Entertaining, Gift Guides

Hostess Gift Ideas

  It’s holiday party season and you’ve got plenty to do, so don’t fret about that hostess gift! Don’t hesitate to grab that bottle of wine or go-to candle, but maybe dress it up a little with a few of these ideas – they work great paired with one of those or on their own.

Dallas, Lifestyle, Restaurants

One Year at Blank Canvas and FAQs

As I was brainstorming the other day, I realized Blank Canvas Society is now a year old! I started reflecting on the things I’ve done over the year, and I was considering what I should write to celebrate this milestone. I realized that this is the perfect time to answer some Dallas FAQs.


City Surf Fitness Challenge Winner!

We have a winner! Congratulations to Jenn Hightower for winning the City Surf Fitness challenge, where contestants were asked to enter via Instagram or Facebook and share what they are doing to achieve fitness goals in 2014.


Lauren McHenry on Fitness for 2014

Happy New Year! Goals and resolutions are set (or you’re strongly considering them) and now it’s a matter of staying on track. I sat down with Lauren McHenry to learn how she keeps fitness in check throughout the year. No stranger to the subject, McHenry is co-founder and lead trainer of City Surf Fitness.

Dinner, Entertaining, Recipes

A Fall Birthday Dinner for Johnny

Johnny’s birthday was this past Saturday and in true form, we were throwing a dinner party. After many weekends out of town or filled with football activities, we decided a night in with friends (and football, of course) was in order. I looked to a trusty Roast Beef with Horseradish Mustard recipe that I’ve found on Pinterest for the main course. After two successful past experiences, I knew this recipe is great for a crowd, […]

Drinks, Entertaining, Fashion

Make Game Day Easy

This past weekend marked the end of summer but it also marked the beginning of a whole new season even better than summer…football. And with football comes fall, tailgating, and eventually boot and sweater season.