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Category Archives: Family Fun

How to plan a fun family reunion

  Who says you can’t host the perfect family reunion? Of course, you can’t help it if the potato salad is too salty (remember last year?), or if a dozen … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 party essentials

The RSVPs are in, the menu is set, and drinks are chilling in the fridge. It’s official: You are hosting a party. But before you usher in your first guests, … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

While the kids are away, Mommy and Daddy will play…

Been a long time since hubby and I have been kid-free. All four kids are out of town, doing their thing. The oldest has pretty much moved out, and the … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

NOW SHOWING: Dine-in theater at AMC Grapevine Mills

Dinner and a movie go together like peanut butter and jelly. And now, at AMC’s Grapevine Mills theater, you can order food right from your seat – and it’s a … Continue reading

January 26, 2011 · 2 Comments

Let It ‘Snow’: Literacy lovers hope to shatter world reading record on Oct. 7

Admit it: You’ve always wanted to set some kind of world record. Who didn’t? I always pictured myself blowing the world’s biggest bubble with my beloved grape Hubba Bubba. I … Continue reading

October 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Best playgrounds in the Fort Worth area

My kids and I searched high and low for the best playgrounds in the Fort Worth area. We needed lots of room to romp, shade, restrooms, seating and a toddler-friendly … Continue reading

August 13, 2008 · 17 Comments

Baby Loves Disco boogies into Dallas

It’s not often that I get invited to a bash at a hip dance club. With four kids at home and my 40th birthday looming, I hadn’t partied like it’s … Continue reading

July 21, 2008 · Leave a comment