Highland Village Balloon Festival, Highland Village

  The Highland Village Balloon Festival is bigger and better than ever!  We had a great time, but as always, there are things I would have done different, and I’m here to give… Continue reading

DFW Surf, Grapevine

I started telling you about all the fun things to do at DFW Surf in Grapevine back at the beginning of summer, but it was August before we made it out to try… Continue reading

Lost Oak Winery, Burleson

Late summer in Texas is Wine Season, when vineyards are busy harvesting their grapes, and people from all over come to experience a little of the fruits of their labors!  Each August and… Continue reading

10 Reasons Why Your Child Will Love Topgolf

Maybe you think Topgolf is only for adults, and it is a really neat place for an adult night-out, but they open early, 9am daily and 8am on Saturdays, and it’s a perfect… Continue reading

10 Reasons to Visit the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston

One of the premier museums in the United States, the Houston Museum of Natural Science offers something for everyone and is a must-visit when in Houston, even worth traveling across the state to… Continue reading

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, Dallas

    We love Medieval Times and go a couple of times a year.  We’ve been for birthdays, school field trips and even scouting programs where they teach you about the horses! The… Continue reading

Money Saving Tips for Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington

We love Six Flags Over Texas, and always have season passes!  Numerous trips to both the Arlington park and Fiesta Texas in San Antonio have given us plenty of Mommy Tips, and I’m… Continue reading

Japanese Tea Gardens, San Antonio

Built in an old rock quarry, the Japanese Tea Gardens are one of the hidden jewels of San Antonio, and as I say so many times, if you never get beyond the Riverwalk… Continue reading

Augie’s Barbed Wire Smokehouse, San Antonio

We spent a fun day exploring Brackenridge Park in San Antonio, home to the San Antonio Zoo, Witte Museum and much more!  Nothing makes an appetite like a good day of adventure, so… Continue reading

White Water Bay Waterpark at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio

Did you know that Six Flags Fiesta Texas has a waterpark, and that it’s FREE with your Six Flags Fiesta Texas ticket?  White Water Bay Waterpark is a GREAT way to keep cool… Continue reading

Schilo’s Delicatessen, San Antonio

While San Antonio is known for their famous Mexican Food, it pays to remember that it’s just a 30 minute drive from the Riverwalk to New Braunfels, a town as famous for their… Continue reading

Hotel Indigo on the Riverwalk, San Antonio

Hotel Indigo on the San Antonio Riverwalk is one of my favorite places to stay because of it’s unique location, about a 15 minute walk along the river to the restaurant district, or… Continue reading

10 Reasons You Must Visit the Pearl, San Antonio

The Historic Pearl offers visitors who venture away from the thrill parks and Riverwalk of San Antonio a chance to see another side of the city!  Once the headquarters of Pearl Beer, the… Continue reading

Money and Time Saving Tips for SeaWorld, San Antonio

When your daughter loves the ocean, and the creatures that live in it, you spend a lot of time at aquariums, and SeaWorld San Antonio is a must!  After years of visits, it’s… Continue reading

Bear Tracks Putting Course at the Golf Center at the Highlands, Carrollton

My youngest son loves miniature golf, and we’ve played all over the state, through windmills, hippos squirting water, black lights and plaster dolphins.  While we really enjoy some of the cornier courses, my… Continue reading