Month: October 2021

Fall camping favorites

Fall camping favorites

Ride horses, hike trails, and connect with nature By Sydni Ellis Golden light illuminates the sky, as deep red, orange, and yellow-tinted leaves are crunched underfoot. A comforting chill fills the air, as we spot pumpkins in the grocery store and smell apple pies baking 

Embrace

Embrace

A loving, stable home for every child By Sonia Duggan Every night throughout Texas, there are foster children who will lay their heads down to sleep in a place that offers them no comfort at all, further escalating their fears and feelings of hopelessness, loss 

Texas-sized talent

Texas-sized talent

Local residents win ribbons at State Fair By Sonia Duggan For Texans, the iconic State Fair of Texas is synonymous with fall, football, corny dogs, midway rides, live music and much more. But for anyone interested in creative arts, the State Fair offers a unique 

Braised Star Anise Short Ribs

Braised Star Anise Short Ribs

4–6 Servings Making delicious, tender short ribs is deceivingly easy and requires little from the cook. For this low and slow comfort meal, a quick sear and browning is the only requirement to lay the foundation for a standout—albeit simple—entrée. The braise in the oven 

Casper is a friendly dog

Casper is a friendly dog

Casper is a friendly Labrador Retriever mix who’s almost 2-years-old. He’s been waiting for his forever family since February when his owner surrendered him. He is a sweet boy who weighs 47 pounds and enjoys being around people. If you’ve got the time and the