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Visit The Santa Claus Museum This Christmas

Pictures of Real Santa Claus's List He's Checking Twice
For both the young and old, the image of Santa Claus is one of the biggest symbols of the Christmas season. There’s no better place to see St. Nick this Christmas than at the Santa Claus Museum in Columbus, TX. This unique museum enthralls people of all ages and backgrounds.... [read more]

The Best Turkey Recipe

Organic Homemade Smoked Turkey Dinner for Thanksgiving with Sides
If you’re like most people in Columbus, TX, turkey is probably the main part of your Thanksgiving dinner. You probably can’t imagine a Thanksgiving gathering without it. However, there are many ways to prepare and make a turkey. If you haven’t cooked a turkey for Thanksgiving before or want to... [read more]

Make This DIY Falling Leaves Centerpiece

Autumn maple tree leaves full frame arrangement with many colorful leaves
Thanksgiving is the perfect time to gather as a family and loved ones and reflect on the past year. Of course, this day always involves a big feast. Moreover, you may like to create a celebratory atmosphere by putting up decorations. For example, table centerpieces are a great way to... [read more]

Mark Your Calendar For The Columbus Country Market

Farmers' food market stall with variety of organic vegetable. Vendor serving and chating with customers.
Columbus residents will tell you that the Columbus Country Market is a can’t-miss event. On the last Saturday of each month, from March to November, come on down to the market to find everything from fresh veggies to handcrafted jams and even artwork. On Spring Street at Courthouse Square, you’ll... [read more]

Halloween Costume Ideas For The Entire Family

White father dressed up for Halloween painting mustaches on his African American four-year old son's face
Creating a Halloween costume theme is a great way to involve the whole family. There are so many ways you can dress up as a family for Halloween parties or trick-or-treating. But by choosing a theme, everyone in the family gets into the Halloween spirit. Here are some great theme... [read more]

Fill Your Home With Fall Via These DIY Candles

Sweet Home. Still life details in home interior of living room. Sweaters and candle, autumn decor on the books. Read, Rest. Cozy autumn or winter concept.
Many people say that fall is their favorite season. But it can seem like it passes by too quickly. Using fall-scented candles is a great way to enjoy the beautiful and delicious scents of fall for as long as possible. Here are some great fall candle DIY recipes you can... [read more]

Keep Your Patio Bug-Free With These DIY Repellents

Close-up of scented natural citronella lemongrass extract mosquito insect repellent for safe and chemical free protection at home
Nothing ruins a pleasant outdoor gathering in Columbus, TX, like a swarm of attacking bugs that bite. It can be frustrating to have a cookout or a get-together ending early because you can’t keep the flies away. Fortunately, there are some techniques you can use to control the insects that... [read more]

Fall In Love With These Football Watch Party Dips

A delicious authentic mexican guacamole dip with avocado, lime, and tomato.
Food and snacks at your football watch party are a must in Columbus, TX. However, nobody wants to spend the day in the kitchen instead of in front of the TV with friends and family. The beauty of creating dips is you can get tons of flavor in a single... [read more]

Jazz Up Your S’mores with These 7 S’more Recipes

Homemade smores
Almost everyone loves the ooey-gooey goodness of s’mores, and they’re such an easy dessert to put together. In fact, one of the best parts of a campfire is the opportunity to roast marshmallows to crispy perfection and sandwich them with your favorite chocolate in between two graham crackers. There’s nothing... [read more]

Plan Your Next Camping Trip At Waldo’s Camp

family camping
Along the Texas Colorado River, nestled into the beautiful landscape, you’ll find Waldo’s Camp. Adding to the seclusion and peace is that entry is by reservation only. In the 1950s, James “Waldo” Pritchard acquired this unique spot, and his son continues to manage the property today. With tons of amenities... [read more]