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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings Calls For Community Members to Step Up and Offer Internships by March 15, 2018

01/19/2018 10:44:12 AM

Dallas Single Mom Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is Asking For Community Support — Companies Have Until March 15 to Get Involved In the Intern Fellows Program.   Imagine a 16-year-old with a dream to become an engineer, doctor, entrepreneur or ...

Join the Dallas Chamber Symphony for Crossroads on January 20, 2018 at 8pm

01/19/2018 00:49:58 AM

Dallas Single Mom Join us this Saturday, January 20, for the world premiere of Crossroads, a collaborative performance between the Dallas Chamber Symphony and the Dallas Street Choir, by Composer-in-residence Dr. Douglas Buchanan. The program ...

Empowering Tomorrow’s Professional Women Today on January 20, 2-4pm at UT Dallas

01/18/2018 01:16:28 AM

Dallas Single Mom Join The Blackstone Launchpad at the University of Texas at Dallas and Skratch Labs for ‘Empowering Tomorrow’s Professional Women Today’, a free community event designed to educate, inspire and prepare young girls to ...

Why You Should Join Us at the Houston Auto Show on January 24 – January 28, 2018 #HOULOVESAUTOS #ad

01/16/2018 20:42:11 PM

Dallas Single Mom Don’t miss this cool giveaway for two to the Houston Auto Show courtesy of A Girl’s Guide to Cars. #sponsored   What does your car mean to you?  Is it simply a means of transport?  Does it simply get you and yours from ...

A Dallas Design Couple Just Opened These Airbnbs and They’re Adorable

01/15/2018 09:00:40 AM

Dallas Single Mom Maybe it’s weird to write about Dallas Airbnbs at D Magazine. If you’re reading this, it’s safe to assume you live in locally. So, unless you have in-laws coming to town or are planning some serious renovations at home, ...

Extreme Home Repair team accepting nominations for 2018 recipient

01/14/2018 18:45:00 PM

Dallas Single Mom Brownmiller also owns one of the businesses that has donated to the projects through the years. He says has been personally affected by the difference ... One EHR recipient was a single mom who had been facing life's challenges ...

{Syndicated} The Most Intimidating Thing About Dating My Mom? Me.

01/14/2018 09:56:15 AM

Dallas Single Mom My mom's a single lady, but when things get serious, her boyfriend's gotta meet me. When I was little, my mom remarried for a time. You'd think that'd be a big deal, but honestly, I barely remember the guy. I can't remember ...

‘Why not me?’ More women ask this question as they line up to run for office

01/14/2018 01:07:30 AM

Dallas Single Mom The 36-year-old single mom had toyed with the idea of running for City Council in her hometown of Roslyn, a former mining community near Cle Elum that was governed ... She won by 15 points, and last Tuesday took her seat on ...

Movie Review: Help The Green Ninja save the day in the LEGO Ninjago Movie + Giveaway

01/12/2018 15:52:01 PM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: Our family received product for the purposes of this review and giveaway. All opinions are 100% those of the author. Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja has to confront some realities about his family life in this animated ...

Travel from Rome to Minturno with a family of 5

01/10/2018 16:22:51 PM

Dallas Single Mom Hoping for advice! Should we rent a car? Take the train? Private transfer? We will be staying in Minturno for a week planning day trips. Any other recommendations for day trips? Thank you Karen. The post Travel from Rome to ...

The Competitive World of Consumer Electronics

01/09/2018 23:51:28 PM

Dallas Single Mom This is a Sponsored Conversation paid for by Social Barracuda. When it comes to consumer electronics, the options for buying seem to be endless. Between online shopping, direct purchases from the manufacturer, and in-person ...

Inspiration: Oprah’s Golden Globes Speech

01/08/2018 17:49:10 PM

Dallas Single Mom If you’ve been on social media at all today, you’ll have seen or heard snippets of Oprah Winfrey’s acceptance speech at the Golden Globes last night. It is moving and inspirational. It is both timely and perfect for the ...

