Always in Fashion

My father loved music. When he was young, he built an impressive record collection and would get a gleam in his eye every time he spoke of it. He was so proud—though he rarely played them. Dad passed away this past spring, and when we traveled to visit family in the summer, I began sifting through Dad's treasure trove of vinyl that he had…

Wise Words

In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating the second Sunday of May would become a national holiday honoring mothers, thus, Mother’s Day was officially born. However, it was through the efforts of West Virginian Anna Jarvis that the holiday became officially recognized. Jarvis held celebrations honoring her own beloved mother, U.S. peace activist Ann Reeves Jarvis, and actively campaigned to make it…

Young Artists

This month, Cross Timbers Lifestyle celebrates our many talented student artists, whose creativity is truly inspiring. Artwork by students throughout the district can be found lining the front foyer of the Lewisville ISD Administrative Center in Lewisville. Two permanent displays in the Employee Services lobby include pieces from Marcus High School and Flower Mound High School. Members of the Lewisville ISD Fine Arts Department, who…

Resolution Reads

1. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead by Brené Brown


At this time of year, we welcome family and friends into our homes to celebrate the birth of Christ, Hanukkah, to ring in the New Year or simply to celebrate life with those we hold most dear. My family and I thank you for welcoming Cross Timbers Lifestyle into your homes so graciously, and we are ever appreciative of the team…

Game On

Have Some Outdoor Fun this Summer with Lawn Games Perfect for any Get-Together, then Cool Off with a Couple Sweet Treats. Article Nicolette Martin Mölkky Throwing Game Dick’s Sporting Goods, $29.99 Playing Mölkky: In this Finnish throwing game, use a wooden pin (mölkky) to knock over wooden pins (skittles). Be the first to reach exactly 50 points to win! … Continued

Don’t Forget the Books!

Filling a bookshelf can be a daunting task for homeowners. But it doesn’t have to be.

How to Make a Ribbon Wreath

This is a great way to repurpose ribbons from past Christmases, making an elegant decoration for your holiday celebration. Coordinate colors with your Christmas theme or with your home’s interior design to create a festive and stylish seasonal design. Have fun and be creative!

Apple Cider Autumn Sangria

Mix up a classic fall favorite, apple cider, with a delicious sangria recipe that is sure to bring on the taste of autumn.