KATHY PEEL/ FAMILY MANAGER
Kathy Peel is called “America’s Family Manager” by journalists and millions of readers. In her engaging and entertaining style, she delivers sage advice and smart solutions on how to:
Create a happy, low-stress home
Cut costs without cutting fun and style
Simplify busy schedules
Raise responsible, respectful children
Build a strong family team
Create a vibrant marriage, sharing the work and the joy
Conquer clutter and get organized
Discover your God-given potential
She is founder and CEO of Family Manager Coaching. She has written 21 books (over 2 million sold), including Desperate Households, Family for Life, Be Your Best, TheFamily Manager’s Guide to Summer Survival, Discover Your Destiny, The Busy Mom's Guide to a Happy, Organized Home(2009 winner of the prestigious Mom'sChoiceAward and 2009 NAPPA honoree) and her latest -- The Busy Couple's Guide to Sharing the Work & the Joy.
Kathy writes for AOL's ParentDish and serves as AOL's Family and Kids' Coach. She is a popular speaker at conferences, corporate events, and churches. She writes regularly for HomeLife and American Profile, and is frequently interviewed as an expert on home and family management, women's health and well-being, marriage, parenting, holidays, family traditions, family travel and fun/frugal family living.
She has been a repeat guest on many television and radio programs, including Oprah, Good Morning America, Today, The Early Show, CNN, MSNBC, HGTV, Lifetime, The Discovery Channel, The Fine Living Network, The Food Network, Focus on the Family, and Moody Midday Connection. Her ideas and advice have been featured in hundreds of newspapers including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Daily News, The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, The Orange County Register and many others. Her articles and interviews have appeared in magazines such as Family Circle, Women's World, First for Women, American Baby, Reader's Digest, Ladies Home Journal, Redbook, Women's Day, Parenting, Parents, Working Mother, InStyle, Entrepreneur, Business Week, and Today’s Christian Woman. She is listed in Who’s Who in Media.
She has served as spokesperson for many national brands that offer quality products and services for women and families.
She lives in Dallas with her husband Bill. They have three grown sons, two beautiful daughters-in-law and two Border Collies.
You can find out more about Kathy at www.familymanager.com
Here are Kathy’s 7 departments of any family that need managing.
1-Home & Property-overseeing the maintenance and care of everything in your home, including vehicles
2-Food-meeting the daily food and nutritional needs of your family
3-Family & Friends-fulfilling responsibilities as a parent, and with extended family, friends, and neighbors
4-Finances-managing money issues-budgeting, bill-paying, saving, investing, and charitable giving
5-Special Events-planning and coordinating occasions-birthdays, holidays, vacations, garage sales, family reunions, and celebrations-that fall outside the daily normal routine
6-Time & Scheduling-overseeing the family calendar and daily schedule; dispatching the right people to the right place at the right time with the right equipment
7-Self Management-caring for your body, sharpening your mind, nourishing your spirit
BRICE BEAIRD/ MUSICIAN
Brice Beaird's new CD Now Appearing was released at a concert at Lakewood Theatre this past December, which also featured the fabulous band Beatlegras, benefitting Mental Health America’s Operation Healthy Reunions.
In this February 4 performance at Poor David’s Pub, Beaird is joined by the Big Sound Band: Milo Deering, Jamey Perrenot, Roland Elbert, Carlyle McCoullough, Bob Gentry and John Landefeld. They will perform selections from the new CD, which features 13 new original songs, including the very thoughtful, “He's My Son,” to the funny and whimsical, “I've Got No Friends in My Space.” The new album also features, “When Will it End,” a song Brice wrote to promote Mental Health America's Operation Healthy Reunions and “The Old Rock Church,” helping to raise awareness for the Elizabeth Toon Foundation.
A well-known local singer whose voice is smooth as silk with a James Taylor-esque edge, Beaird is a regular performer at local venues such as Poor David's Pub and has appeared at Border’s Books and Opening Bell Coffee on Lamar.
NOW APPEARING is available for purchase, as well as individual songs from the CD, on iTunes or you can visit his website at http://www.bricebeaird.com to purchase the CD and it will be mailed to you.
February 4, Thursday: 8:00 pm: Poor David’s Pub. $10 cover.
Poor David's Pub
1313 South Lamar Street
Dallas, TX 75215-1001
DR. STEPHANIE COPELAND
Pediatrician with the Las Colinas Offices of the Medical Clinic of North Texas
For more information, log onto www.mcnt.com.
