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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…

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…

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…

Stir-Crazy Remedies While Social Distancing

Oh, the joys of self-quarantine. Your hands are squeaky clean, the junk drawer and pantry belong on HGTV, the family has taken all of their vitamins and binge watched all the Star Wars and Marvel movies on Disney+ in chronological order…now what? Although social distancing is protecting you from the coronavirus, and this is a super important…

Take a Virtual Trip Around the World

Educational travel doesn’t always require a passport….just a strong wifi signal! A growing number of world-class attractions offer webcams, 360 degree virtual tours, online exhibits and other ways to interact remotely. So, if you are a parent who is trying to find inventive ways to home school your children, or if you are just a history buff or…

5 Virtual Screams From Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor

No doubt about it, Arlington is a great place to be if you’re an adrenaline junkie or thrill seeker. In fact, between the out-of-this-world rides and slides at Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor (did you know that there are more than 70 altogether?), it’s fair to say that Arlington is the “scream capital” of Texas—and we’re dang proud of it…

8 things to do while social distancing

We are all doing our part to resist the spread of COVID-19, and a big part of that is social distancing and self-care. But there are still plenty of ways to have fun and be healthy in Arlington. Here are some ideas: Support local restaurants - The ACVB has compiled this list of restaurants that are offering curbside and takeout from some of your…

Spring Break Preview for Six Flags Over Texas

It’s not Christmas, but it is the most wonderful time of the year….for kiddos. That’s right, Spring Break! And what is the perfect companion to no homework? A trip to Six Flags Over Texas, of course, to enjoy great food, family entertainment and Texas-sized thrills. Arlington is centrally located in the region, so we are perfect for a quick weekend…