Posts by Joe Horan

A List of Bounce House Safety Tips and Rules for Parents

Bounce houses are a fun and entertaining way for kids to spend hours at a party, event, or gathering. Unfortunately, they facilitate wild physical activity, and this can cause injury. It’s important to keep safety in mind any time you’re allowing children to play. Bounce houses are not inherently dangerous above and beyond any standard…

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Guide for Easter Sunday At-Home Activities for North Texas

Easter Egg Basket

The winter holidays are over and Easter is fast approaching. It’s time to start planning what you’re going to do when it rolls around this spring. Since the pandemic is still going, many of the typical events are delayed, changed, or canceled (though some are still happening). More than ever, people are planning Easter parties…

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Collin County Easter Guide: Festivals, Egg Hunts, and Events

Easter Eggs Hunt

Easter is fast approaching. The pandemic is in full swing, but by spring, the vaccine should be making the rounds, making gatherings and events a lot safer. Time will tell how the world will function in the wake of the disaster, but for now, you might as well plan for the future, right? Easter celebrations…

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Easter Party Planning and Rental Ideas for Texas Families

Easter Egg Basket

Easter is one of the biggest and best holidays in the spring, whether you celebrate it for religious or secular reasons. Easter gatherings and galas promise to be something special this year too, with the expected vaccines and the possibility of lightened or lifted restrictions on gatherings. If you’re not already preparing for your Easter…

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10 Ways to Keep Kids Active During Texas School Closures

Family Hanging Out

The global pandemic has changed the face of life as we know it, with all manner of facilities and institutions closing, limiting access, or operating at reduced capacity. It’s dangerous to gather, and that makes schools a vector for transmission. Across the country, including in Texas, schools are continuing to close to limit the spread.…

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A Collin County Guide to Family Christmas Events

JumperBee Christmas Event

The holiday season is here, and while a lot of the usual traditional events have been canceled or reconfigured due to the pandemic, nothing can stop the American spirit that drives our celebrations. Collin County is full of Christmas events suitable for the whole family; all you need to do is pick the events that…

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Guide to Renting Light Up Christmas Displays in Texas

Light Up Displays

The holiday season is upon us, and it’s time to start setting up your Christmas displays. Whether you’re an individual looking to make a stunning house display, a company hoping to set up something on the grounds or in the lobby, or a public facility looking to set up a holiday display for the public…

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An Updated List of Ice Skating Rinks in Collin County

Ice Skating in Winter

The peak of the summer’s heat has passed, but that doesn’t mean some fun on the ice is out of the question. Hitting up one of the ice skating rinks in the general DFW/Collin County area is a great way to spend an afternoon, get some fitness in where you’re not working on gym equipment,…

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The Ultimate List of Party Rental Companies in Texans

People Enjoying a Party

Any time you want to put together a party, you need resources. Most people don’t have all of the supplies and furniture necessary to run a party just squirreled away in the attic or that one closet you never open. Instead, you’ll need to rent them or buy them from somewhere. Some party supplies can…

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Do You Need a Permit in Texas for an Ice Rink Rental?

Synthetic Ice Rink

Ice skating might not be the kind of thing you think of doing in Texas, but with modern materials, synthetic ice rinks are available for rent all year round. You can have all the fun of ice skating with none of the chills of winter. If you’re interested in setting up this kind of ice…

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15 Fun At-Home Halloween Ideas for Kids in Collin County

Halloween Party

Summer is officially over, and while that doesn’t necessarily mean the heat is gone, it does mean the ramp-up to end of year festivities begins. October brings Halloween, November has Thanksgiving, and December is, of course, Christmas. While the pandemic is ongoing (at the time of writing), many of our traditional celebrations are put on…

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