{On the Docket: July 2014}

It’s the always dreaded Texas summer.
Heat, swampy air and endless electricity bills.  My fave.

And even though the heat could make a girl crazy, we try to keep in cool over here in the Bybel house.  Finding indoor or evening events are key.  Here’s what we’ll be up to…we welcome you to join!  (Or at least read up on it here after).

 Anniversary Staycation at the {Adolphus}

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{Double Date: Greenville Ave.}

New York/New Jersey, Dallas, Seattle, Dallas, Boston, Dallas.
Annnnnd done.
It’s been 3 weeks of marathon travel.  Some for fun, some for work – regardless Pete and I have been missing our home and our friends, so it seemed only fitting to get out of house on Friday and let someone else pay for our A/C for the night.

We met up with our friends Angela & Bryan to enjoy some time exploring the ever-growing Lower Greenville to enjoy some grub and drinks.

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{HG Supply Co.} provided real (and delicious) food with a beet-infused tequila cocktail.  Oh, and there was a “sunset toast” for the whole restaurant at 6:30pm.  Don’t miss it…it was awesome.

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{Urban Acres: Community Day}

We’ve professed our love for {Urban Acres} time & time again.
Why?
Because we still love them!

And a couple weeks ago they gave us even more reasons to keep our professions loud and clear!
COMMUNITY DAY!

I’m talking petting zoo, yoga in the park, local farmers and free oak tress.
Doesn’t get much better than that.

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Date Day: {Coffee House Cafe, Dallas World Aquarium & Taco Ocho}

Aren’t 3-day weekends just the best?
They make me feel like I can actually relax and just enough the day rather than trying to cram in all the chores and errands to make the week less hectic.

Memorial Day came in just the nick of time – the weekends have seemed endlessly packed and time to explore and eat and do the things we love has been lacking.  So, we committed Saturday of this long weekend to fun – fun in new brunch locales, with sea creatures and topping it off with some delicious tacos!

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{Coffee House Cafe} was a life changer.  Why it’s only 10 minutes from our house and why we hadn’t been there in the two years of living in it’s proximity?  I’ll never forgive myself.

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The Signature House Latte was a perfect start to a feast filled with rancheros and benedicts.

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Our stuffed bellies made the drive to the {Dallas World Aquarium} late in the morning to avoid the crowds and strollers that were inevitably going to take over the place by noon. Continue reading