Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to Fair Park this Season
October 16, 2017 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to the Season in Fair Park Nov. 21 – Jan. 7
Magical lanterns. Lifetime of Memories. Family-friendly event illuminates holiday season with artistic wonderland creations, attractions and performances
Holiday Wonder debuts this winter …

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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.

Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Recipes
February 2, 2017 – 6:17 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?

Lone Star Circus Brings the Party to DCT with La Fete
December 29, 2016 – 11:48 am | No Comment
Lone Star Circus Brings the Party to DCT with La Fete

Review of Lone Str Circus’ “La Fete”
 
Celebrating 10 years in DFW, Lone Star Circus opened their new holiday show La Fete at the Dallas Children’s Theater with dazzling, high spirited cirque performances and a festive, …

Chicken Pesto Ricotta Bake with Caprese Salad
December 3, 2016 – 2:15 pm | No Comment
Chicken Pesto Ricotta Bake with Caprese Salad

Low Carb Italian: Chicken Pesto Ricotta Bake with Caprese Salad
This hearty low carb casserole and salad are easy to put together for a quick weeknight dinner. It’s reminiscent of a lasagna without the pasta. I …

They Made Handblown Glass Ornaments!
November 28, 2016 – 10:01 pm | No Comment
They Made Handblown Glass Ornaments!

Creating Memories: Handblown Glass Ornaments
Our family has a tradition of finding  a special piece to add to our ornament collection each year. This year, we were invited by Vetro Glassblowing in Grapevine to make our …

Southwest Inspired Turkey Croquettes
November 27, 2016 – 7:25 pm | 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 …

Savory Spaghetti Squash Casserole with Chicken Sausage
November 6, 2016 – 8:13 pm | No Comment
Savory Spaghetti Squash Casserole with Chicken Sausage

Spaghetti Squash Casserole with Chicken Sausage, Spinach, Parsley and a White Wine Sauce
Get the whole family to love spaghetti squash with this rich and hearty casserole made with a fragrant and tasty white wine sauce …

Crispy Kale Chips
October 23, 2016 – 10:03 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 …

Zingari: A Culture of Cirque
December 31, 2015 – 7:31 pm | No Comment
Zingari: A Culture of Cirque

Review of Lone Star Circus’ Zingari
An intimate theater setting, performances that defy gravity and artistry that captivates the imagination – that’s what Lone Star Circus brings to DFW locals with its annual holiday cirque productions. …

Easter Eggstravaganza and Resource Fair for Special Needs Families
April 10, 2014 – 2:52 pm | No Comment
Easter Eggstravaganza and Resource Fair for Special Needs Families

4th Annual Easter Event for Special Needs Families on April 19th
by Mina Frannea
Four years ago, a mom with a special needs child decided she wanted to help other families like hers so she created Especially …

13 Year Old’s Family Fights for Her Life
January 2, 2014 – 3:29 pm | No Comment
13 Year Old’s Family Fights for Her Life

Jahi McMath’s Family Continues to Hope and Fight for her Life
by Mina Frannea
Can you imagine having to face turning off life support for your child?  That’s what Jahi McMath’s family have been dealing with for …