Ah, summer! Travel seems like it could be iffy right now, so it could be a perfect summer for a staycation and some simple ideas for family fun! Summer plans? What’s usually on your family summer calendar? Some travel? Exotic vacation destinations? For Texans, it often means trying to head somewhere COOLER!  This year, maybe […]

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The State Fair has just begun here in Dallas, and as a native area Dallasite, it is one of my favorite times of year.  Because food, family time–and Big Tex! (Psst–you will surely find some unique fried foods at our State Fair. Check out this year’s Top Ten New Foods. There’s Big Red Chicken Bread. […]

I wonder where the idea of displaying plates as art came from? For sure, those who collected rare blue and white china hundreds of years ago put their treasures on display. Later, maybe folks who couldn’t afford art put up their pretty dishes for decoration, first on plate racks and then–“Hey, why not directly on […]