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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 […]

Revolutionary History

Revolutionary History

By Carrie Dunlea If the thought of Fourth of July approaching makes you want to explore America’s history a bit more this summer, there are plenty of opportunities. Grab your kids, spouse or friend and pack your red, white and blue for a trip that […]

Honor Flight DFW

Honor Flight DFW

Honoring our heroes one flight at a time By Sonia Duggan On a warm June Saturday night, friends, family members, and even some strangers, arrive at Love Field to wait for a very special flight returning to Dallas from Washington, D.C. with some incredibly special […]

Simple Salads

Simple Salads

Orange Galette with Beet Gorgonzola Salad Recipe courtesy of Momma Cuisine Prep: 30 minutes | Cook: 15-20 minutes | Servings: 12 1 jar (16 oz) Aunt Nellie’s Sliced Pickled Beets nonstick cooking spray 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, approximately 16-by-11 inches 1 tablespoon olive oil, […]

Destination Recommendation

Destination Recommendation

Readers offer tips, tricks for favorite vacation spots There are plenty of ways to travel and plenty of ways to get where you’re going these days. Talk to enough people and you’ll find travel and favorite destinations can differ wildly depending on the person. Some […]

Growing with the times

Growing with the times

Nortex Wholesale Nursery still prospering after 46 years By Sonia Duggan Long before Wylie became a sea of suburban growth, land was plentiful, and so were opportunities. It was 1972 when Jon Pinkus took a chance and purchased land to start a growing center. Since […]

Dallas deserves a good home

Dallas deserves a good home

Hello, my name is Dallas. I’m a beautiful Shepherd mix girl who was surrendered by my family of 6 years when they decided they no longer had time for me. Thank goodness Paws in The City took me in and agreed to find me a […]