Shelby Skrhak

Shelby is Associate Editor of CandysDirt.com, where she focuses on sponsored content, estate sales, and suburbs. She's a journalist and podcaster turned full-time freelance writer based in Plano. She comes to CandysDirt.com after running digital content and social media at SUCCESS magazine. She's a Lake Highlands native and graduate of UT-Dallas.

This Bill’s Records Estate Sale Is a Time Capsule of Your Teen Years

By Shelby Skrhak / August 6, 2020 / 1 Comment

Bill Wisener, the late owner of Dallas’ most beloved record store Bill’s Records, always surrounded himself with records, posters, and tchotchkes — 40 years-worth of stuff that he’d collected as a buyer and seller of music. Tyler Grace Auctions is hosting the first of at least two online estate auctions for hundreds of records, posters, […]

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Beverly Drive Estate Up for Bid by Concierge Auctions In Cooperation With Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International

By Shelby Skrhak / August 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

Completely reimagined by L.A.-based design firm Maienza-Wilson in 2015, 3204 Beverly Drive located in exclusive Highland Park will auction online next month via Concierge Auctions in cooperation with Caroline Summers of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. Previously offered for $6.99 million, the property will sell No Reserve to the highest bidder. Bidding will be held […]

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This Patio At The Cascada at Turtle Creek Is THE Place To Be

By Shelby Skrhak / August 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

Wouldn’t you love to say your back patio opens right onto the Katy Trail? I know I would, and that’s why this listing by Nora Ling Lane of Allie Beth Allman is this week’s High Caliber Home of the Week sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans. Not only is this fabulous gated townhome […]

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Head for Simpler Times in Hillwood’s Harvest Community, Named Among Best in Nation

By Shelby Skrhak / August 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

It looks like the Harvest community in the Argyle is inspiring North Texans to head for a simpler life. Harvest was named one of the best home communities in the nation and the best community in the Metroplex, according to a recent Top 50 list and Dallas Builders Association awards. And no wonder. Harvest is […]

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WattDawg Helps Texans Secure Consistent Low Rates As Electricity Prices Reach Record Highs

By Shelby Skrhak / August 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

This year has been challenging thus far, to say the least. Here is yet another fun fact for 2020: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) says that electricity customers will experience record-high prices while trying to stay cool in the intense summer heat.  While ERCOT anticipates an annual spike in electricity usage for summer, […]

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Slice of Paradise in Allen Can Be Yours

By Shelby Skrhak / August 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

If you’re looking for a place to put down roots in… say, a thriving city that offers a great work/life balance, Allen just may be that place. In 2018 Money magazine ranked the Dallas suburb No. 2 of their ‘Best Places to Live,’ and also No. 2 of their ‘Best Places to Launch a Career’ […]

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