Raising a Glass to Texas at World-Class Pedernales Cellars

by Bebe Brown on January 19, 2021

Owned and operated by a sixth-generation Texas family, Pedernales Cellars is committed to crafting world-class wine from 100% Texas fruit using sustainable practices. Pedernales Cellars’ award-winning Texas Tempranillo and Viognier are benchmarks for these grape...

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Randal Ford’s 7 Tips: How to Photograph Your Dog

by Bebe Brown on November 4, 2020

What says holidays more than a photo of your four-legged loved one to share far and wide this season? Here’s how to ace it for 2020, courtesy of award-winning Austin-based animal photographer Randal Ford. “As...

The Art of the Scarf: How to Support the Fight to End Breast Cancer

by Bebe Brown on September 23, 2020

Fashion giant Talbots has partnered with three internationally renowned female artists to design a limited–edition silk scarf collection honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Talbots will donate 10% of the net proceeds from each “The...

With Eco-Friendly Mowing, the Houston Arboretum is GOAT!

by Bebe Brown on September 16, 2020

Stand by, Texas—the goats are coming! In an innovative twist for urban conservation management, the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center will welcome more than 120 four-legged new helpers in October to assist with “mowing” slopes...

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...

Your Home Away From Home in the Texas Hill Country

by Bebe Brown on August 18, 2020

Porch Light Hospitality is a group of renovated guest houses located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.  Staying at one of Porch Light’s three locations around Fredericksburg is the ideal way to settle...

#FoodieFriday: Nolan Ryan’s Goodstock Opens in Round Rock

by Bebe Brown on July 2, 2020

Leave it to illustrious Major League Baseball Hall of Famer turned savvy businessman Nolan Ryan to introduce lucky Texans to the concept of a full-service boutique butcher shop.  That’s right, the Goodstock by Nolan Ryan...

#FoodieFriday: Foxtail Supper Club, an Immersive Virtual Dining Experience

by Bebe Brown on May 22, 2020

Ready to give your now-tired recipes a break and flex your culinary skills while under the virtual eagle eye of Culinary Institute of America-trained Chef Page Pressley? Then, Foxtail Supper Club is for you. Most...