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Fa-La-La Fitness: 5K’s, Fun Runs, & Santa Chases in Dallas {2017}

It's undeniable that everyone enjoys the food that comes with the holidays! But by the end of your 6th piece of pie, you might be looking for some balance. Dallas offers a variety of ways to burn some of those calories consumed during your holiday parties AND enjoy some much-needed cooler weather outdoors with family and [...]
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The Ultimate Guide to Dallas Family-Friendly Holiday Events {2017}

While your schedule may be getting full, it's never a bad idea to put everything aside and spend some holiday time with your family. We have the ultimate guide to Holiday Events around the Dallas metroplex that will be a surefire way to keep everyone involved and happy!    One Time Only Light the Night :: [...]
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Where to Find Santa Claus in Dallas {2017}

The Big Guy in Red is coming to town! Do you have a plan? We've got THE list for where you'll want to find the perfect Santa for your family!  Ten Greatest Santa's in Dallas *In no particular order!  1. Gaylord Texan -- Grapevine At the Gaylord Texan's Lone Star Christmas not only do you get [...]
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Mom Confessions :: On Raising Middle Schoolers

I lived through those newborn days where my baby was confused about night/day and I felt like I could never sleep, it actually felt like it would never end. Then I lived through the terrible twos when they started at the age of one, not at two like the parenting book said! I also lived through […]

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Hold on to your Hats, Dallas Families: Hat Creek Burger Co. is Coming to North Texas

This post has been sponsored by Hat Creek Burger Co. All opinions are 100% our own! As an Austin-Dallas transplant, there are definitely things I miss about Austin, mainly food and old friends. When I heard that Hat Creek was expanding to our neck of the woods, my mouth literally started watering. The burgers!  That […]

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A Nerdy Mom’s Guide To Family Fun In The Dallas Area

Before meeting my husband, if you would have asked me the difference between DC and Marvel or who voiced Bumblebee in Transformers: The Movie, you would have been met with a blank stare and a snarky comment.  Being married to a nerd (sorry, hon!) and being a boy mom has taught me a few things.  […]

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Tiny House: 15 Reasons to Live Small in Dallas

While it might not fit the universal definition of a tiny house (under 500 sf, according to a google search), my house is small by Dallas’ standards. Especially when you take into account our living things to square foot ratio: 6 people and two dogs with less than 200sf each.  We have looked at bigger homes for […]

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Run, Jump & Climb! The Best Places to Take Your Junior Ninja Warrior

Your kid loves to run, jump, and climb. She loves to hang upside down and she accepts any challenge that comes her way. Sounds like you’ve got a Junior Ninja Warrior at home! Following the fitness trend and popular TV show American Ninja Warrior, kid-friendly facilities are popping up all over DFW, and each one is filled with all the […]

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Guide to Childcare, Preschools and Private Schools in the Dallas Metroplex

As a new mom, making that decision to enroll your child into their first "away" program can be overwhelming, stressful, and just plain hard -- especially in DFW! If you're new to the game, you may not be aware that you have a LOT of options depending on your needs, child's age, and the goals [...]
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2016 Dallas Holiday Guide: A Complete List of Activities for Families

Even if your tree doesn't go up until after Thanksgiving, it's time to start planning your holiday adventures in Dallas! Get that hot chocolate to go, grab your family, and head out to enjoy everything our city has to offer! We've put together a complete list of events, activities, and Santa sightings around the metroplex -- [...]
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My Secret Workout Weapon :: Baby Boot Camp

This post has been sponsored by Baby Boot Camp franchises of the Dallas metroplex. All opinions are 100% our own! I’ve always been what I guess you could call a “yoyo fitness” person. I would get amped up about a new workout routine or gym class and then within a month or two fall off [...]
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