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Deep-Fried Texas: A Guide to the State Fair of Texas

From humble, private beginnings in 1886, the annual State Fair of Texas in Dallas is an immense and massively popular event that last year boasted a revenue of more than $56...Read More

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5 Easy Steps to Breaking the Ice with Your Neighbors

Whether you just moved into a new neighborhood, noticed a few moving vans on your block or suddenly realized you do not really know anyone in your community, breaking the ice...Read More

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Where to Enjoy the Best Oktoberfest in Texas

Fall in Texas means slightly lower temperatures, less blistering sunlight and, thanks to a deeply-rooted German cultural history in the Lone Star State, plenty of Oktoberfest celebrations. History of Oktoberfest Oktoberfest...Read More

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The Best Ways To Experience Football in Texas in 2017

From high school to the pros, football in Texas is a timeless tradition Come September, there is a buzz in the air for many Texans. No, it is not the mosquitoes...Read More

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4 Kid-Friendly Labor Day Party Ideas

Make all the neighborhood kids jealous with these party tips and games The Labor Day holiday has come to signify the end of the summer, which is why we tend to...Read More

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10 Tips to Get Your Home Ready For Back to School

With these tricks, there is no reason to fear a new school year The kids heading back to school is exactly like those Staples commercials from a few years ago. In...Read More

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5 Easy Steps to Eco-Friendly Lawn Care

Maintaining a natural lawn care regimen is easier than you think Maintaining a gorgeous, green lawn is hard enough for the average homeowner. Between soil tests, grass varieties and fertilizing schedules,...Read More

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7 Easy BBQ Tips For the Backyard Grill

Become a pro by fine-tuning the art of the hot dog, burger and barbecue Nothing is more synonymous with summer than backyard barbecue and outdoor grilling. After all, no one wants...Read More

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The Ultimate Guide to Summer Weekend Getaways in Texas

The best places to eat, sleep and be merry—all with four hours or less driving time If you are like us, your summer wanderlust is hitting you pretty hard right about...Read More

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The Best Yard Treatment for Mosquitoes and Other Lawn Pests

Here are some yard pest control tips for common lawn insects found throughout Texas. Mosquitoes. They might as well come with their own horror soundtrack like Jaws or Psycho, considering the...Read More

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