Five Minutes With Texas Author Kathy L. Murphy, the Original Pulpwood Queen

by Gracie Watt on May 27, 2020

Kathy L. Murphy wears many hats and styles many heads as the Pulpwood Queen’s Book Club Reading Nation stays strong and active after 20 years.  Just two short decades ago, Murphy began a book club...

#TravelTuesday: Resort-Owning Texans Living Dream Life in Belize

by Gracie Watt on May 26, 2020

From Dallas to Belize, the Montgomerys have worked hard to accomplish their dreams. Brian and Brenda Montgomery were childhood sweethearts who married right out of high school. In 1987, they moved to Longview, Texas, and...

#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 Simple Steps to a Healthier Life for All

by Desirae Pierce, Breath and Body Yoga on May 21, 2020

Fourteen years ago, my 73-year-old mother embraced yoga. Today, she is living her best life. Now more than ever, nothing is more important than your health and creating space in your life for self-care. Your...

#TXReads: Chad Zunker Hails the Homeless in “An Unequal Defense”

by K. L. Romo on May 20, 2020

Chad Zunker’s latest novel is akin to John Grisham’s “The Street Lawyer” as the Austin author wraps a thought-provoking legal thriller around the American homeless crisis. Intriguingly, "An Unequal Defense" (Thomas & Mercer), Zunker's second...

#TravelTuesday: Escape — To Nowhere

by Marika Flatt on May 19, 2020

Most Texans have been quarantined since mid-March and some folks are getting a little cabin fever. As Texas opens up, how about escaping to a cabin in the woods for a change of scenery?  There...

#FoodieFriday: Everything You Need To Know About Texas BBQ

by on May 15, 2020

There are four regional styles of Texas BBQ---all of them mouthwatering. Impress your foodiest of friends by learning how to identify them here. Plus, now that you’re in the ‘cue mood, we’ve got great news......

#TXReads: South Texas Author Says Take Time Off, Pursue a Slower Way of Life

by Lili Cardiff on May 14, 2020

Author and Texas lover John Fitch is easy to celebrate, however book lovers should definitely celebrate him during the month of May - Texas Writers Month. Texas Writers Month began in 1994 as an effort...

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...