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Lantana Lightening Shine Again in Divisional Swim Meet

For the second time in three years, the Lightening beat their competitors in the Dallas Amateur Swim Association Divisional Championships. The 2014 meet was conducted July 7 at Loos Natatorium in Addison. The Lightening totaled 2,017 overall points to top Division B. The Brookhaven Sharks were next with 1,582. Stonebridge Splash was third with 1,474, […]

Lantana Housing Market Strength Continues

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Despite double-digit growth rates in 2012 and 2013 for resale properties in Lantana, there doesn’t appear to be anything on the horizon quite ready to slow that down anytime soon. Second-quarter 2014 volume was outstanding, up an amazing 46 percent, bringing the year-to-date trend to roughly +33 percent. And that’s after a two-year growth spurt […]

Trust Your Interior Design Instincts

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You may be the kind of person who knows exactly what you want and how to get there; you just need help  pulling the pieces you want together. You are a “you’ll know them when you see them” type of client. Occasionally we will see the “I just want it to look done” client. This […]

The Shape-Shifting Fitness Formula

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Shift your shape. I find it’s the best way to look at beginning any fitness journey. Instead of setting out to lose weight or start a diet, focus instead on re-shaping your body. After all, who cares what the scale says if you look awesome in the mirror? The good news is there’s no secret […]

Presenting the Positives and Negatives of Arbor and Shingle Patio Covers


The HOT temperatures seem to be late this year, but definitely have not been missed. As we reach these 100-degree days that patio cover you have been kicking around becomes a must. Adding a covered space out back whether it’s an Arbor style cover that will provide some great shade or a shingle type roof […]

Lantana 5k


All proceeds will be donated to worthwhile charities selected by a committee of home owners. This year the co-benefactors are the Cumberland Presbyterian Children’s Home in Denton and the Brandon and Jennifer Woltman Family. “It takes a lot of work, but it’s a beautiful, fun event,” said Donitta Palmier, who chairs the homeowners committee organizing […]

Preventing Swimmer’s Ear

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Acute otitis externa (AOE), also known as “swimmer’s ear,” is a common problem encountered in the summer months. The pools have opened in Lantana and The Lantana Lightening swim team has been going strong. We already have had many complaints of ear pain in our office, so I would like to offer some tips to […]

The Canvas Boutique

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Plenty has changed since Nicole Frenzel started The Canvas Boutique in her Lantana home before Thanksgiving in 2011. Back then, the venture was strictly part-time as she was a full-time school teacher. Her printer was located in California. And her good friend Karen Kreutzer was busy with her own home-based business. Then the holiday season […]

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