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Lisa Farrimond

Lisa Farrimond is an avid reader, writer and sci-fi junkie that never met a pedi she didn't like. The world is a big place, but she is working on seeing it all! Lisa loves traveling to architecturally and historically interesting sites. She loves nature walks while listening to educational podcasts and empowering audiobooks. The native Oklahoman and University of Oklahoma graduate happily resides in Arlington.

13 FUNtastic Summer Hot Spots in Arlington

It’s never too early or too late to plan a knock-your-socks-off summer vacation or staycation, but where should you go? Isn’t it obvious? Arlington’s fun and affordable options will keep you and your family busy until the school bell rings in the fall. Check it out: One: Six Flags Over Texas: Things are bigger and more exciting than ever at Six…

Top Events in Arlington, Texas for Summer and Fall 2021

Does it seems like life has been returning to more to normal here lately? I agree! With that in mind, you may be ripe for a roadtrip! Just imagine it: you with the wind in your hair, relaxed and enjoying life away from the ordinary. Lucky for you, you won’t have to travel far to kick up your heels. Arlington has a wide variety of events that can…

July 4th Fun in Arlington

Does food taste better on July 4 th ? Possibly! With that in mind, you may be planning to fire up the grill to celebrate America’s birthday (don’t forget locally-crafted beer and frozen margaritas from a local restaurant). If takeout is your bag, you’ll always find plenty of options in town. With so much star-spangled food to be had for Fourth of…

Hot Summer Deals and Discounts in Arlington, Texas

Free.Discounted. Is everyone paying attention? Arlington is a World of Wonderful, and we are conveniently located in the state and region. We are just a few minutes or a few hours away, so carpe diem, baby! Even better, if you’re looking for a good deal for your trip, you’re in the right place! We love helping people to maximize their cash AND…

Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Arlington

Singing in the rain (check). Listening to rain as you take a nap (check). Positive thinking about how your car is washed (check). Now what? If you find yourself in Arlington on a rainy day, there is no reason to hole up in your hotel room…or build an ark. Here are some fun way to repel a drizzly day around town: Arlington’s Downtown arts options -…

Beer Bliss! Top spots to grab a brew in Arlington

James Bond 007 says a martini is best when “shaken, not stirred,” but I’m sure everyone would agree that a beer is best served simply in a frosty mug. We would also suggest you try one on an Arlington, Texas patio on a spring or summer day. Delightful! That’s right, this versatile drink, equally refreshing as an ale, lager, pilsner, porter or…

Spring Break Round-Up for Arlington in 2021

Spring!! Ready to shake off the cold weather, leave the to-do list at home and escape to big fun and relaxation? We are, too! When the calendar hits March, we feel like kids again…it’s spring break in Texas, and we couldn’t be more excited. I’m sure you already have a few ideas on how to enjoy that beloved time: lazy mornings, a dip in the pool…

Celebrate National Plan Your Vacation Day in Arlington, TX

It’s January 26 th …what’s on your to-do list this morning? Wake up Grab coffee or tea Open computer Plan your vacation That’s right folks. This is your wake-up call. More than half of American workers (55%) fail to use all their time off. That’s a stockpile of 768 million unused vacation days just in 2019, of which 236 million were forfeited…

Top 5 Coffee Hotspots in Arlington

There is an Ethiopian Legend that a goat herder realized the potential of coffee beans by noticing that his flock was especially wired after eating the berries from a certain tree. I don’t know if that’s true, but I love the idea! Afterall, I have my own epic love affair with coffee beans. That’s right, I’m totally passing on that cup of tea…java…

Shop Local: Guide to Small Business Saturday in Arlington

Let’s face it, COVID-19 has thrown a wrench in all of our lives this year. The greatest impact has definitely been to our local small business owners, but we have a fantastic opportunity to reframe this as we approach Thanksgiving weekend. Small Business Saturday offers a variety of opportunities to support local and keep Arlington’s economy…