From UPTOWN MOM

SEA LIFE + Toddler Tuesday

SEA LIFE Aquarium, Grapevine Tx Two mama friends and I visited the aquarium in Grapevine Mills Mall today, it may not look like much on the outside but we all agreed it was one of the best toddler outings yet! The SEA LIFE Aquarium is a small aquatic establishment nestled inside an outlet mall but…

Blueberries Are Ready For Picking!

THE BLASE FAMILY FARM 1220 East Fork Drive Rockwall TX 75087 We have been waiting all year for the Blase Family​ Farm to open, if you’re wondering what we’ve been waiting on it’s the blueberries! They are finally ripe and ready for picking! The Blase Farm located just 25 min from Dallas, tucked away in…

Summer Bucket List 2018

Summer is a here and we need stuff to do!!!!  Here is a list of links to my favorite Uptown Mom posts to plan for a fun summer in Dallas! Train Museum Story Time The Crayola Experience Frontiers of Flight Museum Toddler Pottery Painting Cooking Class Legoland Altitude Trampoline Park FUN, EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY FOR KIDS…

The Amateur Mouseketeer

DISNEYLAND WITH A 1 YEAR OLD My husband, my son and I live in Dallas and were invited to attend San Diego wedding this April. We have a 22mo old and decided to take this opportunity and do a little side excursion over to Disneyland. Disneyland is MUCH smaller and easy to manage than Disney…

Aquariums and Gardens Made Perfect for Toddlers

FAIR PARK OF DALLAS – Children’s Aquarium & Texas Discovery Gardens 3601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Dallas, TX 75210  The Arboretum of Dallas and The Dallas World Aquarium are both city staples and wonderful places to visit and learn, however you will probably spend a good chunk of your day and your wallet when…

A New Snap on Family Photos

MY EXPERIENCE WITH LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHY with Alexis Marie Photography “Can I follow you around and take pictures of you?”  (Was an email I received from a photographer) Me: Absolutely!!!!  (If you know me, this is right up my alley) As I continued reading the email from Alexis Vazquez an up and coming lifestyle photographer, I…

Small Spaces Living Essentials

THE “MUST HAVES” FOR THE SIMPLE BABY. When I found out I was pregnant I started Googling things I would need. I was overwhelmed to the point of tears upon seeing the endless supplies I supposedly needed. Two things crossed my mind; 1) We live in a small apartment with little space. 2) I despise…

Park Treasures

It’s October, pumpkin spice is in air and the weather is perfect which means get your butt outside and enjoy it. We have been soaking it all in around town while hitting up some of our favorite secret play spots! Check out our top 3 park picks you may not even know exsist; 3) Reverchon…

It’s a Jungle in Here!!!

SAFARI RUN Plano TX We are always looking for indoor play spaces that are clean, safe and fun. Our favorite one so far is Safari Run in Plano, it’s about a 20 min drive from downtown Dallas. This indoor jungle gym is brand new just opening this past June. All of the equipment is extremely clean and fresh,…