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“Texas is neither southern nor western. Texas is Texas.” -Senator William Blakley

There’s something so comfortable about Texas. It’s the people, it’s the land, it’s the food, it’s the sweet tea, it’s the music. I love living here and want to show you some of our amazing places to visit!

Snowday at Galleria Dallas

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...

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The Friends Experience Dallas Review

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...

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The Best Independent Coffee Shops in North Texas

The Best Independent Coffee Shops in North Texas

I dare you to spot me out in the wild without a cup of coffee in my hand (unless it's after 5 and then you know, we switch to wine). Oh how I luuuuv a great cup of coffee. It's my eternal wish to be able to replicate that coffee house taste at home -- and trust me,...

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The Yard Milkshake Bar Arrives in The Colony

The Yard Milkshake Bar Arrives in The Colony

The Yard Milkshake Bar is OPEN in The Colony, Texas and you need to go get you one because it’s all that. Trust me. If extreme desserts are your thing, you need to go get in line because The Yard Milkshake Bar is a culinary experience. And when I say "get in line," I...

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Teso Life Texas – Shopping and Unboxing!

Texas got its first Teso Life store and I shopped on its grand opening day! This Japanese specialty store has so many fun things to try, I could have spent the whooollle day there. Come along with me as I put my shopping list together and then unbox all the...

Daiso Haul of Crafting Supplies

If Texas's wild weather in February had any upside for me at all, it was that I had lots of time to binge-watch all the crafting videos. I'm a junkie for all the how-to's for dollar store craft supplies, but it's painful that there's no dollar store near me! But I do...

Date your Dog on Valentine’s Day in Dog-Friendly Texas

Who loves you unconditionally, day in and day out? Your fur family! You hang the moon for them, and I’ll bet you love them to that same moon and back. Here’s an idea – skip the long lines and reservations this Valentine’s Day and take your one and only on a doggie...

Shop Small for the Holidays

Black Friday and Small Business Saturday 2020 is here and it’s never been more important to support our small businesses. I’m sure you have some favorites like I do, and I’d love to show them some love this holiday season. I’ll kick it off: Here is a list of a few of...
DFW Spring Break Ideas

DFW Spring Break Ideas

Whoa. Spring Break. Where did you come from? If you’re like me and Spring Break is all of a sudden here, you’re going to need a go-to list of things to do when the kids are out of soccer camp and tired of playing around the house.  No doubt you will soon be...

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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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Trains at NorthPark Benefit Ronald McDonald House Dallas

Trains at NorthPark Benefit Ronald McDonald House Dallas

Traditions and Christmas go hand in hand, but there’s one Dallas tradition we always work into our busy holiday season. We visit the Trains at Northpark!The Trains at Northpark features the largest miniature train exhibit in Texas and serves as a fundraiser for the...

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Summer Camp Planner

Summer Camp Planner

Summer is going to be here in a hot minute. Have you thought about what you're doing to do with the kids while they're off from school? So many great choices, so many fun places. How to keep it all organized?! Thanks! Download the...

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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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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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Mardi Gras Subway Art

Mardi Gras Subway Art

Everything you love about New Orleans and the holiday that makes it famous, all on one sign! If you’ve ever experienced Mardi Gras in person, every one of these words will stir up a memory. If Mardi Gras is still on your bucket list, then this is your “must-do” list. It’s perfect for your at home party, or as a page in your scrapbook. 

 

Laissez les bons temps rouler! 

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