Scent your home for the holidays – Soy Comfort Candles

By Lisa Maillet

I love candles. The flickering light, the warm feeling they impart to the home, it's just wonderful. And let's not forget the scents. The right scent can perk a home right up and brighten up any occasion. If you're looking for a local source for some really lovely candles, look no further than So... Read More

A Christmas Play That Helped my Kids Find Their Place

By Polly Harrison

I remember where I was when, as a child, I realized I might be good at something. I was in 5th grade walking home from school feeling badly about myself because many of my friend... Read More

Come and “See the Light” Christmas Musical at Hillcrest Baptist Church

By Lisa Maillet

If you're looking for a little praise and worship this Christmas season, come hear and see the musical "I Have Seen the Light," presented by the Hillcrest Baptist Church of Cedar Hill. A multimedia presentation featuring the Hillcrest choir and orchestra, "I Have Seen the Light" reminds us of th... Read More

Gift of Lights

By Ausa Faria

  What better way to kick off the Christmas season than visiting Texas Motor Speedway? But, wait, it’s not what you think. You won’t be watching and hearing race cars roar by, but rather... Read More

Christmas Day Trips from Dallas

By Jeanne

If you find a spare weekend during this busy holiday season, or you need a great photo spot, check out these Christmas Day Trips from Dallas: Yesterland Farm--Canto... Read More

Destressing the Holidays Tip #3–Buy that Cheesecake!

By Jeanne

The third installment in my effort to get all the mommies out there to avoid some stress and enjoy the holidays! Tip #3: Buy that Cheesecake!   We have all had this holiday dilem... Read More

Meet and Greet Santa Claus this Weekend! (and other Holiday Happenings!)

By Jeanne

If you are ready to kick-off the holiday season, here are some opportunities to take the kids and meet Santa Claus this Saturday! Rowlett Main Street Holiday Pa... Read More

Destressing the Holidays Tip #1: Stretch out the Holiday Season

By Jeanne

October until January is a blur for me every year, from Halloween, end of soccer season parties, Thanksgiving, semester final exams at work, holiday parties and parades, so I thought I would post a series of tips to remind all of us mommies to slow down, take a breath and actually ENJOY some of the ... Read More

Holiday Cards With Shutterfly

By Polly Harrison

Halloween is over and it’s officially time to start getting ready for Christmas! This is my favorite time of year and even though I spend it running from store to special event (and back again), I completely embrace all the sentiment and nostalgia associated with the holidays. One tradition tha... Read More

Disney Limited Edition Princess Dolls

By stephaniecrespin

On October 17th, I was one of many who decided to get up super early and head out to Stonebriar Mall.  I arrived at 4:30 and ran to the Disney Store where I was number 18 in line for Disney's Limited Edition Designer Dolls. Most people camped out the night before, but since I was told they were ... Read More