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DFW residents love crawfish and the season to indulge is upon us. Get ready for a messy, spicy treat with crawfish around the area. The seafood sensation goes perfect with a cold beer and you don’t have to be in Louisiana to indulge. Here are the restaurants in Dallas that you’re going to find amazing Crawfish, plus the Crawfish Festivals that you have to check out in the area.

Mudbug Bash 2015 – Main Street Garden

The 3rd annual Mudbug Bash is coming to downtown Dallas this March and you don’t want to miss it. It’s the biggest crawfish party of the year and features live music and great food. Spend the afternoon in the park with JackFM and 105.3 The FAN hosting the event.

You can try sweet spicy Cajun crawfish along with great beer,

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There is a new Dallas discount home store that just opened and will be your new spot for everything you need to remodel. What is so interesting about this store? You’re not only getting great deals when you shop here but you are helping a great cause.

The store is called the Habitat for Humanity ReStore Resale Outlet and the idea behind the store is that it will give the proceeds to benefit the Habitat for Humanity homebuilding efforts around the world. It’s arrived to the Dallas-Fort Worth area in Lake Highlands. Here is a look at the new Dallas store dedicated to helping with more than just remodeling.

About the Store

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore Resale Outlet opened on February 21st and is going to offer all of your home renovation

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Finding used furniture can help you save cash and help with finding unique pieces. Whether you just move do the DFW area and need everything or you just need to replace one room's furniture, there are some great spots for used furniture. Here are a few of the top spots for used furniture in Dallas-Fort Worth.

City Square Thrift - 1213 North Washington Avenue, Dallas

Shopping at City Square Thrift makes it easy to get the furniture you need. When you find the right pieces, you will be helping the less fortunate, as well. There are all types of antique styles found here and plenty of great discount days. If you come on Mondays, it's 10% off all furniture.

Montgomery Street Antique Mall - 2601 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth

If you want to

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Dallas is the home of many different festivals for residents and visitors to enjoy. Throughout the year, plenty of family-friendly and adult festivals are held throughout the DFW area. Here are some of the top choices coming in March 2015.

North Texas Irish Festival - March 1st to 3rd

This festival will be celebrating its 31st anniversary and will be held at Fair Park in Dallas. It will include all types of Irish fun and tickets can be purchased at local Tom Thumb locations.

35 Denton Music Festival - March 7th to 10th

A bit to the northwest of Dallas, this festival is one of the largest in Denton. It will include two stages and all types of performances at local venues, such as Mellow Mushroom and Dan's Silverleaf. It's a four-day

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Valentine's Day isn't about celebrating being single, but for those that have not found that special someone, there are plenty of things to do. You don't have to wallow in your loneliness or stay home on the 14th of February. Instead, you can enjoy any of these great events throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Be My Valentine Bash! - The Dram, February 14th at 8pm

Singles on Valentine's Day can head to The Dram on North Henderson Avenue and enjoy the possibility of meeting somebody new. This is a speed dating event with the ladies receiving complimentary make-u touch-ups and plenty more.

Queen of Hearts: Champagne Brunch - Dee Lincoln's Bubble Bar, February 14th at 11am

If you want to start the day off right, you can attend the 1st

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In case you have not yet heard, we are in a great housing market today compared to the last few years. Sellers and Buyers alike, if you are considering buying or selling, interest rates are still at an all time low so now is the time. Lack of inventory has been an issue lately, it is down to 4.4 months supply across the nation ( 6 months inventory is considered " The Norm" ) this will probably not change until spring when people usually get the moving bug. Even with these figures the remaining homes are selling fast. Over 13,800 houses sold yesterday across the nation, 13,800 more will sell today and 13,800 more will sell tomorrow.This is an average number of homes that sell each and every day in this country according to the National Association of

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Valentine’s Day is almost here and it’s time to come up with something special to do with your significant other. Love is in the air in Dallas and folks here are looking for something more special and unique than a dozen roses and a grocery store box of chocolates. This year try something fun with your loved one like a hot air balloon ride, a romantic cooking class or even a Dallas by Chocolate tour. Here is a look at the top picks for this year’s Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Dinner & Flight – 5303 Challenger Drive

This year Delta Charlie’s Bar & Grill is hosting a Valentine’s Day Dinner & Flight for you and your Valentine. It will include a three-course dinner and amazing views of the city for $175 per couple. You’ll get 30 minutes of a

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Art Gallery

The Dallas Forth Worth area is known for many things, but art is definitely one aspect that you have to experience when visiting. This coming spring will bring an array of works that will satisfy an assortment of art connoisseurs. These works will come from artist all over the world.

Here are some of the events that you will not want to miss.

Robert Jessup And Chris Larson - 1626 C Hi Line Drive, Dallas, TX

Place: Conduit Gallery

Date: January 10th to Febuary 14th

The Conduit Gallery will present Robert Jessup’s “New Paintings 2013 to 2014", and Chris Larson’s “Heavy Rotation". An art professor at the University of North Texas, Jessup is no stranger to the art world. Jessup likes to walk on the wild side of art by using brilliantly

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When Millions of Americans where losing their homes in this latest recession, many needed a place to live, and started moving into apartments and rental properties. That shift caused rents to soar.  Going back in History, it shows that since 1988 rents have doubled and are expected to continue to rise as long as the demand is there.

Well folks, Tax Time is now upon us again, and a lot of you will be getting a nice return, so those of you that have been saying you are tired of paying your Landlord's mortgage and would love to get a home of your own, what are you waiting for??  Every situation is different and yes some of you do not have a choice, however this is directed at "you" yes you, that do have a choice and just cannot muster up the courage to

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         As you have heard on the News lately, interest rates are still at an all time low, but no surprise, experts are predicting that they will start going up in the near future with our improving economy.  If you now own a home and have no plans on moving, you may want to think seriously about Refinancing to a 15yr. Mortgage. While it may cost you a few bucks in the beginning, in the long run you will save a bundle, not to mention getting your home paid off a lot sooner at a lower interest rate and building a lot of equity at the same time.  Then down the road when, and if you decide to sell, that equity will come in handy toward your new home.  Talking with a Lender (which may I add will not cost you anything) can give you the exact figures on what

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