New Year. New Direction.
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2y ago
Hello friends! Well, 2020 was one hell of a year wasn't it... and as we move into 2021 I have decided to make some changes to the way I communicate with you all. I started this blog in 2008 when my son was 8 years old. None of my family lives in Dallas, so I thought a blog would be a fun way to share stories of what our family was doing and where we were going to stay connected. It was an unexpected surprise that I also found was a community of people who were also first-time parents, exploring ..read more
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Kips Bay Decorator Show House Stimulates the Imagination
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2y ago
Doniphan Moore's Dressing Suite at the Kips Bay Decorator Show House (Photographed by Douglas Friedman) The inaugural Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas opens to the public on Friday, September 25th at 5828 Woodland Drive in Old Preston Hollow’s Historic Woodland Estates neighborhood. The house showcases the creativity and design expertise of twenty-seven of the nation’s most acclaimed interior designers, architects, and artists. Each designer was given approximately seven weeks to ..read more
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Top Three Tips For A Great Stay At La Cantera Resort & Spa
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2y ago
For the last 20 years, I have had the pleasure to visit the beautiful city of San Antonio several times a year to visit family, but it wasn't until 3-4 years ago that I discovered La Cantera Resort and Spa. That discovery has been a game-changer and it's now one of my favorite places to visit for a relaxing weekend getaway or holiday vacation.  Their website says it best, "Wood beams, a roaring stone fireplace in the lobby, and soaring Texas views all come together in La Cantera Resort ..read more
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Shoebacca Donates $50,000 of Sportwear to Give Boost To Those Seeking Recovery From Addiction
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2y ago
Irving-based Shoebacca recently donated 400 pairs of shoes, 170 pairs of socks, 150 pairs of men’s underwear and 514 pieces of apparel totaling $50,000 in value to Dallas 24 Hour Club. PlainsCapital Bank Executive Vice President, Joe Pitch, is a Board Member for The 24, recently assisted Shoebacca with some banking services. “They were appreciative of the work I had done and inquired if there was something they could do in return. Knowing they had made donations to various charities in the ..read more
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Fletcher's Original Corny Dogs Celebrates National Tattoo Day
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2y ago
National Tattoo Day is celebrated on July 17th to recognize the history, culture, and artists dedicated to etching ink permanently on the skin. How far will consumers go to pay tribute to the brands they love? Apparently, pretty far. When Fletcher's Original Corny Dogs discovered that Double Wide Bar in Deep Ellum had not one, but TWO bartenders, with corny dog tattoos they knew they had to do something fun to celebrate it. Enjoy the video tribute below!  "Anyone who knows me knows ..read more
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Darren Woodson Helps Rainbow Days Tackle Virtual Fundraiser
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2y ago
2020 Pot of Gold Virtual Event featuring Darren Woodson A big congrats to Rainbow Days for exceeding its fundraising goal and raising $52,086 through their recent virtual event thanks to donations and silent auction bidding. The 2020 Pot of Gold Virtual Event, which featured keynote speaker Darren Woodson and was streamed on June 25 for a social media audience of hundreds of supporters. Woodson inspired the audience by telling his own personal life story, which highlighted the importance of ..read more
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Kathy Fielder Wants You To Shop Safely During A Pandemic
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2y ago
Click the photo to view more images from Kathy Fielder Boutique During this pandemic, most retailers have learned many lessons on how to survive. They have learned to communicate with their customers in new ways and have optimized the e-commerce channel to serve them. But nothing replaces the need for human interaction and retail therapy, so Kathy Fielder Boutique is reopening slowly with private shopping parties of 10 by appointment. You bring the friends to shop the store's array of curated ..read more
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Pets of Quarantine: The Work Edition
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3y ago
IT’S A PAW-TY FOR THESE DALLAS PETS OF QUARANTINE: THE WORK EDITION by Leah Frazier  “If you have a furbaby or even swooned at the movie Pets, you’ll often wonder if your cat or dog has a human mind of its own. Even in the midst of COVID-19 and the disruption of life as we know it, these intelligible, high-sensory beings can tell when you need a little pick-me-up or have sensed that something’s out of order. But to these loyal creatures, in the midst of the current crisis, they’re ..read more
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Custom Sock Designs Help Homeless Children Thrive
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3y ago
DeadSoxy’s founder, Jason Simmons, recently partnered with Vogel Alcove to design a contest in which school-age kids would participate in a project to design a sock and write a story about their design. More than 20 designs were drawn and the top three designs were then digitized by the DeadSoxy team and developed. The efforts of DeadSoxy will help educate a new audience to the mission and services of Vogel Alcove who provides educational, developmental and therapeutic services to children and ..read more
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How To Celebrate National Pancake Day in Dallas-Fort Worth
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3y ago
Crème Brûlée Pancake at Snooze In 1935, Vogue told its readers that "pancakes are frankly difficult and not worth eating at all unless they are of paper thinness and succulent tenderness." Obviously, millions of people around the world disagreed with this statement because today, pancakes are still one of our most popular breakfast foods. National Pancake Day is celebrated on Shrove Tuesday (which you might know better as Fat Tuesday). It's the last day before Lent, the traditional 40 days of ..read more
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