum, Cleburne

Located on Hwy 67, just West of Cleburne and along the shores of Lake Pat Cleburne, sits the Chisholm Trail Museum.  Cowboy silhouettes line the highway, beckoning you to an adventure that will… Continue reading

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Dallas

The Dallas Arboretum is a special and magical place, filled with gardens of flowers and flora!  With each changing season, it brings its guest a completely different place to visit! Know Before You… Continue reading