Week of / July 28th - August 2 / Addsion-Dallas

Here comes the coolest weekend this month, and by cool I mean weather. It's time to kick back, relax and enjoy these relatively cool days while it lasts as we get closer to the end of summer. 


1. For an early afternoon adventure, take the whole family to the Nickel Mania Arcade in Carrollton. Admission is $1.95 for child/parent each. Bring $5 dollars and in return you will receive 100 nickles and win loads of tickets to exchange for prizes.

2. Take a ride down to the Village on the Parkway in Addison and grab a healthy lunch that the whole family will enjoy at Zoes KitchenThe menu has great healthy options, I would recommend the chicken kabobs, and anything off the kids menu will be a hit. 
 * for added adventure, Whole Foods is behind the Zoes Kitchen. I recommend having either coconut Frozen Yogurt or any of the in house baked cookies. The varieties are limitless and the vegan chocolate chip cookie is a win.
 * This shopping center has a other great restaurants. So feel free to pick what you are in the mood for.

3. In the evening take your treats and blankets and go to the Beckert Park in Addison for Cinema in the Circle to watch the movie Night at the Museum Movies under the stars on the coolest night in July will be great.


1. Target First Saturdays from 10am - 5pm at the Nasher sculpture Center in downtown Dallas. This month's Big idea is "Collaboration". The Event is geared for the preschool and elementary age kids yet adults and teens can take in the awe of the statue gardens and tours that go on during the event. It will be an experience that everyone will enjoy. BTW its Free.

2. Take the 2 minute stroll down to the Klyde Warren Park and have lunch at any food truck that interests you. The Butcher's Son has awesome sliders(the mac-n-beefy) in combinations that will tickle anyone's taste buds. Ruthie's Food Truck has awesome  grill cheese sandwiches (ex: the turkey trot). To cool down, try some gourmet ice cream from the Cool Haus truck. Lunch and Desert #winning. 

Bring a towel and a change of clothes for the young'ns because the splash pads are always tempting. Older teens will want to try out the table tennis, mini put put on the North side of the park and of course the array of magazines to choose from. A parents I.D will be needed as a collateral to rent out equipment for any of the outdoor games.  

3. End the Night with some yummy yum tacos at Velvet Taco. This location is off Henderson Ave. The tacos are very flavorful and eating out on the patio is highly recommended. Take advantage of this opportunity to be adventurous with any thing on the menu or you can customize to your liking. It is an upbeat and chill atmosphere. Take a stroll down Henderson Ave. to check out some of the trendy boutiques and enjoy the cool evening stroll with the family. 

*you can be adventurous and do the whole itenary or pick and choose what fits your family's interests. 

-Have Fun

Week of / July 21-26 / Grapevine, TX

 [ IN ] DFW

Things to do in DFW this weekend.

The Weekend is fast approaching. Here is an Itinerary for an afternoon in the city of Grapevine, TX that the whole family can enjoy.

1. Have Lunch at the Weinberger's Deli on Main street in grapevine.I would recommend getting the Detroit Style Gyro or any special of the day. The chocolate cookies are made in house. YUM!

Weinberger’s Delicatessen

601 S. Main St., Ste. 100, Grapevine, TX 76051
Phone: 817-416-5577 

2. Walk next door to get some gourmet popcorn at Cassie's to snack on later in the evening. They have a lot of great flavors, but if you are undecided you can grab some samples first and decide on a flavor that the whole family will agree on.

Cassie’s Gourmet Popcorn

603 S. Main St., Ste. 302, Grapevine, TX 76051
Phone: 817-410-4650

3.  Take a drive to the Grapevine Mills Mall and cool off in the AC and take the kids on a carousel ride near the food court. Bring some bills because cards are not accepted at the carousel. Mom can enjoy some retail therapy and kids can enjoy some fun at the same time. The Grapevine mall is a big outlet with a wide variety of shops like, Micheal Kors, Gap, H&M, and other attractions like LEGOLAND and Sea Life Indoor Aquarium

Grapevine Mills Mall
3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy, Grapevine, TX 76051

(972) 724-4900

4. For dinner, go to Grimaldi's Pizza for some authentic New York style pizza.I recommend sitting out in the patio, but if its to Hot just sit inside because the action near the brick oven is cool to see. It's been known to offer a New York style of pizza. 

**An early dinner will be best if you want to beat the evening rush.

Grimaldi's Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria

1401 William D Tate Ave #100, Grapevine, TX 76051
Phone: 817-488-4547

5. For an evening adventure, go to the Founders Plaza Observation Area near the North entrance to DFW airport and watch the airplanes take off and land. You can enjoy your popcorn and bottled water while listening to a live feed of the air traffic controller guiding the planes in and out of the airport. This will be a great photo op for the family, so remember to bring your camera.

**Open from dawn to dusk.

Founders Plaza Observation Area

1700 N. Airfield Drive, DFW International Airport
Grapevine, TX