Laurie Wirth's Blog Posts

Valentine's Day Fun in the North Dallas Area

Valentine's Day is almost here - have you made your plans yet? Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner or a fun night out with kids or gal pals, there are plenty of events in the area to choose

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Gyms Around North Dallas to Kick-Start Those New Year's Resolutions

 Now that we're in 2024, many people recently made New Year's resolutions to improve their lives. These include quitting smoking, being more organized, and learning something new. For some

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Enchanting Illumination: North Dallas Top Holiday Light Displays

As December unfolds, the North Dallas communities come alive with the twinkle of festive lights, transforming neighborhoods and particular locations into enchanting wonderlands. Here's a curated

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North Dallas Area Restaurants Open for Dine-In or Takeout on Thanksgiving!

If you're looking for a Thanksgiving meal without all of the prep and cleanup, you're in luck! Several North Dallas establishments have you covered for this upcoming holiday. Although hosting a

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Pumpkin Patches to Visit in the North Dallas Area for Halloween

In the North Dallas area, fall is underway! See the area come alive with the fall spirit, offering fantastic pumpkin patches and autumn experiences for families and friends to enjoy.  Here

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North Dallas Area Coffee Shops to Visit this Fall

Searching for that perfect cup of joe is a never-ending adventure if you're anything like us. And guess what? Plenty of coffee shops in the North Dallas suburbs have just what you need for a midday

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Best Farmers Markets Around North Dallas

In Dallas, where skyscrapers and concrete dominate the landscape, lies a hidden treasure trove of fresh produce, handmade crafts, and vibrant community spirit: the farmers' markets. These lively

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Five Must-Do Summer Events & Activities in the North Dallas Area

Summer brings out MANY events and activities that are perfect for the whole family! If you're looking for new places to go, fresh foods to try, and ways to get active outdoors this summer, you're in

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Celebrate Father's Day Around North Dallas

Father's Day is a special day for many families! In the North Dallas area, there are plenty of activities and events to make this day memorable for all the dads and male role models in your life.

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Summer Camp Ideas for Kids in the North Dallas Area

It's May! Summer is almost upon us, and it's time to start planning summer activities for the kids. Various camps all around the North Dallas area exist for different age groups, interests, and

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Best Places to Run Around the North Dallas Area

Although DFW is known for its traffic, maybe you can outrun the cars by running on one of these trails! There are plenty of off-road and paved paths that can accommodate those who want to get

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Skip the Cooking with these North Dallas Meal Prep Services

Getting enough time to prepare and eat healthy meals at home can be challenging, especially when juggling work, family, and friends. A meal preparation service can help you make healthy food choices

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Local Coffee Spots to Try this Month in the North Dallas Area

All around the Dallas area, specialty coffee is in abundance. There are plenty of places to get your fix, but the city's growing craft coffee scene is also experiencing a boom. As more independent

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Volunteer Options in the North Dallas Area for 2023

If community service was on your list of resolutions for 2023, the north Dallas area is full of great organizations that can use your time and talents.  Volunteering is one of the most

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What Every Seller Should Know About Home Prices

 If you’re trying to decide whether or not to sell your house, recent headlines about home prices may be top of mind. And if those stories have you wondering what that means for your home

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North Dallas Holiday Lights to Check Out This Holiday

With the holiday season fast approaching, you should spend time with your loved ones and make memories. Several light shows and holiday displays around Dallas and the surrounding areas can help you

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Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays

Each year, homeowners planning to make a move are faced with a decision: sell their house during the holidays or wait. And others who have already listed their homes may think about removing their

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Thanksgiving Activities Around North Dallas for the Entire Family

Great meals, parades, 5Ks, and more await locals and visitors for Thanksgiving this year! If you're looking for a feast or a fun activity for the whole family, something is happening near Dallas

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Perspective Matters When You're Selling a House Today

 Does the latest news about the housing market have you questioning your plans to sell your house? If so, perspective is key. Here are some of the ways a trusted real estate professional can

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Pumpkin Patches to Visit this Fall in the Dallas Area

During this year's fall season, there are lots of fun things to do, such as visiting a pumpkin patch! When preparing for the spooky holiday season, pumpkins are a great choice. They can be used to

