Category Archives: DFW Around Town

Why & How Diner en Blanc Dallas 2017?

Why & How Diner en Blanc Dallas 2017?

What is Le Dîner en Blanc, DEB? When I told one of my dearest French girlfriends, Aurelie, that I was going to Dîner en Blanc in Dallas, she replied “Oh là là, how did you get invited to this special secret, élégant, mystérieux, and chic événement? In Paris, this annual event has been at specialRead More

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Top 15 What to Do Valentine’s Week in Dallas

Top 15 What to Do Valentine’s Week in Dallas

What are your Valentine’s Day plans? I love romantic dinners and nice evenings out on the town, but what about doing something a little more adventurous and different this Valentine’s? Love is meant to be an adventure so be adventurous. Here are my top 15 things to do in Dallas for Valentine’s. This is aRead More

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A Review of Yoga Up in Dallas

A Review of Yoga Up in Dallas

The Happiest Place in Dallas: When I found Yoga Up, I found the happiest place in Dallas. Yoga Up Kids! You see it’s so often that I find myself getting stuck into the mundanity of life trying to keep my house in order, work, mind the kids and all the repetitive busy-ness that entails. IRead More

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Cheese Fondue Recipe

Cheese Fondue Recipe

It’s a wisemommies’s tradition to do fondue for New Year’s Eve. Stemming from a European tradition, where many have Raclette or Fondue for New Year’s Eve, we thought to also fondue into the new year, every year. Click here for that post!  How to make cheese fondue? The following recipe is also what the restaurantsRead More

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Texas Christmas Market, Christkindl in Arlington

Texas Christmas Market, Christkindl in Arlington

Last year at this time, we enjoyed stepping back to a time and place where my German husband and I first met, a Christmas Market! In Germany, my husband and I enjoyed strolling Christmas markets, sipping our Glühwein and enjoying the trinkets being sold in open-air stalls, and have since enjoyed experiencing the nuanced and different perspectivesRead More

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Live Nativity Scenes in Dallas for 2016

Live Nativity Scenes in Dallas for 2016

For the past two years, my family has attended a Live Nativity Scene at a nearby church in Dallas, TX. Wow, I mean, wow, it was not at all what I was expecting. I’ve always heard of the Live Nativity Scenes in Dallas, but held off on attending any, not sure how manageable or enjoyableRead More

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How to Save Money Cyber Monday Shopping

How to Save Money Cyber Monday Shopping

Stay Calm and SAVE ON while shopping this Cyber Monday? Making ANY purchases for Christmas via the web? I’ve earned nearly $500 CASHBACK via Ebates over the past few years and this year already I’ve gotten cashback from purchasing my Christmas cards from Tiny Prints, a few books and toys from Amazon, and some Christmas ticketsRead More

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Krampus in Dallas

Krampus in Dallas

Krampus in Dallas, Krampus? Do you know what a Krampus is or rather WHO Krampus is? The past two years, I have written posts about Krampus: 1) His comeback in Germany and Austria again. 2) Who is that Christmas Devil called The Krampus? Now it’s become known here in America. Hollywood even released a movieRead More

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4 Easy Steps to Youngify Your Face

4 Easy Steps to Youngify Your Face

Growing up, my mom imparted the importance of good skin care. I feel blessed that my mom did not allow me to wear makeup, and was quite strict about this. When she finally allowed it (strategically I sometimes wonder), I was heavily into playing tennis, swimming and running and didn’t want makeup on my face.Read More

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YesterLand Farm: Another Great Dallas Attraction Reviewed

YesterLand Farm: Another Great Dallas Attraction Reviewed

Want a fun day or evening trip just outside of Dallas? Yesterland Farm is fun fun fun as a day-date or date-night out for a couple but especially for a family! I loved discovering this place just down the road. Only 45 minutes East of Dallas, in Canton, TX, this farm will help you takeRead More

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