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McKinney Kitchens: Rye

I’m convinced the charm of McKinney’s downtown square is not at the surface of the historic buildings and quaint shops. Rather, the true charm rests in the hearts of the people that make up our community. Jeff Qualls, Chef/Owner of Rye Craft Food and Drink, is one of...

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McKinney Homes: 711 West Lamar Street

Meander past mature trees, lush, colorful gardens and houses dating from the 1890s to the present, but not too fast! The eclectic mix of architecture and landscape tells the remarkable story of the people who built and have lived in McKinney over the decades.      ...

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McKinney Kitchens: Basilito Cocktail

from the kitchen of Lorie Fangio, Resident Chef Basilito Cocktail Is it cocktail time at your house? As we say goodbye to summer, my Basilito Cocktail is the prefect libation. Cool, light and refreshing; the Basito brings herbaceous basil together with tart refreshing...

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The Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

from the garden of Beth DiGioia, Resident Gardener Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree (Ficus lyrata) You can’t pick up a shelter magazine lately without seeing this tall, columnar and sculptural house plant.  This plant is hot!  Named for its large, violin-shaped leaves, the Fiddle...

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McKinney Events

Good morning, McKinney, and Happy Friday to you! What a week we have had at The Art of Living Beautifully. The TAOLB team is happy to see Friday here, but before we break for the weekend, I want to share with you 2 upcoming McKinney events I am so looking forward to...

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TAOLB Magazine: September 2017

Today is the day! Please find the first issue of The Art of Living Beautifully magazine below!   Don't forget to watch the TAOLB video located on the back cover of the magazine, courtesy of Copper Penny Films. A special thank you to all our advertisers and...

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The Magazine

SEPTEMBER 2017

Our Favorite
Our Favorite Favorites: 08.09.17

Our Favorite Favorites: 08.09.17

Hello and yes...it is FRIDAY! Can I get a fist bump for this incredible bit of news???!!! Today I bring you Our Favorite Favorites from the past week. If you are new around here, I do this most Fridays and hope you enjoy hearing about what has us excited. PLEASE feel...

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Favorite Favorites: 07.21.17

Favorite Favorites: 07.21.17

From the desk of Misti Reed, Home Editor Y’all - it’s here!! The BIGGEST. SALE. OF. THE. YEAR!!!! When would you ever consider buying furniture or rugs from Nordstrom? NOW!! Whether you’re pre-planning for holiday gifts (I’ll take the plush throw in all 11 colors...

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