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at Green Meadows

DIY Home Projects
Don’t let winter get you down—use your inside time to get creative! Brightening up your home with easy DIY projects could be just what the doctor ordered to help keep your family smiling this winter. There are a lot of fun and simple ways to liven up your living quarters without spending a lot of […]
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Green Meadows Community Hive
Green Meadows has a new queen, and she’s creating quite a buzz! Our new queen bee, called Queen Meadows, and her hive are the first managed, operational bee hive in any Celina master-planned community. Everyone here is excited to welcome our new neighbors, and we’re looking forward to tasting their honey. So you may ask, […]
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New Year, New Home: Resolutions for Homeowners
Have a Happy Home Improvement New Year! Make your 2024 resolution to get things done around your home. If you’ve been thinking about redecorating, now’s the perfect time for a fresh look. If your house needs TLC, maybe you need to plan for renovations, upgrades, or energy efficiency. The key is to set achievable goals […]
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Creating Lasting Memories: DIY Family Traditions for the Holidays
Most of us have traditions in our lives. Maybe your family watches the Macy’s parade every Thanksgiving or puts up the Christmas tree the day after. Family traditions foster a sense of unity with loved ones and can create cherished holiday memories that last a lifetime. That’s why DIY traditions are so much fun—everyone gets […]
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Celina Charm
Living a connected life is easy in Celina, where you’re part of a small-town community that sticks together. Celina’s small-town charm may be the reason it’s the fastest-growing city in North Texas. When you live here, you’re part of the connected community, living your best life every day!   So what makes Celina so special? […]
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Transform Your Garage
Are rakes, bicycles, and tools cramping your garage style? Does it seem hopeless? Don’t feel lonely because a lot of us have the same problem. But don’t despair because you can transform the garage into a functional, organized space with a little effort and not much money. By learning how to store things, you’ll free […]
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Troubadour Festival
Boots, Boogie, and Barbecue. What more can a Texan ask for in a festival? Except maybe the most barbecue joints and country artists ever gathered together at a festival! That’s precisely what you’ll find at this year’s Troubadour Festival right here in Celina.   This is the third and biggest celebration of Texas BBQ and […]
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Back to School Success: Parenting Tips for a Smooth Academic Year
Supporting your children mentally and physically will help them, and you have a smooth school year. We hope the initial back-to-school stress is gone by now and you've settled into your new daily routine. Now, you can add some extra support and help your kiddos establish good habits so they can have a stellar academic […]
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Mom’s Night Out!
School's about to start, so this is an excellent time for a good old-fashioned Mom's Night Out! Take a break from the hustle and bustle of school prep and last-minute summer activities to have some "me" time—get away, relax, and have some fun. You could go on a date night, do something just for yourself, […]
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Last Days of Summer Activities
It’s hard to believe summer’s almost over, but there are still a few days before school starts, so why not make the most of them?   Avoid the Heat   With the weather hitting triple digits, looking for fun indoors may be necessary to avoid the heat. One local indoor activity is to visit the […]
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Go Green in Celina
We love Celina and do our best to help keep our city green. We’re guessing you feel the same, so we’ve put together this list of easy ways to go green and live more sustainably.   Keep Celina Beautiful You can pitch in by dropping off your unwanted items on Celina’s Clean Sweep days. All […]
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Hacks for Pet Owners
Hacks For Pet Owners We love our furry family members, but living with them is sometimes challenging. We all could use some help with everyday issues, so we rounded up these hacks.   Hair Removal Pet hair clings to the upholstery, carpet, drapes, bedding, and your clothing. Using a lint brush doesn't always get the […]
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Home Maintenance Tips for Summer
There is a lot to keep in mind to keep your home in top shape for summer, so we created a checklist to help you get it all done so you can enjoy more time playing and relaxing.   Outdoor Prep and Maintenance   Summer home maintenance starts with a general outside checkup:    Check […]
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Volunteer Opportunities in Celina
Volunteering is fun and rewarding, and life at Green Meadows offers abundant opportunities to connect with and serve your community.   For example, the city of Celina has a lot of volunteer opportunities for ages 16 and up. One fun way to get involved and meet new people is to work at a city-hosted event, […]
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Find Your Community in Celina, TX
There will always be something happening around town, and many Celina residents cherish spending time with one another through shared hobbies and interests. Here are six local clubs and organizations around town worth checking out.    Bobcat Book Club: Calling all bookworms—you will find a like-minded group here. The local club has been meeting Saturday […]
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New Year, New You: Small Habits for a Healthier Life
Adding small, healthy habits to your day can easily turn into lifelong routines that can improve your health and well-being. Even the simplest decisions can make a big difference. How simple? Parking further from the grocery store increases your daily step count and allows you to work toward your overall fitness goal. Or setting your […]
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Meet Caudalie Crest Winery
It’s not every day that you can sip on a glass of malbec while a miniature goat nuzzles at your feet in hopes of a few head scratches. Then again, it’s also not every day that a couple from England finds themselves starting up a winery in Texas. Sue and Ray Verrill, however, the owners […]
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Get to know Celina ISD
It’s no secret that our hometown of Celina is growing, and the Celina ISD is a primary draw for families who are thinking about putting roots down here. We love our schools for many reasons, but we’re especially proud that our students can receive a top-notch education as residents here at Green Meadows.   The […]
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Water Parks in Celina
School may be back in session, but we all know the Texas summer lasts through September! Water parks can be a little more enjoyable in sub-100s temperatures and with slightly smaller crowds, so late summer can be the perfect time to make a splash.    Thankfully, Celina residents don’t have to search far to find […]
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Fitness in Celina
When it comes to staying in shape, the best way to build healthy habits is to find something that works for you, whether that be heavy-lifting at 5 AM every morning or an evening walk a few times a week. From popular gyms with just about everything under one roof to our very own fitness […]
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Ray Roberts State Park
There’s nothing quite a long summer day spent on the lake. Whether it’s relaxing on the beach with a good book, working on your water ski technique, or simply finding the perfect fishing spot, a day at Ray Roberts State Park is always a great time.    The park is located less than a half-hour […]
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4th of July Fun: Celina Splash & Blast!
If you’re looking for fun and family-friendly events in North Dallas for this 4th of July weekend, then Celina Splash & Blast should be high on your list of places to be. You and the whole family can enjoy water slides, live music, games, foam pits, a rock wall, and so much more on Saturday, […]
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What To Do This Summer in Celina
School is out, the heat is here, and vacations are booked. So how do you make the most out of your time at home during the summer in Celina? What vacation-like activities can you do in your own city to spend time with your kids, decompress after work, and have some fun in the sun? […]
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Celina Eats: Tender Smokehouse BBQ
When it comes to the city of Celina, TX, there are numerous delicious options for every meal. One of our favorite dinner options is Tender Smokehouse BBQ. This classic Texan joint packs a powerful punch with hand-crafted Texas BBQ and yummy made-from-scratch sides. Read on to find out why we consider Tender Smokehouse BBQ to be one of […]
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The Green Meadows Guide to Celina Parks & Recreation
Celina Parks and Recreation firmly believes in the motto "Life Connected." This belief inspires all of their efforts to create and sustain functional, beautiful, and cherished outdoor facilities that improve the lives of everybody, including both residents and the entire North Texas region.  From vibrant and bustling sports facilities and community events to laid-back and […]
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Take a Wine Tour in Celina
The day of love is quickly approaching! Whether you plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart or want to round up the girls for a Galentine’s night out, the city of Celina offers wonderful venues for your celebration. Check out a few of these local wineries and plan a wine tour in Celina for […]
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