December Newsletter

Inhale … exhale … On the one hand, the holidays are gearing up and so must we. But on the other, we have made it through another ‘interesting’ year and, well, we just need to breathe a sigh of relief and celebrate our fortitude! Our thoughts have turned to family, friends, home and holiday gatherings, and below are some ideas to put us in the spirit. My thoughts are also turned, of course, to the housing market. After the first of the year, sales and showing activity will start picking up. If you are contemplating a move and want to be ready, now is the time to put together a game plan. I’d love to chat about that with you over a cup of good cheer! Happy Holidays and Seasons Greetings!
North Texas Events by County
Collin County
Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza | The Star | Fridays & Saturdays through Dec. 18
This free annual event in Frisco powered by Reliant is a must-see 20-minute show. A Dallas Cowboys alumni will light The Star’s 67-foot Christmas tree followed by a holiday performance from the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers and Drumline, Cowboys Rookie Squad, mascot Rowdy, Santa Claus, and special appearances from Dallas Cowboys Football heroes.
Dallas County
Enchant Dallas | Fair Park | Now through Jan. 2
Dallas is just one of four cities nationwide to host this magical holiday experience. Nine of Santa’s reindeer have become lost in a giant snowstorm and need your help finding their way out of the mystical Enchant forest. Don’t miss this magical event where you can experience a dazzling Light Maze, glide down the Ice Skating Trail, meet Santa Claus – and more! Tickets sold in advance.
Denton County
Christmas at the Ranch | Doubletree Ranch Park | Dec. 11
Highland Village is the place to be! Experience fun activities that the whole family can enjoy including Santa’s workshop for children, a special visit from Santa and his reindeer, tubing snow hills, and much more! Throughout the Christmas season, Doubletree Ranch Park will be turned into a winter wonderland that will feature Christmas lights and various lawn ornaments.
Tarrant County
Prairie Lights | Lynn Creek Park, Grand Prairie | Now through Dec. 31
Prairie Lights is the premier holiday light park on Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie, Texas. You will be dazzled by 4 million lights set along 2 miles of path. Hundreds of all-new displays in shapes of all kinds line and arch over the roads. At the halfway point, exit your vehicle to enjoy: carnival rides, concessions, photos with Santa, the magical walk-thru forest, and more! Tickets sold in advance.
Lifestyle Roundup
29 Unique Gift Ideas for Kids
Watch their faces light up when they tear off the wrapping paper and figure out the awesomeness they’ve just received.
Five Major Holiday Trends to Expect
From the best gifts to the most over-the-top décor, four experts share their top trend predictions for this year’s holiday season.
Top Interior Design Trends for 2022
2021 has looked a bit more similar to 2020 than we hoped, but that has meant we’ve continued to lean into our homes for creative inspiration this year.
Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year
Evergreen Fog SW 9130 is a versatile and calming hue, a chameleon color of gorgeous green-meets-gray, with just a bit of blue.
Featured Partners
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Marie Walton, CRS, GRI
REALTOR & Associated Broker
8920 Coit Road, Suite 100
Plano TX 75025

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