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Dutch’s Online Dating Profile

Name: Dutch Rainbow Niederkrom About Me: Not looking for anything serious. Just want to hang out and get mah belly rubbed. I’m really into fitness, sticking my head out of my Mom’s Subaru (I hope to one day meet the golden retrievers from the Subaru commercials) and I love LOVE! Age: I will …

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Everyone's moving to Texas and here is why

NEW Texas Home Collection

If you think everyone is moving to Texas right now and specifically the Dallas-Ft Worth metroplex, then you are absolutely right. Affordable housing. Abundant job opportunities. High quality of life. And for all of these new residents, I created the NEW Texas Home Collection. Announce to your friends and family …

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Krewe of Barkus is coming to McKinney

Krewe of Barkus McKinney Sunday, February 11, 2018 Downtown McKinney Texas Read the full scoop right here Its posted on the fabulous McKinney Online publication                   Need something special for your dog? Grab it here And grab something for the dog lovers …

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Adorable Goat Yoga in McKinney

I “kid” you not — pygmie goats are the hottest thing in yoga, from the Dallas Farmer’s Market to Intrinsic Brewery and Smokehouse in Garland to one of my faves, Tupps Brewery in McKinney. Better than a happy hour at Legacy Hall –> I bring to you one of the …

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A note on motherhood

To all the mothers . . . I just finished my first ever round of parenting. What do I mean by round? In September, my husband and I embarked on the journey of being host parents to a foreign exchange student while both working full time (and while I was …

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Becca goes to Buc-ees

Brisket sandwich? Beef Jerky? Seasoned, spicy or even turkey jerky. Camo gear? Giant Texas-shaped lazy susan? Cake balls, cinnamon buns. If you haven’t been yet, Buc-ee’s is the king of Texas convenience stores. When we travel to east Texas, Fort Worth or to our relatives in San Antonio, we know …

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Sheet Pan Meals to Survive our Growing Plano Family

It’s been anything but a normal year for us at Niederkrom Nation. That includes Brian, myself, Dutch (the crazy labradane) and Miss Bowden (my gorgeous 12 year old shepherd). 4 weeks after my surgery in August I decided to take on a new contract position for the Dallas/Collin County area …

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Sipping Coffee in Coppell

George is such a special treat for downtown Coppell. She just sits there in all of her beauty waiting to be admired . .  or for one of our husbands/boyfriends/guy friends to step in as our amazing Instagram husband to snap the most perfect pic for our feed. She sits …

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Why I Love January

The Christmas frenzy begins when Hallmark releases its first Christmas movie – this past year that was October 27. That’s when the holiday markets around town are in full swing. Lots of events. More handbell functions for the FCC Ringers in downtown Plano. More gift exchanges, potlucks and dinners. Shopping. …

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The Coziest Place in McKinney

I tried so hard to make yesterday a productive day. I really did. I got up early, visited with a family friend at McKinney Medical Center who was in ICU (and like omg, the flu seems to be spreading like wildfire here), then drank hot lemon water while working on …

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Deerfield Lights Plano

  There is nothing better than the magic and hope that Christmas brings. And one of our favorite traditions that we love to partake in is strolling through the beautifully decorated neighborhood of Deerfield in Plano Texas.   “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of …

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2017 Fall Festivals throughout DFW and TEXAS

  SEPTEMBER   Sonic Transmission Festival Austin’s premier underground music festival announces this year’s artist program featuring rare and unique collaborations showcasing over 35 local and international artists from Austin to Norway to Colombia. Austin Sept 14 – 16     Happy Fall Fest This event will include a craft/gift …

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The Down & Dirty Guide to Downtown McKinney Texas

Historic, charming arts and crafts style homes. Quaint shops inviting you to come in and splurge. Plum Creek Primitives, Sharla’s . . oh my! Lines waiting outside of Spoons to sit down to a delicious homemade meal. Safari nights, festivals and markets, whats a Texan to do? If you’ve visited or live …

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