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Nov. 14, 2018

A Walk In The Park

Three of my favorite Allen parks and trails

Fall can by tricky in North Texas. It can be hot; it can be dry; it can be cold; it can be wet. All in the same day even. So when we get that one day - that perfect day - you've got ...

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June 4, 2018

Area 4th of July Celebrations

Area 4th of July Celebrations:

Click on the links below for all the information you need.

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Oct. 13, 2017

Tour These Homes on Sunday

What Do You Do When The Cowboys Don't Play?

You go tour homes. 

I've set up the perfect open house tour for you to go see these homes in Allen on Sunday. View them between 2:00 and 4:00. Click on each pin in the map ...

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Sept. 13, 2017

Paint The Town Red!

Keller Williams is set for Allen's Open House Extravaganza!

Put on your comfy shoes and get ready to tour some homes. This Saturday (Sept 16th) the KW office in Allen is set to paint the town red. Over 17 properties are on the open house tour throughout the day ...

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March 15, 2017

Fish on Friday

Silver Spoon Fish

Looking for the best fish in Collin County for Lent?

During the Lenten season, many Christians spend the time fasting. It is traditional to abstain from eating meat on Fridays. You can read about the tradition here and here.  If you are looking for a great place to eat fish ...

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Dec. 23, 2016

How to Have a Perfect Vetruvian Night

Vitruvian Lights

Vitruvian Lights in Addison 

Vitruvian Park is spectacular this time of year. It is a magical place to walk around, take some pictures, and get into the holiday spirit. I recently spent some time here and hatched an idea for a perfect evening to take in the lights. 

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Nov. 29, 2016

Kat's Guide to Eating Well

Eating out in Collin County

Welcome to Collin County! Come Hungry.

I love good food. I love to cook it. I love when others cook it for me. We are so fortunate in North Texas to have such a variety of dining establishments in any direction you go. We are a mecca for new restaurants ...

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April 15, 2016

Why I Love Angel Field West

Angel Field West at Montgomery Farm

4 Reasons to Love Angel Field in Montgomery Farm

A few years ago I toured Southgate's model at Hamilton Hills in Montgomery Farm. It was incredible. I love Southgate's home designs and I love their model homes. If you are looking for the latest classic trends in home ...

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March 15, 2016

How To Determine Which Collin County School Is Right For You

Collin County Schools

 "What Was" vs "What Is" in Texas school ratings

Prior to 2011 all school rankings in the state of Texas were based on performance on standardized testing. Schools were rated Exemplary, Recognized, Acceptable or Unacceptable. It was pretty straightforward and easy to understand if a school or district was ...

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Oct. 26, 2015

Why I Love Cypress Meadows in Allen

Cypress Meadows Allen

Cypress Meadows in Allen

Cypress Meadows is a wonderful neighborhood on the far west side of Allen. American Legend and Normandy home builders have created a stunning community of traditional style homes. This community features a modern amenity center with playground, swimming pool, fitness center, clubhouse, and bocce ball court ...

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