BOXED GOURMET: THE NEW FOODIE WAY

Cover Story

Dinner prepared nightly at home, from peak-fresh ingredients with exotic spices, and served piping hot by 7 p.m., has become a modern day fantasy land populated by human beings whose lives must be unrecognizable to the most of us. WHO HAS THE TIME?

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BUILD TOGETHER ... STAY TOGETHER

HOME | DESIGN

It might just be that couples building and designing homes together is what is in demand right now. Many of the houses that are on the market are built by couples who have a passion for the home industry. The Gaines have not only made this a trend in the industry of home building and design, but also in entertainment. Thanks to them, we get to see how a couple builds together, and well...

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UNWANTED GUESTS

HOME | DESIGN

There you are, sitting in pure serenity. Surrounded only by the ones you love. Life is good. Nothing could stop you from enjoying the moment, well, almost nothing. Then they show up. You know the ones, those unwanted blood-sucking little pests. Who invited them to the party? 

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INNOVATION PIPELINE

HEALTH | FITNESS

With the enormous number of independent freelancers, coffee shop Wi-Fi use and table space is beginning to clog up. Touted as both a physical space and a more ethereal type of network, the City of Tyler’s latest project is focused on encouraging the entrepreneurial community.

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COLOR ME HAPPY

HOME | DESIGN

Remember the days when falling off your 10-speed and skinning your knees was your only concern? Back when watching Saturday morning cartoons was the only thing on your to-do list for the weekend, and forgetting your crayons out in the sun on a hot day was not considered a disaster, but a fun science experiment instead?

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PHONEITIS

HEALTH

“Do you mind if I strap your cell phone to my forehead so I can pretend you’re looking at me when I talk?” This excerpt from a Dan Piraro comic illustrates a common first-world epidemic. We are addicted to our electronic devices! It begins the moment we open our eyes in the morning. Nanea Hoffman of sweatpantsandcoffee.com jokes, “I don’t always need to drink coffee to be awesome.

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Driven With a Purpose

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It was the end of October 2005 … A treat of a time for most children and their parents, but for Lynn Haney, that point in time meant receiving news that would make anyone feel more like they were being tricked. “[The doctor] called me and asked; ‘Can you pull over?’ I had, had an ultrasound and a biopsy,” she recounted, verbally setting that day back

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PRESERVING THE PAST

HOME | DESIGN

Preserving the Past

The historic city of Nacogdoches is absolutely brimming with old, quaint buildings and homes that were once considered architectural wonders and give the East Texas town its recognizable character. 

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Man About Town

EAT | DRINK

The Man and the Ladies of TaTas

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DESIGN TRENDS

HOME | DESIGN

Last month I headed to Las Vegas to check out the KBIS and the NAHB’s International Builder Show.  Every January builders and designers unite to see the latest in trends and products for home building.

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