Lake Whitney State Park

Lake Whitney State Park is currently open for Day Use Only.  Advance Day Pass Reservations are required.  Please check their website for more safety precautions. Lake Whitney is the 4th largest lake in… 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

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

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.  This Summer, Mainstay is… 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

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