Checkered Past Winery to Host Wine and Magic with Trigg Watson on January 27, 2018

01/04/2018 23:26:57 PM

Dallas Single Mom Checkered Past Winery is excited to host award-winning magician Trigg Watson at the urban pub for Wine and Magic at 7:00 and 9:30 pm on January 27, 2018.   Signature wines, pizza, charcuterie, desserts, and more will be available ...

SHOWS I LOVE: Knightfall on History Channel

01/03/2018 21:16:31 PM

Dallas Single Mom I made a resolution with myself to share more of what I love and share what makes me smile, touches my heart, captures my fancy and occupies my time. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention my binge watching fancies.  This ...

The Color Purple Comes to Dallas Summer Musicals at Fair Park, January 23 – February 4, 2018

01/03/2018 19:22:03 PM

Dallas Single Mom “It’s going to be fabulous, and I am absolutely stoked to see it.  Here in Dallas.  Here’s the scoop from Dallas Summer Musicals about the upcoming show, The Color Purple.  I’ve added my favorite images to get you ...

A Wish for 2018

01/02/2018 13:58:09 PM

Dallas Single Mom As we step into 2018, I have a wish for you.  It is very similar to the wish, thoughts and words that went into my private journal as I thought about what I want for this year and what I intend to create.  My wish for last ...

Feeling Good with Fibromyalgia

12/29/2017 12:09:35 PM

Dallas Single Mom   This is a conversation sponsored by Social Barricuda.   Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome without a known cause. It’s not arthritis, but arthritis and injuries are often accompanied by fibromyalgia. People often ...

New Year’s Eve in Dallas for families and kids

12/21/2017 01:13:48 AM

Dallas Single Mom If the kiddos can’t stay awake till midnight for a New Year’s Eve ball drop consider a New Year’s countdown to noon or an array of wonderful family options this New Year’s holiday. Included on this list are: Sci-Tech ...

Stocking Stuffers and Last Minute Gifts: WonderBalls, Treats from Microsoft and CityPass

12/20/2017 19:13:06 PM

Dallas Single Mom We are super excited to be featured on the inspirational kids podcast DREAM BIG with Eva Karpman.   You can check them out here. Now on to last minute gifts, we have some fabulous ones from Microsoft, Wonderball and Best Buy. ...

“Plan While you Can” to drive safe and sober this holiday season

12/19/2017 11:38:32 AM

Dallas Single Mom The Christmas holidays are a joyous time to get together with family and friends. This is also a time to plan ahead if you plan on drinking alcohol during the festivities. This Holiday Season, TxDOT is focusing on the issue ...

Movie Review: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle in Theaters December 20

12/18/2017 15:37:22 PM

Dallas Single Mom I just saw Star Wars: The Last Jedi this past weekend but I want to alert you at an awesome movie coming out this week and I am sure you can find time to see both. I was a junior in high school when the original Jumanji starring ...

Taking a Holiday Break with Coca-Cola and Red Baron Pizza #sofab #grabsomecheer

12/18/2017 14:18:29 PM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: This is a sponsored conversation compensated by The Coca-Cola Company and Collective Bias, INC.  As always, all opinions and thoughts are my own. #GrabSomeCheer #CollectiveBias #ad   Some days get off to a roaring ...

Countdown to Noon is back at Sci-Tech Discovery Center

12/16/2017 10:17:59 AM

Dallas Single Mom Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Frisco’s leading family-friendly cultural and educational destination, is mixing science with play this New Year’s Eve with “Countdown to Noon.” The event will be jammed packed with interactive ...

Post Event: Brunch with Santa at Top Knot

12/15/2017 16:14:17 PM

Dallas Single Mom The sunshine illuminated Dallas and it was a pleasant walk along Maple Ave to get to Top Knot. Located on the second floor above Uchi, Top Knot offers up more than just Asian Fusion Cuisine. Blending aromatic flavors straddling ...

Mansfield Student Gabriela Malkomes named a Uncle Ben’s Ben’s Beginner Grand Prize Winner!

12/15/2017 10:48:04 AM

Dallas Single Mom In a stroke of awesome for Martha Reid Leadership Academy, Gabriela Malkomes, a Mansfield student, has been named an Uncle Ben’s Ben’s Beginner winner.  Ben’s Beginners is a program by Uncle Ben’s, in partnership ...

