Features - Mobile Adv

back Side Panel

Features

Banker empowered by adventure

Banker empowered by adventure

Posted:

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.”

Healthier choices available at local farmers markers

Healthier choices available at local farmers markers

Posted:

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.

Long-Lasting Love

Long-Lasting Love

Posted:

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?

Celebration of Love

Celebration of Love

Posted:

It was love at first sight.

Finding the Perfect Fit

Finding the Perfect Fit

Posted:

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.

Getting down to business

Getting down to business

Posted:

Success is not defined by a career, education, title or wealth. Intangible and fluid, it cannot be confined or denied by any boundaries. Like physical traits, success is unique to everyone and comes in a variety of styles, shapes and sizes. Tex Appeal found several local women of various ages who are all defining success on their own terms.

Answering  God’s call

Answering God’s call

Posted:

For 16 years, Janice Jones worked in technical business and exploration technology for an insurance company. With biology degrees, she also taught and served as an adjunct instructor at Montgomery Community College, now Lone Star College.

Grow it! Container Gardens

Grow it! Container Gardens

Posted:

If the answer to this question is negative, don’t despair. Even the hardiest gardeners have been tempted to throw their gardening gloves into the compost pile due to the dual challenges of the prolonged Texas drought and the unusually harsh winter.

Awareness + Intervention = Prevention

Awareness + Intervention = Prevention

Posted:

Child Abuse in Central Texas

Any Way You Slice It

Any Way You Slice It

Posted:

Day trippers who do venture off Interstate 35 are in for a treat and will find new life breathing into this historic little country town. Century-old storefronts have been revamped and repainted in bright, colorful shades of blue, purple, and hot pink and have created a cheerful place where creative souls and energies flow to synergize Lorena’s old-town shopping district with one-of-a-kind shops and eateries such as The Crossroads Antique Mall, The Blue Roan Café, Just For You Gift Shop, The Village Lamp-Lighter, and The Pepper West Gals porcelain art studio.

Feeling the Squeeze

Feeling the Squeeze

Posted:

Life is busy in the Pierce household.

Money smarts begin with the ABCs

Money smarts begin with the ABCs

Posted:

Kids are like sponges that quickly soak up what they see and hear. Raising money smart kids should start when the children are young—even a 3-year-old can grasp putting coins in a piggy bank.

Chic & Cheesy

Chic & Cheesy

Posted:

Create a stylish spread at your next party and impress your guests with a variety of cheeses on a rustic cheeseboard accompanied by an array of beautiful fresh fruits, whole grain crackers, rustic breads, fresh nuts, chutney or honey, and marinated black and green olives.

Popular Articles

Romantic Getaways

Romantic Getaways

Posted:

By Courtney Griffin

Close