Bucket List in South Texas: Follow the Whooping Cranes South

We love Texas and even more in the winter months.  This, of course, is the best time to see the beautiful endangered whooping cranes.  Our travels started in Waco, Texas and we followed these huge birds south to the gleaming beaches near Rockport, Texas. 3 best places to see in Waco Texas Our first stop toward the South tip of Texas was in a brief stay in Waco. My oldest was so excited about visiting Continue reading

Roadside Fun: Name the animal that helps guard a Columbian Mammoth herd

Name the animal that helps guard a Columbian Mammoth herd. We just visited The Waco Mammoth National Monument with some friends from Fulltime Families. The kids learned about the Columbian Mammoths and believed to be twice the size of Woolly Mammoths. Columbian Mammoths First, a little history about Columbian Mammoths that we learned during our tour of the dig site. The site consists of three different time periods. Our tour we learned about a herd Continue reading

If you only have 24 hours in Blowing Green, Kentucky, what places do you visit?

If you only have 24 hours in Blowing Green Kentucky, what do you visit? You visit the two most popular places in the area. I have a special place in my heart for Corvettes and caves so we chose The National Corvette Museum and Mammoth Cave. Mammoth Cave Mammoth Cave was filled with cool air, large stalagmites and stalactites and miles of limestone. We opted to go on a tour with a Ranger and over Continue reading

Imagine when mammoths roamed the earth

Mammoth site

It’s fun to go back in time and imagine when Mammoth’s roamed the earth. Isabelle favorite animal is the Wooly Mammoths and she was extra excited to go visit the Mammoth Site in Hot Springs,SD. It is said that every time they dig down anywhere in the dakotas they find dinosaurs. We arrive at the site just in time for the first tour and were lucky because their were only eight people total.  In this Continue reading