Must-See Events and Must-Read Books from our Favorite Texas Authors at the 2021 Texas Book Festival

by Leona Barr on October 21, 2021

I am over-the-top excited that it’s Texas Book Festival time again and, like many of you, I’m planning my weekend around the amazing in-person panel discussions and virtual author talks throughout the week!  This festival...

#TXVoices: Texan Tori Martin On Following Her Musical Dreams to Nashville

by Bob Valleau on October 13, 2021

Award-winning country music singer/songwriter and Season 14 American Idol contestant Tori Martin is a Texas-native who moved to Nashville to follow her musical dreams.   Martin’s roots run deep in country music classics, and the 21-year-old...

4 Must-See Virtual Texas Book Festival Sessions for Foodies

by Bebe Brown on October 12, 2021

Here's foodies news you can use! The 26th annual Texas Book Festival kicks off on October 23 and runs through October 31. For 2021, TBF features both virtual and in-person author appearances. With nearly 200...

TXAway: Discover Three Lovely Luxurious Hideaways in Laid-back Lockhart

by Leean Vargas on October 6, 2021

Lockhart is known for its mouth-watering barbecue that leaves out-of-towners yearning for more, yet it’s much more than just the ultimate carnivorous fix. Located just 30 minutes south of Austin in Caldwell County, this tiny...

Five Minutes With the K3 Sisters Band of Dallas

by Jordan Maddox on September 30, 2021

Three Dallas sisters take their band to the next level through social media. Kaylen (22), Kelsey (20) and Kristen Kassab (17) have taken the internet by storm over the past year with their music. The...

Five Minutes With Myrna Estrada, Liberty Mutual on Texas Conference for Women

by Gracie Watt on September 29, 2021

Build connections, network, motivate yourself, build your skills and feel inspired. Do you feel called by any of these goals? If so, the 2021 Texas Conference for Women is here to help you work towards...

The Only Chairlift in Texas, Spider Mountain Offers Unlimited Downhill Mountain Biking Thrills

by Christiana Hudson, Spider Mountain Marketing Team on September 27, 2021

Downhill mountain biking is not new to Texans, just new to Texas.  For many years, adventure seekers across the state flocked in the summer months to ski resorts in New Mexico, Colorado, and beyond to...

How We Save Thousands Every Year by Living in Portugal

by Terry Coles on September 22, 2021

After taking early retirement, Texans Terry and Clyde Coles wanted a travel-rich lifestyle. First, they ventured to Panama, then spent a couple of years housesitting, roaming the globe rent-free. Today, they’re settled in sun-soaked Portugal....

#TXVoices: East Texas Singer/Songwriter Kadie Lynn Roberson

by Bob Valleau on September 17, 2021

If anyone knows what it takes to keep practicing and pushing forward, then Kadie Lynn Roberson does. This multiple award-winning singer/songwriter, who goes simply by Kadie Lynn professionally, is from the small East Texas town...

Five Minutes With Texas Writer, Rancher, William Jack Sibley

by Leona Barr on September 15, 2021

Why is Texas so hard to “get” for people who don’t live here? Asking the question that has puzzled many others in the Lone Star State, is William Jack Sibley, a fifth-generation Texas rancher and...

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! A Photo Tour of the Texas Renaissance Festival

by Julie Tereshchuk on October 7, 2021

Come take a tour through the nation’s largest Renaissance event.  Every year over 450,000 eager patrons enter through the gates of the Texas Renaissance Festival into an extraordinary 16th century European village. From October 9...

The Best Are Back: 2021 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas

by James Stacy and Julie Tereshchuk on October 6, 2021

The fastest show on two wheels is back in Texas. On the only stop on the North American circuit, the 2021 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas brought the best riders in the...