• Read The Domino Effect
  • Read Recipes for Gifting
  • Read Brushing Away Haze
  • Read Focus on Texas: Bridges
  • Read An Evolving Ranch Reality


The Domino Effect

How Bob Phillips has spent nearly 50 years bringing regular folks into Texas homes


An Evolving Ranch Reality

Fennessey Ranch turns to conservation and education to diversify its mission

Web Extras

December 2021 Web Extras

Find exclusive online content from this issue

December 2021 Photo Contest

Focus on Texas: Bridges

Work your way across the state with our reader pics

Texas USA

Brushing Away Haze

Artist Lee Jamison brings to life the cloistered realm of East Texas

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I Wish I Was There When …

Here are the many ways readers finished this sentence


Carpe Diem, Mom

Impromptu, simple celebrations set an entertaining standard

Footnotes in Texas History

The Grand Giver

Brackenridge’s goodwill and generosity continue to enhance life for San Antonio parkgoers and students across Texas


Wonderful Living

Some of the stuff we looked into while you were reading last month’s issue


The Alchemy of Egg Whites

Sky-high pies embody the delights of meringue

TCP Kitchen

Recipes for Gifting

Co-op Country kitchens offer perfect selections for one-stop shopping

TCP Kitchen


A perfect showcase for favorite fruits and other fillings

TCP Kitchen


Four dishes, four ways to present the charm of cheese

TCP Kitchen

Sweet Potatoes

Traditional holiday staple proves plenty versatile—from waffles to brownies

Hit the Road with Chet Garner

A Jaw-Dropping Collection

A Seguin museum’s nutcracker compendium honors the pecan

Hit the Road with Chet Garner

A West Texas Gem

Downtown San Angelo features glimpses of frontier living

Hit the Road with Chet Garner

The Grove’s Groove

Normal is a matter of perspective at a haunted Jefferson home

Hit the Road with Chet Garner

La Grange’s Tribute

Monument Hill tomb honors Texians killed in two notable clashes

Energy Efficiency

Stop High Winter Bills Before They Start

Make plans to minimize energy use ahead of cold weather


Entertain Safely This Thanksgiving

Enjoy a safe holiday with these tips

Energy Efficiency

Making Your Home Cozier

Add attic insulation to cut energy costs by up to 50%


Electrical Safety Basics for Children

Important lessons to share with youngsters

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