Everything’s butter in Texas right? Photographer @randalford and Creative Director TJ Tucker trying to figure out how big that pat of butter should be on a stack of pancakes. #fbf to our December 2011 cover shoot. No one left hungry. #maxinesonmain #bastrop #classiccovers #breakfast #behindthescenes (at Texas Monthly)

Let’s have a little fun today shall we? Leave a comment with your birth month and year and I’ll post your TM cover. When I post it, I’ll tag you on it. First issue was February 1973. Fun times end at 4PM CST. Ready, steady, GO! #classiccovers (at Texas Monthly)

Proof of the Art Dept’s hoarding problem: actual hat Kinky wore on our July 2006 cover. Also, one of the best cover lines ever. #classiccovers #kinkyfriedman #politics (Taken with Instagram at Texas Monthly)

Let’s file this under “Covers we could only get away with in the 70’s”. From September 1974. #flashbackfriday #classiccovers #texasfootball #fridaynightlights (Taken with Instagram at Texas Monthly)

School starts Monday, make this last weekend of summer count! #flashbackfriday #june1973 #classiccovers (Taken with Instagram at Texas Monthly)

Some of our 70’s era covers are too good to be true. This gem is from the August 1977 issue. #classiccovers #flashbackfriday #leisuresuit (Taken with Instagram at Texas Monthly)

Where it all started. Very first issue of Texas Monthly from February 1973. Anyone out there got this one stashed away? #flashbackfriday #classiccovers #nofilter (Taken with Instagram at Texas Monthly)

God save the Kinky. #throwbackthursday #classiccovers #july2004 (Taken with Instagram at Texas Monthly)