Holiday Traditions

HOLIDAY TRADITIONS on “Good Morning Texas”

I was on Good Morning Texas today, talking about my favorite Holiday Traditions. If you missed it, just click HERE to watch it on www.WFAA.com. There were several traditions I DIDN’T mention though, like drinking the strong homemade eggnog my husband whips up every year and nodding off while watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Or the annual custom of crying over maxed out credit cards and never-ending Christmas lists. Ahh, the holidays! No, today we talked about fun stuff, like parades, pageants and festive ballerinas. OK, so there was ONE burlesque show in there but these are MY traditions we’re talking about. If any of them sounded fun to you, check out the list below and click the links for more information. Continue reading →

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OUT & ABOUT on “Good Morning Texas”

I was on Good Morning Texas again Friday, talking about the fun and off-the-beaten-path events I’ve been finding around North Texas. Did you hear about the Pancake Selfie Express Truck that was in Pegasus Plaza last week? They were taking pictures of people, then scanning them onto pancakes so you could actually eat your face! I don’t know whose warped idea this was but I LOVE it!
Sadly, the Pancake Selfie Express has already left town but there are loads of other cool events you should be checking out. Here are some links to tickets if you’re interested and you can watch me on Out & About by clicking HERE: Continue reading →

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REVIEW- “Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical”

I was a weekly watcher of Hee Haw when I was kid.
I’m a little embarrassed to admit that, even today. I would try to blame my Dad and say that HE was the real fan, but I’d watch Hee Haw all alone if I had to. I enjoyed the music and comedy but I think the unexpected sex appeal is what brought me back week after week. Hee Haw started off with 2 Playboy Playmates after all (Barbi Benton was my FAVORITE) and frequently used them in the “haystack” segments. That was pretty racy stuff for the early 1970’s. I was little then and didn’t KNOW what was going on in those piles of hay, but I knew it had to be awesome.
Flash-forward to today when Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical hits the stage and those haystacks aren’t quite as scandalous anymore. Sexy folks in cut off shorts still have their appeal though, as does great country music. Continue reading →