The City of College Station has many resources available for you to stay well informed about your community. You might not have heard about a majority of them. So, let me help you get in the know! Among the variety of communication outlets, the city also offers programs that give participants a chance to take a peek behind the curtain of their local government. Citizens University Would you like to know how YOUR local government operates, talk to those who build...Continue Reading!
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Lil’Wranglers was formed in 1999 by Sharon Toups when she noticed that her two children had the potential to begin learning country western dancing. Sharon was part of the Aggie Wranglers organization while in college at Texas A&M. She gathered together a few children and started Lil’Wranglers, modeled after the Texas A&M Aggie Wranglers. Aggie Wranglers is a country and western jitterbug dance group at A&M that performs at various events in the community and internationally. To date, Lil’Wranglers have...Continue Reading!
Nowadays, lush green front yards in Aggieland are few and far between, but when I do, I remember when I was a kid and really enjoyed the lush grass. Despite the changing times, healthy lawns and gardens will never go out of style. Maintaining a healthy lawn is a key part of taking care of your home. Here are some tips on how to keep your grass and flower beds in tip top shape. Mow high and mow less. When mowing your yard,...Continue Reading!
Some decisions are easy ones. Do I support Texas A&M or TU? Do I live in Bryan College Station or Lubbock? Do I want chocolate ice cream or double chocolate ice cream? Others are not quite as straightforward. Which house is best for your family? Choosing a home to buy might require seeing several options and considering a list of criteria. Below are factors that should be considered when considering purchasing a home. Where is the house located? It is often...Continue Reading!
Homeownership comes with many benefits whether it is a home in Bryan or College Station or far away from Aggieland, and the least of which is that the home is yours! You are allowed to get a dog, or nine (unless you have deed restrictions...)! You can plant a garden, paint walls, change the décor, renovate, and do just about anything you would like with your new home. There are a number of other benefits. The community in which your...Continue Reading!
Make a fall harvest wreath that you can hang over a mirror with ribbon or secure on a door with tacks or sticky strips. To make this beautiful wreath, you will need an 18-inch straw wreath form, four to five bags of dried cornhusks (8 ounces each) and U-pins. You can pick up the husks at any craft store or Mexican food shop. Soak the corn husks in water for about ten minutes or until they are pliable. Tear into...Continue Reading!