12 Best Valentine Sweets in Dallas for your Sweetheart

While you can never go wrong with some red roses from one of the white tents set up around the neighborhood markets, there is something about adding a one of a kind box of decadent Dallas desserts and a handwritten card that makes the Valentines Day extra special.  You can Read More …

Plano Balloon Festival: Our yearly tradition!

As much as we love getting Outside Suburbia, there are times I’m excited that I live in the Suburbs – September is one of those times when Hot Air Balloons float across the autumn skies of Plano. Plano hosts the biggest, brightest, finest Balloon festivals. It has become a yearly fall tradition Read More …

Fall Festivals around Dallas in 2019

As the temperature starts to drop it is time for some fall festival fun around town.  Who am I kidding – the temperatures don’t really drop around here in Dallas till November but we Texan love to celebrate the season!  From Diwali – a festival of light celebrated by most Read More …

Museum of Memories: Colorful Art Installation Popup in Dallas

The Museum of Memories is a colorful art installation popup in Dallas created by Steffi Lynn Tsai, along with her brother and a childhood friend. Tsai’s pop-up is perfect for people who grew up in the 90s and 2000 era, there are a lot of nostalgic references to classic teen movies Read More …

North Italia: A lovely little slice of Italy in Plano, Texas

We love everything Italian – from trips to Italy,  Italian truffles, gelato… and of course Italian food.  We are super excited about the newest Italian addition to the food scene at Legacy West: North Italia. This Fox Restaurant Concepts brand that also brought to us Flower Child and True Food Read More …

9 Things to do at the Dallas Zoo: See Waddling Penguins, Cute Koalas & Feed Giraffes

With summer break in full swing and two littles visiting from India, we decided to take them to the Dallas Zoo to explore, thousands of animals to visit, and a huge variety of family activities, at 106 acres Dallas Zoo is enormously entertaining! There are lots of family friendly things to Read More …

Texas Lavender Fields: Why go to Provence when you can find them right here?

Lavender is a flowering plant in the mint family native to the Old World. These days it can be found from Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, southern Europe across to northern and eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, southwest Asia to southeast India. They are cultivated extensively in temperate climates as ornamental Read More …