Category: Fun & Festive

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First Look: New titles announced by the Dallas International Film Festival

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The Dallas Film Society announced 11 official selections for the 11th edition of the Dallas International Film Festival. Featuring two world premieres (Jameson Brooks’s BOMB CITY and Micah Barber’s INTO THE WHO KNOWS!), the selections are a sampling of several of the non-competitive programming sections that make up Texas’s largest film festival, as well as two films set for this year’s Texas Competition. Led by Stefon Avalos’s Slamdance Film Festival award-winner,… Read more




Happy Cheesy Love Day Ideas

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s time to show your appreciation for your loved ones in your life. However demonstrating your love in one day is a challenging feat. Here are some fun and original ideas and recipes to help make your Valentine’s Day efforts successful.   1. Sweet Treats When financially limited and under a time crunch, coming up with special Valentine’s Day gifts seems nearly… Read more




Winter Wonderland at the Gaylord Texan

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The Gaylord Texan has transformed into a winter wonderland for its 13th year of Lone Star Christmas. Now through January 1, 2017, locals and tourists can experience holiday activities, live entertainment and stunning holiday displays. Read on for more details! Highlights of Lone Star Christmas 2 million holiday lights decorating the resort’s indoor atriums 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice for ICE! featuring “Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town” 2… Read more




Books for Baby – A Storybook Shower

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It’s always fun to get creative with baby shower themes, and with a book themed baby shower the possibilities are ENDLESS! Throwing a book themed baby shower will set the family up with stories for years to come. Here are some awesome bookie baby shower ideas.   1. Replace Baby Shower Cards with Books Invite all your guests to bring a favorite children’s book in lieu of a card. They… Read more




How to Throw a Birthday Party For Your Dog: 4 steps

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Did you know Americans spend an estimated $60 billion on their pets last year (up by more than $12 billion from just five years ago)?? And a lot of the expenses go toward BIRTHDAYS! Because, why not celebrate your little one with friends and other dogs too! The Noseprint, a popular canine culture destination created by the makers of Milk-Bone and Milo’s Kitchen, teamed up with major lifestyle site Brit + Co. to… Read more




Celebrate 30(!!!) with these Creative Milestone Party Ideas

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The 30-year mark is a milestone worth recognizing and definitely worth celebrating. Several of my girlfriends and I will be turning thirty soon. We’re reaching our golden days, and I plan to celebrate big. I hope you will do the same. Here are some fun ideas to help you get the party started.   1. Classic Chocolate Fondue What’s a thirtieth birthday party without a little chocolate, and what better… Read more




Dallas: Lifestyle events in February

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Dallas is always full of happenings! Take a look at what’s going on this month, including fashion, fitness and charitable events. Have something to add? Send us a note at PR @ genpink (dot) com.   Dash for the Beads, Feb. 6 The Dash for the Beads 5K and 1-mile walk, benefiting schools in Oak Cliff, will follow a certified route in North Oak Cliff, starting and ending at Kidd Springs… Read more




Holiday Dessert Recipes: Let Them Eat Cake!… or Pie, or Cookies!

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Dessert is so often the best part of the meal. To be enjoyed any time of the year or any day, it always brightens the mood and enhances the occasion. Here are some amazing recipes to get this year’s dessert plan started.   1. Creamy Nutella Popsicles After a hot day in the sun, eating a popsicle is one of the best things you can do for yourself, especially if… Read more




Dallas artist explores new mediums at pop-up show, Dec. 10

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Dallas-based visual artist Preston Pannek will showcase a new body of work this week in his debut solo show, “Pieces of Me.” This exhibit will feature nearly 50 larger-than-life paintings. Stop by to see these paintings at LAB ART Texas in the Dallas Design District on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 7 to 10 p.m. (This show is free to the public.) I’m looking forward to the event because Preston uses a… Read more




Keeping Winter Wonderful! | Food, Fashion, Beauty & More

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The warm summer season is behind us, and the cold winter months are fast approaching. It’s time to winterize! Here are some tips to stay healthy, keep warm, and make the most of “the most wonderful time of the year.”   Mix and Match Winter Outfits Coats! Scarves! Leggings! Sweaters! Boots! It’s time for winter style and all the fun mixing and matching possibilities. Created from a selection of great… Read more



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