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Holiday Slow Cooker

Holiday Slow Cooker

Herbed Turkey Breast | Serves 4 to 6 When you have a smaller crowd to feed for the holidays, a turkey breast is the way to go. The herb butter rub keeps the turkey moist and so flavorful. Using the slow cooker frees up your […]

A Restored Life

A Restored Life

By Sonia Duggan LaTonya McCormick knows a thing or two about transformation. As an artist she creates works of art using her God-given talent. As an art teacher for 25 years, she has taught students how to appreciate all mediums and to create something out […]

Backroads of Texas

Backroads of Texas

San Jacinto to San Bernard refuge By Gary Clark and Kathy Adams Clark From San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, follow Park Road 186 until it turns onto US Highway 225 or Pasadena Freeway east until it merges with Texas Highway 146. Drive south 28 […]

Navy men of WWII

Navy men of WWII

By Sonia Duggan They have been called members of the ‘Greatest Generation’ because of their service and sacrifice during World War II. They signed up as teenagers and returned home as men, having seen and experienced war and hardship. As the number of these veterans […]

Clownin’ Around at the Rodeo

Clownin’ Around at the Rodeo

By Jennifer M. Aguilar Most people visit the rodeo for the high-octane excitement. From barrel racing to bull riding, there is surely plenty of suspense that happens in the ring. But it’s hard to imagine those death-defying acts being much fun to watch if it […]

Get ready to go Glamping

Get ready to go Glamping

By Rhonda Briggs Have you always loved the idea of camping but not the work and preparation it takes to make it happen? Maybe you tried it only to discover it wasn’t for you? For years, elite Americans and Europeans have enjoyed African safaris where […]

Crawlin’ around the Metroplex

Crawlin’ around the Metroplex

By Wyndi Veigel With temperatures well over 100 degrees, the last thing that sounds appealing is being up to one’s neck in wool, alpaca and other fibers but that is exactly what is happening this August as over 700 yarn-lovers participate in the 6th Annual […]

Fresh Takes on the Cake

Fresh Takes on the Cake

By Jesse Darland   Because the wedding cake often forms the centerpiece of your reception, you want it to reflect your taste, sophistication and sense of style. It also gives you the chance to show off your wedding theme and delight guests with a culinary […]

Smoky Mountain Escape

Smoky Mountain Escape

By Rhonda Briggs ROAD TRIP! These two simple words can either conjure up emotions of elation or dread depending on who will be in the car. For dedicated road trippers, simply planning and preparing ahead of time can make for a great adventure. This summer, […]

Whiskers for Wounded Warriors

Whiskers for Wounded Warriors

By Sonia Duggan A brigade of bearded men make their way through the hallways of the Dallas VA hospital the first Sunday of each month on a mission. It’s a simple one and a noble one. They want to meet veterans and let them know […]