Looking for Something Special, Check Out UnCommon Goods #gifts

12/14/2017 22:45:02 PM

Dallas Single Mom   One of the pure pleasures of blogging is finding companies that do good work, share great finds and curate collections that I find myself falling in love with over and over again.  Brooklyn based, UnCommon Goods is one ...

Great Guy Gift Ideas: Treat them to a day of Topgolf {Enter to Win a $200 Gift Card}

12/14/2017 18:40:03 PM

Dallas Single Mom It’s that time of year again – the holiday shopping season is in full swing, and instead of lining up to purchase the biggest TV or the newest car for your loved one, why not gift them an experience they’ll never forget? ...

Texas Families love heading to New Mexico’s Angel Fire Resort for winter fun

12/14/2017 16:56:01 PM

Dallas Single Mom Every year a large number of Texans head out of state during the winter months next door to New Mexico. Approximately 60% of guests and second homeowners that spend time at the resort are from Texas. With a couple of storms ...

SAVE THE DATE: Newbery Medalist Matt de la Peña and #1 NYT bestselling illustrator Loren Long to celebrate release of LOVE in Dallas on Sunday, January 21st

12/14/2017 16:19:46 PM

Dallas Single Mom From the author that brought you the Newbery Medal-winning Last Stop on Market Street and the illustrator of the beloved, bestselling Otis series and Barack Obama’s Of Thee I Sing comes an uplifting, profound, utterly ...

Save the Date: Dallas Children’s Theater to feature Very Hungry Caterpillar

12/14/2017 15:45:13 PM

Dallas Single Mom The Very Hungry comes to the Dallas Children's Theater Stage in January and February 2018. Tickets are now on sale. The post Save the Date: Dallas Children’s Theater to feature Very Hungry Caterpillar appeared first on Dallas ...

Introducing Jetlag Flight Alerts for Exciting, Inexpensive International Travel Deals

12/14/2017 12:11:15 PM

Dallas Single Mom Created for students, millennials, young families, singles, seniors or anyone who wouldn't normally be able to afford to travel, the new service is ... The post Introducing Jetlag Flight Alerts for Exciting, Inexpensive I ...

A Note from the thick of it: Sending off my child to fly alone

12/14/2017 12:02:37 PM

Dallas Single Mom We went over it again and again in the car on our way to school this morning. I asked Cody, my 6 year old, to repeat my name, address and phone number for me over and over again. I knew that he already knew this information. ...

How we survived our first blended family camping trip at Lake Arrowhead State Park

12/12/2017 16:39:59 PM

Dallas Single Mom   The colder weather had failed to make it into the DFW area in the last two weeks and so I had this idea that we would go camping. It was a promise that Steve had made to his children that didn’t’ materialize over the ...

Get Lost In A Candy Colored Day Dream at Riley Rose (Stonebriar Mall)

12/09/2017 12:21:07 PM

Dallas Single Mom From the daughters of Forever 21 founders comes Riley Rose, a new beauty concept geared toward teens and women in their 20s and 30s who are obsessed with makeup. The concept opened several months ago in LA and is taking the ...

Video: Chrysler and Sesame Street help celebrate National Cookie Day with the “Christmas Cookie Crumbathon”

12/08/2017 10:04:22 AM

Dallas Single Mom Chrysler and Sesame Street team up in this video with Bert, Ernie and Cookie Monster for National Cookie Day The post Video: Chrysler and Sesame Street help celebrate National Cookie Day with the “Christmas Cookie Crumbathon” ...

Highland Park Village to Host Village of Enchantment

12/07/2017 23:15:49 PM

Dallas Single Mom Join us at Highland Park Village for a special night LOCAL market and Community Christmas Celebration. Guests will be treated to complimentary carriage rides, face painting for children, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, face ...

Enter to Win a Trip for Two to Ireland from Vagabond Small Group Tours #travel

12/07/2017 10:42:24 AM

Dallas Single Mom An award-wining tour company in Ireland invites guests to hike, bike, kayak and horseback ride through landscapes fomenting with history and lore on a new-for-2018 active vacation called 7 Day Magnetic North Adventure Tour. ...

