Texas Grape Stomps and Grape Harvest Festivals, 2020

July and August in Texas may be hot, but it’s also Grape Harvest Time!  Many of the Wineries and Vineyards offer fun Grape Stomps and Festivals for the entire family, with great activities,… Continue reading

A Step Back in Time on Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico

Yes, Life is a Highway….. Driving from Texas, you’ll start to see the signs along I-40 advertising Tucumcari miles before you reach the exit to Historic Route 66 and the town of Tucumcari,… Continue reading

Tips for Visiting Meow Wolf, Santa Fe New Mexico

Meow Wolf was beyond anything I had imagined, and we just absolutely loved it!  Even my husband, who I’ve left out of many immersive art exhibit visits, was just spellbound by the depth… Continue reading

The Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway, Albuquerque to Santa Fe, New Mexico

Named for the various turquoise mines along the route, the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway stretches from Albuquerque to Santa Fe, taking you through the mountains, forest and desert of New Mexico for… Continue reading

The Isotopes Baseball Game was a Home Run during our Albuquerque, New Mexico Vacation

I can’t believe how much there was to see and do in Albuquerque!  We found ourselves there for a week with only a days notice before going, so planning things to do and… Continue reading

What To Do In Old Town Albuquerque New Mexico

We spent a fun and adventurous week in Albuquerque, New Mexico and had such a great time in this city at the base of the Sandia Mountains.  It was the longest we had… Continue reading

Which Beach is Right for You? A Guide to 10 of the Best Beaches in Galveston

Planning a visit to Galveston Island but not sure which beach is the best?  Here’s a breakdown of each beach, so you can find the perfect place to put your toes in the… Continue reading

12 Amazing Things To Do in Dallas With Kids

If you’re looking for an incredible Day Trip to Dallas, or even a fun vacation this Summer, there’s so much to do in Dallas with kids! 1. Spark Children’s Museum, 1409 S Lamar… Continue reading

Sirena Park and the Legend of Sirena the Indian Mermaid in Salado

I love local legends, and the one of Sirena, a beautiful Indian maiden, and her unrequited love of an Indian brave.  Crying by the river, a magical catfish overheard her and said he… Continue reading

Barton Springs Pool in Austin is Paradise on a Hot Summer Day

A dip into the cold water of Austin’s Barton Springs Pool should be on every Texan’s bucket list!  The pool and the Zilker Park attractions nearby can constitute a full day of fun,… Continue reading

Krause Springs Swimming Hole and Waterfall in Spicewood

When it comes to summers in Texas, there’s nothing better than a cold dip in a spring-fed swimming hole, and one of our favorites sits in the Texas Hill Country in Spicewood, about… Continue reading

Lake Lewisville Family Fun Things To Do

One of the biggest and busiest lakes in North Texas, there is always something fun to do on Lake Lewisville!  From lakeside dining to lake cruises and just fun parks to come spend… Continue reading

15 Free Things to do in Arlington this Summer

We usually exhaust our summer funds by the 2nd week of June, and with 10 more weeks of summer ahead, we are looking for FREE things to do!  Here’s a great list of… Continue reading

This Fort Worth Restaurant Will Make You Feel Like You’re Dining in a Tropical Paradise.

An evening on the exquisite patio of this Texas Restaurant can easily make you believe you are dining somewhere along the coast in Mexico, but surprisingly you’re in the heart of Cowtown in… Continue reading

The FREE Money Factory Tour at the United States Bureau of Printing and Engraving in Fort Worth!

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth, one of only two places in the United States where dollars are produced.  Free tours are offered Tuesday – Fri, but be warned, they don’t give out… Continue reading