Rosemary Fizz Lemonade


As the Texas temperatures rise, my mouth waters for one of my favorite cold drinks. It’s the perfect refresher during a long day in the garden, but add a little tequila, and it becomes a tasty cocktail. The rosemary adds something special to the mix. Even my friends that don’t like this herb have loved the drink, so don’t be afraid to try it. The other... Read More

Apricot Cream Filled Crepe’s

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Sunday morning found my family scouring the cabinets for something special to eat. At first, we thought pancakes and eggs were in order, but while pulling the eggs out of the fridge, I was inspired to try my hand at making crepes.  I didn’t really have anything particular in mind, but after taking a swift inventory of the available ingredients, I decided to make an apricot/sour... Read More

Candied Jalapeño Steak

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At our house, it’s good to be creative. My husband is an incredibility talented maestro of the kitchen.  He doesn’t consider it a meal unless cookbooks have been scoured and websites have been browsed. He does a great deal of the grocery shopping in our house, and his creations are always delectable. Needless to say, when I mindlessly purchased rib-eye steaks... Read More

Quitaque Enduro


- By Malissa Smith - Starting line – The Caprock Canyon Enduro at Quitaque, Texas. 400+ riders, 4 to a line, 1 minute apart, 75 miles of trail. An enduro is an organized trail ride over a marked trail. It is an event wherein the physical and mental ability of a rider and the dependability of a machine are matched against a predetermined course which must be followed under controlled... Read More

The Angels Cried Today in Texas


Today it rained in Texas. The heavens broke forth and the angels cried. I stood at the end of our office driveway, huddled in the rain with coworkers as we gazed at the sea of flashing lights streaming down the street. The convoy was long, filled with big Texas trucks and city Mercedes alike. It seemed that every law enforcement vehicle in the county made its way down the dreary... Read More

Mayors Showdown to Promote Tourism in Texas


- By Ashley Diamond - On May 4, 2011 the Bryan & College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted the First Annual Tourism Savings Showdown.  Mayor Nancy Berry of College Station and Mayor Jason Bienski of Bryan went head to head on a shopping sprint through the new Tower Point HEB Supermarket in College Station. The Texas State Research Department reports that money... Read More

Preemie Families Receive Much Needed Support


- By Ashley Diamond - Amber and Brian Collier are the parents of 2 beautiful healthy little twin girls, Eden and Priscilla, who were born premature at 33 weeks gestation. They spent 4 weeks in the NICU growing and maturing before being allowed to go home. Going through the trials of having preemie babies has inspired the Colliers to start a non-profit support network to bring hope... Read More

Ginger Tuna Kabobs

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Looking for a scrumptious inspiration for dinner? Try grilling up a quick tuna kabob. The complete recipe is posted below, but here are the highlights. 1. Grab a few firm tuna steaks 2. Chop some fresh cilantro 3. Mix rice vinegar, minced garlic, and honey 4. Marinate the tuna chunks for approx 30 minutes 5. Skewer with your favorite veggies 6. Place on the grill, making sure... Read More

The Pomegranate

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Located on the bustling downtown square of Brenham, Texas, sits one of the most delightful kitchen stores you could ever wish to stumble upon. The Pomegranate, is the brain-child of Brenham business woman Connie Wilder. The festive boutique is a must-stop for any tourist in town on a weekend trip, as well as a favorite shop for the locals. The Pomegranate carries a fantastic selection... Read More


dash and albert rugs

For anyone who’s ever flown by this sign on Highway 290 west of Brenham and thought to themselves, “I’d like to stop in there sometime,” well this is your lucky sneak peek. The large, red barn building sits unpretentiously on the side of one of the busiest Texas highways. Travelers passing between Austin and Houston might accidentally miss the opportunity... Read More


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