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Meet Winnie the  wonder dog!

Meet Winnie the wonder dog!

Meet Winnie! She’s a sweet girl who is bound to have your whole heart in no time! Winnie is a beautiful blonde Carolina Dog/Lab mix with expressive ears that stand straight up, sometimes! You can’t miss them or her unique blue and brown eyes. She…

Attracting pollinators to your garden

Attracting pollinators to your garden

By Carrie Dunlea  A thriving backyard garden requires homeowners to take steps to ensure the garden has the best environment in which to grow and thrive. The right tools and components, including trowels, rakes, soil, amendments, and fertilizer, can help gardeners create beautiful spaces. It’s…

Keep your immune system strong

Keep your immune system strong

By Carrie Dunlea The immune system is a powerful component of the human body. It recognizes when viruses, bacteria and other foreign invaders enter or compromise the body, and then takes action to prevent illnesses from taking over. The average person can help his or…

Texas Therapeutic Riding Center

Texas Therapeutic Riding Center

A community where horses heal By Sonia Duggan In a network of barns located on 50 acres on Country Club Road in far north Wylie, horses and humans have been symbiotic for 35 years.  Under the direction of owner and head trainer Kai Handt, North…

Calling All Campers

Calling All Campers

By Sydni Ellis Dazzling stars dance in the sky. Chirping insects create a soft melody in the dark. The sweet aroma of sugary marshmallows over a crackling firepit fills the warm night air and tickles the back of your throat. Welcome to camping season—one of…

Anniversary of an Ax Murder

Anniversary of an Ax Murder

By Sonia Duggan Forty years ago, Friday, June 13, 1980, a Fairview housewife killed a Wylie middle school teacher in such a horrific way that some will never forget. Candace Montgomery, 30, wielded a 3-foot-long ax she found in the garage at the home of…

Icebox Lemon Pie

Icebox Lemon Pie

Makes one 9-inch pie All you need to know is that this is the easiest pie you’ll ever make. You literally can’t mess it up. It is the perfect dessert after a spicy or robust meal. It’s also a great pie to have on hand…

Give Chase a chance

Give Chase a chance

I’m giving you fair warning: if you come meet me, you will fall in love and have to take me home! Not saying that’s a bad thing…I’m just that amazing!  Chase is my name and being a fun and handsome is my game! I’m a…

Explore the World from Home

Explore the World from Home

By Sydni Ellis Every great world traveler encounters problems along the way. Lewis and Clark, Amelia Earhart, millennial travel bloggers, your boss, your next-door neighbor and pretty much everyone else who’s ever set out on an adventure, ever, has a story to tell. But the…

Collaborative Community

Collaborative Community

Food pantries, churches, leaders work to solve food crisis  By Sonia Duggan There’s no denying the phrase “don’t go it alone” applies to everyone in a service role as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic.  Across the country, state, and in cities, we are…