The best small town Christmas is in Fredericksburg, Texas

12/06/2017 10:53:34 AM

Dallas Single Mom Merry Weihnachten, y’all! It may be a small town with a rich German history but it’s very big on my list for a unique travel and holiday experience like no other. My children and I stopped in Fredericksburg the weekend ...

Holiday toy drive at Drybar Plano supports homeless children

12/06/2017 10:16:27 AM

Dallas Single Mom Hope Supply Co., a member of the Baby2Baby National Network, has partnered with Drybar Plano for a holiday drive benefiting homeless children in North Texas. The organizations are currently seeking donations by the community ...

Discovery Days: Science + Celebrating 5 Years of the Perot Museum

12/05/2017 17:17:32 PM

Dallas Single Mom Calling all aspiring astronauts to the Perot Museum! This Saturday’s all-about-space Discovery Days promises fun for the whole family. Discovery Days: Space will feature an “astronaut training camp” on the outdoor ...

The City of Garland Lights Up “Christmas on the Square” on December 7

12/05/2017 16:11:20 PM

Dallas Single Mom The City of Garland flips the switch on its giant tree and fully animated light show this Thursday with a free family festival on Thursday, December 7th . It takes 4,000,000 lines of code to animate the 75,000 twinkling ...

Head to Seaworld San Antonio for their Christmas Celebration

12/05/2017 10:22:47 AM

Dallas Single Mom Heading to Seaworld San Antonio has almost become a yearly birthday tradition for me. Since my birthday is December 2, we typically try to make it down to San Antonio. This year we traveled down to San Antonio on the weekend ...

Head over to the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort for New Year’s Eve family fun

12/04/2017 14:00:20 PM

Dallas Single Mom Celebrate New Year's in the scenery of the 405 Acre Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa with many activities to ring in a new year. The post Head over to the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort for New Year’s Eve family fun ...

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Pajama Party at Angelika Dallas – Saturday, DEC 2

12/01/2017 15:52:55 PM

Dallas Single Mom Just received this in the email inbox and wanted to share with all of you: How the Grinch Stole Christmas Saturday, DEC 2 @ 10am Jim Carrey stars in this live-action adaptation of the classic children’s story by Dr. Seuss. ...

A Magical Hill Country Christmas at the JW Marriott Resort & Spa San Antonio

12/01/2017 14:17:50 PM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: Our friends at the JW Marriott provided us with exclusive information, discounts and a discounted media rate to stay at the resort for the purposes of sharing this information with you. All opinions are 100% those ...

Elf JR. Comes to Stage at the North Texas Performing Arts Center

11/30/2017 21:58:45 PM

Dallas Single Mom Based on the cherished New Line Cinema hit, Elf JR. features songs by Tony Award-nominees, Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin. Elf Jr. is the story of Buddy.  ...

Join the Apple Heart Study for Apple Watch users with Apple and Stanford University

11/30/2017 11:10:47 AM

Dallas Single Mom Apple has partnered with Stanford University for a medical study to detect heart abnormalities. Apple Watch users can apply for free. The post Join the Apple Heart Study for Apple Watch users with Apple and Stanford University ...

Save the Date: Long Range Planning Community Meetings for Texas Public Education

11/29/2017 10:25:32 AM

Dallas Single Mom   Work is under way to create a new Long-Range Plan for Public Education, which is expected to establish goals for Texas public schools through the year 2030. There are community meetings in Fort Worth on December 5 and Dallas ...

Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas – The Musical at ATTPAC December 5-17

11/27/2017 18:28:47 PM

Dallas Single Mom Dr. Seuss’ holiday classic story How the Grinch Stole Christmas comes to life on stage at the AT&T Performing Arts Center this holiday season.   Audiences will discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale while ...

The 55,000 Square Foot Food Destination Legacy Hall Set to Open December 6 in Plano

11/27/2017 17:50:51 PM

Dallas Single Mom The wait is finally over. Legacy Hall – one of the nation’s largest and most unique new food halls – is making its highly anticipated debut on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Dedicated to serving the best-of food trends prepared ...

