Tag: Texas

Weekend Wandering: Graphite Pencil + Paper

Keltin and I recently found out that there is a new pencil shop in McKinney: Graphite Pencil +Paper and we had to stop in and check it out one Sunday afternoon. The lady that owns the shop is awesome and happy to help you find the best writing utensil for daily use or a specific

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Harry Potter in Concert

Last Sunday Keltin and I got to watch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with the wonderful scores of the film performed live by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The symphony orchestra was fantastic. Music live brings a bit more magic to the movie. Also, there is something wonderful about enjoying a movie with hundreds of

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Granbury Harvest Moon Festival

Last weekend i got to visit my grandparents and my Grandmother, Keltin and I made our way down to the Harvest Moon Arts Festival on the square in Granbury. Like most street festivals this one had a lot of vendors but I loved it because they were all fantastic artists and I wish I could

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Hiking Huntsville State Park

The weather has gotten really nice lately and on the way back from Houston recently I decided to stop and visit Huntsville State Park. The cool weather and and the beauty of the trees were calling my name and Bear and I needed a hike. The day we went the park was quite busy –

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Creek House Honey Farm: Canyon, TX

Last weekend I visited Canyon, TX with my friends for WT’s homecoming in the new stadium. But there are a number of wonderful things in Canyon besides WTAMU. One of those is Creek House Honey Farm. A little shop and winery where you can sample and buy local honey and other products made with honey

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Mumford and Sons: Dallas, TX

Keltin and I love a good show but typically we go to symphonies and musicals but we changed it up this time and saw Mumford and Sons at the American Airlines Center. The music was fantastic and perfect to sing along to. They opened with Guiding Light and played a nice mix of new and

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Hiking Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Bear and I had a free Saturday while Keltin did photography and radio for Tarleton sports and I decided the day would be best spent outdoors and in nature. We spent most of the day hiking the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. It is $5 per adult to enter and dogs are welcome as

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Weekend Wanderings: GrapeFest 2019

It has been a while since I have been to a street festival and one of my favorite ones is finally here! I really like GrapeFest because it gives me the chance to try wines that I wouldn’t typically buy along with wondering the festival and listening to a variety of live music. This year

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Hiking Horseshoe Trail – Lake Grapevine

Keltin and I love to get out on the trail and taking Bear out to explore. We also love finding local trails and recently discovered Horseshoe Trail just a few miles from our place. This is a fairly busy hiking and biking trail that gives you plenty of shade and occasional views of the lake.

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