Birthday at the Lake

Grapevine Lake sunset

It always frustrates me when people turn up their nose at Texas. When we said we were moving to Dallas for the first time, we got a lot of looks like, “Eww, why would you do that?” I didn’t know enough to correct anyone, because I, too, was picturing tumbleweeds and desert sand dunes.

That common perception couldn’t be further from the truth, however, especially in East Texas. We live within a half hour drive of beautiful state parks, lakes and campgrounds. Grapevine Lake, about 10 minutes away from our old home 3 years ago, has a gorgeous RV campground right near the docks. This weekend was one of my godchildren’s 4th birthday, and his grandparents hosted the party right outside their RV.

Grapevine Lake RVs

It was a sunny 80 degrees with a breeze. We’ve been loving our weather lately!

Grapveine Lake playground

Grapevine Playground swings

Grapveine Lake playground b and w

My beautiful Gregory boy.

Handsome Gregory

My wonderful husband.

Jesse on slide

My adorable godson.

Cute Jonathon boy

My Texas.

Grapevine Lake tide

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