Microsoft is Granting Wishes This Holiday Season

11/26/2017 23:48:00 PM

Dallas Single Mom Starting on #GivingTuesday, November 28, 2017 – Sunday, December 31, Microsoft Stores across the nation will be asking, “What’s your Wish?”  During this season, Microsoft Stores are encouraging customers to share their ...

8 Things to Remember as a Single Mom during the Holidays {what I’ve learned} #advice

11/26/2017 14:47:05 PM

Dallas Single Mom The holidays are a glorious season.  In fact, it’s my favorite time of the year.  It is full of light, color, giving and celebrating, but I find since becoming a single mama the holidays bring forth a whole host of emotions ...

Chatting at DatingAdvice.com about Dating and Single Moms

11/24/2017 21:16:12 PM

Dallas Single Mom We finally can tell you about the fun interview that we had with DatingAdvice.com.   In this piece, we talk about single motherhood.  We also chat about how you know it is time to start dating and sharing some tips for making ...

DFW Holiday Event: You’re Invited to Texas Motor Speedway for SCC Christmas Tree Lighting

11/23/2017 05:17:05 AM

Dallas Single Mom Help us light the largest living Christmas Tree in DFW! The post DFW Holiday Event: You’re Invited to Texas Motor Speedway for SCC Christmas Tree Lighting appeared first on Dallas Single MombyHeather Buen

Get your makeup gifts the Jedi Way: Cargo x Star Wars Collection Drops at Kohls

11/23/2017 05:12:05 AM

Dallas Single Mom I completely fell in love with the Shu Uemura Super Mario Bros collection so if you have a Star Wars fan in your midst I would definitely venture into another galaxy – – or Kohl’s and pick up these Star Wars cosmetics. ...

Get ready for FAN EXPO DALLAS with Justice League Star Jason Momoa as Celebrity Guest for 2018 event

11/23/2017 05:02:41 AM

Dallas Single Mom If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, these would make a great gifts for the Comic Con fan in your household. The 2018 event will have an awesome celebrity lineup including Jason Momoa. DALLAS (Nov. 21, 2017) – FAN EXPO ...

Giving Thanks with Francis Ford Coppola Wines {Exclusive Holiday Package for DSM Readers}

11/21/2017 17:05:59 PM

Dallas Single Mom Francis Ford Coppola Winery is offering an exciting online special this Thanksgiving for anyone trying to figure out what to bring to the feast. Choose either or both of these easy drinking Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wine c ...

Christmas Horse Show and Santa Visits at Black Star Sport Farm on December 16

11/21/2017 15:30:33 PM

Dallas Single Mom Premier dressage training, show, and sales facility Black Star Sport Horses is pleased to announce that Santa Claus will attend the schooling show at the farm on December 16, 2017 for the fourth consecutive year. The event ...

Enter to Win a Family 4-Pack to LEGOLAND Discovery Center’s Bricktacular and SEA LIFE Grapevine

11/20/2017 21:26:25 PM

Dallas Single Mom Deck the halls with boughs of LEGO® brick at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth’s annual Holiday Bricktacular on December 16, 17, 23 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Festive fun awaits with these holiday ...

Top Holiday Finds from India Hicks {under $100} and a few bonus {must-haves}

11/20/2017 16:43:34 PM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: Editor Teia Collier is an ambassador for India Hicks.  As always, opinions and recommendations on Dallas Single Mom are 100% our own. It’s the festive holiday season and the perfect time for a little sparkle ...

Owen Wilson goes from cool dude to cooler dad in new movie ‘Wonder’

11/20/2017 08:00:00 AM

Dallas Single Mom Inspiration comes from many places for an actor, but it's probably more user-friendly when it comes from your own home.Such is the case for Owen Wilson (Cars...Continue reading… The post Owen Wilson goes from cool dude to ...

Movie Review of Shopkins: World Vacation and Learn The Shopkins Shake

11/17/2017 11:18:59 AM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: We received a complimentary digital copy of Shopkins: World Vacation for the purposes of this review. Are there any Shopkins fans in your household? Our friends at Universal have provided Dallas Single Mom with ...

