Happy Hour at Public School 214

On last year’s trip to Denver, I discovered Public School. Since then, I have been back to the 214 location several times. One of my favorite things about Dallas is all the happy hour offerings, and Public School has a great one. About Public School…

November 27, 2018

How to Create a Gratitude Practice

Thanksgiving isn’t the only time of year we should recognize the things we are thankful for. Gratitude is important to incorporate into daily habits. I teach gratitude to my students at school and recently shared some tips for the parents in my monthly newsletter.…

November 22, 2018

Brunch at Sixty Vines

When I lived in Plano, Sixty Vines was one of my favorite restaurants. I hosted my 30th birthday brunch, brought friends there, and always loved their Rosé all Day on Tuesdays. After months of adjusting to Dallas, I finally made it back up to Plano…

November 19, 2018

November Trader Joe’s Favorites: Holidays Edition

As much as I adore dressing up for Halloween, I love the countdown to Thanksgiving and Christmas the most. I could easily share 50 things I am obsessed with this month at Trader Joe’s, but I narrowed it down to my usual 5. Here are…

November 16, 2018

Texas Live!

If you haven’t had a chance to make it over to Arlington to visit the baseball or football stadium lately, you may not know about Texas Live! It’s not only the perfect place to eat before or after a game or concert, but any…

November 12, 2018

October Favorites

October is one of my favorite months because it’s the beginning of fall, the weather is getting cooler, and it’s finally acceptable to drink hot cocoa every night before bed. Well, maybe not every night because Texas weather is so flippin’ nuts, but many…

November 7, 2018

Date Idea: Exploring your downtown

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #DASANISparkling #FlavorContest #CollectiveBias One of the best things about living in DFW is the endless number of downtowns nearby. Every suburb near Dallas has their own…

November 2, 2018

Local Halloween Events

And just like that, we have made it to another Halloween. Allison, my roommate and best friend, says a lot of wise things, but one of the things she said recently was “once Halloween hits, the year is over. Everything just goes in fast…

October 26, 2018

Original ChopShop

Back in April, I posted about Original ChopShop opening in Las Colinas. Since then, they opened a location in Plano at The Shops at Legacy and have another coming in Park Cities. There is a reason this place is blowing up and you should know about…

October 23, 2018

October Trader Joe’s Favorites

Last year, I shared my favorite pumpkin spice items from Trader Joe’s in October. Maybe it’s the cooler weather we have had in Dallas, or maybe it’s my obsession with chocolate, but I am loving the hot cocoa trend at Trader Joe’s lately. Here…

October 19, 2018