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Top Mother’s Day Advice

I come from a family of storytellers, experience sharers and anecdote-filled personalities. I even married into a family filled with great storytellers. Growing up, a big part of any family celebration included sitting around sharing stories, life lessons and funny life happenings. Mother’s Day was no exception, and it included the sharing of…

5 Tasty Ways to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Many people use Cinco De Mayo as an excuse for some Tex-Mex and happy hour featuring margaritas. We’ll take any reason for more chips and salsa! But do you know where the holiday comes from? It’s commonly confused with Mexican Independence Day (which is September 16 and historically over 50 years earlier), but this day celebrates the Mexican army’s…

May the 4th Be With You: Top 4 Life Lessons from Star Wars

I’m a nerd. It’s a thing. #4real If you’re a nerd too, I don’t have to tell you that today (much like Ron Burgundy) is kind of big deal. For those of you who live in a galaxy far, far away from Nerdom, May the 4th is affectionately known to legions of fans as Star Wars Day…May the 4th Be With You, get it? Being in self-quarantine has given me…

Adorable Reasons to Adopt a Pet in Arlington

Nothing makes life sweeter than the purr of a cat or the wag of a tail. I live in a home with two cats and two dogs, and they have continued to be great medicine for silliness, snuggles and shaking off our quarantine blues. If you have been wanting to fetch a feline friend or a canine companion, consider some of the many adorable options at…

Top Facts You (Probably) Didn't know about Arlington History

Whether you are a history buff or just looking to hone your trivia skills, Arlington's history can serve as the ultimate throwback Thursday during your time at home. Here is a list of Arlington historical fun facts and links to online resources to extend your historical knowledge: People have been meeting in Arlington for more than 150 years! The…

Explore Arlington's River Legacy Park

Feeling cooped up? A little vitamin D, fresh air and sunlight will do you some good! Arlington offers a variety of public parks, including what is surely the best green belt in the Lone Star State. River Legacy Park is a 1,300-acre urban oasis in north Arlington that winds along the curves of the Trinity River, so there is plenty to do and see…

9 Restaurants with Pick Up - Photos Will Make You Drool

As we keep practicing social distancing, you might be getting tired of cooking. Treat yourself to some delicious food AND support the local community and businesses! Here’s a list of 9 delicious restaurants with pick up. If you’d like to stay at home, use a food delivery app instead! Be sure to check with each business for their hours and offers as…

11 Photos to Brighten Your Day

Scrolling, swiping, streaming – if you find yourself in need of a smile, look no further. Most of us need a chuckle, smile or just a break from the day to day news coming at us. We’ve put together some #relatable stay at home and work from home memes. Whether you’re working, taking classes or helping someone else with their video conferences, we…

Dinner Plans? 10 Restaurants with To-Go

What’s for dinner? If you’re dreading just the idea of cooking, no worries. These Arlington staples are open for pick up. If you don’t want to leave the couch, use a delivery app! This is the perfect chance to support local businesses AND your food cravings. Help the community one delicious bite at a time! Check with each restaurant for offers and…