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Family friendly Dallas weekend

Slow-living in Texas is one of its greatest perks. But we sped it up for a weekend in Dallas with my boys and boy did Dallas impress! Our picks for a weekend in Dallas with kids!

Deep Ellum King of cool vibes town could be the title of Deep Ellum. A downtown district of food, shops, bars, and conce…

Martins beach, San Francisco bay area's best kept secret

Our third time to the San Francisco area had me googling "off the beaten path" things to do in the San Francisco bay area. Google did not fail. A beach day was in order following our city trekking and I stumbled upon jaw-dropping images of a beach with a past, Martins beach in Half moon b…

Round Top Texas, a must stop on the way to Waco

Our whirlwind driving tour of Texas included Austin, Waco, and Round Top and I gotta say nothing came close to the charm and unique-ness that was Round Top. A perfect pit-stop on a girls driving tour of Texas. The charm factor here is off the charts, truly like stepping back into colonial times. Ve…
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