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State Fair of Texas: Opening Day Parade

Join the opening day festivities downtown

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Just Between Friends Dallas Consignment Sale

I love a good deal. I don’t consider myself a frugal person but I thoroughly enjoy shopping sale racks and snagging a good deal that saves money. Last year, I was introduced to a sale that all deal lovers must attend. Just Between Friends Mesquite/Dallas is an event held biannually that is a frugal momma’s… 

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A Look Inside Oakley NorthPark Center

I never realized it until this past week, but anytime I go shopping I have a routine. I go to the same stores, look at the same clothes and accessories and pass by so many stores without even realizing. After working at North Park (many years ago) and shopping there since before I can remember,… 

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Lexus RX 350 F Sport Review

Lexus RX 350 F Sport Crossover Review

I’m on the hunt for a new car. I love my Audi but it’s time for something new.  I’ve always been a fan of Lexus so this past week I took the the Lexus RX350 F Sport for a test run.  I haven’t driven a Lexus SUV before so I wasn’t sure what to expect… 

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State Fair of Texas Deals and Discounts

State Fair of Texas: Ways to Save on Admission and more

Don’t pay full price at the State Fair of Texas. Here are some easy ways to save.

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Marriott Rewards® Celebrate Year of Surprises

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Millennial Central Consulting for Marriott Rewards. I received Marriott Points to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Surprises are the best. They show you that a loved one thought long and hard about you, they planned something for… 

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Hard Rock Cafe Bar Dallas

Must Try: Revamped Menu at Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe has always been a restaurant that I go to when I’m out of town. The last time I was in Orlando and San Antonio, we stopped at a Hard Rock Cafe. The problem is that I didn’t visit the one in Dallas often, why is it that I only visit other Hard Rock… 

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Crowd Pleaser: Uncle Julio’s Filet Mignon Fajitas

If you know anything about me, it’s that I love Mexican food. Sometimes my sister and I joke that maybe our dad really is Mexican and not Japanese because our love for Mexican food is a little extreme. I stand by the idea that there is no such thing as too much Mexican food. We’re… 

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Cold Snap Fresh Ceviche

Bonefish Grill Debuts New Menu Items

Seafood was never a big favorite of mine growing up. I don’t recall us ever eating seafood, it wasn’t part of our eating habits. Unfortunately, that meant that I never learned to love seafood until I was much older. I love learning about different seafood and being able to try everything. There isn’t much that I haven’t loved…. 

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Caramel Macchiato Frozen Coffee Recipe

Caramel Macchiato Frozen Coffee Recipe

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of International Delight. The opinions and text are all mine. Every morning I walk very slowly to the refrigerator and reach straight for the coffee. It’s hot in Texas and one thing that keeps me cool when I first wake up is premade coffee. I… 

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Restaurant Week Kick Off Party

DFW Restaurant Week Kicks Off with Big Party in Fair Park

  The City of Dallas nailed it on the head when they launched their Dallas Big campaign and proclaimed, “Big Things Happen Here.” Every year, the events get better and better. As you know, Restaurant Week is almost here. It’s a big favorite in our city, it’s a time that you can eat at restaurants… 

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Southwestern Chicken Enchiladas recipe

A Simple Recipe for Southwestern Chicken Enchiladas

Cooking every night is both a blessing and a curse. It is a stress reliever because nothing else is on my mind when I’m in the kitchen. I’m able to escape away from reality for a couple hours each night but on the flip side, sometimes I don’t have a couple hours to cook.  Every… 

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DeMarco Murray Raises Awareness and Money at Celebrity Waiter Night

There are two types of charities that I really love; one that involves the Dallas Cowboys and one that involves kids. When you get a charity that … [Read More...]

State Fair of Texas Deals and Discounts

State Fair of Texas: Ways to Save on Admission and more

Updated: 09/14/2014 The State Fair of Texas is a fun place to venture around with your friends and family. Doors are open from September 26th til … [Read More...]


You’re Invited: Free Family Fun in Ft Worth #ABCWFAADriveIn

WFAA /ABC is hosting a back to back feature event and it's completely FREE!   I know that Ft. Worth is often overlooked so I was stoked to hear about … [Read More...]

Polo on the Lawn 2014

The Perfect Day at Polo On the Lawn

A day full of Minut Juleps, big hats and gorgeous sun dresses is what I encountered at Polo on the Lawn. I have celebrated Derby Day before (at a bar) … [Read More...]

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Belk Brings “Modern Southern Style” to Dallas

Leading retail department store, Belk, will open its first flagship location in Texas on April 9th. Belk kicked off grand opening week with a charity … [Read More...]

6th Annual UCR Photography Contest

6th Annual UCR Photography Scholarship Contest Set to Take Place April 9th

I'm so excited to announce that I'm a Patron of the 6th Annual UCR Photography Scholarship Contest.  UCR has announced that they will be awarding … [Read More...]

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