DALLAS INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW
Fridays, Feb. 5 & 12: 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays, Feb. 6 & 13: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sundays, Feb. 7 & 14: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 8 & 9: closed
Wednesday, Feb. 10, Dock Party: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Thursday, Feb, 11: 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ADMISSION: Adults: $10.00
Children 2 to 13: $4.00
Discount coupons available at www.dallasboatshow.net
WHERE: Dallas Market Hall
2200 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207
For more information about this and other shows, please visit www.letsgooutdoorstexas.com
CHERYL JACKSON/ SISTERS OF SAVINGS
Super Grocery Savings for the Super Bowl:
Tom Thumb – coupons from 1/31 and store flyers
Lever 2000 2 pk soap – 2.99 .99 .50 Free
Bayer Low Dose Aspirin - 3.29 10/$10 1.00 Free
Knorr Recipe Mix 1.99 2/$3 .50 .50
Hefty Paper Plates 2.99 2/$3 .50 .50
Hefty Paper Cups 2.99 2/$3 .50 .50
Pillsbury Brownies 2.19 .99 store .79
Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs 3.49 1.99 store .99
Heinz Ketchup 3.39 2.29 store 1.99
Ragu Pasta Sauce 1.79 4/$5 .30 .35
Dove Body Wash for Men 5.99 3.49 1.25 1.25 MUST BUY 3
Popsecret Popcorn 3.39 10/$10 1.00/2 .50
HEFTY PAPER PLATES 3.09 3/$5 .50 .67
Wheatables 3.19 2.19 `1.50 .67
COOKIES BY DESIGN:
Place your order this Thursday, Friday or Saturday and get a FREE DOZEN Gourmet Cookies -- CALL 972-596-2422 You must mention they saw it on GMT
There is a HUGE price war between the airlines with American Airlines and US Airways the tickets must be purchased by February 6th Flights from DFW to Tampa for 129 or to Orlando for 159 ROUNDTRIP to name a few.
DONNIE BROWN/ VALENTINE GIFT IDEAS FOR GUYS
The wedding day, for most people, is one of the most stressful of their lives. So how has wedding planner Donnie Brown, JWIC survived more than 2,000 of them? He has a secret weapon. “I try to use humor on a day-to-day basis,” he says. “Humor makes the day more fun.”
But Brown’s warm and wacky sense of humor has done more than just smooth over nuptial nerves: it’s also made him a reality TV star. Fans of the Style Network’s top-rated reality show Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?, tune in regularly to watch Brown and other big-city wedding planners pull out all the stops to give couples the weddings of their dreams. And with his clever one-liners, and gregarious personality, Texas native Brown quickly became a fan favorite.
His new book Donnie Brown Weddings: From the Couture to the Cake is now on sale. For more information log onto Donnie’s website at www.donniebrown.net or follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WDonnieBrown.
Guy’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Gifts:
1. A cube vase with the tops of floating red roses in a linear pattern.
You can purchase inexpensive red roses, because by cutting the heads off they won't look droopy.
2. A Layer heart shaped caked with chocolate covered cherries
3. A romance basket, which will include the following items: Champagne, a pair of Champagne flutes, massage oil, bath oil, candles.
THE HEART HOSPITAL BAYLOR PLANO
THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano is the first and only freestanding, full-service hospital in this region dedicated solely to heart and vascular care.
Schedule your “Cardiac Calcium Score Screening”
at THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano by calling 1.800.4BAYLOR.
Visit www.thehearthospitalbaylor.com for additional heart health, cardiac screening, and physician referral information.
Schedule your son or daughter’s “Living for Zachary” screening (youth ages 13-22) at THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano by calling 1.800.4BAYLOR. Visit the “Living for Zachary” web site at www.living4zachary.org for more information.
5219 West Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75209-3371
Tart's teaming with Pogo's for a Valentine's Sweet-Up where guests will learn the perfect pairings for chocolates and champagne and receive complimentary taste-tests. The Sweet-Up is on Thursday, February 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Tart on Lover's Lane at Inwood.
Dessert-in-a-Box. It’s an ideal treat for budget-conscious sweethearts, as it’s only $18 and includes one of the following main desserts:
• Truffle Cake: Decadent flourless chocolate cake filled with ganache, paired with a butter caramel sauce and made-from-scratch marshmallows.
• Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse: Paired with pistachio crème anglaise and caramelized nuts.
• Chocolate Hazelnut Heart Mousse: Paired with a cherry compote and dark chocolate sauce.
• Coconut Rice Pudding: Paired with a passion fruit sauce and white chocolate shavings.