Tag "holidays"

9 Holiday Survival Tips to a More Joyful Season

By Debbie Dobbs, M.A. / Contributor Tis the season to be jolly so don’t let stress overtake your good holiday vibe.  Here are some suggestions that work for me, and I hope can help you as well. 1) Do not exhaust yourself

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Holding the Holidays Together

  At this time of year we wish for good will and peace on Earth. But what about when you can’t even guarantee peace within your own family? by Deb Silverthorn When your children have more than one home, “home for

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Holiday Survival Tips with a Grain of Salt (And a Glass of Wine)

Is your family coming into town? Are you ready for the holidays? I love this time of year, but I know that we all could use some new tips and tricks for getting through this crazy time. By Suzan Dees

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Five Fun Things to Do at The District at Choctaw

Take a holiday break without breaking the bank!  The District at the Choctaw Casino Resort –  Durant is only a short drive from the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and offers something for everyone. 1. Be first to see Rogue One: A

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DARTing Around With Out-of-Towners

  by Tricia White | Managing Editor The holiday season is here, and while hosting out-of-town guests can be fun, keeping them entertained during their extended stays can also be a stressful. Luckily, North Texas has tons of fun places

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Celebrating the Holidays with Family and Friends

  by Deb Silverthorn Whether you are readying to hark the herald angels sing or loading up on candles for the Chanukah menorah, the season is upon us to gather together and share joy.  Oh, and to bustle through the

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Let It Be

This is my favorite time of the year. I love the majesty of the season — the music, the lights and particularly the food.  Give me an inch of a reason, and I’ll go a mile to celebrate the season!

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Champagne All Around!

Check out some of the hottest champagne cocktails for this holiday season! French 75 Recipe courtesy of Epicurious.com Ingredients •1 lemon •3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) gin •1 1/2 tablespoons (3/4 ounce) fresh lemon juice •1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) •1 cup

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Top 5 Holiday Dangers to Pets

Preventative Measures Can Save Pets Take preventive measures to protect your pets this holiday season. Being aware of these top five dangers could save you a trip to the veterinary emergency room. No. 1  Holiday Tinsel and Ornaments Tinsel, while

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