Molly Wellmann is many things – a successful business woman, club owner, bartender, mixologist, speaker, author and history buff. Oh, and award winner. The Nightclub & Bar Media Group selected her as the 2019 Bartender-Owner of the Year.
Physical activity is important for children and adults of all ages. Being active as a family can benefit everyone. Adults need 2½ hours a week of physical activity, and children need 60 minutes a day.
Are you dreaming of a White Christmas? Maybe this year is the time to trade your dreams of snow for that of sand — a gorgeous 32-mile stretch of it — in Galveston.
Homemade edible gifts make the holiday season brighter. These types of thoughtful, personal presents take some planning, but they convey to the recipient how much you really care about them.
In this edition of Lifestyles, we are happy to draw attention to Marshall's fabulous Wonderland of Lights. Millions of lights transform downtown into a destination that attracts tens of thousands of visitors who love holiday experiences.
Chase and Whitney Williams know how to create a dream home for others. It is a skill they have perfected in their family business, Chase Homes. He is a homebuilder and she is an interior designer.
In the middle and late 1900s, Joseph Glasco was one of the most praised abstract expressionist painters in the United States.
Appetizers are the new dinner party. Small plates, snacking and shared meals are all the rage as restaurantgoers and home diners alike turn away from overwhelming portions and look for something different.
For many, this time of year brings an avalanche of stress. In fact, in some surveys, parents identify the start of the new school year as one the most stressful times. But it doesn't have to be.
From a modest beginning at the turn of the 20th century, when Frisco was known for cotton gins and railroads, over 100 years of progress has turned this little train stop into a mecca of cultural and sporting events.
I’m in southeast Colorado traveling through a valley tucked between the San Isabel National Forest and the White River National Forest, the amazing fall foliage of the Elk Mountains of Colorado are at their peak of color.
Tiny homes are exquisite architectural gems that stylishly provide the necessities of daily living in the smallest of footprints. When designed well, these small spaces offer endless possibilities for living large.
In the May/June Lifestyles, I listed 10 things on an East Texas bucket list — places and experiences that reflect our history and culture. These are experiences that every East Texan should do at least once.
Crystal River, Florida, the Manatee Capital of the World, attracts visitors from around the globe who come to swim with the lovable, gentle giants. But manatees are not the only attraction in this quirky, eclectic town.
As the head chef at the Horn and Cantle at the Lone Mountain Ranch resort in Montana, Chef Eric Gruber has found a place in the culinary world.
Do you ever dream about riding the range against a backdrop of snow-capped mountains or fishing the same rivers that yesteryear explorers Lewis and Clark crossed on their epic Western journey?
Lifestyles Magazine recently caught up with Sharon Wynne, a longtime antique collector and owner of The House of Wynne: A Collection of Shops, located in Tyler, Texas.
What is it about a picnic that makes it so appealing? Perhaps it’s the romantic image of people basking in the sun on a blanket sipping a beverage between bites of delicate morsels of food. Or maybe it’s the lure of eating free from the confines of a chair, a table and a physical structure w…
Country singer Aaron Watson and rocker Bret Michaels will headline the musical acts that will perform at the East Texas State Fair this year.
On a dreamy Greek island, Sophie is excited about her wedding and looking forward to her father walking her down the aisle. Unfortunately Sophie’s mother, Donna, won’t tell her who her father is, leaving Sophie to take matters into her own hands.
Kids and adults alike can unravel the secrets of mummies and ancient Egypt in a new exhibit at the Discovery Science Place, 308 N. Broadway Ave. in downtown Tyler.
Make every occasion special by designing and growing containers for summer holidays, weddings, anniversary parties or other special celebrations. Pick a color scheme appropriate for the occasion or a variety of colors and shapes sure to add a festive touch.
Some people have a hard time cooking for just themselves or only two people. Sometimes this situation involves an older person or couple who once cooked bigger meals when their kids were still living at home.
An area rug makes an amazing impact in a room. Pulling double duty as functional art, a rug provides visual delight and much-needed comfort under foot.
Summer is a time to explore the great outdoors, hit the open road and spend more time in your backyard. While planning your adventures, don’t forget your furry friends who come along for the fun.
In complete awe, I stare at a worn and tattered flag surrounded by masked people resembling surgeons hovering over it. Much larger than I expected, the flag’s story is even larger. I am looking at the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the words that Americans cherish and proudly …
Those who take part in the inaugural The Art of Food & Wine celebration in Edom this year will by paying homage to the town's heritage as an artist enclave oozing with small-town hospitality and creative souls producing art.
As sunlight pours into her second-floor art studio just south of the downtown Tyler square, Rosemary Swann flips through a stack of sketches on a desk.
Some regard salad as almost an afterthought, a puny starter dish or side that plays the role of an extra in a blockbuster movie. Worse still, salad has traditionally been considered a diet food, something you eat when you are depriving yourself and can’t eat “real food.”
London often is depicted in movies and books as cold, wet and foggy, so when the weather on my first day in this cosmopolitan city was exactly that, it simply met my expectations.
Going through the Smith County Historical Society Museum's current exhibit is like taking a fun-filled trip through decades of pop culture.
All across America, families are planning to drive many miles for summer travel. If a road trip lasts more than half a day, the kids begin to get bored and cranky resulting in a lousy experience for all. Here are a few tips and hacks to make the road trip less stressful, more safe and part o…
As winter gradually gives way to spring, thoughts turn to gardening, emerging flowers and spending more time outdoors. What better way to enjoy the bounties of Mother Nature than a trip to a garden or arboretum?