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The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. ― Eleanor Roosevelt

Whether it’s girls night out or date night, family trips or book signings, you’re living your best Texas life. I’ll give you tips to help you decide what experiences are worth the splurge, where to cut corners, and when to bring your camera!

Dallas Arboretum Christmas Activities

Dallas Arboretum Christmas Activities

Hey guys, if you're looking to squeeze in one more fun holiday lights experience before Christmas, the Dallas Arboretum has a beautiful Christmas holiday light display. It's sponsored by Reliant Energy and they have over a million lights for you to take in. The trees...

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Don’t Miss Enchant Christmas in Fair Park, Dallas

Don’t Miss Enchant Christmas in Fair Park, Dallas

Enchant Christmas, "the World’s Most Magical Christmas Light Maze & Village" is back in Dallas for 2021, and it's better than ever! We went in the middle of a rainstorm, so if I can still say that when it was pouring down rain, then you know, it's a great event. ...

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Snowday at Galleria Dallas

I got a sneak preview of the new SNOWDAY at Galleria Dallas and it is SO much fun! Even my teenager enjoyed it! (That's saying something) This interactive experience includes a realistic train ride, a visit with Santa, and a number of photo opportunities and holiday...

The Friends Experience Dallas Review

This is an UNbiased review of The Friends Experience Dallas. I bought my own tickets to attend and all opinions are my own. Raise your hand if: You or any of your friends – or both -- had “the Rachel” haircut in the 90’s When you’re moving furniture, you can’t resist...

Art of the Pumpkin at Dallas Arboretum

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own Yay, October! Boooo COVID. We have friends who have a COVID high-risk family member. Their daughter is a good friend of my daughter, and they haven’t seen each other for months. When the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical...

Self-guided art and architecture tour of DFW

Guess what I’m doing this week. Taking a vacation (YAY) but we aren’t going anywhere (BOO), thank you COVID-19. It’s not awful, I mean DFW is a pretty fabulous place to live and lots of people come here to visit, so I can actually pretend to be a tourist and take a...
A Round-up of North Texas Farmers Markets

A Round-up of North Texas Farmers Markets

One of the best things about summer is the Saturday morning tradition of shopping at the local farmers market. If you've never been, a farmers market is (typically) an outdoor, temporary event where local growers come and set up a booth to sell directly to shoppers....

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Minefaire: The #1 Minecraft Event is Coming to Dallas!

Minefaire: The #1 Minecraft Event is Coming to Dallas!

This giveaway is sponsored by Minefaire. All opinions are my own.  I know a lot of you parents have a love-hate relationship with the video games your kids play. I get that, I am that, but there's one game that I wholeheartedly endorse for my nearly 11 yo girl and...

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The Art of the Brick LEGO art at the Perot Museum

The Art of the Brick LEGO art at the Perot Museum

What does a frustrated corporate lawyer do to unwind? He goes home and builds with LEGOs. At least, that's how internationally-renown LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya passions began. The Los Angeles based artist debuted his The Art of the Brick installation at The Perot...

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DFW Family Fun Winter Roundup

DFW Family Fun Winter Roundup

Don't let the post-holidays winter blues get you down. There's tons of things to do with the kiddos in DFW over the next couple of months! WHAT:  Family Zoo Adventures Saturday Programs at the Dallas Zoo Families can explore the wonderful world of wildlife together...

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DFW Holiday Light Display Roundup

DFW Holiday Light Display Roundup

Looking for something merry and bright -- and socially distanced -- to do with the family? Round everyone up into the car, grab some hot cocoa, tune into your favorite Christmas music station, and head out and enjoy some of these top DFW area Christmas light displays....

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DFW Family Holiday Fun

DFW Family Holiday Fun

North Texas, it's time to get your holiday spirit on. Even the weirdness of 2020 isn't enough to stop Santa's fun! Here's a round-up of events for your family to enjoy: Holiday Shopping at Frisco Mercantile WHAT: From vintage finds, hard-to-find vinyl records,...

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A Visit to the Mary Kay Museum

A Visit to the Mary Kay Museum

My kid has become aware of cars in the past year, and when I say "aware," I mean opinionated on which ones she likes. She's quick to make her views known on which one should be OUR next set of wheels. When she started pointing out pink Escalades and crossovers, I was...

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10 Spooktacular Family Fun Events in DFW

10 Spooktacular Family Fun Events in DFW

Don't let the ghosts and goblins scare you away from having a "spooktacular" time this Halloween. Here are ten family fun events in DFW that will get you and your family into the Halloween spirit!1. LEGO Pumpkin Patch & More at LEGOLAND Discovery Center’s...

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All the llama love for ShangriLlama

All the llama love for ShangriLlama

Llamas do not like hugs. (Super disappointing.)Llamas will pose for selfies. (I have digital proof.)A llamas' diet is super restricted. (According to the Mama Llama expert.)...

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Where to findI’m lucky to live in a state that’s filled with a million miles of places to go – in fact, I barely need to leave North Texas to find the fun! Here are some of my favorite places to share with my family.

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