Life & Style
Food, fun, Fat Tuesday Texas style!

Food, fun, Fat Tuesday Texas style!

From Bandera to Waco with multiple stops in between, many Texas cities have found a way to host their own unique versions of Mardi Gras celebrations without visiting its neighboring state of Louisiana. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is celebrated this year on Tuesday,...

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All that jazz

All that jazz

It literally took breaking a leg one summer for Ray Baker to find his true passion…the saxophone. Baseball was the culprit. The soon-to-be- high school student was sliding into second base the first game of the season when it happened. “I had a cast on my leg for the...

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Bluebonnets: It’s a spring thing

Bluebonnets: It’s a spring thing

Glistening blue jewels of color are starting to appear alongside Collin County roadways as bluebonnet season begins. Throughout the state, Texans are starting their annual springtime tradition: taking bluebonnet photos. In 2018, according to bluebonnet experts, the...

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Award winning show kicks-off GSM season

Award winning show kicks-off GSM season

About 180 young actors and dancers auditioned for the two show-stopping extravaganzas Garland Summer Musicals will feature in their summer 2018 lineup. The Garland Summer Musicals held open auditions for ‘My Fair Lady’ and ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ March 23-26. Producer Patty...

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Helping homeless families find hope

Helping homeless families find hope

On any given day in Collin County there are families who do not know where they will sleep at night. Unprepared for an unexpected series of events that landed them without a place to call home, they may turn to friends and family to help. When help dries up or wears...

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5 Steps for a home remodel

5 Steps for a home remodel

As a homeowner, there is nearly always a laundry list of projects with time and budget constraints when it comes to a home remodel. This step-by-step guide from the experts at the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) can help ensure you get the...

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Maximize the JOY of travel

Maximize the JOY of travel

Many facets of travel – the anticipation, the experience and even the return trip – can enhance your mood. It can create an element of the unexpected and give you the opportunity to gain new, memorable experiences. To explore the connection between happiness and...

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