Ronaventure: A Frugal Foray

By Patti Parish-Kaminski, Publisher – COVID has clipped all of our proverbial wings when it comes to travel. So, you can imagine how excited I was when Tim Kaminski suggested we take a trip for his birthday! Of course, traveling is different now, so he put some stringent parameters in place. And yes,...

5th Annual absolutely! The Best Reader’s Choice of Brazos’ Favorites

This fall, we invited readers to our website to take an online survey to tell us who their favorites are in Brazos in nine different categories: • FOOD • HEALTHCARE • SHOPPING • AUTO • ENTERTAINMENT • HOME IMPROVEMENT • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES • PETS • SCHOOLS And boy, did they come through!...

5 Home Remodeling Tips From The Pros

With the extra time many Americans have spent at home over the past few months, there have been plenty of opportunities to think about how that living space could be improved. While this may not be the ideal time to tackle a full gut and renovate project, it may still be possible to do some smaller scale...

Experience Country Living at the New Tejas Trails

If you are looking to experience country living at its finest, K. Hovnanian Homes delivers in its newest community in Needville, Texas. Tejas Trails is a beautiful, tranquil community that offers oversized homesites that give you the privacy of country living with easy access to the bustling city. The...

COVID and The Market

In March, April and May, many of us sat around and watched the Yellowstone series, tackled projects, purged and organized, listened to a lot of new music, dreamed of getting back out in nature and truly enjoyed the down time. Then…BOOM! The crazy COVID market hit! We have been experiencing an...

Morales Brothers Construction

For the last 20 years, Morales Brothers Construction has been providing residential remodeling services in the Greater Houston area with punctuality, respect, integrity, cleanliness and excellence as their core values. Ronnie and Vincent Morales are experts in kitchen and bathroom remodeling with an in-house...

The Agave at Gruene Rapids Luxury Condos Break Ground

The Agave at Gruene Rapids, a 15-unit luxury condominium complex in the Gruene Historic District, broke ground on May 14th. Located just west of the Gruene Road bridge, the condominiums are the first waterfront condo development in New Braunfels in more than 10 years. All units are located at 1228 Ervendberg...

Homemade From the Heart

By Alisa Murray – Gift giving is best when a gift is made with someone special in mind and by your own hands.  I love making special gifts for friends, and hand scrubs are one of my favorites. I’m using hand scrubs so much these days due to my latest hobby:  gardening.  The one thing they don’t...

Mammograms During COVID-19

Regular health screenings with precautions are a valuable tool to help keep people healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, screenings including annual mammograms have come to a stop since the pandemic began. One study, from the electronic medical records system Epic, found that screening mammograms...

Don’t Be Alarmed if You Need Another Mammogram or Ultrasound

There are numerous reasons why a radiologist may elect to ask for additional views or ultrasounds after reading your mammogram. They are viewing a three-dimensional object in two dimensions. Overlapping tissue can create densities on the mammogram that appear as a mass or area termed “architectural...

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