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Food for today, hope for tomorrow

Food for today, hope for tomorrow

By Sonia Duggan After almost 40 years of existence in North Texas, the vision hasn’t changed for one of the area’s largest nonprofits as it strives to meet the needs of the food insecure in a 13-county coverage area spanning 10,000 square miles. North Texas 

Raise a Glass

Raise a Glass

To local wineries, distilleries, and breweries to discover your new favorite after-work drink By Sydni Ellis Who hasn’t turned to wine after a long day, grabbed a celebratory beer with friends, or treated yourself to a kids-are-finally-back-in-school cocktail? We all have our favorite drinks and 

Crawlin’ around North Texas

Crawlin’ around North Texas

Annual shopping event beckons fiber artists By Sonia Duggan Not even record high temperatures and the never-ending threat of COVID-19 will stop members of the fiber arts community from attending an annual favorite junket to check out local yarn shops this month.  The third annual 

Heal your Gut

Heal your Gut

The Best Ever Sticky Barbecue Ribs 2 – 3 Servings of Ribs  Is there anything better than getting your hands sticky while completely devouring some hearty ribs? I think not, dear friends. I have always been a fan of ribs, and I know you are 

7 Steps to Save Money on a Remodel

7 Steps to Save Money on a Remodel

Every homeowner has a defined budget he or she can allocate toward a remodeling project. Even if funds were unlimited, it’s still in a homeowner’s best interest to secure the best value for each dollar invested in a remodeling project, ultimately increasing the value of 

Effective exercises for seniors

Effective exercises for seniors

By Carrie Dunlea Losing interest in an exercise routine is a situation many fitness enthusiasts face at one point or another. Depending on age and fitness level, overcoming a stale workout routine can be simple for young athletes, whose bodies can typically handle a wide 

Roxy could be ‘just right’ for you

Roxy could be ‘just right’ for you

Roxy is a 47-pound, one-year-old Shar Pei/terrier mix who recently graduated from a training program. She is smart and a quick learner, good with children over the age of 10.  Roxy is affectionate once she has time to settle in and warm up, good natured, 

Hope Clinic delivering hope & health

Hope Clinic delivering hope & health

By Sonia Duggan A medical mission has been going on for the last four years in Collin County to meet the needs of individuals who are stuck in the middle — too young to qualify for Medicare, yet just enough above the poverty line to disqualify 

Splash around at Texas waterparks

Splash around at Texas waterparks

By Sydni Ellis Starting with lazy summer sunshine and ending with the chaotic energy of back-to-school season, August is such a unique month. In Texas, it’s also one of the hottest, with temperatures ramping up just before fall. August is a time of lasts — 

Country time

Country time

Wylie Opry brings music back to downtown By Sonia Duggan When live music performances disappeared from venues across Texas in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no one knew how long it would last.  For the Wylie Opry, a country music showplace located in