Bastrop’s Store House Market + Eatery is Farm Fresh

by Leean Vargas on August 20, 2021

Who doesn’t love scratch-made comfort food fresh from the farm? Located in downtown Bastrop, Texas, lies an historic 175-year-old building at the corner of Main and Pine, Store House Market + Eatery. Owner and Executive...

#TravelTuesday: The Reserve at GreenLeaf — S’more Than Just a Yurt

by Brook Benten Jimenez on March 2, 2021

Picture a mecca of rolling hills in wooded nature with hiking trails and a river running through it.  You’re far from the hustle and bustle of life in major Texas cities—yet only an hour from...

#TXVoices: Bastrop’s Bubba and Jeanne Clardy on Preserving an Outdoor Paradise

by Brook Benten Jimenez on February 24, 2021

If you’re like 330 million other Americans, you’ve probably found yourself a little fatigued with 11 months of pandemic pandemonium, plus winter weather, and bored with the every-weekend vacay to Puerta Backyardo. You’re not quite...

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Child Sex Trafficking Survivors in Central Texas Find Hope and Healing at The Refuge Ranch

by Bebe Brown on August 25, 2020

In Texas alone, there were 79,000 young adults and minors being sex trafficked, according to a 2016 University of Texas Study. And those horrifying numbers are only increasing. The National Center for Missing and Exploited...

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#TravelTuesday: Go Solo & Let Go in Lost Pines Texas

by Haven Lindsey on December 3, 2019

As I stood ready to let go for my first zip line ride, I knew that in less than a minute, I would be standing on the opposite platform with an expanded mind from learning...