Holiday Wonder Brings Unforgettable Christmas Lights to Fair Park

11/17/2017 09:44:36 AM

Dallas Single Mom Holiday Wonder debuts this winter as a new, unforgettable, family-friendly event in Dallas’s Fair Park to celebrate a season of light and magic.  The lights switch on Nov. 21 for a festival that runs through Jan. 7 around ...

Hotwire Launches Million Dollar Sale Bringing 5-Star Rooms for $50 for Holiday {and Travel Survey Results}

11/16/2017 23:44:00 PM

Dallas Single Mom ” So when I saw this press release for spectacular holiday deals to Las Vegas for $50 for 5-star resorts, I had to find out the fine print.  Mama hates to be disappointed especially since they are favorites of mine.  They ...

An Insider’s Guide to Christmas at the Gaylord Texan including ICE! & Lone Star Christmas

11/16/2017 15:09:57 PM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: Our family received a complimentary admission to ICE! at the Gaylord Texan for the purposes of this post. All opinions are 100% those of Team Dallas Single Mom. Fact: There are approximately 2 Million Plus pounds ...

Counting down to Christmas: The tradition of Advent and my favorite advent calendars

11/16/2017 13:24:40 PM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: The below post may contain affiliate links but many of these items I have purchased on my own. What is Advent? If you are Christian you may have heard of Advent or advent calendars. The dictionary defines the word ...

Fort Worth Youth Orchestra Celebrates the Season on Sunday, December 10

11/15/2017 20:12:38 PM

Dallas Single Mom Fort Worth Youth Orchestra (FWYO) invites the community to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season as the FWYO celebrates cheer during the 2017 Holiday Concert held in two parts at Texas Christian Un ...

Score Deals on the Gorgeous Wood Watches by JORD

11/15/2017 17:52:45 PM

Dallas Single Mom A couple of years ago, we were introduced to JORD, the makers of handcrafted wooden watches. I’ve sported it since then to rave reviews.  Stylish, elegant and a touch rugged, it was something that I fell in love with and ...

The Best Multi-Generational Family Holidays

11/15/2017 01:30:24 AM

Dallas Single Mom If your children don't get to see much of their grandparents – or you'd simply like to spend more time together, a multi-generational family holiday ... The post The Best Multi-Generational Family Holidays appeared first ...

Christmas at the Anatole with the Expanded Peppermint Park Begins November 24.

11/14/2017 20:32:38 PM

Dallas Single Mom   This holiday season, the Hilton Anatole Hotel, located in Dallas’ Design District, is inviting guests of all ages to experience the magic of Christmas at the Anatole, which will feature Peppermint Park this year. Beginning ...

How you can help give diapers to families in need with Kroger and Huggies

11/14/2017 14:28:44 PM

Dallas Single Mom Kroger is partnering with Huggies to donate up to 1 million diapers to the National Diaper Network When Hurricane Harvey hit The Texas Gulf Coast and Houston I made a donation to a local diaper bank that was a part of the National ...

Sponsored Content: Why You Should Consider Sponsoring a Child in Need?

11/14/2017 08:50:20 AM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Tri North Media   Every child deserves a good life and education. Unfortunately, there are millions of children from whom these opportunities seem like a distant dream. The situation is ...

Consumer Reports: Best strollers for easy travel

11/14/2017 07:07:30 AM

Dallas Single Mom ... has advice on how to choose a good stroller for your next family getaway. ... The Chicco Bravo Trio travel system is a Consumer Reports Best Buy. The post Consumer Reports: Best strollers for easy travel appeared first ...

WEEKEND SALES…. because Black Friday Deals have already begun (promo codes)

11/10/2017 22:02:01 PM

Dallas Single Mom I love a good sale. The closer to Black Friday we get, the better the sales seem to be.  Yay!!! To help you get a jump on your list and score all the fun finds…. before the holiday rush.  Here are a few of our favorites. ...

Tips for Shopping for Presents for Teens

11/10/2017 20:54:42 PM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by our friends at Social Barricuda. Teenagers–infamously moody, embarrassed, and displeased. Not all teens fit this extreme stereotype, of course, but the stereotype is certainly around ...

