Flower Mound Christmas Tree Farm

Christmas in the Country at Flower Mound Christmas Trees in Flower Mound, Texas, is a Christmas tree farm offering an enormous selection of Christmas trees and fun for the entire family! Located just 6 miles east of highway I-35 at Lewisville, we are convenient to Dallas, Fort … [Continue Reading]

Flower Mound Christmas Tree Farm

Christmas Light Displays DFW

Great list of Christmas and Holiday Light Displays in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex! Get the hot chocolate and enjoy the holiday season in DFW! IMPORTANT NOTE... We’re unable to personally verify each of these Christmas Light displays, especially those that are at … [Continue Reading]


Castle Hills Turkey Trot

Participate in the 3rd Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk at Castle Hills Village Shops & Plaza. This event is for the whole family. Strollers & dogs on leashes are welcome. Thursday, November 26, 8:00 AM The Village Shops at Castle Hills 2560 King Arthur Blvd, The … [Continue Reading]

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Survivor Joe Gobble Gallup

Begin Thanksgiving Day by taking part in the annual Survivor Joe Gobble Gallop. The two and four mile courses will take place at the picturesque Shoreline Trail. Thursday, November 26, 8:00 AM Shoreline Trail at Stewart Creek Park Sparks Road, The Colony, TX 75056 Event … [Continue Reading]

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Turkey Trot in Double Oak

Turkey Trot in Double Oak Our mission is to raise funds for inner-city youth programs run by North Texas Youth for Christ. Before the games, the big meal, the pies, the parades, join your neighbors and friends in a little exercise. Make the Double Oak Turkey Trot a family … [Continue Reading]

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Christmas Light Displays DFW


Great list of Christmas and Holiday Light Displays in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex! Get the hot chocolate and enjoy the holiday season in DFW! IMPORTANT NOTE... We’re unable to personally verify each of these Christmas Light displays, especially those that are at individual homes.  We ask readers to let us know if displays are no longer available, if you come across them.  Furthermore, … [Read More...]

Kids Night Out Color Me Mine

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t Color Me Mine offers Kids’ Night Out on the LAST FRIDAY of every month from 6-9pm! It is a great opportunity for kids to hang out with friends, eat pizza, paint ceramics, watch a movie and play games! Friday, November 27, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Color Me Mine 2570 Justin Road #150, Highland Village, TX Cost:  $32 per painter + Tax ($34.64) Event website Drop off your creative kids and get … [Read More...]

Light Show Spectacular in Grapevine

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Light Show Spectacular Grapevine *As of 11/25/15, the Magic of Christmas Light Show will not be operating until further notice due to technical difficulties. Please continue to check this page for updates. Come see the 2015 Holiday Light Show Spectacular at the corner of Main Street and Dallas. This exciting synchronized light and sound display has become a Christmas time favorite! Runs … [Read More...]

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Special Events 2015 Nov 20-26

** Download This Week's Newsletter ** Events This Week: Turkey Trots Christmas at the Anatole Gift of Lights Santa's Village Southlake Santa Cops Frugal Farm Wife Series Farm House on the Prairie Holiday Drop & Shop Our Village Glows International Games Day Campfire at the Cabin Carol of Lights … [Read More...]

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Holiday Mail for Heroes

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Holiday Mail for Heroes With many service members and veterans separated from their families this holiday season due to deployments and hospital stays, the American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes (HMFH) program empowers people to “Give Something That Means Something” by sending a card of thanks and support to the members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. Beginning in 2014, … [Read More...]

VarageSale is Your Local Online Garage Sale


I personally used VarageSale to write this sponsored post.  All opinions are my own. ~Valerie De-Clutter your home AND make money!!   PLUS learn how you can get cash and enter to WIN a trip to Disney World!!   When my kids were younger, I loved having a garage sale each year.  It was a great motivator to really clear out the clutter AND we made some great spending money - … [Read More...]

Santa Cops in Flower Mound

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Santa Cops Flower Mound http://www.flower-mound.com/index.aspx?nid=1057 The Flower Mound Police Department and the Flower Mound Citizen's Police Academy Alumni Association is gearing up for the Town’s annual Santa Cops toy drive. The program collects donations and gifts throughout the year and then distributes them at Christmas to children in Flower Mound that might have otherwise not … [Read More...]

