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Tuesday, July 13, 2021   /   by Breanna Thornton

July DFW Community Events You Don't Want to Miss

We are here in today’s post to fill you in on all things fun that you can participate in for the rest of July in the DFW area! Local events are a great way to participate in your community and feel more connected to where you live. Here are five events going on in the rest of July that you can check out.

1) Dallas Zoo Summer Camps

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If your kids are fascinated by the zoo and animals, one of these weeklong summer camps would be a great option! These camps run daily from July 13th through August 13th and are grouped by grade level. Camps include tours, games, projects, and encounters with the animals! Visit https://www.dallaszoo.com/programs-and-events/youth-programs/wild-adventures-camps for pricing and registration if you are interested!

2) Dallas Arboretum: Return of ZimSculpt

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The Arboretum is a favorite of all locals in DFW. If you head to the Arboretum from now through August 8th, you can get a look at ; ...

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Thursday, July 8, 2021   /   by Breanna Thornton

Does Summer Exercise Drain You? Try These Activities!

Summer months can be some of the least motivating when it comes to moving your body and getting some exercise. Believe me, even reading the word “exercise” sometimes makes me feel tired. However, there are some brief and fun workouts that you can do to build muscle and build memories. Check out some ideas below.

1) Yard Yoga

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Yoga is a tried and true exercise that helps your muscles and strengthens your mind. It does not take much time to get your heart rate up with yoga positions that push you to your limits! To spice this workout up, bring your mat or a towel into your yard. The summer heat will help you burn more calories and get you some Vitamin D!!

2) Biking

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Biking is the perfect family activity for the summer! Bike to a nearby pool or lake to finish off your exercise with a refreshing swim. Indoor cycling is also increasing in popularity. It's a great way to strengthen your hear; ...

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021   /   by Breanna Thornton

July Market Inside Scoop

In today’s blog post we will talk all about the things you need to know during the market in July. The real estate industry is just as busy as ever, and having the inside scoop on the market will give you a leg up if you are wanting to buy or sell real estate soon.

Housing Bubble?

A lot of people are having conversations about whether or not the real estate market is like a bubble right now. A housing bubble is a period where home prices will steadily increase until the demand cannot meet the supply price, and the “pop” happens when the prices come down in a sharp decline. While this event is not good for real estate, expert opinions show that this will not be the case moving forward in the month and throughout the year.

“The housing market is in line with fundamentals as interest rates are attractive and incomes are high due to fiscal stimulus, making debt servicing relatively affordable and allowing buyers to qualify for larger mortgages. Underwriting; ...

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021   /   by Breanna Thornton

4th of July Community Events

Is the 4th of July sneaking up on you as fast as it’s sneaking up on us? If so, you might be in need of a fun plan to celebrate the holiday! Luckily for you, we have compiled a list of some of the best local events for the 4th of July! Bring your family and friends and go have some fun.

1) Frisco Freedom Fest

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Location: Frisco Square
Time: July 3rd and 4th
If you’re local to Frisco, this is definitely the festival for you. Saturday night kicks off with activities like a corn hole tournament and a glow run 5k. The celebrations continue into Sunday with a stunning fireworks show!

2) Arlington Independence Day Parade

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Location: Downtown Arlington
Time: July 5th at 9am
This is an Arlington tradition! Come watch the festive parade and enjoy all it has to offer! This year’s theme is “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.”
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Thursday, June 24, 2021   /   by Breanna Thornton

The Best Ice Cream Spots in DFW

Are you an ice cream fan? Then this is the blog post for you! There are hundreds of ice cream spots throughout the DFW area, so it can be hard to find the perfect place to get your fix. This post explores five of the most highly rated ice cream shops in the area!

1) Andy’s Frozen Custard

Andy’s has the perfect summer vibe to it! With it’s walk up counter and drive thru options, you can get ice cream at your convenience. They are famous for their one of a kind custard options and concretes. This is the perfect place to swing by with your family or friends for late night cravings.

Located: 11575 Frisco St, 9310 Lebanon Rd, 16061 Eldorado Pkwy
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2) Handel’s

Handel’s is known for their homemade ice cream. They also serve other ice cream desserts and smoothies. Handel’s claims to use the best ingredients in the world, and they make their ice cream daily! You won’t be disappointed in this spot for a date night.
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