Dallas has a Sweet tooth!

Dallas sure has a sweet tooth. I was always a lover for cupcakes, and thought i knew all about the best ones in the city. Dallas sure some sweet spots that I really like to visit and Bird Bakery is by far one of my favorites. I really like the variety that they have and the serve hot meals too. I am a sucker for the sweets and this place is soo good. Here is why.

I like this place for the variety that they have. I am so obsessed with cupcakes that i really don't go for the pies, cookies or the brownie. But I should've tried some here. I cant say that i tried them but y'all  will next time. I know that cupcakes are so good. They offer the tiny cupcakes and the regular sizes to. I was so tempted to get one of each flavor but I opted for just three. I got the southern red velvet, the BIRD blue vanilla and the fresh strawberry. Everything that I got was soo good y'all. 

I cant wait to go back here again with some friends soon. I want to get something off the lunch menu and try a pie and cookie. Not only do they have a pretty sitting area, they have a nice little nook for the kids too. They have coloring books, TV and just cute all over. I love it here and love that its family friendly. Ill be back soon that's for sure.


Date Night! Murder Mystery Dinner

 Every now and then my husband and I like to dress up and go out on a date. When the opportunity came along for us to go on a date night I knew it was a break from the usual that we both needed. I'm often known to write about family friendly fun activities happening in the city of Dallas, but this night was ours. If you're like us and enjoy a good date night, then here is a suggestion you should try. The Murder Mystery Co. in Dallas.

What is a murder mystery dinner? This is a "who done it" night that you will be talking about and wanting to experience again. The night started with a mugshot that we took before entering the venue, it was hilarious because of the props they had. I couldn't take it serious when we had to pose for our shot. But we got through it and I liked how they turned out, super silly and funny. 

The theme of the night was "Til death do us part" and the scene was the wedding where everything was fine until the best man "died" suspiciously. So, each dinner table was designated as an investigative team to solve the crime. I was kind of nervous about doing this. I am really not a case solver person, but I knew that Aaron would help me out. The others at our dinner table were great to meet and get to know and made the evening even more fun. I was surprised at how talented the cast was because they were entertaining and made it interactive for the crowd. There's not a bad seat in the house, but I recommend the VIP experience and you'll get a bit closer to the action. The memories from that night are something that Aaron and I are still talking about. 

Was it the Mother-in-Law, the doctor or the best man's girlfriend. They each had a motive. If you bribe the suspects you may get some juicy info. I really don't want to give away too many details, Its something you just have to attend and enjoy. 

I saw ladies dressed up in costume that went as a group, and couples dressed up as bride and groom. I was amazed at those who came in character, it sure was a great sight.  

Ya'll have to follow this link to check out the calendar for the next Murder Mystery Dinner. The next date is August 18th. I say go ahead and book it. We truly had a blast, met awesome people at our table, and had a break from the kids.

Dallas to New Braunfels

 Three kids in tow on a journey to New Braunfels from Dallas was one to remember. I traveled with the 3 kids alone without the hubby which was a choice of mine. I wanted to do and experience a trip with my kids. This was a chance for me to travel with the kids and to literally take my time and not rush. 

One thing that I really like about traveling with the kids is that we made multiple stops along the way.

First Stop! 
If you are traveling down from Dallas south on I35 I recommend going to the Silos in Waco. This place reminds me of Klyde Warren Park in Dallas. It has an open grassy area where the kids can run around and play with lawn games. There is a bakery on site and you are able to get yummy treats here as well. Check out my recent write up on Magnolia silos HERE.

Second Stop ! 
We stopped for lunch at the Raising Canes, its one of our got to spots where I know the kids will eat. I like the portions here and the food you can get in canes basket. YUM!

Third Stop! 
We popped in a DVD and drove the One hour and half down to Austin. I wanted to make a stop here to take a break and get the kids some Ice Cream. The behaved well and we all needed a break. We stopped at the Tasty Spoon Gelato. Really tasty flavors and good place for kids. They have a great lawn as well. They have the corn hole toss, jenga, ring toss and more. There were so many games out here that we stayed at least 30 min. My kids loved it here and so did I.

Fourth Stop!
Rise and shine, we made it to New Braunfels and we are wanting to eat some delicious pastry's. WE had to make a stop at Naegelins   the oldest bakery in Texas to eat some peach and apple strudels, and a yummy cinnamon roll. We took some back to our cabin where we stayed and ate out on the porch with a view.

Fifth Stop!
On the way back to Dallas we stopped again in Austin and ate at Gourdoughs food truck. OMGosh when I say this was the tastiest donuts I have had in a while i'm not kidding. This place is soo good. They serve up warm thick donuts with any toppings they have on site. I truly cant wait to eat here again. My mouth is watering right about NOW.