family holiday experience- part four

the last “experience” that we did as a family this holiday season (i.e the month of december) was planned by my momma! she surprised us & took us to lunch at little greek where they are BYOB, which we love. we brought in like 3 different kinds of beer and a bottle of champagne & they were so sweet and…
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family holiday experience- part three

hiiiii! hope you had a wonderful christmas! i always forget how nostalgic this time of year feels until it’s christmas eve and elf or and home alone 2 are playing in the background and the soundtracks just bring sooooo many memories back. it’s a day and time of the year especially where i really miss my grandfather. for christmas this year,…
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family holiday experience- part two

in my last post, you read about our family holiday experience that i planned…next up was mirelle’s turn. she planned for us to DIY string art!! she gathered the supplies like the wood pallets that were already sanded and came with a wall hook from target, the nails from home depot and the string from hobby lobby. she ended up telling us…
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family holiday experience- part one

this year, instead of buying christmas gifts for each other, my family & i decided to do “experiences” together. it could range from a picnic in the park, a groupon activity, volunteering together, going to a brewery for an afternoon, etc. and we didn’t tell each other what we planned. it was up to each of us to plan and…
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tacos & a carriage ride

i’m so behind on posting this since it happened NYE! but for our last family holiday experience of 2019, my mom planned it & took us out for dinner at this place & then she navigated us to a random parking garage where she then spilled the beans that we were going to go on a horse carriage ride to…
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boozy bowling

my sister planned our third family holiday experience (see the one i planned here & the one dek planned here) & she took us to the statler hotel downtown for a fun lunch & game of boozy bowling. we had never been to this place, but it was a huge space with games & super laid-back vibe. and i call…
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brunch & games

dek surprised us all with a really fun family holiday experience this past weekend. he invited my mom & sister over to our house on saturday morning at 10:30, right after atlas went down for his morning nap. he had gotten bagels from einsteins (their cinnamon sugar is MY FAV!) that morning & made a brunch spread of scrambled eggs,…
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industrial pizza & cityline merry market

for the holidays, instead of gift-giving my family & i take turns planning “experiences” for us to do together. here is the first event we did & you can see the other experiences here. the idea is to do something different & fun for everyone and it not cost too much because we all agreed we just don’t need to…
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escape game & fireside pies

happy new year, everyone! i hope you have a wonderful, happy and healthy 2019 and you achieve all of the aspirations you have. “you can do what you set your mind to” is the mindset i am going into the new year with. i’m also repeating to myself the mantra “happiness is not a goal, but a way of life.”…
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downtown dallas stocking stroll

merry christmas eve friends! this past saturday we ventured downtown for the family holiday experience that dekel planned. he heard about it through the dallasites 101 girls & what’s awesome is that it was FREE! we all met up at ‘unbranded‘ which is a venue on main street that features different rotating artists in the form of pop-up shops. that…
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