Shelf Styling Made Simple
Fall has officially arrived, so it is time to start switching out your home décor for seasonally appropriate and festive pieces! Shelves can be tricky to style no matter the season, but there are some easy strategies you can use to tweak your shelf décor for the perfect autumn look. It is all about strategic styling with the right color palette and simple fall accessories.
Sitting at the Kids’ Table
Should your formal Thanksgiving dinner include children on the list of invitees, nothing pleases parents more than a separate kids table, where young diners can make messes and enjoy a special meal while the adults get a few minutes of grown-up conversation. The key to a successful kids table is planning.
Pumpkin Empanadas Recipe
Fall weather often prompts nostalgia for simple meals and family gatherings. Sunday brunch is a great time to get people together around the table for chatting, reminiscing, and good food. Typically, favorite dishes are the ones that deliver a little comfort to the table, like these delicious pumpkin empanadas.
Meet Me at the Tailgate
If you are from Texas, you know football season runs the fall calendar. Over the years the art of throwing a good tailgate has become more and more important in making each game day one to remember. What you serve and how you serve it can help you pull together the perfect tailgate every home weekend.
(Organizing) School is in Session
Whether it brings nostalgic tears or a huge sigh of relief, the kids will be heading back to school soon. Day after day, they will return home with heads full of knowledge and bags full of paper, trash, and leftover lunch. Rather than a go-with-the-flow reactionary methodology, take advantage of the freshness of a new season, and earn an A-plus in organization this year by implementing some (or all!) of these organization tips.
Perk up Fall with Coffee Cocktails
Fall in Texas is full of warm, golden days that explode into glorious sunsets that gently fade into clear, star-freckled nights...unless it happens to be a day that the wind screams down from the North Pole, bringing bone-chilling cold that makes you want to retreat to a blanket fort with a carafe of coffee and a good book.
Cozy up Your Home
Texas's dropping temperatures, the reemergence of boots, and pumpkin-flavored everything signal fall. Just as each seasonal change introduces an updated wardrobe, homes deserve the same attention! To ease the pain of losing long summer nights and sunny days by the pool, transition your home to reflect the beauty and coziness of the fall season.
Decorating for Fall
With the changing of the seasons comes a change in the air, in people's moods and perspectives, and in color. Boxes come out of the closet or down from the attic with sweaters and dusty décor that has been stored safely away since this time last year. it is time to swap daisies with autumn leaves and the vibrant hues of summer with the subdued tones that accompany cooler weather.
Select Spring Flowering Bulbs Now
Fall is the time to think about ordering spring-flowering bulbs online, through bulb catalogs, or from selections at local nurseries and home and garden centers. While you will not actually plant until November or December, consider the following tips on growing bulbs and deciding which ones to purchase.
Day Trips from Dallas: Five Must-See Fall Festivals
The months of the fall season are perhaps the best to be living in Texas. The temperature has finally dropped to a tolerable range, football reigns, and it feels like the entire state can finally breathe again. With all the beautiful weather, it is no wonder that Texas boasts some of the finest outdoor fall festivals, many within a short day trip from Dallas! Pull on your boots, pile into the car, and give some of these trips a try.
September Celebrations Across Texas
As summer fades and family schedules become busier, Texas plays host to fun and unique celebrations of autumn across the state. Why not take some time to plan a day trip that the whole family will enjoy? Relaxation and seasonal fun are right around the corner!
Football Town Foods
Just as each Texas university is home to unique programs and traditions, each community in which these schools are located is home to unique culinary establishments. So while touchdowns, field goals, and sacks on the gridiron take precedence, fans usually find time before or after the game to visit favorite hotspots and watering holes. These restaurants, diners, cafes, shops, bars, and food trucks wait, with doors wide open, to help fans celebrate a victory or drown a sorrow.