Highland Park

A Bright Beauty on Belclaire in the French Streets

By Shelby Skrhak / August 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

The tagline for luxury builder Ellen Grasso and Sons Homes is “A house that feels like home,” and it’s so true for this beautifully classic Highland Park home at 4536 Belclaire Ave. Located in the coveted, tree-lined French Streets of Highland Park, this four-bedroom, four-and-half-bath, 5,280-square-foot home was built in 2017 with exquisite attention to […]

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Finding a Balance Between Home and Home School

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / August 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Sarah ZubiateFounder and Farmer, ZUBI’S Hi, it’s Sarah Zubiate again! I hope you all enjoyed my first post (and in case you missed it, check it out here). I am so thankful for all the positive comments and wanted to elaborate more in order to answer some of your questions.  It seems like we […]

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Bird is the Word With This Artful Highland Park Treehouse

By Karen Eubank / July 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

It’s not surprising, and it’s also oddly satisfying, to find out that the nationally recognized artists who created the famous Bird sculptures in a Highland Park treehouse. You know these Birds! These sculptures, and so many more, are the creations of Brad Oldham and his wife and artistic partner Christy Coltrin. Their sculptures, including Waiting […]

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Home Sweet School: How One Dallas Mom is Homeschooling in a Pandemic

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / July 20, 2020 / 7 Comments

By Sarah ZubiateFounder and Farmer, ZUBI’S Like parents everywhere, I am navigating life the best I can during these uncertain and unprecedented times. Throughout the past few years, my family and I have split our time between our home in Dallas and life on our farm in East Texas.  Weekdays consisted of jam-packed days filled […]

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Highland Park Historic Spanish Mediterranean

By Karen Eubank / July 9, 2020 / 2 Comments

This historic Spanish Mediterranean home began life in 1933 as a duplex. That’s because the neighborhood was designated for apartments and duplexes when Highland Park was zoned in 1929. Architects Marion Fooshee and James Cheek designed some of the beautiful homes in Dallas, as well as the Highland Park Village shopping center. There is not […]

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A Reinvented Texas Modern in Highland Park

By Karen Eubank / June 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

This Texas Modern home in Highland Park is exciting on so many levels. Not the least of which is the home’s history. It was originally built in 1967 for John Frederick Skelton Jr. and his wife Doris. Fred, as he was known, worked for the Texas Power and Light Company for 45 years, eventually becoming […]

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