LIFE & STYLE

Bloom Into More

FOUR PILLARS Thank you for continuing to join me on this journey of (hopefully!) bringing more balance to life. As I shared in the last edition, the mission of CORE Women focuses on four pillars: Mind, Body, Spirit, and Community. OUR MIND IS THE FIRST PILLAR There are so many different directions we could go when discussing…

The Vibrant World of Orchestral Music

An integrated program of orchestral works written by diverse composers, the FWSO “Women of Texas” program taught students the stories of notable women in Texas history. This unique performance wove music and history together with spellbinding classical pieces all the while taking students on a captivating journey through the symphony’s diverse family of instruments. “A…

Artist Alli Koch

Hi! I’m Alli K! Q: With over 85k followers on Instagram, you are one of the most fun, followed and well-loved Dallas (and far beyond!) mural artists and illustration authors. Tell us a little about yourself and your brand! A:  I’m  based in Dallas, TX, and am the founder behind Alli K Design. I create custom murals for…

The Country Field

Forever Grateful Nearly a half century ago, I moved to north central Texas to grow new roots, but a big part of my heart still lives in Indiana where I originally grew up on a 400-acre farm, and also in Tennessee where my music really started taking off. All I ever wanted to do was…

The Dessert Spot

Elmo and Thea Harris, the owners of the Dessert Spot opened the sweet corner in downtown Waxahachie in 2018. Both Elmo and Thea grew up in Dallas and have been married over thirty years. They have one son, Jordan, a graduate of Tuskegee University with a degree in Chemical Engineering. Becoming entrepreneurs was something that…

Seed to Spring

Spring is almost here…thank You, Lord!   Now is the time to start planning ahead for your garden, although I somehow feel we’re still very much in between seasons. We are looking forward to spring and the anticipation of the trees and plants bringing their early color. If you can’t wait to plant outside, the addition…

Cheers 30 Years

I have shared our story many times over the years, but as we celebrate the 30th year of owning the Doves Nest, I find myself once again reflecting on our incredible journey. Back in 1986, my mother, Marilyn Goss, opened an art gallery and gift shop in the Marchman’s building on Waxahachie’s town square. She…