Patti Richter, On Faith: Passion with Purpose – From Protesting to Producing

Patti Richter, On Faith: Passion with Purpose – From Protesting to Producing

Rockwall, TX (June 28, 2024) – No disease was needed to shut down April-May classes and commencement ceremonies this year. It appears that illnesses of the emotional type are equally contagious. Those staples of modern American culture—offense and outrage—so easily feed these epidemics. It’s no surprise that college students have the vigor needed to sustain […]

Cooking with Ease: Relish the flavor of summer

Cooking with Ease: Relish the flavor of summer

Rockwall, TX (June 26, 2024) – As we all know, Rockwall is growing at a rapid pace. We are finding new faces in all the places. I married a native Rockwallian and moved to Tate Farms in 2017. I left behind a 5-minute drive to my favorite coffee shop, a weekly mall date with my […]

Rockwall pursues Tourism Friendly Community Designation

Rockwall pursues Tourism Friendly Community Designation

Rockwall, TX (June 26, 2024) – The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to serve as the DMO (Destination Marketing Organization) for the City of Rockwall. It is operated as Visit Rockwall and we are excited to announce our pursuit of the Tourism Friendly Community designation, a new initiative designed to foster tourism as […]

The Rose Table: Add a little punch to your party

The Rose Table: Add a little punch to your party

Rockwall, TX (June 25, 2024) – Planning your 4th of July celebration? The Rose Table’s Patriotic Pool Party has tons of festive ideas. Adorned with flags and patriotic touches, a firework tablecloth adds excitement to any table. For the flowers, style white roses, blue hydrangeas, and red carnations for a gorgeous red-white-and-blue arrangement. For the […]

Here We Grow: Gardening Help in the Heat

Here We Grow: Gardening Help in the Heat

Rockwall, TX (June 25, 2024) – Historically, our summers are hot and dry which takes a toll on the garden, as well as us! In the blast furnace we affectionately call home, the name of the game is often just keeping things alive. Between dealing with the heat, watering issues, and plants not producing – […]

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Gift

Kukka by Sally Kilgore: Gift

Fate, TX (June 21, 2024) – The B.O.B. and I were at a local garden center to get a bag of rock last evening. A woman was perusing the multitudes of varying types of bags of soil, with dazed confusion in her eyes. She approached us and asked my husband, “Sir, can you give me […]

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: The Nesting Instinct – From Pregnancy to Empty Nesting

Life Lessons by Erin Kincaid: The Nesting Instinct – From Pregnancy to Empty Nesting

Rockwall, TX (June 20, 2024) – We all recognize the familiar scene of a woman in her third trimester of pregnancy, engaging in the final stage of preparation known as nesting. This can manifest as a fervent need to clean, finalize a birth plan, or decorate the nursery. According to the bestselling manual What to […]

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: The Final Act of Respect for Fallen Comrades

A Broad View by Jerry Hogan: The Final Act of Respect for Fallen Comrades

Rockwall, TX (June 3, 2024) – I recently attended a funeral where friends and family gave their respect to a fallen friend and family member. While there, I wondered if any of the participants had ever been part of a funeral for a military person? The rendering of military funeral honors is a way to […]

Community welcome at Chandlers Landing Annual Garden Tour Saturday, June 1

Community welcome at Chandlers Landing Annual Garden Tour Saturday, June 1

ROCKWALL, TX (May 31, 2024) Cathy Hovey, a Chandlers Landing resident, is excited about the 5th Annual Garden Tour in Chandlers Landing on Saturday, June 1st from 10 am – 2 pm.  Rain date is Sunday, June 2nd from 1-4 pm. Cathy will be giving away (while they last) FREE succulent ice plant clippings at […]

Chandlers Landing Community Garden Tour set for Saturday, June 1

Chandlers Landing Community Garden Tour set for Saturday, June 1

GARDEN TOUR 10am-2pm Saturday, June 1 Rain date scheduled for June 2, 1-4pm ROCKWALL, TX (May 23, 2024) Nancy Jennison on Southern Cross Drive is getting her garden ready for Chandlers Landing’s 5th Annual Garden Tour on June 1st.  There will be nine gardens on the tour and three “drive by” gardens. Local Rockwall gardeners […]

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