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Our Spooky Texas Weekend at The Gas Station from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Bastrop

We just returned from what I’ve named our “Spooky Texas Weekend”, and we had a terrifyingly terrific time!  I had read about The Gas Station, one of the buildings used in the filming… Continue reading

The Robinson Family Farm, Temple

My absolute favorite thing about fall is heading out to spend a day on a farm!  I love to be able to just let my kids run and play, and have fun together!… Continue reading

Texas State Tubes, San Marcos

My oldest is still in the process of choosing a college, and we visited Texas State University in San Marcos!  He’s free to choose whatever school he wants, but I think my husband… Continue reading

Preston Trail Farms’ Big Orange Pumpkin Farm, Gunter

As I sat down under an awning covered picnic table, I thought about what a great age my youngest is now.  At nine years old, he’s old enough that I can bring him… Continue reading

Witch Mountain, Cedar Hill

Do you love a good ghost story?  As with any good tale, there are many variations, but most of the reports from people who have encountered the witch are of those hiking on… Continue reading

GrapeFest, Grapevine

The 2017 Grapefest runs from Thursday, September 14th to Sunday, September 17th, and it’s really a lot of fun for the entire family!  From GrapeStomps to Midway Rides, there is something for everyone!… Continue reading

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Hill Country Texas, Canyon Lake

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Hill Country Texas is an incredible place to take the entire family for a weekend on the Guadalupe River, playing on Canyon Lake, or just hanging out in the… Continue reading

Chalk Ridge Falls Park, Belton

There are SO many fun things to do in Belton, and we ended our Labor Day Weekend at Chalk Ridge Falls!  Chalk Ridge Falls is a FREE park just below the Stillhouse Hollow… Continue reading

The Landing at Creekside Park, Belton

Creekside Park in Belton is a fun park on Nolan Creek, perfect for a morning or afternoon of fun for the kids on a sunny summer day!  This FREE park is great for… Continue reading

The Gin at Nolan Creek, Belton

During our Labor Day in Belton, we headed over to the The Gin at Nolan Creek for lunch, and I just love this restaurant!  It’s located just steps from the creek, and we… Continue reading

Stillhouse Park, Belton

For Labor Day we spent the day at Stillhouse Hollow Lake and Belton, a really cute town near Killeen, about halfway between Austin and Waco.  We visited in the Spring, and I really… Continue reading

A Weekend at Rockwall Harbor, Rockwall

Like death, there are 7 stages to the acceptance that summer is over. Denial, such as when I refuse to buy back to school clothes, and spend all the budget on swimwear. The… Continue reading

Burleson Historical Ghost Tour, Burleson

My daughter and I love Ghost Tours, which are usually just a little history blended with a little ghost story here and there, and lots of fun!  When we heard about the Burleson… Continue reading

Downtown Nashville, TN

While all things are bigger in Texas, the Eclipse 2017 was not.  A line of totality, or total darkness, ran through the middle of the United States, from Oregon to South Carolina, missing… Continue reading

Clayton W. Chandler Park, Mansfield

This morning we headed to Chandler Park for their grand opening, and got a quick peak at all the park has to offer! Splash Pad Located next to the restrooms, the first splash… Continue reading