8 Glamping Getaways Around Texas to Visit

The following article was first published on Dallasites 101 Blog. To read the complete article click here. Glamping has become a fun and unique way to relax and enjoy nature but without the hassle and discomfort of traditional camping.  The term (“glamping”) was first coined in the United Kingdom in 2005 for luxurious, resort-like camping. And luckily, it was carried through to the US, with … Continue reading 8 Glamping Getaways Around Texas to Visit

The 9 French Restaurants to “Visite” in Dallas

*The Following Blog Post was originally posted to the Dallasites101 Blog on June 10, 2019: click here to see the full article* BY KELSEY ANDRIOT There has always been a part of the Dallas Culture that has always enjoyed luxurious fine dining, and there is also a lot of French history engrained in Dallas, or more specifically Bishop Arts, because of a colony of migrants … Continue reading The 9 French Restaurants to “Visite” in Dallas

Mudleaf Coffee + Giveaway

Mudleaf Coffee

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As stated in my About Page, I am a huge fave of Chai Tea Lattes. They are easily my favorite drink! There is just something about the mixture of the exotic spices, milk and sugar that make the drink taste so amazing!

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I realize that Coffee Shops and cafes are hot right now among the Millennial Generation. There are some really awesome cafes that are popping up around town. Eventually, I would love to do a blog post discussing some of my favorite coffee bars and cafes that are north of Dallas. But in the mean time I need to tell you about my absolute favorite cafe, Mudleaf Coffee. It is my favorite place for many reasons. But mostly, I love the convenience of this coffee shop. As it is located right round the corner from where I live, and on my way home from work. Continue reading “Mudleaf Coffee + Giveaway”

Staycation at the NYLO Dallas Plano Hotel

Generally, I am not one for making new years resolutions. But I do like to set goals. In January 2019, I sat down and wrote myself a list of goals that are actually attainable. I specifically like to make goals that have a progress that is easy to monitor. In regards to travel, I made only two goals. The first goal is that I would … Continue reading Staycation at the NYLO Dallas Plano Hotel

Banh Mi Station – Newest Hottest Vietnamese Eatery in Dallas

There is a cool new hot spot for Dallas locals. It is located on Tom Landry Freeway (I-30) and Sylvan Ave on the Southern Edge of the Trinity Groves District. There is a small “neighborhood” at this intersection that is all centered around the Sylvan Thirty Apartments. This little area is complete with a play area for kids and pets, a bar, coffeehouse, and a … Continue reading Banh Mi Station – Newest Hottest Vietnamese Eatery in Dallas

Living Intentionally – How Writing a Daily Letter to a Deployed Friend has Helped Strengthen our Friendship

Before I started dating, I was about 25 years old and had my mind set on other things. Over the last four years I have gone out on many dates, met even more men, and even made a few friends along the way. Like many people, I definitely have a “type.” This type tends to be Veterans (many of which are Combat Vets). While getting … Continue reading Living Intentionally – How Writing a Daily Letter to a Deployed Friend has Helped Strengthen our Friendship

Increased Productivity by Pacing Yourself

Throughout my life, I have been consistently told “just take 15 minutes out of your day to work on (insert task here).” However, it was not until I was 25 years old and working towards my second Bachelors degree when I realized the importance of timing yourself. As stated in my About page, I am currently working full-time and going to school part-time. My first bachelors degree … Continue reading Increased Productivity by Pacing Yourself

Fancy French Cuisine with My Two Favorite People

Yesterday, I had the wonderful pleasure of going to Toulouse Cafe & Bar with two of my favorite people, Jamie (my brother) and Bre (his girlfriend). I could not have asked to go to a better fine dining, luxury, 5 star restaurant with a better couple! Let’s start by saying that Toulouse Cafe & Bar is very quaint! The interior design is absolutely stunning! Despite … Continue reading Fancy French Cuisine with My Two Favorite People