Dallas Cowboys Dance and Cheer Brunch

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Gaylord Texan to host Dallas Cowboys Dance & Cheer Brunch Calling all little and big fans of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders and Rhythm & Blue Dancers! Gaylord Texan, proud to be the OFFICIAL HOTEL OF THE DALLAS COWBOYS, invites fans of all ages to come have brunch with the cheerleaders and dancers on November 22, 2015 and December 13, 2015 in the Yellow Rose Ballroom from 10:30 a.m. to … [Read More...]

Best Night Out in Flower Mound

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Saturday, November 14, 6:00 – 10:00 PM Ahoy, Mateys! The Best Gymnastics Pirates and Princesses Party is coming up this Saturday, November 14th from 6:00pm – 10:00pm! Young scalawags can come dressed as a pirate, and damsels can come dressed as a princess to have a chance to win the BEST Treasure in all the land! The prize will contain rewards that can be redeemed at Best Gymnastics. … [Read More...]

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Ice Coupon Gaylord Texan

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Ice Coupon Gaylord Texan Ice Coupon Gaylord Texan:  Are you looking for a discount? Get 50% Off ICE! at Gaylord Texan in Grapevine using this promo code!! What a deal! Lone Star Christmas November 12, 2015 - January 3, 2016 Get 50% OFF ICE Tickets with Promo Code SOCIAL15!! - VALID 11/16-19 and 11/23-25 Lone Star Christmas at the Gaylord Texan will feature more than 1.5 million lights on … [Read More...]

Christmas at the Anatole Dallas

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Hilton Anatole Hotel is Decking the Halls for Holiday Season   Christmas at the Anatole kicks off November 27th This holiday season, the Hilton Anatole Hotel, located in the city’s Design District, is inviting guests of all ages to experience the magic of Christmas at the Anatole. Beginning Friday, November 27th, the legendary hotel will transform into a winter wonderland complete with … [Read More...]

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ChristKindl in Arlington


In its fifth year, the Texas Christkindl Market is one of the largest open-air holiday markets in the Southwest. Inspired by a cherished German tradition, this free, family-friendly market features a unique shopping experience for holiday gifts, decorations, and unique one-of-a-kind finds. Nov. 27 – Dec. 23, 2015 Globe Life Park 1000 Ballpark Way Arlington, TX 76011 Event website … [Read More...]

North Pole Express in Grapevine

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North Pole Express Weekends, November 27 - December 23, 2015 Create a unique “Family Christmas Memory” aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express®, one of the most popular Christmas Capital of Texas events. Families and children of all ages will enjoy this one-of-a-kind Christmas experience.
The experience begins at the Historic Cotton Belt Depot platform where riders board … [Read More...]

Trains at NorthPark

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The Trains at NorthPark In 2015, The Trains at NorthPark, will celebrate its 17th year at NorthPark Center. The most elaborate toy trains exhibit in Texas, The Trains at NorthPark includes trains rolling across 1,600 feet of track on a journey across America. Cityscapes include downtown Dallas, with the beautiful Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, the State Fair of Texas and the Cotton Bowl; New York … [Read More...]

Christmas on Main in Grapevine


Christmas on Main in Grapevine Weekends, November 27 - December 20 Step back in time this season at Christmas on Main! With the beautiful backdrop of the Victorian-style buildings dressed up with ribbons, bows and wreaths and set aglow with twinkling lights that children of all ages can enjoy. Tractor-drawn wagon rides will depart behind the Gazebo during select hours.  Rides are $1 per … [Read More...]

Letters to Santa in Grapevine

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Letters to Santa When the little ones write a letter to Santa between November 24 and December 18 they will receive a response back from the North Pole. Don't forget to include a return address so that Santa can mail a response! Special mailboxes will be located at Town Square Gazebo, 325 South Main Street Train Depot, 705 South Main Street The REC, 1175 Municipal Way To email a … [Read More...]

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Peach Blackberry Cobbler with Pecan Topping

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Peach Blackberry Cobbler with Pecan Topping This yummy dessert is a family favorite! Delicious warm peaches and blackberries, with a sweet crunchy pecan topping!  Easy enough to make on a weeknight... special enough for a holiday spread! Pecan Topping 1 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup melted butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 cups flour 2 1/2 cup chopped pecans Filling 6 cups … [Read More...]

Taco Soup

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Easy Taco Soup This Taco Soup is a staple in our home.  It's a great recipe to make with your kids - simply open cans and packages, mix and heat!! And if you choose the canned chicken option for meat, it's a dish you can throw together last-minute, when you have unexpected guests (because all of the ingredients can be stored in your pantry)!  The best part? It's healthy and kids love … [Read More...]

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