Aaron Parkins and his family were ready for a change. A big one.

Aaron and his wife, Sayaka, along with their two kids and dog, made the big jump from Washington State to the Lone Star State over the summer for the "people and BBQ," as Aaron puts it.

It was a big move for their family but one they couldn't be more thrilled about.

It's a situation many find themselves in or are considering as more and more people are looking at moving to Texas.

CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT THEIR ADVENTURE TO TEXAS AND WHAT THEY THINK OF IT HERE.