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Bold Idea

Bold Idea

Connecting students with technology mentors By Joe Reavis Beginning from a desire to help others, Wylie native Robyn Brown founded the nonprofit Bold Idea three years ago to mentor students in computer coding, preparing them for an increasing technological workforce as well as nurturing their […]

4 reasons to travel more this year

4 reasons to travel more this year

By Sonia Duggan In addition to eating healthier, exercising more and getting more sleep, many people resolve to travel more at the dawn of a new year. Travel is much more than leaving one’s home. It’s about setting habits aside, escaping comfort zones and trying […]

Tips for Winter Wellness

Tips for Winter Wellness

When cold winds blow, it’s essential to take extra steps to protect your health. There are a number of techniques that can help keep your immunity high and your body in good condition to support wellness all season long so that you can enjoy the […]

Light the way to Holiday Cheer

Light the way to Holiday Cheer

By Carrie Dunlea There’s something magical about Christmas lights. The way they twinkle and seem to dance before our eyes. Colorful holiday displays can lighten the heart of even the biggest Grinch this time of year. How can one not be happy when there is […]

Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child

Blessings in a box delivered around the world By Sonia Duggan Since 1993 Christmas joy has been delivered around the world in a shoebox by an organization determined to show God’s love to children in need. Though small in size, these shoebox-sized gifts are packed […]

Clark needs a home for Christmas

Clark needs a home for Christmas

Hi there, my name is Clark! I am a super sweet and lovable guy looking for my furever home. You see, I was rescued in the Hurricane Harvey storm that hit South-Texas at the end of August, 2017. I’ve been displaced for a bit now […]

18 ideas for making holiday memories

18 ideas for making holiday memories

Counting down to Christmas Day means many different things to people around the world. Although families likely have several different traditions they anticipate each year, it can be fun to incorporate some new merrymakers into the festivities. Here are some festive ideas to include in […]

A festive meal to remember

A festive meal to remember

  Reverse-Seared Prime Rib Roast  Active time: 30 minutes | Total time: 4 days 4 pound Omaha Steaks Bone-In Frenched Prime Rib Roast any variety Omaha Steaks Rub Thaw roast completely in refrigerator before cooking; allow 48-72 hours. Season roast with rub 12-18 hours before […]

Tasteful traditions unite generations

Tasteful traditions unite generations

By Jennifer M. Aguilar It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right, the holiday season? Few would argue with such a sentiment, yet have you ever stopped to ponder why that is? Is it the twinkle lights? The holiday tunes? The stacks of neatly-wrapped […]

Give Gizmo a home

Give Gizmo a home

Hi, I’m Gizmo. I’m a handsome hound, a Coonhound mix that is! I weigh in at 50 pounds and am just around a year old. I’m the sweetest, silliest pup you’ll meet. I love to have fun with my people whether playing in the backyard or […]