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Top Reasons Homeowners Are Selling Their Homes Right Now

  Some people believe there’s a group of homeowners who may be reluctant to sell their houses because they don’t want to lose the historically low mortgage rate they have on

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Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day on September 18th Around Dallas

Nothing is more American than a good, old-fashioned cheeseburger, right? A moist, flavorful patty on a tasty bun with melted cheese can hit the spot almost anytime! Whether at a gathering with your

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Dallas Area Thrift Shops to Visit for National Secondhand Wardrobe Day

Have you ever bought an item of clothing only to throw it away after it has been worn once or twice? In the United States, it happens way too many times. In the U.S., August 25th is National

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Why Right Now Is Still a Sellers’ Market

 As there’s more and more talk about the real estate market cooling off from the peak frenzy it saw during the pandemic, you may be questioning what that means for your plans to sell your

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Outdoor Markets in North Dallas Area

Outdoor markets are fun-filled places that connect the beauty of food, nature, and community. Farmers share their bountiful harvest, and local vendors offer goods and services. The North Dallas

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Wondering Where You Will Move if You Sell Your House Today?

 If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t sure where you’d go once you sold your house, it might be a good time to get back into the market. That’s because

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If You’re Selling Your House This Summer, Hiring a Pro Is Critical

It can be tempting, especially with how hot the housing market has been over the past two years, to consider selling your home on your own. But today’s market is at a turning point, making it

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20 Family-Friendly Things to Do This Summer In Dallas-Fort Worth

The Dallas/Fort Worth area has grown leaps and bounds over the years, and it’s an excellent place for families and kids of all ages. It's a diverse location with lots to offer people of

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Sellers Have an Opportunity with Home Prices Today

Sellers Have an Opportunity with Today’s Home PricesAs mortgage rates started to rise this year, many homeowners began to wonder if the value of their homes would fall. Here’s

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Summer Camps for Children in the Dallas Area

The end of the school year is upon us, and it's time to plan out some summer fun for the kids! There's still a little time to squeeze in some summer camp fun between vacations and seeing friends and

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What You Need To Know About Selling in a Seller's Market

Even if you haven’t been following real estate news, you’ve likely heard about the current sellers’ market. That’s because there’s a lot of talk about how strong

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5 Great Patios for Outdoor Dining

If you’re looking for the best outdoor dining establishments in the area, these are some of the best patios in Frisco, McKinney, and Plano.The term al fresco refers to an outdoor dining area

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Spring Activities for the Whole Family Near DFW

Schools are out for a week or two; the sun is shining, Easter is coming - spring is here! As we emerge into the spring months, there is plenty to keep your family entertained indoors and out as the

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Opportunities Abound for Sellers this Spring

If you’re thinking of selling your house this year, timing is crucial. After all, you’ll want to balance getting the most out of the sale of your current home and making the

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Consumers Agree: It Is a Good Time To Sell

In today’s sellers’ market, many homeowners are weighing their options and trying to decide if they should sell their house. If you’re in that group, you may be balancing things

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Six Dallas Area Bars to Drink at this Month!

In January, many people start the new year by not drinking alcohol. It's a way to start the year with a clean slate and to avoid repeating the New Year's Eve festivities that usually involve

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Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Sellers--Here's Why

If you’re thinking about selling your house in 2022, you truly have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at your fingertips. When selling anything, you always hope for strong demand for

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Quick & Cheap Eats Around Plano

As the area has grown, so has the food scene in Plano. From Midtown to Legacy West, there are plenty of places to eat out for cheap eats. There's truly something for every palate to try without

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Dallas Holiday Lights for the Whole Family

Who doesn't love going out to see Christmas lights? Even the Scrooges and Grinches can find a little holiday joy in the twinkling lights. Dallas has so many places for the whole family to check out

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Shopping Small in Dallas this Holiday Season

Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list can be challenging with so many shops to choose from. Local Dallas shops are helping us all shop local this holiday season. They're doing their

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Halloweekend Events to Check Out in Dallas

Get ready for some thrilling and chilling activities this Halloween season at these events in Dallas. Don't be nervous; these are all safe for the whole family. Start planning your costumes for

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