LIFE & STYLE

Be of Good Cheer

Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells, traditions and flavors of this beautiful holiday season! We truly appreciate our beloved community and beyond! As you plan gatherings, shop, wine, dine, or seek professionals and services, remember to show “local love” and support Ellis County! Each and every reader, business, supporter, and contributor makes a meaningful difference to…

Destin + Taylor

I wouldn’t consider myself one of those girls who “grew up dreaming about their wedding day”. What I did know is that I wanted my wedding day to be about me and the person I was going to be with for the rest of my life. I wanted the vibes to be positive, pure, and…

Cyndi + Alex

As​ any​ classic​ teenage​ rom-com​ movie​ would​ unfold,​our​ story​ began ​in ​high​school.​Between​ classes,​ volleyball​ and​ basketball ​practices,​ college​ tour​ visits,​ and​ winning​   Junior​  Class ​Homecoming ​court​ together,​we ​shared many ​conversations ​about​schoolwork,​ life,​ college,​ and​ our​ dreams;​ BUT​ we​ were JUST ​FRIENDS!​ Once​ life​ brought​ me​ to​ Dallas,​ a​ 15-year-long​friendship ​turned​ into​ a ​proposal ​on ​the …

Brandy + Marc

Marc​ and​ I​ met​ through​ friends​ when​ we​were​ just​ sophomores​ in​ High​ School.​ We​ had​ been​ together​ 13​ years​ when​ he​ FINALLY​ popped​ the​ question!​ We​ have​ two​ beautiful ​sons,​ Linden​(7)​ and​ Layton (3).​ Originally,​because ​we​ had​ been ​together ​for​ so ​long,​ we​ didn’t ​want​ a ​wedding ​at ​all!​ We​ considered​ both​ an​ elopement-style ​wedding​…

My Wedding Day

When I was planning my wedding almost twenty years ago, I didn’t know I would end up in the catering business, but just working out all of the details in my own wedding was great training. I grew up attending First Baptist Church Dallas, one of the largest churches in the country. Covering five city…