Category Archive: Family Outings

Schlitterbahn Waterpark: A Favorite for Tots and Teens

The Memorial holiday is always a little teaser for the soon-to-be summer, and we decided to break summer in early at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels. By this time in the school year… Continue reading

The Great Outdoors

As a kid I played in the street. A lot. I played kickball with the neighborhood kids, I rode my bike, yelled “you’re it” and then ran, and drank from the hose. My… Continue reading

A Christmastime Tradition

There’s something magical about The Nutcracker at Christmastime. As a little girl I got dressed in my fanciest dress and enjoyed the show, just me and my mom. It’s a wonderful memory, one… Continue reading

Family Fun at Barton Hills Farm

It’s a good day when you get to spend time outdoors with friends who are like family. Today we visited Barton Hill Farms, which is set amongst 100-year-old cottonwood trees, rolling grassy hills… Continue reading

E.T. at the Symphony

As a kid my mom took my brother and I to see E.T. The Extra Terrestrial at the movie theatre. I was 2 years old at the time and don’t remember it, but… Continue reading

LEGO KidsFest: Something for Everyone!

LEGO KidsFest is going on in Austin right now and you can expect all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in one activity- and entertainment-packed family event… Continue reading

The Meadows Center: Not the Aquarena Springs I Remember

I remember visiting Aquarena Springs in San Marcos, TX as a child. I can still recall the excitement of the “aquamaids” and other underwater performers, but most of all I remember watching in… Continue reading

San Marcos Premium Outlets: Deals for Summer and Back to School

If you live anywhere within driving distance of San Marcos, TX, you’ve probably made the trip to San Marcos Premium Outlets at some point. If you haven’t, you need to. It’s a great… Continue reading

Fiesta Farm: A Hands-On Experience

I’m an animal lover. Always have been. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have a pet. I’ve often had classroom pets too. From dogs and cats and hamsters to animals at… Continue reading

Doseum: Your Kids, and You, Will Love It

When Xander was younger, we were fans of the San Antonio Children’s Museum, and I’ve enjoyed many Prek field trips there as well. With the closing of the San Antonio Children’s Museum and… Continue reading