Y’all better make this last weekend of summer count. #myfavetexas #Repost from @danafelthauser “You cannot always wait for the perfect time, sometimes you must dare to jump.” #cliffjump at #jacobswell in the #texashillcountry (at Texas Monthly)

Some #tbt action back to our January 1981 cover. Who was out on the South Carolina State House at midnight yell practice? Who wishes they were? (at Texas Monthly)

“How are you not … ,” a pause to size me up, “… four hundred pounds?” 

At least they figure I weigh less than a car engine. Otherwise I might consider the question rude.

Read all about the best job in the world in our BBQ Editor’s new feature story Confessions of a Fat Bastard

Photograph by Darren Braun

Last time we checked the 4 food groups were apple, peach, pecan and buttermilk pie right? #myfavetexas #Repost from @sweetlifebake Helllllo Texas!! I’ve missed you sweet thang - a quick stop in #Fredericksburg for pie before we hit the road again. #ilovetexas #texaseats (at Texas Monthly)

"Now let’s see, which ones do I want to wear for my first day of school?" #myfavetexas #Repost from @felipegarza The boot covered aisles inside Allen Boots in So. Congress. (at Texas Monthly)

Don’t miss the best concerts, festivals and events going on around the state. Sign up for our free Drop Everything List newsletter for our weekly roundup and never let your blue eyes cry in the rain (link in profile). Photograph by James Minchin, courtesy of Shock Ink. (at Texas Monthly)

The intrigue of a donut taco kicks off this morning’s editorial meeting. Yes, that’s a taco with a donut for a tortilla. No, we don’t want to talk about our cholesterol. (at Texas Monthly)

Dog days of summer indeed. TGIF y’all! ✌️😎 #myfavetexas #Repost from @edeneastaustin #thirsty (at Texas Monthly)

Are you getting the itch for seeing all our great state has to offer? Need to add to our #myfavetexas collection? For destination ideas, festival dates and travel deals from our partners, check out our free Traveling Texan newsletter! Link in profile. (at Texas Monthly)

If you think you know a thing or two about being hot, go stand next to this fire on a steamy August afternoon. You’re welcome. #myfavetexas #Repost from @jaimiemuehlhausen This is the pit at Smitty’s in Lockhart, TX. The fire has been going for over 100 years. We literally got the last rack of ribs they had after driving 40 minutes to get there. #bbq #smittys #lockhart #ribs (at Texas Monthly Magazine)

One of the coolest things in San Antonio #myfavetexas #Repost from @queenbrocks largest #virginmary #mosaic in the world 🙏 #mothermary

😍😍😍 #myfavetexas #Repost from @visitexas Sunflowers are in full bloom off I-35 near Waco!! Photo Credit - @alanamandel #visitexas (at Texas Monthly)

Do you deliver to downtown Austin? #myfavetexas #Repost from @whitneygrahamcarter #organicblackberrybasilsirop #fluffoverflow! #bam! #supersno #shavedice #jacksonvilletexas 🌈☀💘🍧 (at Texas Monthly)

Gentle followers, today is deadline Wednesday, and we’re working hard on the September issue so you will be extra stoked on it when it hits your hands. In honor of today, we’ll be posting stuff we wish we had: first up, a kolache or ten would be nice. #Repost from @jessicadenise44 My little Texas transplants @cassandranowell and @cfabritz finally get to try the famous Czech Stop! From LA and Kentucky to West, Texas! 👏👏 (at Texas Monthly)