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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 […]

Lake Lavon Clean-up

Lake Lavon Clean-up

Local group tackles trash, and much more, at the lake By Sonia Duggan A passion for fishing turned a local man into an activist last year when trash, not fish, caught his eye. David Grote, an avid fisherman and freelance photographer, used to find secret, […]

Bring Buddy home

Bring Buddy home

Meet Buddy! A sweet and cuddly 75-pound lap dog (or so he thinks) at 2 years old. He has the most handsome face with bright golden eyes, adorable freckles on his nose and big floppy ears. You could say he is a mutt, since he […]

Unique Edibles to Wow Your Guests


Unique Edibles to Wow Your Guests


By Melinda Myers Make your next gathering one to remember by including a few unique vegetables on the relish tray, as a side dish or for dessert. Your guests will be “wowed” not only because you grew your own ingredients, but because of the unique […]

Grape Tomato and Blue Cheese Tart

Grape Tomato and Blue Cheese Tart

This “Grape Tomato and Blue Cheese Tart” from Betty Rosbottom and Susie Cushner’s “Sunday Brunch” (Chronicle Books) makes the perfect flaky food to serve at brunch. Grape Tomato and Blue Cheese Tart | Servings: 6 Crust 1cup all-purpose flour 4ounces cream cheese, chilled and cut […]