The Right Blend: Discovering Liberty County’s Tea History & the Heritage That Remains Part of the Evolving Culture

We recently held a tea party of sorts at the Liberty County Chamber and Convention and Visitors Bureau offices. It wasn’t formal and we didn’t use good china or cloth napkins. We did get to taste eight different teas to narrow the selection for a Liberty County tea blend. Of course, none of us are…

[email protected] and Why I Didn’t Get the Job

For someone who has interviewed quite a few people in the past 10 years I felt that writing a blog post about resumes, what is both appropriate, inappropriate and advisable could be both interesting and have some potential comedic value, as I have pretty much seen it all and then some. As the title would…

To Legging or Not to Legging, That is the Question

Not really taking the fashion scene by storm, but definitely a trend in the last couple years is the reinvention and reintroduction of the legging. Of special interest to me is how it is worn in the workplace and what makes it “office appropriate” or something to be banned. Of course there is a distinct…

Liberty County is a Wonderful Place for Weddings

February is National Weddings Month and although not as many couples get married in February as in the spring and summer months, many begin the planning stages of their nuptials during this month of love. A trend we’ve noticed among weddings these days is what we’d call “fancy rustic.” It combines elegance with downhome comfort….

Small Businesses are the Heart of Our Community

Growing up in a small community, I frequently visit locally-owned businesses from shoe stores and dress shops to cafés and bookstores. It is true that some small businesses cannot always afford to be the lowest price in town, but there are countless benefits to shopping local. Small business owners get to know their customers, who…