I was recently forwarded an E-Newsletter “hence the Title”. 

At first glance I really didn’t pay attention to it, because it was one of those  “when it rains, it pours” kind of days,  so had to quickly scan through my inbox…. flagging emails to follow-up on later on my down time.

Ok, I finally got around to play “catch-up” on my “flagged emails to follow-up on”. 

And, I have to admit, I found this e-newsletter pretty informative, if you’re wanting to make plans, looking for something to do that’s nearby and not have to drive to the metropolitan area of DFW. Plus a great way to support the local performing arts. This e-newsletter keeps you up to date with what’s happening at HCPAC,  their upcoming shows, events, etc. I even logged on to their website to check it out, www.hcpac.org  and  I found a list of their shows for 2018, I may have to jot down on my calendar, you know like “Save the Date”. It’s their 54th Year , so their 2018 is a “Season of Classics”. For example; June 21-30: A Midsummer Night’s Dream; September 13-22: The Odd Couple by Neil Simon; November 29 – Dec. 8: Charles Dickens’ – A Christmas CarolI’m definitely gonna schedule date night around these shows! “Honey, I’ve got a great idea for date night, let’s take a little drive to Athens and do dinner and a show!”  hehehehe 🙂

Henderson County Performing Arts Center, “Athens Little Theatre” , located in Athens, Texas at 400 Gibson Road.

Harbor Light Villas, we’re a gated community  in Gun Barrel City. Gun Barrel City lies on the eastern shore of Cedar Creek Reservoir, fifty miles southeast of Dallas and twenty miles northwest of Athens in northwestern Henderson County.

Looking for a Lakefront Lot to build your Dream Home or a “move in ready” Custom Built Home with a Waterfront View? Call Kelly at phone # 214-536-1739





OH MY, THANKSGIVING DAY is 20 Days Away!!!!

That was my reaction when I opened my email this morning, and saw the morning Pinterest alert “Hi! Harbor Light Villas! DIY Thanksgiving Decorations; Easy Pumpkin Recipes”. 

I scrolled through all the pins, my logic is “The Easier, The Better.”

I came across this Easy, Peasy Candle Centerpiece idea, and thought to myself…I can use various sizes of  vases, votive holders. Even wineglasses, tie the raffia on the stem of the wine glass and wa-la! A little extra touch, toss some fall colored leaves on a charger plate, a wooden tray to set the vases, votive holders and/or wineglasses on. Maybe add a decorative gourd, a mini pumpkin. OMG, there is so many ideas running through mind! Ok, I’m pumped up. I know what I’ll be doing this weekend! 

Below is the link for my inspiration, check it out! There are so many “Simple & Creative” ideas. I know you too will be Inspired to Add the Warm, Cozy Feel of Fall to your Lake Home. And/or the last minute touches before your guest arrive for the Scrumptious Thanksgiving Feast!





Whether Your Dream Home is Buying a New Home, or Building a Custom Home, it’s an Exciting Undertaking, it takes Time, Thought, and last but the least, it takes Energy.

“Where should we build?”

According to a blog: How to Find the Perfect Lot for Your Dream; posted June 15th by Marina Limited Partnership. 

They suggest starting with your ideal neighborhood, whereas most people would start with location.

“Why?” (One may ask.) Their explanation really makes sense. A person can decide on a town, or better yet A Lake, but then if the neighborhood is not a good fit, then is it Really Your Dream Home?

Next, determine what you want your neighborhood to look like. 

Do you want….

Maintenance Free Living? 

Lakefront or Off the Water?

Gated Community? 

New Construction Custom Built Home?

Here at Harbor Light Villas you’ll find the best of both worlds, when it comes to Lake Living.

  • High Quality, Low Maintenance Custom Built Homes
  • Gated Community; 7 Acre Peninsula
  • Covered Marina; Deep Water Floating Boat Slips
  • Maintenance Included; All Landscaping done by the Homeowners Association
  • Saltwater Pool; Community Open Water Infinity  View
  • Fishing; 2012 State Record White Crappie. (Go to BigCrappie.com, a local fishing guide and instruction service, They Fish All Year Round!) I had to include this information. :0)
  • Location: Just an Hour from Dallas
  • Convenience; 1 Mile from Main Street in Gun Barrel City

Consider Lakefront Living Now. Give Don a call at (214) 335-4298, he’ll be happy to help you find the Perfect Lot for Your Dream Home!