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Ember is everything you…. ever wanted

Ember is everything you…. ever wanted

Hi, my name is Ember, and I am a beautiful, sweet and loving 3-year-old Shepherd mix girl. I might be a tad shy when we first meet, but with some gentle petting and yummy treats (Milk Bones are my favorite, just FYI), I will be […]

Improve your flexibility

Improve your flexibility

By Carrie Dunlea Improving flexibility is a goal for many people, not just athletes, daily exercise devotees or weekend warriors. No matter what age you are or what your athletic ability is, taking steps to improve and maintain flexibility has numerous benefits that can pay […]

Prep-Ahead Breakfasts & Lunches

Prep-Ahead Breakfasts & Lunches

Peaches & Cream Stuffed French Toast | Makes 12 These taste like you are eating a peach hand pie instead of French toast. Instead of maple syrup, drizzle Apple Cinnamon Syrup over this delicious breakfast. FILLING 6 oz cream cheese, softened ½ cup powdered sugar […]

Crafting a business

Crafting a business

From Etsy to Amazon… Couples Plan for the Future By Sonia Duggan From bedroom startups to booming online businesses, two Wylie couples have found harmony, and sales, working together and building a future. In just four years, Carrie Lindsey’s creativity, combined with her husband Charles’ […]

Beacon of Light

Beacon of Light

By Sonia Duggan Tall, serene, and stark in contrast to the landscape, there’s something mysterious, yet beautiful about lighthouses. These iconic structures, built as early as 1716, provide a beacon of light and guidance to mariners to protect them from jagged coastlines and to help […]

Wylie Retired School Employees Association

Wylie Retired School Employees Association

Championing the way for retired public school employees By Sonia Duggan For six years the educated minds and many talents of the Wylie Retired School Employees Association have been making a difference in Wylie and area communities. The nonprofit not only serves its members by offering […]

Bruno is begging for a buddy

Bruno is begging for a buddy

Hi, my name is Bruno. I’m a friendly, good-natured, charming St. Bernard mix. True to my breed, I’m cuddly, sweet, loyal and a very entertaining boy. I already know sit, down, come and heel. Time to load up in the car? No problem! Throw a […]

Manage Water Where It Falls for a Healthier Landscape & Environment


Manage Water Where It Falls for a Healthier Landscape & Environment


By Melinda Myers Too much, not enough, and never when you need it. This is a common complaint of gardeners. Keeping and using water where it falls is the first step in managing this precious resource. Planting and maintaining a healthy landscape is a good […]

Just desserts with a patriotic flair

Just desserts with a patriotic flair

Blueberry Vanilla Ice Cream Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Prep: 20 minutes | Freezing time: 6-12 hours  | Servings: 10-12 10 ounces (about 2 cups) fresh blueberries, cold, plus extra for decorating 16.9 ounces heavy whipping cream, cold 6 ounces white granulated sugar, chilled 1 packet […]

All American Pie

All American Pie

Bakers dish up about creating a tasty business By Jennifer M. Aguilar Is there any dessert that rides that fine line between total decadence and old-timey comfort food quite like the humble pie? Sure, cake has long been the go-to treat for birthdays, weddings, retirements […]