Tag: Texas

Close to Home: Grapevine Vintage Railroad

After visiting the Grapevine Museum we headed across the road to visit the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. From here you can take a train to the Fort Worth Stockyards. At Christmas time the Vintage Railroad turns into the Polar Express! If you like trains check out these other train related posts! Colorado Galveston Frisco I hope

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Looking Out the Front Door

My recent trip to Kansas and exploring the history available right down the road made me wonder what I was missing out my own front door. What spots of history do I drive past without a second glance? It turns out that there is a decent bit that I have been missing. One of these

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Hiking Hickory Creek Trail

I needed a hike and searching through trusty All Trails I found the Hickory Creek Trail. This short trail is part of a larger trail system and we hiked farther than just the little loop. This is a supper easy trail on primarily flat, even ground and very little rise in elevation. The trail starts

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A Beary Merry Christmas

I managed to get a few cute pictures of Bear and Keltin among the chaos that is Main Street Grapevine at Christmas time and a couple funny stories! There was a rust bucket of a truck stopped at a long red playing loud music on the worst bass set up I have ever heard and

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Christmas in Grapevine

Grapevine, Texas calls itself the Christmas Capitol of Texas. Now, I’m not sure I believe that but they do have quite the decorations on their Historic Downtown Main Street! If you have little ones don’t miss the North Pole Express and a visit to Santa’s Village. There are so many more decorations that I wanted

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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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