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Paws for Friendship

Paws for Friendship

Helping people in need  one paw at a time By Sonia Duggan Imogene “Gene” Bush and her furry 4-legged companion named Besa are like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. The duo enters Founders Plaza Nursing and Rehab in Wylie on a weekday […]

Simple, Elegant Pasta Dinners

Simple, Elegant Pasta Dinners

Butternut Squash Pasta Bake with whole Cranberries and Brie Serves 6 Preheat the oven to 350°F 1 cup  whole fresh cranberries  2 tbsp  light brown sugar  1⁄2 cup dry red wine  2 tbsp butter  Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste  2 tbsp extra-virgin […]

Prost! to Oktoberfest

Prost! to Oktoberfest

By Sydni Ellis Picture this: you get married, and your wedding is so amazing that people still celebrate it more than 200 hundred years later all over the world! That’s what happened to the Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese, who were married in October […]

Add color to your winter garden

Add color to your winter garden

If you think winter means the end of beautiful garden colors, think again. There are plenty of cool-season flowers and other plants that can add a pop of color to brighten your day and perk up the drab Texas landscape. These flowers provide color right […]

Creating a Spa Oasis

Creating a Spa Oasis

Transforming your bathroom into a personal home spa allows you to come home to a relaxing environment every day. By making space and removing clutter, along with adding decorative touches, you can achieve a stylish spa-like atmosphere in the comfort of your own home. Whether […]

Breast cancer myths

Breast cancer myths

Cancer claims the lives of millions of people across the globe every year. But the fight against cancer is anything but hopeless, as the World Health Organization notes that between 30 and 50 percent of all cancer cases are preventable. Learning about cancer is one […]

Just give Jake a chance

Just give Jake a chance

Hey y’all, I’m Jake! I’m a sweet 100 lb Rafeiro do Alentejo mix. I’m a handsome boy with a dark brindle coat and honey-colored eyes … and I’m quite the charmer too. I love chasing squeaky toys and going for walks. I’ll keep you endlessly […]

Sweet Success

Sweet Success

Caramel company calls Wylie home By Joe Reavis From a suggestion by her husband that she should take culinary classes, Rain McDermott of Wylie earned three culinary degrees and founded Dallas Caramel Company to create handcrafted candies shipped throughout the United States. The word is […]

Girlfriend Getaways

Girlfriend Getaways

By Sydni Ellis Girlfriends. Sisters. BFFs. Squad. No matter if you’ve known her for five minutes or 50 years, girlfriends are our greatest blessing. Who else can you have a 3 a.m. giggling session with no matter how old you are? Who else always has […]

Responders for Christ

Responders for Christ

Texas Baptist Men serve disaster victims year round By April Towery From Alto, Texas, to Mozambique, the Texas Baptist Men group is staying true to the scripture, “By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you love one another.” The group formed […]