#TXReads: ‘The Ghosts of Houston’s Market Square,’ a Paranormal Walk Through History

This article was first published in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on Oct. 2, 2020. “The Ghosts of Houston’s Market Square” is an unconventional ghost story fusing Houston’s illustrious beginning with its present in an homage to the past, and a great read to get you in the Halloween mood! Whether or not you believe in theContinue reading “#TXReads: ‘The Ghosts of Houston’s Market Square,’ a Paranormal Walk Through History”

Texas Essentials: Porsche Nichole, Pretty Girls Boutique Owner, Fashionista

This article was first published in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on Sept. 17, 2020. With only a few dollars in her trendy handbag and a dream in her heart, Porsche Nichole set her biggest venture in motion.  The Texas native had always wanted her very own clothing boutique. However, she didn’t exactly have a road mapContinue reading “Texas Essentials: Porsche Nichole, Pretty Girls Boutique Owner, Fashionista”

#TXReads: Meg Gardiner, Best-Selling Crime Author, 3-Time ‘Jeopardy’ Champ

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on Aug. 27, 2020. When the king of horror says, “Don’t miss it. This is a great one,” mystery and crime junkies better pay attention because Stephen King knows a thing or two about the subject. Inspired by true crime cases and infamous serial killers, Edgar-winning novelistContinue reading “#TXReads: Meg Gardiner, Best-Selling Crime Author, 3-Time ‘Jeopardy’ Champ”

Five Minutes With Adaire Byerly: Model, Behavioral Scientist

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine 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 always felt somewhat of a pull towards science. ButContinue reading “Five Minutes With Adaire Byerly: Model, Behavioral Scientist”

#MusicMonday: Jon Wolfe’s Oklahoma Roots, Texas Style

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on June 22, 2020. Jon Wolfe traded in his professional weekday attire for a pair of cowboy boots, a cowboy hat and a steel-string guitar. Growing up among the mountain ranges of Oklahoma, Wolfe was born with a passion for country music. Yet, his musical aspirations wereContinue reading “#MusicMonday: Jon Wolfe’s Oklahoma Roots, Texas Style”

The 5 Reasons Dr. Seuss Remains Timeless, Tops Bestseller Lists

Known for entertaining children through books, cartoonist and writer Dr. Seuss’s unusual, memorable and timeless stories have been captivating children and adults across the globe for over 50 years and continue topping the bestseller list.  Dr. Seuss published his first children’s book, ‘And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,’ which was rejectedContinue reading “The 5 Reasons Dr. Seuss Remains Timeless, Tops Bestseller Lists”

Lake Travis Film Festival, an Inaugural Event

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on February 20, 2020. The Lake Travis community is getting a little larger as its first film festival heads to the area February 27-March 1 with festival-goers basking in lake views while enjoying some of the best new independent films. It’s been a dream of one local LakeContinue reading “Lake Travis Film Festival, an Inaugural Event”

Five Minutes With Tammy Shaklee: LGBTQ Matchmaker

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on February 13, 2020. Valentine’s Day has historically focused on love between a man and woman, so how does a straight, married matchmaker create a successful business pairing up professional LGBTQ singles? The answer is simple—with objectivity, compassion, optimism and the fundamental belief that everyone deserves love.Continue reading “Five Minutes With Tammy Shaklee: LGBTQ Matchmaker”

Five Minutes With Amy Arnold, Jessica Stanley: Co-Founders Card My Yard

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on February 5, 2020. Amy Arnold and Jessica Stanley created their successful Card My Yard business to help others create moments of surprise and to celebrate their special moments. Arnold and Stanley, both native Texans and moms to three kids, became fast friends after meeting during Bible study.Continue reading “Five Minutes With Amy Arnold, Jessica Stanley: Co-Founders Card My Yard”