How to Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

It is officially that time! Spring has sprung, and we all know what that means… Spring cleaning must commence! If you’re anything like us, your spring and summer clothes are starting to mix in with those bulky winter sweaters, pants, and boots. (And since we’re in Texas, who knows when you’ll need to wear them.)  … Read more

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Why Fall Really Is the Best Season

There’s no arguing that Fall is a seasonal favorite. It’s no longer blazing hot — which, for us Texans, is truly a blessing — but it’s not too chilly either. The school year is in full swing, the leaves have finally started changing colors, and the weather outside is perfect for, well, just about anything.  … Read more

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What’s Trending Fall 2021

Alright, people. We’ve done the dirty work for you. Here’s everything you need to know regarding Fall 2021’s hottest trends: What to Wear For ages now, neutral pieces and colors have been a staple for winter and fall wardrobes. However, not in 2021. Whether because of the prolonged pandemic or people just looking for some  … Read more

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5 must-dos before summer ends

The end of August tends to bring out two different kinds of people. There are those who are already snuggled into their sweaters and socks and have started drinking pumpkin-flavored everything, and there are those who (like us!) are still in denial that summer is already almost over. (I mean really, where does the time  … Read more

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Here are the Trends That Are Defining Summer ’21

Looking around online and IRL, we’re seeing some clear trends that are defining our summer: lots and lots bright and colorful everything, as well as major influences from the 1970s and the 1990s. The color trends are all about rainbow motifs and primary colors, like sunny yellows and grassy greens. In fact, Pantone’s 2021 Color  … Read more

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Fall roundup: 5 things we’re looking forward to right now

With cooler weather approaching, we’re already feeling that once-a-year excitement that happens when summer (finally) gives way to fall. It’s especially thrilling in Texas. But with many of the usual fall traditions being furloughed this year — Big Tex, we’re looking at you — we’re thinking outside the box about how to celebrate. Here are  … Read more

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How modern urbanism is keeping us connected

Around the late 1940s and early 1950s, America saw a rise in the suburb; people fled the compact, busy cities for wide open spaces to build their post-war homes with government incentives. It was new and novel and served families well. The spread-out suburbs gave families more space to grow, but they also took a  … Read more

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Getting back into the swing of things

Thank you so much for the support you’ve given our restaurants and retailers during the stay-at-home orders. The businesses at The Shops at Willow Park are enthusiastically opening back up at a pace that makes sense for each business, and as allowed by law. We’ve created the following resource guide to make it as easy  … Read more

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Shopping small means big support for local business

Friends, we’re facing tough times. As we delve deeper into our strange new reality, we’re all wondering how to achieve the normal everyday things we need to do, like feeding our families and running errands, while taking care of ourselves and others. Routines are changing and it is a bit disorienting. Our small businesses are  … Read more

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Tips for managing holiday stress

This time of year should be a source of joy and happiness but in the midst of the decorating, shopping, cooking and the numerous holiday parties, the stress of all of it can often overcome the enjoyment factor. The overwhelming pressure for perfection we put on ourselves can quickly turn the holiday season into a  … Read more

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Shopping small makes a big investment in your community

If long lines, big crowds and pushing and shoving over the season’s hottest deals aren’t your ideal way of crossing things off your holiday list, we’re here to suggest you skip out on shopping the big box retailers on Black Friday and save your shopping budget for shopping local instead. The number one reason? The  … Read more

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Fall trend report

From your wardrobe, home decor to even your nails and hair color, the transition from summer to fall is one of the most fun times to embrace the trends of the season. Even though this September has been one of the hottest on record, we’re loving all things fall, from the wild animal prints to  … Read more

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The importance of self care

With all the awareness days and months out there, it can be hard to keep track but there’s one in September that we can (and should!) really wrap our arms around … Self Care Awareness month. So, what exactly do we mean by self-care? It’s basically any activity that we do deliberately (that word is  … Read more

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Why You Should Always Date Your Spouse

Whether you’ve been married for three months, three years or thirty years, chances are your relationship with your then boyfriend or girlfriend and now spouse, has changed. When you first start dating someone, everything is new. The tingle that takes over your whole body when they first brush your hand, that first kiss, meeting each  … Read more

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5 Things to get Yourself Vacation Ready

In case you hadn’t noticed … summer is officially here and many people are escaping to cooler temperatures or tropical locations. We’re here to help you get yourself vacation ready so you can feel confident in the pics that you’re posting on Facebook and Instagram (no filters necessary!) to make all your friends and family  … Read more

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5 Types of Shoes That Every Woman Should Own

For many of us, an afternoon camped out in a local shoe store is a blissful opportunity.  There are so many styles and colors to choose from that selecting just one pair can be difficult.  From feathers to glittery stones to rich, dark leather, we can imagine when we would wear these particular shoes and  … Read more

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5 Outfits That are Guaranteed to Make Your Vacation Glamorous

As you are planning your vacation, you are probably planning your vacation wardrobe, too.  Given today’s baggage fees and weight allowances, the outfits you choose for your trip will often have to do double or triple duty.  Having pieces that can mix and match or be layered is an essential consideration when packing for a  … Read more

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