Irish Stew

A traditional Irish stew includes mutton or more commonly lamb. If you are not particularly excited about this prospect, many in the United States substitute beef. Just make sure to choose a marbled beef for a more flavorful option. Enjoy this spring treat, and count your four leaf clovers!

“Home Is Where the Heart Is.”

It’s a common phrase meaning that our homes are a central place in our lives—where we rest our heads, nourish our bodies and make fond memories with loved ones. It’s the epicenter of our worlds, where we start and end each day, and keep our most prized possessions.   This month, we bring you our … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

Local High School Students Named TMEA All-State Musicians Lewisville ISD recently announced 53 high school students from across the district have earned a place in the prestigious Texas Music Educator Association All-State Organizations. “Students earning the performance opportunity as an All-State musician have achieved the highest individual honor available to students engaged in Texas music programs,” LISD … Continued

Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce’s 37th Annual Awards Luncheon

The luncheon held at Denton Country Club on Jan. 25 honored 2018 Citizen of the Year Jason Walter, executive director of the Cross Timbers YMCA. The President's Award winner was David Hodges with People's Mortgage.  Rookie of the Year went to Matt Tobben with State Farm Insurance, and Max Miller, Cross Timbers Gazette proprietor, was Ambassador of the Year. Kelly … Continued

Where the Heart Is

To some, the word “heritage” merely applies to vague generational tales and a percentage on an ancestry test. To architectural designer Corey Van Trease, the significance of his familial and cultural background is intrinsic to his work and all aspects of his life.

Flower Mound Rotary 13th Annual Vine and Dine

On Jan. 26 at the Courtyard Dallas Flower Mound, pin-striped suits and flapper dresses were all the rage as the Flower Mound Rotary celebrated its 13th Annual Vine and Dine Fundraiser. Guests enjoyed a speakeasy, casino games and turtle races, along with fabulous wines, cuisine and auction prizes. All proceeds raised benefit the charities and civic service … Continued

Home Away from Home

Vacation Your Way and Book a Luxurious Vacation Rental for Your Next Getaway Photography provided by HomeAway When you’re determining where to go for your next trip, it can be difficult to decide among sights to see, food to eat and adventures to have. From wine country to the mountain state, we’ve rounded up a … Continued

A Warm Welcome

Make your houseguests feel extra special and welcomed this spring by creating the perfect, pampering guest retreat. Laura Christian, owner of Laura Design & Co., offers some helpful tips to make guests feel right at home. 

Plant Perspective

When it comes to gardening, Gerry Butler is all thumbs—green thumbs, that is. And it is his mission to help others in the community brush up on their own gardening skills.

A Touch of Nature

With the promise of spring comes the urge to clean and refresh our surroundings in hopes of creating a healthier and happier home. While many are busy organizing tangible items—from closets to pantries—it’s important to also cleanse the air and energy of the home. The key to achieving this: add a touch of nature.