The theme for this month’s Charm is love and marriage. Y’all, to be honest, this is way out of my comfort zone. While I’m quite sure I don’t have any profound knowledge of love to share with you that you haven’t already heard or don’t already know, here is a little more about what I love.

A few years ago, I began to evaluate my life and what I wanted it to look like. I was overwhelmed from having lived in large cities the last 20 years and had a fierce desire to simplify the lives of my family. When the opportunity presented itself, I knew it was time to come home and adopt a…

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My mom is an incredible seamstress. She instilled in me the appreciation of using fabric as an artistic medium. When I was young, she worked with the local senior center, which left me spending lots of time there. I spent countless hours watching those sweet ladies piece their personal works…

Can I be honest for a minute? I’ve really missed traveling this year. Yes, yes. I know. There are much more important things going on in the world (stupid pandemic), but please let me have my moment.

It takes all types of people to make this world beautiful and fascinating. Each of us has different hobbies and different interests. We are passionate about a wide variety of topics: politics, religion, women’s rights, civil rights, the latest online trends, gardening, crafting, fashion, int…

Some days it’s a little harder to find the good. You know those days, when it’s a million degrees outside and you have to pick up groceries, get your kid to cheer practice, all while wearing black dress pants and trying not to have a heat stroke? Or the days when nothing seems to go right an…

This month’s magazine was supposed to look drastically different. June is customarily our travel-themed issue, but as the pandemic came crashing through our country, we made the decision that promoting any kind of travel at a time like this would be irresponsible, at best, and disrespectful,…

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I recently received an email from Charm’s Art Director Lance Kingrey about Texas State Parks, and while I’m not much an outdoorsman as he is, I thought I’d check it out.

Hey all! We are working on a special way to commemorate the senior class of 2020 in an upcoming issue of CHARM! Please send a high resolution senior photo to editor@charmeasttexas.com with the following information:

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Here we are in week five of our new normal. It’s hard to believe it’s been more than a month since schools shut down and restaurants, stores, gyms and movie theaters began closing their doors.

Garth Brooks said it better than I ever could when he sang, “It’s bulls and blood; it’s dust and mud; it’s the roar of a Sunday crowd. It’s the white in his knuckles; the gold in the buckle. He’ll win the next go ’round. It’s boots and chaps; it’s cowboy hats; it’s spurs and latigo. It’s the…