DIY Halloween Costume

Need a last minute costume idea?? These Grannies take the cake! It is an easy DIY costume that you can complete with most things from your home! Not to mention the amount of laughter all night long… For the hair… If you can find/borrow a cheap wig, that is the easiest way! However, you can definitely get a granny effect from some rollers around the … Continue reading DIY Halloween Costume

World of Wonders Longview, Texas

World of Wonders 112 E Tyler St, Longview, TX 75601 (903) 212-4969 http://www.longviewwow.org/ HOURS OF OPERATION: Thursday 2pm – 6pm  Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. ** Second Saturday of each month, Member only from 8 a.m -10 a.m. ** ADMISSION: General Admission $8/person Seniors (65+)/Military (with ID) $7/person Members FREE Children under 2 yrs FREE The … Continue reading World of Wonders Longview, Texas

East Texas Gator Farm Grand Saline, Texas

East Texas Gators & Wildlife Park 9515 FM 1255, Grand Saline, TX 75140 (903) 962-5630 http://www.easttexasgators.com/ Sun.- Thurs. 9 am – 5 pm Fri. & Sat. 9 am – 8 pm  Admission is $7 adults and $6 for children ages 2-12 Senior citizens over 65 are $6 **Check for a Groupon**   This was one of our first adventures we went on as you will be … Continue reading East Texas Gator Farm Grand Saline, Texas

Caldwell Zoo Tyler, Tx

Caldwell Zoo Tyler, Texas  Caldwellzoo.org 2203 Martin Luther King Blvd  Tyler, Tx. 75702 $$ $8/child – $11.50/adults $$ Fitbit Steps: 4,000 If you haven’t been to Caldwell Zoo or you haven’t gone since you were a kid, go! Although, not too much has changed it is still really awesome. And if you’re looking for 2-4 hours to kill, you totally can!   Now I’m sure … Continue reading Caldwell Zoo Tyler, Tx

Mineola Nature Preserve 

Sunday, March 29th Mineola Nature Preserve  1860 Co Rd 2724, Mineola, TX 75773 http://www.mineolanaturepreserve.com/ $$$FREE$$$   Grab your walking shoes (take a lesson from us-it would be much more comfortable in workout clothes), pack a back pack, and head to Mineola, Tx. This place is a beautiful, serene escape for some much needed fresh air & sunshine! As soon as you park there are beautiful … Continue reading Mineola Nature Preserve 

Sunday Funday 

Sunday, March 13th, 2016 Tyler, Texas     Was anyone else incredibly thankful for the sunshine?? We took full advantage of the abundance of vitamin D yesterday! Our adventures were casual, bountiful, and lovely!  We embraced the rain and jumped in several muddy puddles..          Let our little fairy princesses play in the magical bushes..       Play with bubbles…       “I wish I … Continue reading Sunday Funday 

Indoor Water Park in East Texas!

Friday, February 12th, 2016 With all of the stress of school, work, and life, Lili and I decided to surprise the girls with an evening trip to our local…. INDOOR WATER PARK! I mean who knew East Texas would have such amenities? THE WATER PARK AT THE VILLAGES 18270 Singing Wood Ln, Flint, TX 75762  http://www.silverleafresortswaterpark.com/  $$15/average$$ Practically any age, but more fun at 3 … Continue reading Indoor Water Park in East Texas!