4 Things to Know Before Heading to the Plano Balloon Festival

4 Things to Know Before Heading to the Plano Balloon Festival

I’ve been seeing photos in front of the hot air balloons in Cappadocia, Turkey all over social media recently. Did they incite some travel jealousy? Maybe a bit. But good news for ...
SAIL WITH SCOTT IN ROCKWALL, TX

SAIL WITH SCOTT IN ROCKWALL, TX

Looking for a local adventure on the water? Sail With Scott is an hour-and-a-half cruise around Lake Ray Hubbard. The cruise is captained by the former mayor of Rockwall, Scott Self, on ...
THE DALLAS FARMERS MARKET

THE DALLAS FARMERS MARKET

If you’re in Dallas, one place you can’t miss out on is the Dallas Farmer’s Market. The DFM has an incredible view of downtown Dallas, and an even more incredible selection of ...
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN MCKINNEY: MY FAVORITE SQUARE IN TX

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN MCKINNEY: MY FAVORITE SQUARE IN TX

Each time we go to McKinney, we are greeted by adorable store fronts, friendly people, and a ton of shopping to do! Whether you’re going to visit the farmer’s market or as ...
LLOVING LLAMAS: OUR TIME AT SHANGRILLAMA

LLOVING LLAMAS: OUR TIME AT SHANGRILLAMA

What do Barack Obama, the Dalai Lama, the phrase “como te llama?,” drama, and the Bahamas have in common? Well, other than sharing the letters “ama,” they are the names of the ...
A SUNDAY PICNIC AT LAKESIDE PARK

A SUNDAY PICNIC AT LAKESIDE PARK

Dallas has some amazing parks- you just have to know how to find them! Lakeside Park in Highland Park is by far my favorite. With a gorgeous lake, bridge, landscaping, fountain, and ...
SUMMERTIME IN THE BISHOP ARTS DISTRICT

SUMMERTIME IN THE BISHOP ARTS DISTRICT

Yesterday, Harrison and I spent the day exploring one of our Dallas favorites: the Bishop Arts District. Known for its local shops, walkable location, and trendy style, this neighborhood is worth checking ...
THE BEST VINEYARD NEAR DALLAS

THE BEST VINEYARD NEAR DALLAS

Last weekend, Harrison and I discovered what has to be the best vineyard near Dallas. San Martino Winery is in Rockwall, TX (a whopping 20 minutes away from Dallas), and has three ...
THE GORGEOUS TEXAS COUNTRYSIDE

THE GORGEOUS TEXAS COUNTRYSIDE

Last month, we spent time in Athens. I’d typically want Athens to mean I was in Greece. But Athens, TX is a beauty unto itself! The quintessential country feel is found on ...