Fur-tastic Holiday Fun at Deck the Paws!
November 5, 2018 – 4:38 pm | 8 Comments

Deck the Paws Set to Bring Fur-tastic Holiday Fun to Fair Park December 1-2
(see giveaway information below!)
Make your holidays extra merry and bright at Deck the Paws, a two-day pet-topia of fun for the whole …

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Articles by Mina Frannea

A Mom to eight-year-old twins, my life is zany, unpredictable, yet richly rewarding. Thank goodness for my wonderfully supportive hubby who keeps me grounded. I write about life in general, family friendly activities around town, recipes I want to share, and crafts that keep my twins busy and happy. For more posts by me, visit my personal blog themomsjournal.com.

Southwest Inspired Turkey Croquettes
November 17, 2018 – 9:25 am | No Comment
Southwest Inspired Turkey Croquettes

Leftover Turkey Recipes: Turkey Croquettes
These turkey croquettes are a delicious way to reboot leftover Thanksgiving turkey. I served them with an Avocado dipping sauce (homemade guacamole) and sauteed Asparagus. They make a great meal or …

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Easy Thanksgiving Craft for Kids – Paper Cup Turkey
November 6, 2018 – 7:40 am | No Comment
Easy Thanksgiving Craft for Kids – Paper Cup Turkey

This paper cup turkey craft is an easy Thanksgiving craft for kids and cute enough to use as a decoration on your Thanksgiving table or your mantle. This is kind of a messy craft (what …

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Spinach, Mushroom and Tomato Frittata
July 5, 2018 – 12:15 pm | No Comment
Spinach, Mushroom and Tomato Frittata

Frittata Florentine: Spinach, Mushrooms and Tomatoes
I love making frittatas because they’re super easy and a great way to use up vegetables and meats that you may have sitting around in the fridge. These easy egg dishes are …

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Paleo Chicken Nuggets that are Gluten-Free and Dairy Free
June 25, 2018 – 3:42 pm | No Comment
Paleo Chicken Nuggets that are Gluten-Free and Dairy Free

Paleo, Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Chicken Nuggets
These delicious, homemade chicken nuggets got gobbled up by my family! They are Paleo, gluten-free and dairy-free. Try them and let me know what you think in the comments below.

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Guacamole Dip
May 3, 2018 – 10:34 am | No Comment
Guacamole Dip

Crowd pleasing guacamole dip
that’s easy to make
Here’s a great recipe for guacamole dip that’s perfect for your Cinco de Mayo menu. It’s definitely a crowd pleaser and I get requests for recipes when I serve …

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Crispy Kale Chips
March 3, 2018 – 12:03 pm | No Comment
Crispy Kale Chips

Crispy Rainbow Kale Chips
I was craving something crispy and crunchy tonight and am trying to stay away from carbs so I decided to make some crispy kale chips.
I usually buy just green organic kale as …

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The Color Purple, Transcending Adversity
January 30, 2018 – 11:44 pm | No Comment
The Color Purple, Transcending Adversity

Review of The Color Purple Presented by Dallas Summer Musicals
Director John Doyle’s award-winning revival of The Color Purple powerfully conveys the general culture of subjugation inherent in 1930’s rural Georgia. Amidst a minimally set stage, …

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Spicy Chicken Wings with Dip
January 30, 2018 – 7:00 am | No Comment
Spicy Chicken Wings with Dip

Spicy Chicken Wings
with Blue Cheese or Ranch Dip
Tangy with just the right kick of spice, these spicy chicken wings will be a hit with your family or party guests. Serve with a side of blue …

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Treasure Island: A Young Boy’s Adventurous Tale of Piracy on the Tropical Seas
January 29, 2018 – 8:33 pm | No Comment
Treasure Island: A Young Boy’s Adventurous Tale of Piracy on the Tropical Seas

Review of Treasure Island
Presented by Outcry Youth Theatre
The opening night cast of Outcry Youth Theatre brought to life a high energy, in-depth adaptation by Ken Ludwig of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic adventure Treasure Island, directed …

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Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Recipes
January 29, 2018 – 8:17 am | No Comment
Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Recipes

Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Treats
These festive Valentine’s Day treats are so easy to make and delicious! They are a great way to get kids into the kitchen too.
Did I mention they’re yummy?

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