Dallas Native Voice | Homestead Exemption

It’s tax time and because I am NOT with the government I AM here to help you. The first quarter of any new year brings a lot of tax implications or should I say tax action on your part. 1) If you bought a home in 2018 you will want to file homestead to lower your…

Billy Joel

The Piano Man on the Road Billy Joel defines consummate pop professionalism to a T. From start to finish, Joel is known for providing a reliably buoyant, bounding performance at his gigs, and is eager to thrill his adoring audience with upbeat renditions of his old favorites. One of the highest grossing touring artists in…

The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is here: Everything you need to know

From parking to tickets to the rodeo schedule, we’ve got you covered with the Stock Show starting Friday. It’s Stock Show and Rodeo time in Fort Worth. The annual fest of all-things-Western gets started Friday at the Will Rogers Rogers Memorial Center, off University Drive in Fort Worth. That includes the livestock shows, the rodeos,…

ReDo It: Upcycle Dressers, Headboards and Beds

Find unique ideas for reinventing old dressers and turning salvaged items into stylish headboards. Make a Statement With a lot of creativity and a little elbow grease, this old church pew was turned into a one-of-a-kind headboard. See the full tutorial here. Chevrons A thrift-store dresser was given new life with freshly painted arrow-pattern drawers and…

Tax Changes Taking Effect January 1, 2019

Champagne will flow, Auld Lang Syne will be sung, resolutions will be made (and soon forgot, and never brought to mind), and, in a handful of states, taxes will change. There is less January 1st activity than we usually see, but this does not mean 2018 was a quiet year. Rather, state consideration of tax conformity after…

How to Create a De-Stress Zone at Home

Design pros weigh in on the essential elements of a home meditation space to get your year off to a Zen start With a new year comes a new opportunity to leave past stresses behind and start fresh. And for homeowners who are resolving to bring more peace and tranquility into their hectic lives, experts…

Fill Your Garden With Visions of Serenity

These ideas can make your garden feel like a sanctuary designed just for you Gardens of every shape and size can be places of sanctuary — somewhere to go to rejuvenate and take a break from the rush of daily life. But while the calming ability of gardens is universal, what specifically brings you a…