Category archive: Texas

From Heartache to Hope: A Two-Time 1st RU’s Journey

From Heartache to Hope: A Two-Time 1st RU’s Journey

From Heartache to Hope: A Two-Time 1st Runner Up’s Journey When life has cut too deep and left you hurting The future you had hoped for is now burning And the dreams you held so tight lost their meaning And you don’t know if you’ll ever find the healing You’re gonna make it, you’re gonna…

Miss Dallas Pageant 2014 – Playlist

Miss Dallas Pageant 2014 - Playlist

Obviously pageants are a big part of my life. Music is a big part of my life too. In fact, two of my favorite classes in college were courses in Music Therapy and History of Rock and Roll (yes it was a real class!) I love all music. No genre holds me hostage. In pageantry,…

9 Things I Learned at the Miss Dallas Pageant 2014

9 Things I Learned at the Miss Dallas Pageant 2014

Each year, as an Official Recruiter for the Miss Texas USA and Miss Texas Teen USA pageant, I have the amazing opportunity to direct and produce the wonderful Miss Dallas Pageant. From choosing opening number attire, creating program books, picking music, selecting bouquets, and even a little bit of choreography…it’s always a blast to see…

11 Ways to Know You’re a TEXAS Pageant Girl

11 Ways to Know You're a TEXAS Pageant Girl

I’m a Texan. Born in good ol’ Fort Worth aka Cowtown…aka Funkytown. Yes, I do drive a truck and no I do not ride a horse to school or work…although I am not necessarily against it! I do rock some killer boots, and the love for my dog is best described in any country music…

Inside the Making of a Gown (B. Young)

Inside the Making of a Gown (B. Young)

GUEST BLOG: Evening gown designer, Alexis Lantz of Alexis Lantz Couture In the fall of 2011, I was stopped in my tracks by Taylor Swift’s Wonderstruck perfume ad that I saw in a department store. I immediately fell in love with the gown and wanted to make a version of it for my younger sister…

VIDEO: Miss Texas USA 2013 – Behind the Scenes

VIDEO: Miss Texas USA 2013 – Behind the Scenes

In 2 weeks, the state of Texas will witness over 100 young ladies from across the Lone Star state compete for the coveted title of Miss Texas USA 2014. Each year I have the amazing opportunity to attend the Miss Texas USA pageant, however last year was the first to capture what happens behind-the-scenes at…

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