No matter where I go, I leave my heart in Texas.

LEARN TO SAIL WITH SAIL DALLAS

LEARN TO SAIL WITH SAIL DALLAS

Sailing is a sport that I have always known very little about. But I love being on the water (who doesn’t??), and I love boats, so I jumped at the opportunity to learn ...
A STROLL DOWN THE KATY TRAIL

A STROLL DOWN THE KATY TRAIL

Coming from Maryland, when I think of a trail, I think of a hike through the forest. Instead, Katy Trail is an urban trail that crosses through shopping areas, borders a gorgeous ...
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 ...
MAGNOLIA: WE JOINED THE #MILESTOMAGNOLIA HYPE

MAGNOLIA: WE JOINED THE #MILESTOMAGNOLIA HYPE

I love interior decorating. So, naturally, when people know this they ask me if I love the show Fixer Upper. They say I’m like Joanna Gaines (though I’m pretty sure this is ...
A VINEYARD BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN FLORENCE, TX

A VINEYARD BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN FLORENCE, TX

Sometimes, you need a break from the city you live in. As much as I love Dallas, the prospect of a weekend getaway makes me so excited! Exploring new places, seeing the ...
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 ...