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Insider Tips for Six Flags Over Texas

Ticket or Pass? If you’re planning on just a one-day visit to Six Flags Over Texas, a single day ticket is the way to go! Pro-Tip : Purchase your ticket + parking online to save a few extra bucks and time! If you’re thinking of coaster hopping more than a couple of times in a year, you should probably take a look at an annual pass. Buying an annual…

The Belcher Family Daycation – Choose Your Own Adventure

The Belcher’s are undertaking a road trip from their restaurant in Seymour’s Bay to have a summer adventure in Arlington, TX! Despite the high gas prices, it is still cheaper to drive in their station wagon to their hotel, the Thornton Inn Bed & Breakfast, in downtown Arlington than it is to fly. While the family will come together at night after a…

Arlington’s Most Delectable and Droolworthy Donut Shops

In honor of the upcoming National Donut Day, we’ve done the leg (and stomach) work for you and compiled a list of must-eat donut shops in Arlington. If you’re hankering for a breakfast pick-me-up or an early morning sugar rush, these six stores (in no particular order) are a must try for you and your family! 1. Pilaski‘s Donuts The Comic Sans font…

Insider Tips! Best Places for Your TX vs. OU Watch Parties

It’s that time of the year again… the Red River Showdown! Check out some of these local Arlington favorites to watch the Texas Longhorns take on the Oklahoma Sooners! J Gilligan’s Bar & Grill As seen on the Travel Channel and Food Network, J. Gilligans is home of the World-Famous Irish Nachos. This Arlington staple is family owned and operated…

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…