Guide to 60+ Local Spray Grounds and Splash Parks
June 19, 2017 – 9:00 am | 105 Comments

Spray park, Splash park, Spray ground…
Whatever term you use it is a place for children to have fun and beat the Texas heat! A spray ground is a zero-depth play area where water sprays from …

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Activities and Story Time for Little Ones at Pottery Barn
January 21, 2012 – 11:30 am | No Comment
Activities and Story Time for Little Ones at Pottery Barn

Pottery Barn Kids at Stonebriar Centre has all kinds of fun in store for little ones during January and February.
 
From activities investigating bugs and birds to special Tea Party Story Times, parents and caregivers will …

The fish was so BIG!
October 4, 2011 – 2:30 pm | One Comment
The fish was so BIG!

We spent Sunday at my husband’s family’s lake property in Mineola.  Now, when you hear lake property — don’t start thinking about a huge house on the lake. In fact it is a piece of …

Ringling Bros. ® and American Airlines Center Invite You to Get the Party Started at Barnum’s 200th Birthday Bash in AT&T Plaza
July 12, 2011 – 7:21 am | No Comment
Ringling Bros. ® and American Airlines Center Invite You to Get the Party Started at Barnum’s 200th Birthday Bash in AT&T Plaza

! On Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 PM, you and your family are cordially invited to celebrate P.T. Barnum’s 200th birthday and the arrival of the circus to the Metroplex. The party will be held at AT&T Plaza, which is on the south side of American Airlines Center off Olive Street. The arena is located at 2500 Victory Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219.

Organizing Your Summer Camping Trip
May 18, 2011 – 6:31 am | No Comment
Organizing Your Summer Camping Trip

Planning on taking a camping trip soon in this wonderful spring weather? In my Everything Organized blog post this month, I will share with you useful ideas for organizing your trip from what to pack, locations to camp, and of course having fun around the campfire.

Bunnies are Everywhere! Must be time for a coloring contest.
March 31, 2011 – 8:29 pm | 2 Comments
Bunnies are Everywhere! Must be time for a coloring contest.

Our neighborhood seems to be over run with precious bunny rabbits. At least they are precious when they are NOT nibbling on my flowers! The malls are over run with bunnies of the Easter variety! So I thought it would be fun to do a coloring contest featuring Bunny Rabbits! All entries will be placed in a drawing to win a family 4-pack of tickets to Hawaiian Falls. And top 5 winning entries will appear in our May issue.

JERSEY MIKE’S HELPS WIPE OUT KIDS’ CANCER WITH FREE SUBS IN FUNDRAISING FINALE ON MONDAY, MARCH 28
March 19, 2011 – 9:31 am | No Comment
JERSEY MIKE’S HELPS WIPE OUT KIDS’ CANCER WITH FREE SUBS IN FUNDRAISING FINALE ON MONDAY, MARCH 28

Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants throughout the Dallas-​Fort Worth area will cap off a March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign for Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC), with a citywide community fund raising finale on Monday, March 28, by giving customers a free regular sub in exchange for a minimum $1 donation to the charity. Jersey Mike’s has dubbed this final day of the Month of Giving, “Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer Day”, and is donating 100% of the proceeds of all regular subs sold in the DFW area to WOKC and hopes that customers will give at least what they would have paid for the sub.

Beating the Spring Break Blues- Kid Friendly Ideas For the Week
March 15, 2011 – 6:26 pm | No Comment
Beating the Spring Break Blues- Kid Friendly Ideas For the Week

It’s Spring Break!! Which means kids at home. Which means bored kids at home. Which means crazy mom (or dad) with bored kids at home. Sigh. But there’s plenty to do in DFW and right …

Join North Texas Kids at Winter Blast in McKinney
January 8, 2011 – 6:29 pm | No Comment
Join North Texas Kids at Winter Blast in McKinney

This is a free event for families! Free ice skating from 12pm to 2pm, along with a snow machine on the ice. Lots of other crafts and activities after the skating. We’ll be there and would love to have you join us!

Passionate about Kids and Cooking
January 8, 2011 – 8:30 am | No Comment
Passionate about Kids and Cooking

My daughter and I love to cook together on the weekends. Our biggest challenge is usually what to make. How exciting to have a whole set of new ideas from Annabel Karmel. I think for lunch today we will try the Little Pita Pizzas and Caesar Salad. She is having a play date with her friend Logan, so this will be fun for both of them.

Tibetan Monks Making Sand Mandalas at Crow Collection
October 1, 2010 – 6:42 am | No Comment
Tibetan Monks Making Sand Mandalas at Crow Collection

I got this press release from the Crow Collection of Asian Art, as part of the Arts in October events this weekend, a group of 10 Tibetan Monks will be creating (and ultimatley sweeping away) a large mandala made out of colored sand. I encourage you to take your kids to get a glimpse into this beautiful, magical and very peaceful ceremony.