Can’t decide what to do for your special someone this year? Check out some of our favorite lovey-dovey gifts for Valentine’s 2017.
Whether it is the nostalgia or the sugar rush, we love our Valentine’s sweets. From bacon peanut butter cups and heart-shaped chocolate lollipops, to beer & pretzel caramels, we are loving these delectable treats. Look here for our sweet suggestions!
Is there a better way to kick off Valentine’s day than to wake up to a room filled with balloon hearts? We don’t think so! Check out for our favorite Valentine’s decorations! Sparkly, smiley, shiny red, and candy heart themed balloons will soon fill our ceiling space as we celebrate love this year!
Looking for a cheesy, cute, fun, or just flat-out lovable gift? The Vermont Teddy is perfect for any occasion! Still single? No worries, buy yourself something soft and cuddly for the best Valentine’s day ever!
Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and it’s very common for friends and families to mark the day with the first barbecue of the summer. But before it was the harbinger of summer, Memorial Day was called Decoration Day, the day to visit the cemetery and decorate the graves with flowers, and for veterans with flags, noting their service to our country. (more…)
Irving has some delightful events coming up this month including the Annual Bicycle Fest, The Taste of Irving, and a Chicago Tribute Band as part of Irving’s Friday Evening Concert Series. Check out the details below. (more…)
It’s April and the summer heat hasn’t hit yet, so now is the perfect time to be out and about. We’ve rounded up some things to do and places to go that you may want to give a try, from concerts to art exhibits. (more…)
What do welding, poetry, guitars, volunteers, and pecans have in common? They are all designated to be celebrated in the month of April. But today we won’t be talking about welding or guitars, or even poetry, but pecans. April is National Pecan Month, and there are plenty of places near Irving where you can get pecans. (more…)
Last time we talked about tips for entertaining overnight guests at your Arbors of Las Colinas apartment in Irving. It can get hectic when you add extra people, and all their stuff, to an already busy life. These ideas will be helpful to maintain your schedule, even with guests in the house; especially if they are there for an extended period of time. (more…)
It’s spring break, and your sister calls to see if she can come spend a few days with you in Irving. Of course you say yes, because you love seeing family — but where are you going to put her? Today’s post is all about hosting guests at your Arbors of Las Colinas apartment. So first things first: relax, it will all work out, and you’ll be creating fun memories. We have gathered up some tips to make the experience go well. (more…)
February is here, and even though it’s a short month, winter days can seem to drag on and on, but help is on the way. Curl up with a warm drink and a good book and lose track of the time, and February winter days will slip by quickly, and the next thing you know, it will be March and the promise of spring will be in the air. To help you out, we’ve provided a recipe for making your own Hot Cocoa at your Arbors of Las Colinas apartment, and a link to lots of other hot beverage ideas, and we have recommended some excellent books in a variety of genres. Enjoy! (more…)
Valentine’s Day is coming up, and images of cupid are popping up in advertisements everywhere. Traditionally the day for lovers, Valentine’s Day means different things to everyone. For some it’s all about couples, for others it’s recognizing friends and family members with tokens of love, for kids it’s often about getting the most valentine’s cards, yet for others, it is a reminder of being single (a state which can be celebrated or commiserated with, depending on the person). Whatever your take on the date, the actual history behind Valentine’s day is interesting. (more…)
What do sword fighting, biker clubs, and roller derby have in common? All are hobbies, that are a little more unusual than say, baseball, basketball, and soccer. And, all of them can be found happening fairly close to your home at the Arbors of Las Colinas in Irving. So let’s take a look, who knows, you may want to join the adventure. (more…)