Category Archives: Texas History

The Lady in Blue

As our Yankee neighbors are buried in snow, the Midwest is blanketed in all manner of ice and wintery mess, and even parts of Texas have felt the icy chill of winter, we’re here to say — we’re ready for … Continue reading

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Weird and Wonderful: The DNA of Texas

Many are familiar with our beloved capital’s slogan, “Keep Austin Weird.” As far as we can tell, so far so good with maintaining the integrity of this slogan. Austin is a unique, vibrant and eclectic city with people from all … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to be Thankful for The Lone Star State

For those of us who are lucky enough to live here, we can think of a million reasons to show appreciation for the Lone Star State. For those poor unfortunate souls who aren’t as lucky, we thought we’d compile a … Continue reading

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Boo, Y’all! – Showing off your Texas Pride this Halloween

Halloween is next week and things are bound to get a little silly and spooky ’round here. The night of make-believe, sneaky tricks, and yummy treats gives all of us a chance to enjoy some creative costumes — especially on … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect!

With the Texas State Fair in full-swing and people flocking from all across the Lone Star State (and the nation!) we wanted to make sure y’all knew how to capture your fair memories and make ’em last forever. There are … Continue reading

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Cowboys, Horseshoes, and Ostriches? Oh my!

The 2014 Texas State Fair opens today and we couldn’t be more excited about it, y’all can bet the farm on that! Being the largest State Fair in the country, you are guaranteed to find an event, ride, or activity … Continue reading

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Deep in the Heart of Deep-Fried!

This weekend, the most glorious and outrageous foods, rides, cattle, cars, football games,and crowds will descend on Fair Park to usher in the 2014 Texas State Fair! We couldn’t be more excited, y’all. This event is ALL ABOUT TEXAS. Everywhere you … Continue reading

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