La Waffalata – Mineola, Texas

La Waffalata – Mineola, Texas

The La Waffalata in Mineola is a sandwich shop with a Broadway and baseball theme. It is the sister restaurant to the East Texas Burger Company. Both restaurants sit on Highway 80 amongst Mineola’s popular antique shops. The La Waffalata offers a wide variety of...

Ranchero’s Country Buffet – Mineola, Texas

Ranchero’s is one restaurant in Mineola that we have eaten at just about every time we visit. It has quickly become my husband’s favorite restaurant in the area and I don’t mind it either. The food is good old-fashioned home cookin’, but I personally find that the...
Mineola Nature Preserve – Mineola, Texas

Mineola Nature Preserve – Mineola, Texas

We decided to visit the Mineola Nature Preserve today, as our company wanted to go on a little hike through the woods and enjoy nature a bit. Unfortunately what we quickly realized was that nature was best enjoyed either early in the morning or late in the evening at...
Mineola May Days – Mineola, Texas

Mineola May Days – Mineola, Texas

While Val visited her sister and new nephew in Oklahoma, I took TJ to the Mineola May Days Festival. The festival is held each year at the Mineola Civic Center. It features a lot of your typical fair food, carnival rides and games as well as booths selling crafts,...