5 Common Dishwasher Mistakes

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Dishwashers are a staple in kitchen staple and often a lifesaver. Here are five mistakes that you might be making when loading and unloading the dishwasher. Mistake 1: Loading it One Piece at A Time Nobody wants dirty dishes to pile in the sink, but filling the dishwasher all at once is the best strategy for an […]

2018 Winter Olympics

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The 2018 Winter Olympic Games have begun. The best of the best have arrived in PyeongChang to show off their skills. From bobsledding to figure skating to snowboarding the competition is steep. Let’s hear from you. What are your favorite Winter Olympic Games?  

5 Green Ways to be Less Wasteful

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Is being more environmental friendly one of your New Years resolutions? If not, it is always great to do your part to reduce waste. Americans can generate more than 254 million tons of trash in a single year, according to a study by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. If that number is too big to […]

Top 7 Best Winter Getaways for 2018

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Winter is coming or better yet it is here. If you’re planning your escape, here are the best winter escapes. Sorrento, Italy Land of Mermaids. Land of Orange and Lemon Groves. Land of Colors. Sorrento, Italy is beautiful seaside town on the coast of the Bay of Naples. Attractions include cliff diving, deep sea fishing, […]

5 Popular Interior Design Trends for 2018

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  Here are some of the top trends coming this year to a home near you!     Vintage lighting. Pros are reporting more interest in vintage-style fixtures, such as aged copper pendant lights. “There’s a huge focus on lighting right now, especially vintage pieces, which is also considered to be a great art solution,” Designer […]

Dallas’s Own Wine Expert

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As a self-declared wine enthusiast I enjoy sharing my knowledge about wine. Excellent food deserves an impeccable beverage to round out the meal. More than anything I love learning about new wines from the experts. Royal Blue Grocer’s beverage director is the hometown expert. Chilcoat is a seasoned sommelier with a WSET Advanced certification through […]

What Can 1.5 Million Buy in Dallas?

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Have you ever wondered just how much luxury real estate cost? The Dallas luxury market is robust. No doubt, there are very opulent luxury homes for a large chunk of change. However, Dallas luxury real estate has great value range. Check out this list of homes Dallas has to offer for $1.5 million courtesy of […]

The Best of Dallas Fall Festivals

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It is finally time for the fall festival season. Check out these local events in the DFW area. Addison Oktoberfest An authentic recreation of the Munich Oktoberfest, the event features more than 30 hours of continuous family-oriented entertainment. There will be plenty of “Oktoberfest” Bier and incredible German culinary fare to go around! The festival […]

PREP YOUR KITCHEN FOR BACK TO SCHOOL

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Kids will be returning to school soon – August 28, for most. And, with school days fast-approaching, it’s time to kick your kitchen back into gear. Follow these eight tips to make sure you start the school year on the right foot. Snack Station Long days at school mean hungry tummies. Clear out a low […]

5 Ways to Get Your Closet Organized

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How cluttered is your closet? This time of year our closets seem to multiply. As we are preparing for cooler months, but still in the warmer months the clothes seem to be all over the place. Here are five easy ways to declutter your closet. Donate Unworn Items Free up some of the space in […]