#TXVoices: Jeremy and Lila Stewart, Hari Mari Owners

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on May 7, 2020. Hari Mari was created by a husband and wife who wanted to wear comfortable and colorful sandals. So, they went out and created their own flip-flop company. Living in Indonesia provided Jeremy and Lila Stewart with the inspiration they needed to take aContinue reading “#TXVoices: Jeremy and Lila Stewart, Hari Mari Owners”

#TXVoices: Sue Foley, Blues Musician

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on January 22, 2020. “When I meet another great player, it doesn’t matter whether they’re black, brown, yellow, male, female, or whatever—music is about transcending all that anyhow,” says Sue Foley. The Canadian grew up mesmerized by her father’s guitar and, although her brothers preferred the ferociousContinue reading “#TXVoices: Sue Foley, Blues Musician”

#TXVoices: Kelly Sticksel, Special Effects Expert

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on January 16, 2020. Kelly Sticksel is a special effects expert and knows how to turn a live show into a spectacular, awe-inspiring event. Sticksel was on his way to becoming a banker, but life had something different in store for the special effects guru. As a self-proclaimedContinue reading “#TXVoices: Kelly Sticksel, Special Effects Expert”

#TXVoices: Robin Brown, Fashion Designer, Boutique Owner

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on January 13, 2020. “My language is thread and sewing has shown me how we’re all connected,” says Robin Brown. Brown has been designing apparel most of her life but it wasn’t until 2001 that she decided to open her own boutique. Magnolia Pearl has become aContinue reading “#TXVoices: Robin Brown, Fashion Designer, Boutique Owner”

#TXVoices: Shawn Hohnstreiter, a Career Volunteer

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on December 13, 2019. Shawn Hohnstreiter helps everywhere help is needed. Volunteering comes naturally to the Indiana native who believes citizens have a responsibility to give back to communities in need. What started at an early age by remodeling his family’s homes quickly turned into a careerContinue reading “#TXVoices: Shawn Hohnstreiter, a Career Volunteer”

#TXVoices: Barbara Bronstein, Founder, Second Servings Houston

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on November 18, 2019. Barbara Bronstein is rescuing food one meal at a time and on a mission to fill stomachs, not landfills. For more than 30 years, Bronstein has resided in Houston where she had attended her fair share of banquets over the years. A commonContinue reading “#TXVoices: Barbara Bronstein, Founder, Second Servings Houston”

#TXVoices: Mason Arnold, Cece’s Veggie Co. Founder, Veggie Nerd

This article first appeared in Texas Lifestyle Magazine on October 17, 2019. Cece’s Veggie Co. is a “simple but twisted” organic food company. Mason Arnold geeks out on vegetables, farming, the science of veggie noodles, and the organic agriculture industry, so much in fact, he’s dedicated most of his life to creating healthier and moreContinue reading “#TXVoices: Mason Arnold, Cece’s Veggie Co. Founder, Veggie Nerd”