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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 […]

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 […]