10 Alternative Halloween Treats for Kids

By , Copy Editor| October 26th, 2019|

According to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), approximately 32 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.6 million kids under the age of 18. That’s one in 13 kids. Therefore, chances are you have kids in your neighborhood that have food allergies or medical conditions that cause sensitivity to certain types of food, including candy. [...]

How We Can Love Our Neighbors This Halloween

By , Copy Editor| October 18th, 2019|

No matter how we feel about Halloween, it is a great night we can connect with our neighbors. What other day do we go knocking door-to-door without any awkwardness? What other day are most of the neighbors and their children running around the block at the same time? Rather than focusing on the creatures and [...]

Five Family-Friendly Halloween Events in Our Community

By , Copy Editor| October 10th, 2019|

Fall is such a fun and festive time of year. During this season, there are so many opportunities to spend quality time with our family, friends, and neighbors and to make a difference in our community. Check out these five family-friendly Halloween events in our community where you can experience fun, get some yummy treats, [...]

Five Family Fall Events Happening in Our Community

By , Copy Editor| October 1st, 2019|

Fall is a great time of year to have fun with your family! The weather is cooler (but not too cold), the leaves are changing into beautiful colors, and there are so many local family fall events. You and your family can attend fall festivals, walk through the luscious gardens at the Dallas Arboretum, and [...]

Four Ways to Connect with Our Neighbors on Halloween

By , Copy Editor| October 26th, 2018|

Whether you love Halloween or cannot wait for it to be over, it is a great night we can connect with our neighbors. What other day do we go knocking door-to-door without any awkwardness? What other day are most of the neighbors and their children running around the block at the same time? Rather than [...]

What I Learned from Making a Halloween Costume

By , Contributing Writer| October 23rd, 2018|

Discovering the Makings of a Halloween Costume It can be a challenging enough task to come up with a creative Halloween costume if artistry and imagination aren’t exactly your strong suit, like they aren’t for me. But add to the level of difficulty—the setting of a third-world country that doesn’t have a party store in [...]

Five Family-Friendly Fall Events in Our Community

By , Copy Editor| October 18th, 2018|

Fall is a great time of year to have fun with your family! The weather is cooler (but not too cold), the leaves are changing into beautiful colors, and there are so many local family-friendly fall events. You and your family can attend fall festivals, walk through the luscious gardens at the Dallas Arboretum, and [...]

Four Fun Fall Crafts for Your Family

By , Contributing Writer| October 5th, 2018|

Fall is my favorite time of year. It’s a much-needed break from the Texas heat and a good time to kick off holiday crafts. Really, nothing says fun like little ones who are habitually careless with permanent paint and glue. That’s living on the edge, mommy style! Here are four fun fall crafts for you and [...]