Watch: Fort Worth elementary school treated to the sounds of Cliburn Silver Finalist

11/08/2017 16:11:27 PM

Dallas Single Mom The post Watch: Fort Worth elementary school treated to the sounds of Cliburn Silver Finalist appeared first on Dallas Single MombyTommy Noel

Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe deep fries a holiday turkey & a Bread Pudding Recipe

11/08/2017 16:00:24 PM

Dallas Single Mom A few weeks ago myself and a few friends descended upon the Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe in Las Colinas (Irving, TX). When I was in my younger twenties, Razzoo’s was a favorite to down some happy hour beverages, especially that ...

Free Family Friendly Holiday Concert, Fireworks and Lighting Show

11/08/2017 13:56:36 PM

Dallas Single Mom I am going to predict that the weather will not be as cold this holiday season in Dallas-Fort Worth. That means braving warmer than normal temperature outdoors for seeing a FREE concert with En Vogue and RaeLynn. Reliant lights ...

Holiday Trains at NorthPark Center

11/08/2017 11:18:15 AM

Dallas Single Mom “The Trains at NorthPark Center are a holiday tradition that families have been loving for years. This year, my youngest is all crazy for trains — I can’t wait to see his face.  Check out the details and ticket information ...

Starbucks Holiday Give Good share event encourages sharing the love

11/07/2017 21:08:26 PM

Dallas Single Mom Starbucks® is encouraging customers to Give Good to their loved ones by participating in its holiday beverage Share Event. This November 9-13 from 2-5 p.m. Starbucks® customers that buy one holiday beverage will get another ...

Beaches Resorts has 2018 BFF Girlfriends Getaways on sale now

11/07/2017 15:34:54 PM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: Heather Buen is a licensed home-based travel agent that loves letting you know what awesome travel deals there are out there. If you have any questions on booking travel please call me at 214-215-0863 or at let ...

8 Dallas Events to Get You Holiday-Ready

11/07/2017 15:00:23 PM

Dallas Single Mom With Halloween in the rearview mirror, it’s officially acceptable to break out the holiday home decor, search for the perfect stocking stuffers, and stock up on Champagne for festive dinners. Here, we rounded up nine events ...

Mesquite Veterans Memorial “Picnic In the Park” to be Held November 11, 2017

11/06/2017 22:32:20 PM

Dallas Single Mom Please join the community for a FREE Mesquite Veterans Memorial “Picnic in the Park” on Saturday, November 11, 5 – 7:30 p.m., City Lake Park, 403 S. Galloway Avenue, as Mesquite begins a community-wide campaign to ...

This Fort Worth company is spearheading efforts to put Texas grain in local beer

11/06/2017 14:58:00 PM

Dallas Single Mom When Austin Schumacher, co-founder of TexMalt in Fort Worth, started getting really geeky about beer, he naturally began to wonder how local his local brews...Continue reading… The post This Fort Worth company is spearheading ...

Veteran’s Day at The Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

11/06/2017 12:20:50 PM

Dallas Single Mom The Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery is Dallas-Fort Worth’s national Veteran’s cemetery under the direction of the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs. This cemetery was dedicated and opened for burials on May 12, 2000. ...

Enter to Win A Family 4-Pack Giveaway to #EnchantChristmas

11/06/2017 01:30:33 AM

Dallas Single Mom Enter to win the opportunity to attend the BIGGEST (and brightest) holiday premiere in North Texas this season at Enchant Christmas, Tuesday, November 21, 7 – 9 PM, Lot F at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Your world of Christmas ...

Your Dallas Zoo presents the Dallas Zoo Lights this holiday season

11/02/2017 17:14:21 PM

Dallas Single Mom My mom and I have been Dallas Zoo Family Plus members for years. We enjoy supporting our zoo via membership (a portion of what would we pay is a charitable contribution) and the environment is a great place of learning about ...

Cozy Fall Wardrobe Staples: A DSM Lookbook #LTKStyleTip

11/01/2017 00:02:49 AM

Dallas Single Mom It’s getting cooler and for me that means hot coffee, holiday movies and layers, layers and more layers.  It is quite simply the best way to survive the swinging temperatures in Texas.  To help with your transitional wardrobe ...

