Five Easy, Affordable Steps to Make Over Your Home for Successful Virtual Learning

by Holly Clark on August 13, 2020

Preparing for virtual learning at home involves not only preparing the space and equipment. It’s also important that both the student and the rest of the people at home adopt the right mindset. There’s so...

#TXAway: Sip Safe at Messina Hof’s 43rd Annual Harvest Festival

by Leean Vargas on August 12, 2020

As high temperatures linger across Texas, what better way to enjoy the long, late summer days than with grapes between your toes and the taste of fine wine on your lips? With the uncertainty of...

Five Minutes With Josh Merwin, Founder of the Houston International Sports Film Festival

by Gabi De la Rosa on August 11, 2020

Houston native Josh Merwin has loved sports since he was a young child. As he grew up, Merwin channeled his love for sports through his career as a sports photographer and filmmaker for several media...

Texan Couples Together in Business: Tom and Lisa Perini

by Leean Vargas on August 10, 2020

Over the years, the Perini Ranch Steakhouse has gained an ever-increasing following, transforming the tiny town of Buffalo Gap, Texas. Today, the steakhouse is world famous. Tom Perini is a cattle rancher turned hospitality entrepreneur...

Texas Essentials: 10-Year-Old Kai Walker, Baker and Business Owner

by Gracie Watt on August 6, 2020

What started as a father-daughter hobby in the kitchen soon turned into the successful, keto-friendly business for 10-year-old Houstonian Makai “Kai” Walker. Now, this focused tween runs Kai’s Kookies, a “customer-focused keto, vegan and gluten-free...

#WineWednesday: Wine and Cheese, Please!

by Robin Barr Sussman on August 5, 2020

When it’s too hot to cook, everyone wants cool, easy meals and snacks to nosh with refreshing wines. Here are seven “no recipe” dishes to make at home starring cheeses that can be purchased at...

The Backside Move You Never Knew You Were Doing Wrong

by Brook Benten Jimenez on August 3, 2020

When it comes to exercise, all too often it’s on seemingly obvious moves that 90% of exercisers (and plenty of certified personal trainers) need a tune-up. Over the past few weeks, we have been exploring...

Five Minutes With Jay Michaelson, Animal Lover and Inventor

by Lisa Davis on July 30, 2020

Jay Michaelson spent a large chunk of his adult life producing movies, TV commercials and documentaries. It was after writing and directing his award-winning documentary, “In A Whisper,” that Michaelson’s passion for horses began to...

#TXReads: A Shootout with Big Pharma in Jon Land’s Latest, “Strong From the Heart”

by K. L. Romo on July 29, 2020

In this fast-paced narrative, readers race from the mysterious death of 286 citizens of a sleepy Texas border town to its tragic history from 100-years earlier, then leap to the current opioid crisis that has...

How To Upgrade Your Summer Games Night

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on July 27, 2020

As we head into the dog days of summer, it’s time to gather all the family for some easy, old-fashioned fun! And what better way to have fun in today’s world than playing games the...

The Lower Body Move You Never Knew You Were Doing Wrong

by Brook Benten Jimenez on July 22, 2020

Whether you’ve been exercising for as long as you can remember or you’ve just gotten off the sofa, some common exercises seem like no-brainers.  But, all too often, it’s on these seemingly obvious exercises that...

#TXBites: Mammoth Creameries, Keto Friendly Ice Cream That’s Yummy Too

by Lisa Davis on July 15, 2020

Tim and Sue Krauss didn’t have a plan or even much direction when they began making ice cream. But they did have a common goal--to live a healthier lifestyle. Tim Krauss was 28 years old...

The Upper Body Move You Never Knew You Were Doing Wrong

by Brook Benten Jimenez on July 9, 2020

Whether you’ve been exercising for as long as you can remember or you’ve just gotten off the sofa, some common exercises seem like no-brainers.  But, all too often, it’s on these seemingly obvious exercises that...

#TXBites: Be Transported to Italy at Hidden Italian Gem in Austin

by Marika Flatt on July 8, 2020

From the smell of the delicious garlic bread filling the air to the beautiful paintings of Italy on the wall and romantic ambiance, you won’t regret chowing down at this hidden Italian gem. When you’re...

Five Minutes With Adaire Byerly, Model and Behavioral Scientist

by Lisa Davis on July 6, 2020

Adaire Byerly is more than just a pretty face. She’s a critical thinker, an observer, an adviser, a coach, a bi-racial woman and, best of all, a Texan.  Growing up in Saginaw, Texas, Byerly had...

#FoodieFriday: The Great Texas Cheese and Wine Road Trip

by Robin Barr Sussman on May 29, 2020

Going stir crazy? Then let’s take a road trip to nationally-lauded Antonelli’s Cheese Shop in Austin, pack a picnic, and hit a Texas winery that welcomes picnics and is offering tastings. Optionally, have a happy...

#TXReads: Five Minutes With Attica Locke, Author, Writer/Producer

by Leean Vargas on May 22, 2020

What better way to celebrate Texas Writers Month than to spotlight author, writer/producer and deep-rooted Texan, Attica Locke? From making up stories during road trips daydreamin’ in the back seat of the car, to writing...

Five Minutes With Rafael Gonzales, Creator of Pandemic Lotería

by Gabi De la Rosa on May 7, 2020

Pandemic Lotería is perfect for your next quarantine game night. San Antonio native Rafael Gonzales was looking for a creative outlet while he was at home during quarantine with his wife and five-year-old daughter. Gonzales, a...