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 [...]

Local Pumpkin Patches that Make a Difference

By , Copy Editor| October 9th, 2018|

With cooler weather on its way, it is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with your family and friends by going to one of our local pumpkin patches. You can get amazing pumpkins to decorate your house for fall or to carve different faces for Halloween and enjoy hay rides, delicious food, and fun [...]

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 [...]

Reasons Why We Celebrate Father’s Day

By , Copy Editor| June 17th, 2018|

Father’s Day is a time for children and for spouses to celebrate the men in their life. For children, it is a day to let their fathers know how much they appreciate them. For wives, it is a day to let their husbands know how much they love him and appreciate his hard work as [...]

How to Make Memorial Day Memories

By , Contributing Writer| May 19th, 2018|

Wahoooooo a day off work! This is about the extent to which many of us celebrate the holiday Memorial Day. This federal holiday (also known as Decoration Day) is to remember those who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. They died for you and me...remind you of someone else?!? Why We Celebrate Memorial [...]

Four Ways to Treat Mom on Mother’s Day

By , Copy Editor| May 3rd, 2018|

Why We Celebrate Mother’s Day According to Woman’s Day, Mother’s Day is the third most popular holiday in the world (behind Christmas and Easter). Mother’s Day is celebrated in various countries, from the United States and Mexico to England and Spain to Japan. Cultures across the world recognize the value of moms and the sacrifices [...]

Four Fun Easter Traditions for Families

By , Copy Editor| March 18th, 2018|

Easter traditions are a great way to kick off spring. From baking delicious spring desserts to creating colorful décor that can last all season, we have four Easter traditions that will make this spring special for your family. 1. Dye Easter Eggs One of the most common Easter traditions is dyeing Easter eggs. This is [...]

Easter Eggs: What Is the History Behind This Tradition?

By , Copy Editor| March 9th, 2018|

Have you ever wondered what eggs have to do with Easter? Why do we dye and hunt for Easter eggs every year? What is the connection between Easter eggs and the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ? Many of us might think Easter eggs and Easter egg hunts are a commercialized form of the Easter [...]

Local Easter Events for the Family

By , Copy Editor| March 7th, 2018|

Spring and Easter are right around the corner! There are a lot of local events for you and your family to attend to celebrate this wonderful time. From Easter Egg Hunts to Easter adventures under the sea, there are fun Easter events for the whole family. Easter Events Under the Sea Looking for a unique [...]