Fall camping favorites

Fall camping favorites

Ride horses, hike trails, and connect with nature By Sydni Ellis Golden light illuminates the sky, as deep red, orange, and yellow-tinted leaves are crunched underfoot. A comforting chill fills the air, as we spot pumpkins in the grocery store and smell apple pies baking 

Raise a Glass

Raise a Glass

To local wineries, distilleries, and breweries to discover your new favorite after-work drink By Sydni Ellis Who hasn’t turned to wine after a long day, grabbed a celebratory beer with friends, or treated yourself to a kids-are-finally-back-in-school cocktail? We all have our favorite drinks and 

Splash around at Texas waterparks

Splash around at Texas waterparks

By Sydni Ellis Starting with lazy summer sunshine and ending with the chaotic energy of back-to-school season, August is such a unique month. In Texas, it’s also one of the hottest, with temperatures ramping up just before fall. August is a time of lasts — 

Hit the Trails

Hit the Trails

Explore parks, cities by bicycle this summer By Sydni Ellis I learned how to ride a bike on a pink glitter bicycle with white wheels, a cute basket, and rainbow tassel handles. As a kid, I spent countless hours exploring the neighborhood streets with my matching 

Set sail for summer fun

Set sail for summer fun

By Sydni Ellis If I could bottle up a bit of June’s dreamy, luminescent sunshine, I would spritz it all year long to prolong that magical early summer feeling. It’s practically impossible to feel sad this time of year when the outdoors beckons you every 

Flight  Museums soar in North Texas

Flight Museums soar in North Texas

By Sydni Ellis Falling in love is a wild adventure. Connecting with another person feels like flying, filled with excitement and wonder and butterflies in your stomach. That’s why a wedding I attended at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas felt so fitting. The 

True Crime Travel

True Crime Travel

By Sydni Ellis Murder is on my mind a lot. At any given time, I’m analyzing crime scenes alongside TV detectives, trying to identify a killer in novels, listening to true crime podcasts, or watching documentaries of unsolved deaths. My obsession with the Ted Bundy-like 

Animal Adventures

Animal Adventures

By Sydni Ellis Mud splatters your shoes as you make your way down the Enchanted Forest Trail. Spring is almost here, and the earthy mulch mixes with a sweet floral scent in the warm breeze, creating the most natural perfume. Romantic, mystical statues stand prominently 

Enchanting getaway

Enchanting getaway

Photo: New Mexico TRUE By Sydni Ellis Winter sunshine makes the desert come alive, adding a soft, golden glow to a chilly day. A river weaves lazily through the canyon. Cacti and flowers spread out over the landscape. Birds fly over snow-capped peaks in the 

New Year, New Activities

New Year, New Activities

Cool creative, athletic & entertaining experiences to try in North Texas this month By Sydni Ellis Blood rushed to my ears as I hang upside down from a silk ribbon. My hands hurt, my heart was racing, but I felt totally exhilarated and graceful! It