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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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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pizza & pinball

hi friends! this past weekend we had a fun family outing that i’d like to share. it was our second family holiday experience & this time it was planned by my sister, mirelle. (see the one i planned here & last years events here) we all met at my house & then we headed off on an adventure in the…
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burgers & beers

happy december friends! it’s not even the new year yet & i’m already reflecting on what a crazy, cool year it’s been! i still can’t believe we have a baby AND how much we love him. we sweat this little boy! his facial expressions, his baby noises, his tooth-less grins, etc. i’m not gunna lie i had a few emotional moments this past…
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a wonder of the world

this week we have two jewish “holidays” : memorial day & independence day. memorial day is certainly not a day to celebrate, but we do have off work tomorrow and thursday so we thought it to be a fantastic opportunity to do something semi-spontanious & take a trip that we have been contemplating for some time. we will finally be visiting a wonder of the…
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what a girl wants

here’s my holiday wishlist. more of just a ‘wish outloud’ sort of thing. i’ve always celebrate both hannukah and christmas. growing up i got to experience the best of both worlds 🙂 i will write santa, plead my case & leave some chocolate chip cookies & milk out. even though im jewish i think he will come through & drop off some goodies… inevitably, the…
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