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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Sunday Dinner: Slow-Cooked Cajun Pork Shoulder Ribs with Roasted Cauliflower

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The Beauty of Answering God’s Call to Step out of My Comfort Zone

To know me is to know that having brunch on a rooftop patio in Uptown Dallas is about as outdoorsy as I get. However, the Lord has a great sense of humor and loves calling me into areas where He knows are out of my comfort zone. In fact, God got a good laugh about a month ago when He called me to go to Frontier Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado, for Young Life camp for a week! Minus me being sick for two days, I was filled with so much joy after trusting God to guide me through a week in a place that was unfamiliar. Here’s what can happen when we allow ourselves to experience the beauty of answering God’s call to take a walk outside of our comfort zones. Continue reading

The Best Independence Day Celebrations Happening in Dallas

Never fear, I’ve narrowed down the best spots for you to stand outside to watch the “bombs bursting in air” like a pure bred American.

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Paleo Prep: Healthy Eating on a Budget


When I transitioned to the paleo lifestyle (because it’s not a diet but a way of life), I was just trying lose my little wine and beer pooch. I was overwhelmed with excitement when after a month of following the paleo eating routine (which included no drinking), I exceeded my goal and lost an astonishing 15 pounds in four weeks! While people tend to initially think that healthy means expensive (Thanks a lot, Whole Foods a.k.a. Whole Paycheck), paleo was actually cheaper than my  former inconsistent, sometimes extremely unhealthy eating habits. Before I outline the basics on how to live paleo on a budget, let me explain what pale is exactly. Continue reading

From String Bean to Dad Bod: A Man’s Guide to Finding the Best Swimwear

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We’re a few weeks away from Memorial Day weekend: the official start of sweet, sweet summertime! Whether you’re planning to float down a river for six hours or impress the ladies by performing cannonball dives at your local watering hole, it’s crucial that you’re rocking the right swimwear. Check out this guide to finding the perfect pair for your physique!


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Hit ‘Em With the Flex: Five Dallas Fitness Events You Should Do in April

Spring is the perfect time to start getting summertime fine! Accelerate the transition into your beach body by integrating these five fitness events in between your workouts this month!

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