We don’t usually celebrate Valentine’s Day, because well…I’m just not into anything cheesy and lovey dovey like that (ever since I was a teenager, true story!). So when I noticed that Valentine’s Day was like 2 weeks away from last weekend, I thought, hey, why not do a little staycation around my city of Las Colinas and have a little getaway with my little family. Any excuse to have a little getaway, right?

So last weekend we stayed at NYLO Hotel Las Colinas. And we loved it!

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I like the modern and spacious loft design, with a touch of

Getting The Heat at Zest Fest 2016

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:00 AM by Debora Manusama-Sinaga

Although my tolerance towards spicy food is not that high, I am married to a dude who puts a crazy amount of hot sauce into everything he eats. So when we found out about a festival dedicated solely for spicy food/condiments, we knew we had to check it out. Especially because there were contests and celebrity chefs doing live cooking demo too!

Zest Fest

That’s Mr.Man, trying the Mild to Wild Pepper & Herb Co.’s “Stupid Hot” Sauce. It is stupid hot y’all. As in, the kind that could make your brain stop functioning for a few seconds- kinda hot. We didn’t

Holiday Happenings - Dec. 4-6

Thursday, December 3, 2015 4:44 PM by Kayla Mansour

Thanksgiving is now behind us and many homes have already hoisted their trees and strung up their lights for the holidays. The same is true for Irving, and this weekend we'll have trees and lights popping up all over town. If you're looking to get into the festive mood yourself, here are some family-friendly holiday events to set the tone.

Thanksgiving Weekend Deals and Steals - Nov. 27-28

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 9:36 AM by Kayla Mansour

It’s time to walk off those Thanksgiving treats with some holiday shopping and activities, folks. Use this weekend to start checking names off your holiday shopping list. Fortunately, shops and malls in and around Irving have weekend-long deals and steals. Enjoy shopping on Black Friday and don't forget to #shopsmall on Small Business Saturday.