19 Holiday Crafts for Kids
December 1, 2016 – 7:00 am | One Comment

19 Kid Friendly Holiday Crafts
Just in time for class parties and holiday season fun, check out these fun projects that you can make with your kids or kids can make with friends on play dates. …

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Articles by Liz Mangelsdorf

I am a daughter, sister, wife and mother. My 2 kids who keep me busy remind me everyday not to take life too seriously. I try to live in the moment as much as possible as nothing speeds up the hands of time like having kids! My husband is an avid golfer, a hands on dad and my perfect partner. I can be a workaholic. I embrace technology, but am still married to my hand written calendar. I am a big sports fan and my greatest vice are magazines (can't leave the grocery store without one!)

Win Tickets to See Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert in Concert this June
May 2, 2016 – 5:19 pm | 30 Comments
Win Tickets to See Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert in Concert this June

Win 4 Tickets to see Kenny Chesney Live in Concert Saturday June 4th @ 5pm
(See giveaway below)
The Spread the Love Tour hits the DFW area on June 4 at AT&T Stadium with Kenny Chesney and Miranda Lambert …

27 Great Patio Restaurants in Dallas Ft Worth
April 27, 2016 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
27 Great Patio Restaurants in Dallas Ft Worth

Great Places in DFW to Dine Alfresco
(Updated for 2016)
My favorite thing about our amazing Texas weather is dining “alfresco”. Perhaps it is my Oregon roots, but I have always been a big fan of the …

Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift: DIY Chalkboard Gift Basket
April 25, 2016 – 6:16 am | No Comment
Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift: DIY Chalkboard Gift Basket

A ‘thank you’ gift for Teacher Appreciation Week that is a fun project for kids too!
by Liz Mangelsdorf
This decorative DIY chalkboard container is perfect to hold  special little gifts. I put together these gifts for …

Native Plants & Prairies Day – Free Family Event
April 17, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Native Plants & Prairies Day – Free Family Event

NATIVE PLANTS & PRAIRIES DAY
Join us for an exciting and Free fun day on the lake April 30th!
The North Texas Master Naturalists will host its third annual Native Plants & Prairies Day on Saturday, April 30, …

Business Spotlight: Kiddie Academy
April 11, 2016 – 5:53 pm | No Comment
Business Spotlight: Kiddie Academy

Kiddie Academy of Stonebridge McKinney
 
At Kiddie Academy, we are first and foremost caregivers. We believe care and learning should go hand in hand, and the two should always be balanced with a big dose of …

Family Symphony Sundays: Two Movie Magic Concerts
April 7, 2016 – 1:20 pm | No Comment
Family Symphony Sundays: Two Movie Magic Concerts

Plano Symphony Orchestra Presents Family Symphony Sundays Movie Magic
 
The Plano Symphony presents the all new Family Symphony Sundays featuring Movie Magic. Come see marionettes from Le Theatre de Marionette as they dance and perform to …

Free Family Festival at Kimbell Art Museum this Saturday
April 1, 2016 – 9:20 am | No Comment
Free Family Festival at Kimbell Art Museum this Saturday

Ready, Set, Bloom FREE Family Festival Saturday, April 2nd
An exciting afternoon of free art-making activities, children’s films and live performances awaits participants of all ages at the Kimbell Art Museum’s Free Family Festival “Ready, Set, …

How to Integrate Learning into Your Child’s Day
March 21, 2016 – 12:52 pm | No Comment
How to Integrate Learning into Your Child’s Day

Ways to Contribute to Your Child’s Learning Experience
The rate at which children learn and develop is staggering – especially in the first five years of a child’s life. Did you know that 90% of a …

Day Out with Thomas: The Ready, Set, Go Tour 2016
March 10, 2016 – 10:58 pm | 14 Comments
Day Out with Thomas: The Ready, Set, Go Tour 2016

Day out with Thomas April 1-3 and 8-10, 2016
Ever wanted to travel to Sodor?  Are Thomas the Tank Engine’s friends your friends too?  If you answered “yes” to those questions, Day Out with Thomas is …

Spring Break soccer camp with Footy Factory
March 2, 2016 – 12:09 pm | No Comment
Spring Break soccer camp with Footy Factory

Spring Break camp for your Soccer enthusiast!
This is where your journey begins, identifying who you are as a player is the first stage of your development. Every three months, we test our players on 10 …