85 Summer Road Trippin' Destinations

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You must be trippin’ this summer … road trippin’ that is!  Texas is so big that you don’t have to travel far this summer to experience the vacation of a lifetime. Pick one section of the state and get ready for a fun filled road trip. With help from reader feedback, we’ve broken down the 85 best spots to stop while cruising under the big, open Texas sky.

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Rainbow Bright

STYLE | BEAUTY

Whether the hottest days of your summer are marked with rain or shine, make her every day…Rainbow Bright!

1. Color Merchants Giant citrine and diamonds 14k yellow gold. $1,290

2. Epic Designs Fancy clover cut peridot  with diamonds 14k yellow gold. $900

3. Allison Kaufman amethyst with diamonds 14k Rose gold. $1,467

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Taste of Tyler Garden Party

EAT | DRINK

The “Man” always goes to the Annual Taste of Tyler Party.  It goes back to the leadership days of Danny Case and Jerry Bower and continues “even unto this hour” with Bob Westbrook and Roger Lumley.  These good men have taken good care of me…and this year was no exception.

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A Berry Sweet Summer

EAT | DRINK

Once upon a time, in a land on the other side of the Sabine River, there was a blueberry farm. On this blueberry farm lived a farmer and his wife and their three children. In the hot summer months of May, June and July, when the sun was in its full glory, the family would harvest their blueberry crop.

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Hospital Heroes: The Gift of Time

HEALTH | FITNESS

Sometimes we pass heroes in our path not knowing their story and miss our chance to say Thank You. BSCENE would like to honor a few of these heroes who have given something priceless: The Gift of Time. Below, you will find six ladies’ stories as they share their love for volunteering in our area hospitals. This is our chance to say "thank you".

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A Collaboration for Change: The Women's Fund of Smith County

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The Women’s Fund of Smith County was created in 2007 as a collective giving and grant-making circle, with a mission of leveraging the philanthropic capacity of women as a catalyst for positive change. Kristen Seeber began her role as President/CEO of The Women’s Fund in January of 2016.

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First Monday Second Chance

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Vendors and shoppers alike have been coming from all around to the First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas.  It all began, 150 years ago, as a result of a circuit court judge stopping in Canton to hold court, every first Monday of each month. Wanting to watch the court proceedings, locals used their trip to Canton to manage their affairs and replenish their pantries.

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You Had Me at "Aloe"

HEALTH | FITNESS

To loosely quote Lionel Richie: “Aloe? Is it me you’re looking for?” If you spend any time indoors, aloe could be just what you’re looking for. Our homes, offices and schools are a breeding ground for harmful bacteria, mold and other air pollutants that can wreak havoc on our bodies.

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Timeless Treasures with Wesley Beard

HOME | DESIGN

Think back to when you were 5. Did you have a dream to become something, and today have fulfilled that dream? Wesley Beard can confidently answer “Yes!”

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Beauty in Bloom with Malibu Diaz

STYLE | BEAUTY

Every spring and fall, while the fashion houses are hustling and bustling with the season’s latest strutting down the runways of New York, London, Paris and Milan, style insiders are also excited to discover the latest trends in beauty. Will “pinks” make a bold appearance on lip pallets this season or will “the nudes” of the 90s take center stage?

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SPRING’S FABULOUS FINDS

STYLE | BEAUTY

Mother's Day is just around the corner! Okay so maybe not around the corner, but it's better to be prepared, right? Get to shopping for the most important woman in your life ... mom! Spring is the perfect time to get something bright and colorful, that is sure to put a smile on her face. While you're at it, pick a little something up for Easter, for yourself or your spouse.

 

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