Welcome to our Beans, Brews & Vines Guide: Celebrating local coffee, beer, and wine! East Texas is brimming with talented artisans bringing local flavors to our communities. We hope this resource leads you to sip, relax and enjoy a...
Our corner of Texas, full of its pine trees and expansive lakes, sneaks out a couple gorgeous months of fall weather that most of Texas misses out on. The leaves change to vibrant colors and the perfect temperatures invigorate...
Each October, a collection of scarecrows line the well-beaten path, tucked away, in the quiet woods of Ruth Bowling Nichols Arboretum. The Scarecrow Trail began in the Fall of 2010, hosted by the Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association to benefit...
It's nearly National Watermelon Day! August 3rd we celebrate this summer-time staple. Yes, there is a day for any and everything.  Sometimes I find it ridiculous … but sometimes I read those pretty little, hand-lettered, social media squares saying something along the...
I'm a Pinterest mom turned wannabe minimalist. Over the top meets simplicity. It's a balancing act, as is motherhood and life. My favorite example of these worlds colliding is in our family movie nights. It's just a living room, extra throw...
Whether your goal is lofty or simple, whether using cash envelopes or you spied your new must-have wardrobe staple just outside your budget, saving a few bucks has never harmed anyone. Take those saved bucks multiplied by a couple...
Date nights with my husband have always been important to me. There’s just something about capping off the week with special time together that makes me a little….well… all bubbly inside! My parents moved to Arkansas in 2003, right when...
PRESENTING SPONSORS Here in East Texas, we are always looking for a reason to celebrate! We've put together our Party & Celebration Guide to help you do just that. Find all you need for your next event right here! This...
We all live for the moment of relief when May madness stops and school is out for the Summer.  And then it is very possible that after they spend three solid days at home watching Netflix and eating macaroni and...
We have truly enjoyed our McDonald's Lunch Bunch Play Dates! This last week we met up in Longview at the McDonald's on Loop 281 and enjoyed meeting some new people, meeting the owner and some incredible McDonald's staff while...

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