Join Forty Five Ten for a Playdate with Todd Oldham’s Kid Made Modern on November 4, 2017

10/30/2017 23:29:04 PM

Dallas Single Mom “Combine Kids, Fun Fashion in an equally cool setting and you have a recipe for a good time.  Join the fun, fashion forward team at Forty Five Ten as they welcome Kid Made Modern‘s Chief Designer Todd Oldham and Puppies ...

Christmas Lights in Dallas-Fort Worth: Addison lights the Way with Vitruvian Lights

10/30/2017 11:17:27 AM

Dallas Single Mom Head over to Addison for the holidays this year and make a visit to Vitruvian Park as the park is transformed into a dazzling and magical holiday wonderland during Vitruvian Lights. There will be over 1.5 million sparkling ...

Movie Review: Bad Moms Christmas brings joy to the screen

10/30/2017 10:43:21 AM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: We received free movie passes as a giveaway to Dallas Single Mom Readers. Dallas Single Mom paid for an early preview of the film, Bad Moms Christmas The ultimate girls night flick now has a Christmas movie. Grab ...

Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas 2017 Begins October 28 + Full Schedule

10/28/2017 05:03:01 AM

Dallas Single Mom I absolutely adore the Christmas season…. and the movies that come with it. Quite literally, I have already started listening to my Christmas music in the midst of my nearly classic What’s New, Scooby Doo?  One of my favorite ...

Austin Adventures Adds Wilderness Glamping in Costa Rica to Its Roster #wanderlust

10/26/2017 23:09:49 PM

Dallas Single Mom Travel is my window into the world.  It keeps me sane and fuels my curiosity.  It keeps the juices flowing.  I always have my eye out for unique adventures to find myself a part of… and when I get to use my passport, it’s ...

Portrait Innovations is Helping Parents Capture Great Photos of their Kids — For Free on October 30, 2017

10/26/2017 01:06:21 AM

Dallas Single Mom Capturing good pictures of your kids is hard. Capturing good pictures of your kids while they are in a costume and you’re in a hurry while they are pumped for a night of trick or treating… that’s sometimes a set up for ...

Tips for pulling off an awesome Halloween party with Welch’s Fruit Snacks

10/24/2017 12:48:45 PM

Dallas Single Mom Our friends at Welch's Fruit Snacks provided my family with a box of their awesome Halloween themed snacks to throw a great Halloween Party for the purposes of this blog post. All opinions are 100% those of the author. How ...

How Cooking Pizzas on the Grill Helped Us to Celebrate National Night Out #RedBaronGameTime

10/21/2017 09:54:11 AM

Dallas Single Mom Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Women Bloggers, LLC and of course, all thoughts and opinions are my own. At the beginning of this year, one of my resolutions this year was to engage with my community and spend more time ...

DIY Tips for Face Painting Fun with Snazaroo

10/18/2017 14:54:22 PM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: Our family received Snazaroo paint and supplies for DIY face painting fun to demonstrate it's use. All opinions are 100% those of the author. Have you ever tried to do face painting yourself? I love to paint at ...

Second Thursdays at the Dallas Museum of Art

10/10/2017 14:30:46 PM

Dallas Single Mom Second Thursdays at the Dallas Museum of Art are one of those hidden treasure perks of the Dallas Arts District.  It is an inexpensive way (just $5) to enjoy the beauty of the DMA, take in a bit of culture, a respite from ...

Girls Night & Giveaway with Bad Moms Christmas & Studio Movie Grill – Free Passes

10/10/2017 11:57:41 AM

Dallas Single Mom Disclaimer: We received the opportunity to get you some free passes from our friends at Studio Movie Grill. Please see instructions below on getting your passes. All opinions are 100% those of the author. Twas a few months ...

Great Wolf Lodge Launches Wine Down Service for Parents

10/04/2017 19:01:38 PM

Dallas Single Mom Everyone who has ever been on vacation with littles knows the pleasures and adventures of traveling with their short people.  I love it.  And even though I do, this Wine Down Service, a very cool night time delivery of wine, ...