Outdoor Spaces for Entertaining

Laurie WallLifestyle and Entertaining

Outdoor Dining

Most people want a gracious entertaining space in their home that offers a comfortable and attractive place to welcome guests. When the weather is less than favorable, it is nice to have an indoor space to accommodate guests; but when the weather is fabulous, why … Read More

God Bless America (and BBQ)

Laurie WallLifestyle and Entertaining

backyard grill

The season of backyard barbecues and outdoor get-togethers is upon us, which means it’s time to start planning your Fourth of July party. These annual gatherings are a great way to gather with friends and family to celebrate our nation’s great history and build memories … Read More

Golfing in DFW

Laurie WallLifestyle and Entertaining

Golf courses dfw

Although Texas might not make you think of lush green golf courses, you shouldn’t underestimate the state when it comes to golf! In particular, Dallas has some great options for people who want to hit the green. Golfing in DFW is a common hobby, and there … Read More

How to Prepare for House Guests

Laurie WallLifestyle and Entertaining

Christmas, family in the kitchen

If you are entertaining family or friends as house guests this holiday season, you want to make sure that your home is inviting and comfortable for them. Below are some suggestions about how to prepare for house guests so that they feel welcome and at home. Spruce Up the … Read More

Preparing Your Home for Holiday Guests

Laurie WallLifestyle and Entertaining

guest bedroom

Now that the holiday season has arrived, it’s time to prepare for holiday guests. Avoid the last minute rush and make sure your home ready for visits from family and friends. You want your guests to feel comfortable and welcome during their visit, and this … Read More

Tailgating Tips for Fall Football

Laurie WallLifestyle and Entertaining

tailgate party

Seasonal changes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area aren’t always obvious but there’s one tell-tale sign that autumn has arrived – it’s football time! As all Texans know, wherever there’s football, there’s tailgating. Whether you’re cheering on your favorite high school gridiron stars, NCAA Longhorn athletes … Read More

Tips for Hosting a Back To School Party

Laurie WallLifestyle and Entertaining

back to school

The freedom of summer means no early morning alarm clocks, homework, or activities. Most kids look forward to the break, even if they love school. Now that summer is winding down though, it’s time to start thinking about school schedules again. Help get your kids … Read More