A wooden plague sits on Karen Wheeler’s desk in her Extraco Bank office in Belton with the words “She believed she could, so she did.”
From computers to ice cream, soda to shoes, and wines to beers, many products are manufactured, made or produced in Texas. The list is lengthy but some of the Texas-made products include movies, music and grocery stores that are born and elevated to empire status in the state.
With one out of two marriages ending in divorce these days, it’s rare to find a couple whose love has withstood the tests of time. What do they know that others don’t? Do they have a secret to marital success?
It was love at first sight.
The art of sewing is a very empowering thing. Creating clothes for others to wear is a true expression of their identity. In many ways, sewing is the ultimate sign of femininity — seductive and passionate, yet comforting. An ancient craft, sewing is also a skill that one can learn, but a true seamstress is an artist who breathes life into fabric.
Just around the corner from the Belton Lake dam, a wonderful cove with beautiful scenery and diverse wildlife awaits visitors. One moment a doe may be spotted less than 20 feet away and the next a hubcap-sized turtle can be seen floating on the surface of the many waterways that cut through the Texas landscape.
By Courtney Griffin
Deep in the heart of … Cajun Country?
From wineries, live Opry-style entertainment, festivals, shopping and a vintage railroad Grapevine knows how to show visitors of all ages a great time!
Power. Strength. Endurance. Agility.
By Gail Dillon
Yoga has been around for roughly 5,000 years and shows no signs of fading away anytime soon. The list of health and fitness benefits of yoga is long, which could account for its longevity.
But the secret lies not in products you buy, but within your own body and soul. Exercise is the BEST anti-aging remedy out there. Simply put, it’s time to MOVE it!
With modern photo-editing software, everyone can have flawless skin on paper.
For a touch of Italy, Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria in Copperas Cove offers a variety of Italian cuisine ranging from a variety of pasta dishes, steaks, appetizers, and pizza created in the kitchen of Chef Ismael Frias. Their thin-crust pizzas are baked in an authentic stone oven imported from Italy.
Dylan’s Ice Shack and Café offers up more than just ice cream and coffee.
CELLPHONE I like to stay connected with my friends and family and also to check my calendar for all of my shows, clubs, and time for hanging out with friends.
Stocking your kitchen with the essential tools is the key to making cooking enjoyable, fast, and fun. Many people claim they “hate to cook” or that they “can’t cook,” and you would understand why if you stepped into their kitchens. Even a short, 30-minute recipe that requires only a couple chopped ingredients becomes very laborious when using a dull knife; and then cooking with a cheap, thin pan that causes foods to stick or burn only escalates the problem. No wonder people choose to eat out or warm up a pre-made convenience meal from the freezer.