While it may seem bad for the environment to cut down a live Christmas tree for the holidays, the truth is quite different. According to Texas A&M Forest Service, Christmas trees are grown for an average of eight to ten years before being harvested and more than 350 million future Christmas trees are growing in the U.S. Since only a small fraction are cut down each year, these trees provide great benefits to the environment.
Paintbrush Alley resides between Twohig and Concho running from Irving to Chadbourne downtown. On Saturday, December 3rd, holiday magic arrives in this special place. Paintbrush Alley Market Days "Holiday Edition" dances across the canvas of our holiday season this year from 10a-3p.
Brown Friday is the busiest day of the year for plumbers due to an increased number of house calls regarding clogged drains and broken garbage disposals.
Some guests treat the garbage disposal as an extra trash can. It isn't. If you put any food item down the drain that can't be liquified, you will have a problem.
Last year, I shared a secret ingredient with my mom that turned the tide in her favor in our family's macaroni and cheese rivalry. It was something I discovered by accident, and I thought no one else knew about it. That is, until this year, when I found several social media posts proving if my secret mac and cheese ingredient was ever a true "secret", it wasn't very well kept.
Until recently, I never heard of a house with two front doors. Whenever I have seen a home with two front doors, I naturally assumed it was a duplex or multi-family dwelling. A recent visit to a friend whose parents live in an old Texas farmhouse changed all that.
Everyone knows about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. These are icons of shopping in everyone's holiday calendar. Not as well known is Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is an annual event created to encourage shoppers to shop in local small businesses in person and online.