Category Archives: Field Trip

American Girl Doll Store Part 3

Y’all.  They have a salon in the store.  Where they do the doll’s hair!  If you follow me on Instagram, you know that Raptor got her ears pierced for her birthday this year, and she was desperate to get Samantha’s … Continue reading

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American Girl Doll Store Part 2

If you’re not familiar with the American Girl Doll Store, everything there costs approximately 1 million dollars.  When I called to make our lunch reservations, they talked me into booking a birthday celebration.  Which, yes, was super cute and totally … Continue reading

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American Girl Doll Trip Part 1

So.  Kate and her friend H are obsessed with their American Girl dolls.  H’s mom has been trying to convince me for months that we needed to take the girls to the American Girl Doll Store in Houston (about 3 … Continue reading

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Letterboxing

Oh letterboxing.  We went once when Kate was 3 or 4 and had a blast, but when I looked in to doing it again there weren’t a ton of boxes in our area so I kind of gave up on … Continue reading

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Tadpole Release

Waaaaaaaay back in October I got suckered into taking some frog eggs.  Raptor’s Girl Scout troop (which is the best troop evah!)  decided to earn one of their petals by rescuing some frog eggs, raising them into frogs, and then … Continue reading

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Decorating 360 Trees!

In Austin, there’s a busy road where people (against all reason) park on the shoulder and basically climb a cliff (I might be exaggerating slightly) to decorate cedar trees (which everyone is allergic to).  It’s awesome!  And I have wanted … Continue reading

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Strawberry Picking

Raptor and I went on a field trip to the strawberry farm this week.  It was awesome!  And now I have bunches of strawberries in the food dehydrator to make strawberry chips.     If you’re local, we went to … Continue reading

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Luminarium

This is the third year we’ve been to this and it is just as cool every time! It’s basically like walking into a giant multi-chambered bubble, which is to say AWESOME! They play kind of trancy music and lots of people … Continue reading

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Cameron Park Zoo

RaptorDad is currently working on NaNoWriMo (this is an annual thing where he writes a 50K word novel in 30 days), so my friend and I took our kiddos to the Cameron Park Zoo this weekend.  It’s about an hour … Continue reading

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Aquarena Springs

Time for a field trip!  Raptor and I went down to Aquarena Springs in San Marcos with my mom and it was so cool!  I remember going as a kid and they had a submarine theatre with mermaids.  That’s all … Continue reading

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