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Red Velvet Waffles

Red Velvet Waffles

Makes 4 large waffles INGREDIENTS  2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 3/4 cups buttermilk 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 ounces red food coloring 4 tablespoons shortening […]

Keep houseplants healthy  & pets safe

Keep houseplants healthy & pets safe

By Melinda Myers You love them both – your pets and houseplants – but it can be challenging to safely raise them together in the same house.  Reduce the risk by selecting pet-safe plants and safely managing houseplant pest problems. Avoid problems by selecting plants […]

Heart attack signs in women

Heart attack signs in women

Many people are familiar with the image of a heart attack sufferer clutching his or her chest or feeling surprising, tingling sensations in his or her left arm. While those symptoms are common, heart attacks can produce a wide array of symptoms, and some of […]

Annie is Awesome!

Annie is Awesome!

Annie is a happy-go-lucky girl who would make a great companion for someone who enjoys the outdoors. She is alert and attentive to people and very interested in playing tug-of-war with her toys.A She looks forward to romping and playing with humans and with a […]

Amazing Libraries around the World

Amazing Libraries around the World

By Sydni Ellis Libraries are magical places. As a little girl, I remember roaming the shelves, looking for pictures of characters I loved on the covers because I couldn’t read yet. A few years later, I was stacking books so high in my arms that […]

Charting new territory

Charting new territory

Quest for learning transforms local residents By April Towery As a new year and a new decade begins, the resolutions are big – and many have been years in the making.  We talked to Collin County residents who have made major life changes to better […]

A Year of Champions

A Year of Champions

The 2019 In & Around Champions are an amazing group of North Texans with a heart for serving and bringing awareness to a cause. Children, veterans, the homeless, disaster victims…whatever the nonprofit may be, they have all made, and continue to make, an impact in […]

Weeknight Desserts

Weeknight Desserts

Berries And Cream Cobbler | Yield: 6 servings  Sweet berries are combined with a creamy filling and then topped with a flaky cobbler crust to make this dessert. My youngest son loves this cobbler, and he’ll hover next to it as it cools, just to […]

Celebrate the New Year with Zed!

Celebrate the New Year with Zed!

Meet Zed! He is a handsome 3-year-old boxer/pit bull mix who weighs 70 lbs. He has great manners and is a perfect gentleman at home and is housebroken. He walks well on leash and would love to take walks with his furever people. Zed loves […]

Charming Christmas Towns

Charming Christmas Towns

By Sydni Ellis Turn on Hallmark Channel, go see Last Christmas in theatres or stream practically any Christmas movie ever made, and you’ll notice one thing they all have in common: a delightful town square with fresh fir trees, twinkling lights and charming architecture. That […]