What will your family do with this extra time? With school closures looming, families in East Texas will be left with what seems like endless family togetherness time. But you don’t have to squander every day away with video games...
::Presenting Sponsors:: A HUGE thank you to our friends at Sky Ranch Camps for making our 2020 Summer Guide possible. We couldn't make it happen without wonderful ETX partnerships! We are also thankful to our friends at TJC Summer Camps for...
Spring Break East Texas Style Maybe spring break does not look like a ski trip or a week in the Caribbean. Maybe spring break is staying home, resting and enjoying what you have near you. Here are some great ways...
This East Texas Shop Local Guide is a sponsored post. We reached out to each featured business included in this guide and also included a comprehensive list of suggested local businesses from our readers and team. Brookshire’s Food Stores provide...
 Visit Tyler and Caldwell Zoo recently invited a few of us from the East Texas Moms Blog to join them for Night Hike at the Zoo. Our night started by hanging out with the elephants; Tonya, the matriarch of...
I love the fall. New routines pick back up. Cool air is ushered in. Leaves get dry and crackly and (sometimes in East Texas) resemble autumn colors. Gourds are everywhere, shafts of wheat pass as decor and slouchy sweaters...
Welcome to our Beans, Brews & Vines Guide: Celebrating local coffee, beer, and wine! East Texas is brimming with talented artisans bringing local flavors to our communities. We hope this resource leads you to sip, relax and enjoy a...
Our corner of Texas, full of its pine trees and expansive lakes, sneaks out a couple gorgeous months of fall weather that most of Texas misses out on. The leaves change to vibrant colors and the perfect temperatures invigorate...
Each October, a collection of scarecrows line the well-beaten path, tucked away, in the quiet woods of Ruth Bowling Nichols Arboretum. The Scarecrow Trail began in the Fall of 2010, hosted by the Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association to benefit...
It's nearly National Watermelon Day! August 3rd we celebrate this summer-time staple. Yes, there is a day for any and everything.  Sometimes I find it ridiculous … but sometimes I read those pretty little, hand-lettered, social media squares saying something along the...

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An ETX Staycation: Keeping Close to Home | East Texas Moms

Everyone loves a good stay-cation, right? Most of the time families decide on this because they want the time together as a family, away...