Author: Danielle Anthony

ALBUM REVIEW: “Glow” by Brett Eldredge

Album: Glow Release Date: November 18, 2016 If you are tired of listening to the same Mariah Carey Christmas album every year, you are in luck! Country singer Brett Eldredge just released a brand new holiday album, and it does not disappoint. Released earlier this season, the album, “Glow,” is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. “Glow” has a variety of classic Christmas songs such as “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” featuring Meghan Trainor, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” and Brett Eldredge’s favorite, “Merry Little Christmas.” The album is inspired by orchestral classics such as Bing Crosby,...

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A Sit Down with The Bear

A finals break should be in order this weekend because we all know it’s been a long semester that needs to end on a high note. On December 9, DJBear will be performing at Logie’s from 9pm to 2am. Maroon Weekly got the chance to interview DJBear, who is not only a DJ, but also known as Martin Hooper, a successful graphic designer based out of College Station. MW: So, to start, can you tell us a bit about your design firm? MH: Drift is a full service ad firm in College Station. We’re a little over 7 years...

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BCS MARATHON + HALF MARATHON

Avid runners, if you haven’t heard about the BCS Marathon, you’re missing out. The BCS Marathon + Half Marathon on December 11 is back for the 2016 season. The race is on its sixth year, and is currently the highest rated marathon in the state of Texas. Sponsored by companies such as Baylor Scott & White, Caldwell Country Chevrolet, RDM Pros Production Professionals, TexAgs, Café Eccell, and many more, the sixth annual BCS Marathon + Half Marathon is an event any runner will not want to miss. Beginning at 7:00am, the race course is fast and flat, with a...

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WINTER DIY

With the holidays just around the corner, it is the perfect time to craft. Whether you need decorations for your home, or you want to make personalized gifts, these DIYs will get you ready for the holidays in no time! DIY PINE CONE WREATH WHAT YOU NEED: • 55-65 pine cones separated into small, medium, and large (these can be collected in your backyard or bought from a craft supply store) • 12” wire wreath form • Hot glue gun and glue sticks • Optional: LED Christmas lights and evergreen branches WHAT TO DO: 1. Glue the medium pinecones to the inner ring of the wreath form. 2. Glue the large pinecones to the 2 outer rims of the wreath form. 3. Use the small pinecones to fill in any gaps. 4. Now that you have your basic pinecone wreath, decorate it! Add ribbon, green foliage, ornaments, Christmas lights, just have fun! Via Ananda from A Piece of Rainbow DIY PEPPERMINT BATH BOMBS WHAT YOU NEED: • 1 cup of baking soda • 1⁄2 cup of citric acid • 1⁄2 cup of cornstarch • 3 tbs of Epsom salt • 2 tsp of sweet almond oil • 3⁄4 tsp of water • 15-20 drops of peppermint oil • food coloring WHAT TO DO: 1. In a large bowl, combine the baking soda, citric acid, cornstarch, and Epsom salt. 2....

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Sip & Shop: A Wine & Wassail Walk

If you are looking for something to do to get you in the holiday spirit, Historic Downtown Bryan will be holding their Third Annual Holiday Sip & Shop: A Wine & Wassail Walk on November 26 from 4pm to 8pm. This event is perfect for a girl’s day out or just to spend time with family (that is 21 and up, of course). Come out to drink yummy drinks, do your Christmas shopping and soak in the holiday mood. This unique event allows you to take a stroll in Downtown Bryan and see what the community is all about....

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