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All for Golf & Golf for All in Irving

Friday, October 1, 2021 11:00 AM by Lori Sirmen

Golf is on the upswing and with good reason. Golf's inherent social distancing and outdoor setting make it a safer activity than many others. Plus, golf is truly a game that (almost) everyone can play. It is a sport for all ages and all levels of ability. It doesn’t matter if you are particularly tall or strong, all body types can succeed. Even a lack of flexibility or athleticism can be counteracted with savvy and skill around the greens. 

Seven Standout Labor Day Staycays!

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 7:00 AM by Lori Sirmen

Staycations are the best way to vacation. With Labor Day weekend just around the corner, we’ve rounded up some standout Irving hotels for a perfect summer send-off staycation. Read on and you may just find yourself savoring summer’s finale poolside or lakeside or both - cocktail in hand, toasting the end of a season we will surely not forget.

Fluffy & Fido's Irving Staycation

Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:00 AM by Lori Sirmen

My Bear is the absolute love of my life! My Bear is not really a bear, of course,  but actually, a dog that looks like a bear, a teddy bear to be exact, and he’s got me wrapped around his fluffy paw. He knows how to pull the puppy-dog eyes to tug at my heart when he sees me packing my suitcase, like these guys...

Get a Room. Ten Reasons Why You Need One, STAT

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 6:00 AM by Lori Sirmen

It’s Business, Unusual; the Twilight Zone; the Zombie Apocalypse

2020 brought us "Tiger King" and murder hornets, memes, memes and more memes. Jokes about the coronavirus spread like, well, you know. Social butterflies were trapped. Some experienced boredom. Others struggled to perfect their WFH routine or in some cases their out-of-work routine: Wake up. Open Twitter, scroll, close Twitter. Open Facebook, scroll, close Facebook. Ditto on Instagram, YouTube, TikTok. Repeat. 

Texican Court: A Retro Summer Staycation

Thursday, July 29, 2021 5:00 PM by Kayla Mansour

Summer is here and like many of us, our Summer plans and trips have had to be canceled or put on hold. But, after months of quarantine, you are probably starting to look for a fun destination that is driveable, a nice pillow to rest your head on, and a staycation that is beyond memorable. Well, let me introduce you to the Texican Court, located in the heart of Dallas/Fort Worth. 

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Mom, Momma, Mother, Mommy, Mama, Mamacita, Mummy, Mum, Madre, Ma - Each and every one of them deserves a solo staycation! Seriously, there’s no “paid time off” for being a mom - especially after a year of parenting during a global pandemic - a year when Mum has not been just a parent, but a teacher, chef, housekeeper, coach, activity director, entertainer, referee, and so on.

Break The Covid Groundhog Day Cycle Safely

Do you feel like you’re caught in a time loop, living Groundhog Day or even Groundhog Year? Last year, Covid-19 crashed the spring break party. This year, Covid-19 is still an uninvited guest. Yes, a full year later, there is still a pandemic between us and the beach. But that doesn’t mean we have to cancel the festivities all together. One thing we’ve hopefully learned during these “rinse and repeat” days is to take the lemons, make the lemonade, then find a friend with vodka... at a hotel... with a

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? 

Hotel for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 1:00 PM by Kayla Mansour

This year has given us enough time at home, so scratch the idea of "Home for the Holidays" and create a new memory this season with the one(s) you love . . . try a safe hotel staycation. Yes, "Hotel for the Holidays" also has a nice ring to it! Holiday in style in Irving at one of our amazing properties, create new memories and be merry! The city lights up with holiday activities with fewer crowds and more room to explore. 'Tis the season to enjoy a whimsical stay in the heart of DFW.