Breakin’ the Rules Again … this food is … What else can we say but “Yummy Yummy”?

As I just enjoyed the last bite of my delicious leftovers from yesterday's meal, and remembered our first visit to Yummy Yummy in Willis, I had to laugh at the memory of going up to the restaurant's door day after day early this year, waiting for … [Read more...]

The Golden Knot … 50 Years Plus!

Fifty years … sounds like an eternity. Yet, a half century in love with your one and only 'soulmate' may seem to pass in a fleeting moment. Either way, at LCTXO we believe a Golden Anniversary is such a momentous occasion, we're launching The Golden … [Read more...]

Project School Supplies donations underway throughout Montgomery County

Students across the county will soon be preparing to go back to school and will be in need of school supplies and new clothes. This can be a difficult time for parents who are already struggling to keep food on the table, pay their housing, and allow … [Read more...]

Breakin’ the Rules!

According to the “rules,” a restaurant critic should not “try to convince the world to visit or not visit the restaurant … so here I am with my first critique, breaking the rules! Well, not exactly, I'm not really trying to convince the whole … [Read more...]

Thrilling Ride for School Supplies!

If excitement and action are what you crave, then the Lone Star Expo Center in Conroe has a "HEART-POUNDING, EYE-POPPING, SMASHING TREAT" for you August 3, beginning at 6 p.m. And, if you donate new school supplies to the Montgomery County Emergency … [Read more...]

Jan’s Double Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Recipe of the Week: 1 pound unsalted butter 1 pound plus 12 oz. semisweet chocolate chips (divided) 6 oz. unsweetened chocolate 6 extra large eggs 3 Tbsp. instant coffee powder 2 Tbsp. vanilla extract 2 ¼ C. sugar 1 ¼ C. flour … [Read more...]

Prudently thrifty? Only 3 days left to enter our Creative Frugal Tip Contest!

Share your best Creative Frugal Tips with us and you may be one of our FIVE LUCKY WINNERS of Roseate Spoonbill and Great White Egret Notecards! (Be sure to look at these fascinating birds in our photo galleries) But it's almost over, as our contest … [Read more...]

Willis Third Annual Celebration

The sun was scorching hot and shade was scarce until the sun moved behind the stands in Yates Stadium in Willis, Texas, today but that didn't stop the celebration! Lots of open-air fun consisted of music, a patriotic fly-over, a hot dog eating … [Read more...]

Share your best Creative Frugal Tips

"Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship."  --Benjamin Franklin The best way to save more money in your everyday life is to ask yourself this question every time you think of buying something: “Do I really need this?” or … … [Read more...]

Senior Citizen Discounts around Lake Conroe … just for the asking!

Senior citizen discounts abound in restaurants, grocery stores, theaters, department stores, and more. But, in the Conroe/Lake Conroe, Montgomery and Willis area, we've found some out-of-the ordinary discounts for seniors, and wanted to share them … [Read more...]