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I once read that “Motherhood is powered by love, fueled by coffee, and sustained by wine.” This quote got me to chuckling, but I don’t think it’s entirely true. We moms run on so many other awesome things that we might not always get, but we love so dearly like mani-pedis, chocolate, movies, and late-night Netflix binge when everyone else is asleep. So to celebrate Mother’s Day this year, we’ve put together a fun itinerary, featuring some of the things mentioned above, for moms to make the most of the holiday in Irving. 

We’re dedicating this #ThrowbackThursday to some of the famous people who once called Irving home. Several of these superstars you know hailed from the Big I, but a few just might surprise you. As always, for the young and young-at-heart, we’ve included a Hidden Music activity and coloring page in honor of former Irvingites who – like the city itself – keep the beat going on. Click on the image at the bottom of the page to print the color page. Now, let's get started … 

Ho-Ho-Holiday Happenings in Irving

Saturday, November 21, 2020 3:00 PM by Karen Cooperstein

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Irving. Trees are getting decorated early this year, twinkling lights are making their way up and Santa is popping in here and there to see who has been naughty or nice. Make the most of this holiday season and get in the spirit with some of the fun activities coming to town.

Get Your Spook On In Irving

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:00 PM by Chelsea Bilbia

Hello, all you ghouls and goblins! Halloween is creeping up and Irving has all you need to get in the spirit before the witching hour on the 31st. Pumpkins, costumes, and scares all come together this month to bring out the inner child in all of us. While Halloween may look different this year, there is no shortage of fun and frights. Between your horror movie binge-watching and munching on all your favorite candies, check out these spooky activities in Irving that are fun for the whole family!

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“Take Care of You” Month!

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:00 AM by Karen Cooperstein


With September winding down and fall nearly upon us, it’s not too late to get in some “self-care” during #NationalWellnessMonth.

Put yourself first and put your well-being at the top of your “to-do” list with some much-needed “me” (or “we”) time. Here are some ideas to help you just take a breath and relax, restore, and regenerate. 

Happy #FoodieFriday y'all! Many of us have been stuck at home without vacation plans this summer, but if you're anything like me, you still have your sense of wanderlust… like an unrequited love. Take heart! The culinary playground that is Toyota Music Factory offers a fun global journey within our very own entertainment district... and in our very own backyard. So let’s check out these international eateries that transport us to another country with food and drink and a party on the patio that's perfect for your weekend getaway!