I Scream, You Scream: Dallas’ Eight Best Ice Cream Joints

It’s summertime in Texas and we can never have enough ways to stay cool! Whether you’re craving a simple vanilla ice cream cone or a wacky bacon-flavored popsicle, here are eight of the best places to treat your sweet tooth in Dallas this summer.

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Five Events for Singles on Valentine’s Day in Dallas

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We’re two short days from Singles’ Awareness Day – a day when I and my other #TeamSingle allies prove to the world that the single life is the best life! While you’re riding solo in Dallas on Valentine’s Day, be sure to make a stop at one or more of these events perfect for you and your single posse! Continue reading

A Man’s Musk: What’s Your Man-Scent?

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Men, I need y’all to listen. Axe Body Spray is NOT a cologne and you’re not 15, so STOP dowsing your shirts with it! It’s time to upgrade to a fragrance with a linger that’s complimentary to the type of guy you are. From a man’s man to an ultimate hipster, and everything in between, check out this handy-dandy guide to finding your perfect scent!

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10 Recipes That’ll Change the Way You Eat Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Forever

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Last Saturday, I ventured out to my favorite Dallas playground, Bishop Arts District, to try a new restaurant that’s serving the cheddar in a whole new way! Dallas Grilled Cheese Co. opened my eyes to some very inventive ways to concoct a classic lunchtime staple, and moved me to research other ways I can craft some avant-garde grilled cheese sandwiches! For your drooling pleasure, here are 10 of the gooiest, tastiest and cheesiest recipes that I suggest you experiment with at home! Continue reading

I’m On a Boat: Four Cruises You Need to Take in 2015

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2015 is the year of cruise vacations! The new year is not only seeing the launch of a number of luxurious new cruise ships, but the opening of new destinations will grant access to the world’s most remote places greatly more accessible. US News & World Report evaluated 15 cruise lines in five categories, taking into account key factors, such as health evaluations, traveler approval and reputation among critics, to determine the best cruise lines of 2015. Before you solidify your travel plans for the year, let’s explore the cruise lines that came out on top. Continue reading

Bring Your Own Bag: Dallas Stores Now Charging for Single-Use Bags

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If you went to Kroger, Target or any other store in Dallas yesterday, then you know that the city’s’ first order of business for the new year was the start of the Carryout Bag Ordinance which requires Dallas customers to pay five-cent per single-use bag, paper or plastic. As an effort to help keep Dallas “clean and eco-friendly.” they’ve initiated this ordinance to encourage city residents to use reusable bags to carry groceries, to-go boxes from restaurants and other goods bought at stores. City officials seem pretty serious about this initiative as they’ve spent $4 million dollars (the majority of which I’m sure is OUR tax dollars)  “to remove litter from our community to keep it beautiful and thriving.” Meanwhile, kids in South Dallas are sharing out-of-date textbooks and have no computers in their classroomsbut that’s another story. Continue reading

“Yes, Grandma, I’m Still Single:” Five Quick-Fire Ways to Survive the Holidays with Family

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It’s that time of year yet again where many of us are forced to spend an unnecessary extended amount of time with our families. As a bachelor living over 500 miles away from his family, I find this to be very difficult as for the majority of the year I’m not around the drama and judgment that comes with a big family. Nevertheless, it’s our duty as good ole southerners to put on our “bless your heart” fake smiles and explain over and over again why being 27 and unmarried doesn’t mean something’s wrong with me, and awkwardly interact with our weird cousins with whom we have nothing in common. Here’s how I plan to muster through these holiday family gatherings without going completely insane. Continue reading