Happy Healthy Holidays: How To Stay Fit While Being Festive

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BY BONNY OSTERHAGE It’s the most wonderful time of the year filled with family, festivities, and food—lots and lots of food. From sweet holiday treats to decadent feasts and glasses filled with holiday cheer, everywhere you look, there is something tempting enough to make you stray from your healthy habits faster than reindeer can fly. […]

DINING: Southerleigh Haute South

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This casual new hotspot trending at The RIM offers Insta-worthy Southern comfort food, batch cocktails, & local brews—all with a Southerleigh exposure. BY JANIS TURK Southerleigh Haute South may be the newest member in a fast-growing family of restaurants, but make no mistake: this bright new hub at The RIM is not Southerleigh’s identical twin. […]

Stop and Smell the Gingerbread

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Take a holiday road trip to see a Texas-sized gingerbread village this season BY JANIS TURK Run as fast as you can, and this year you just might catch the gingerbread man! He’s coming to Texas this month, after all. Yes, the ultimate gingerbread man, chef Jon Lovitch, Guinness World Records title holder for the […]

Hill Country Woman: Blanco & Spring Branch

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When You’re Here, You’re Family BY: JENNY JURICA If you head north on 281, you’ll pass through several small, friendly Hill Country communities—first, Spring Branch, and then onto Blanco. Both communities are known for their stunning scenery and warm smiles. These three ladies make their homes and their businesses in this area, where neighbors become […]

Mindfulness & Depression

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BY MELISSA AGUIRRE YOGA THERAPIST, EDUCATOR, CERTIFIED C-IAYT, ERYT 500, YACEP HOLISTIC LIFE COACH AND STRESS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST PHOTOGRAPHY BY ELIZABETH REY What is Mindfulness, and how does it apply in Yoga? The simplest definition I have heard on Mindfulness is by Jon Kabat Zinn. He says Mindfulness is paying attention on purpose. Mindfulness is […]