Most Beautiful Texas State Park | Longhorn Caverns

Formed about a million years ago, The Texas State Park Longhorn Caverns are otherwordly. This lesser-visited Texas cavern tucked away in the darling little County of Burnet is one of the most beautiful Texas State Parks. Now dry, thousands of years ago, there was an underground river that flowed through the limestone bedrock in this … Read more

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Hiking Gorman Falls | Kid-Friendly Texas Big

Hiking Gorman Falls to see one of the biggest waterfalls in Texas was a hiker’s wild paradise. We absolutely loved all the trails at Colorado Bend State Park. Gorman Falls was the first trail that we hiked. Hiking Gorman Falls | Kid-Friendly Texas Big Gorman Fall, Colorado Bend State Park I Can’t Believe We’re in … Read more

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Wedding Oak | Legendary Tree in San Saba, Texas

This Texas Live Oak is also a legendary tree. Often referred to as the “Marriage Oak,” “Matrimonial Alter,” “Matrimonial Oak,” but officially known as the “Wedding Oak.” This tree is famously known for having strong magical powers. It’s also one of the oldest trees in the state. Wedding Oak | Legendary Tree in San Saba, … Read more

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Regency Bridge – Ghost Town Suspension Bridge

Regency Bridge was the last suspension bridge in Texas still open to vehicle traffic, at least until September 2020. The locals refer to this bridge as “The Swinging Bridge.” Some people have called it the scariest bridge in Texas. Regency Bridge – Ghost Town Suspension Bridge. Suspension Bridges in Texas There were 54 suspension bridges … Read more

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What’s your biggest life changing event?

This is my favorite personal story. Shortly after graduating from University within three weeks I quit my job, ended the relationship with the man I believed at the time I was going to marry, obtained a work visa, found an apartment (flat) abroad online to share with local occupants, and bought a one-way ticket to … Read more

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17 Irish Kid-Friendly Movies to Watch

17 Irish Kid-Friendly Movies to Watch

Every year, I get so excited to celebrate the Irish culture on St. Patrick’s Day and for the whole week really. My time living abroad in Ireland forever changed me as a person; “My Biggest Life-Changing Moment.” Now I have fun sharing my memories and teaching my kids about St. Patrick’s Day and the Irish culture. … Read more

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White Rock Chapel – Hidden Black History Dallas

How I discovered White Rock Chapel – Hidden Black History Dallas. When looking for a place to park so that we could walk the nearby Winnwood and White Creek Park, I stumbled upon one of the Oldest Black Churches in North Texas.   White Rock Chapel Over 135 yrs ago, this chapel’s site was settled … Read more

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Celestial Park, Addison, Texas

Celestial Park in Addison Texas is the sort of place where a person can Just Be. It’s peaceful and tranquil. The perfect place to walk and think, sit and reflect or enjoy an outdoor reading nook. Celestial Park in Addison Texas The park has steps leading up to a sundial. Once at the sundial, if … Read more

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The Sweet Science of Candy Making – Chemistry

This week we’ve been creating some winter science experiments. I just published a post How to Make Snow Candy. This post, The Sweet Science of Candy Making, is a follow-up to further explain the chemistry behind that snow candy. The Sweet Science of Candy Making The creation of candy involves an understanding of complex chemistry. … Read more

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How to Make Snow Candy – Winter Science

This Winter Science post, How to Make Snow Candy, is a delicious lesson. Teaching this Chemistry lesson is 100% guaranteed to create a reaction! How to Make Snow Candy Materials Needed: Real Maple Syrup Clean snow Saucepan or pot Container to hold snow Candy thermometer (we didn’t use this) To Make: Pour syrup into a … Read more

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