Shop Small at Plano Antique Mall

Located in an unassuming strip mall directly across the street from Prestonwood Baptist Church on Midway Road in Plano, Texas, a new competitor in the ever-blossoming small business marketplace is emerging. The Plano Antique Mall (PAM), which originally resided on Highway 75, is changing the way that home and haven purchases are made. As the…Read More

Mad About Hats and Gin

After more than two years of lock-down, for those who celebrate Easter or Passover, this spring was a welcome shift in celebratory festivities. Traditional values dictate the ceremonial hiding and seeking of decorative eggs, baked ham, Sunday best at church, and if you live in my house: Peeps ™. I wanted to do something a…Read More

A Return to Kindness

I looked forward to this event all year. Originally scheduled for the summer of 2021, The Kindness Duck Project finally landed in Fort Worth in October: a newly launched initiative aimed at bringing back kindness with the help of a six-story duck. Founded earlier this year (2021) by Executive Director Kyle Warren who has a…Read More

Thankful

Thanksgiving was a low-key event at my house. I spent most of the day watching movies. It is amazing how quickly we can get sucked into a movie binge, and I’m definitely there this week. The pack was walked, my roomie was making his Thanksgiving dinner rounds, and I found myself blissfully at peace with…Read More

Vogel Alcove – A Safe Haven for Children

Nestled in a small, modest neighborhood in Downtown Dallas, a once-vacated school building now serves as a sanctuary safe haven to the city’s most vulnerable population: homeless children. If you bristle at the thought of a child being homeless, you are not alone. When I first learned that there are roughly 3,000 homeless children in…Read More

Product Review: Baking With Badasses

So. I did a thing. Yep, it was impulsive and completely not me. I mean, I’ve taken online courses in the past, so I wasn’t foreign to the concept of virtual learning, but this was totally different. I decided to take an online baking class. Go ahead, I’ll wait. My mother laughed too. Done yet?…Read More