Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Things to Do while Visiting Plano Texas

Any plan of visiting Plano, Texas?  Plano, Texas is a wonderful town 30 minutes outside of Dallas.  Fabulous as it is, however, it doesn't get half of the respect it deserves.  Plano offers a wide array of entertainment and activities that will please everyone no matter what age or interest.  Don’t believe it? Just keep reading to find a few of the possible attractions you could enjoy during your visit to Plano, Texas.

Get Educational
Plano is home to various museums that are both educational and entertaining. The Heritage Farmstead Museum, for example, is located inside an 1890’s Victorian farmhouse that was once the home of the Plano settler family. Visitors can explore the house, while live demonstrations and interactive events show you what life was like back in time. The Heritage Farmstead Museum has various events throughout the year, such as pumpkin picking and trick or treating in the fall and Holiday-themed activities in December. Keep this in mind when planning your trip.

Do Some Shopping and Grab a Bite to Eat
The Shops at Legacy is more than just a shopping center. It is tree-lined streets designed to give visitors a unique and fun experience. You will find coffee houses, a movie house, entertainment venues, and trendy boutiques. The shops at Legacy will exceed your shopping expectations. As you continue to stroll down the alleys, you may come to Baccuss Park, which is home to the Baccus Cemetery and a historical landmark.

Plano is also home to a large selection of eateries that ranges from high quality seafood restaurants in Plano to some of the best burger joints in the state. You won’t have a problem finding something to whet your appetite in Plano.

Take in some Art
You may not know this but Plano has an art scene that would delight anyone interested in this creative field. The ArtCentre of Plano, which is located in the downtown historic area of Plano, is a non profit art exhibition center that is located inside a 20th century Victorian mansion. It hosts a wide array of exhibits, which change throughout the year, and the ArtCentre works tirelessly to support the growth and development of local independent artists. Along with exhibits, you can sign up for classes, attend lectures, and take part in their abundance of cultural events.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Sunday Lunch at Silantro

"Sunday Family Day" used to mean preparing and cooking special  dinner for the family.   I want it special because Sunday is the usual day we are complete at home after daughter got married and moved out of the house almost three years ago.  I always look forward to that, ...to planning the meal, getting together, sharing stories, eating together!  Unfortunately,  it is now fairly difficult to carry out such simple task after the freak accident I had plus having a heart condition that prohibits me to excessively tire myself.
"Sunday family day" continues nonetheles, though sans the planning and cooking at home.  It's more of spending time choosing where to go right after the Sunday Worship.   The last resto we went to for fambam lunch was at Silantro.

Silantro is located in UP Town Center which serves Mexican food.  We've been here many times before and we keep coming back because they serve good food.  I'd mention some of our favorites.  ... I most love their Rib finger along with other beef dishes done with certain herbs which, I'm trying but couldn't figure out what. Another favorite here is their Beef Nachos.  One order is filling enough with their big servings, but we always have two because it's really toothsome yummy!  We also like their Paella Fajita Mix that replaces our plain rice.  The juicy grilled blue marlin or grilled mahi-mahi likewise makes it on the order list as it is hubby's fave.  To sum it all, I would say, everything we've tried and tasted is delectably good!  Giving them a two thumbs up!

Can't wait for the next Sunday to come! Sundays somehow ease my soul, body and mind!

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